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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

$$ - $$$
Northwest Dallas-love Field
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2202 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75235-7321
+1 214-357-7120
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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First, there are two locations of Sonny Bryan's in Texas. This on is open 24/7, and I believe is the "original" one. The food and service are outstanding. The Brisket was amazing, so was the pulled-pork. The Apple-Cobbler dessert was also very good. The smoky flavor of the meat and the homemade BBQ sauces were perfect. You won't regret going... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is exactly the type of place I love. The outside looks run down, and when you walk in, it is by no means fancy. What you do get is amazing Texas BBQ. The onion rings are massive and very tasty. The brisket is cooked just right and does not even need sauce, but the hone made sauce is pretty... More 

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Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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453 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going here for YEARS!!!!! Probably close to 50. I am finally done. The last 4 visits the BBQ was flavor less and dry. What happened ? On each of the last 4 visits I kept thinking they were having an off day.... I don't think thats the case.

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Thank TravelLikeaStar
Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologize your last few dining experiences have not been up the standards our customer's usually enjoy. If you're able to email us at sonnysclub@sonnybryans.com with the location and any other details would really appreciate it. More 

Medford, New York
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was only in Texas for a couple days and wanted to make sure to have some BBQ. I was pleased with my choice, especially the ribs and chicken. I tried the brisket also and thought it was ok. Overall, I was happy with it and I would go back

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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner with a friend on a Tuesday night. Definitely consider this a hole in the wall joint (which is where you usually get the best stuff). Had the 1/2 pound platter with chopped brisket and jalapeño sausage, Cole slaw and beans. Everything was excellent. Meats were tender and tasty. Sides were also good. Recommend the beans for sure. Following... More 

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New Jersey
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

I had the smoked brisket sandwich and enjoyed that it was served dry, allowing me to add the sauce and quantity of sauce that I wanted. Side dishes were plentiful and it was nice having mashed potatoes in a restaurant that were not instant. Not a standout meal, but affordable and worthwhile.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Now that The Original Sonny's is open 24 hours a days(we guess to accommodate the medical community), something has suffered! The brisket was not as tender and tasty as it had been in the past; in fact, it was disappointing!! We've been eating at the original Sonny's for over 30 years, but this was not a good experience!

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Thank Vandyman63
Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have passed along your feedback to the chef and apologize the brisket did not meet our usual 5-star rating. We hope you will give us another try. More 

Friendship, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Thanks to a personal recommendation we enjoyed some delicious BBQ! If you simply drove by, you may not stop but that would be a huge mistake. The prices are reasonable, with the ability to make choices of sides to compliment the main entree is a plus. The potato salad was just like homemade and the rolls were were and delicious... More 

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Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We love to hear feedback from our customers and look forward to seeing you the next time you have a BBQ craving! More 

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

It was a divey joint but food was great, my husband even liked the BBQ sauce (and he doesn't do condiments except ranch lol)

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Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town. More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Went to Sonny's the last day of my trip. It was highly recommended my locals and they were not wrong. Their Brisket and their Sausage is delicious. Their BBQ sauce is incredible. A different flavor from the BBQ I tried before. I am used to Tennessee style BBQ (which I love), but Sonny's has a different take on it and... More 

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Beth S, Front Office Manager at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2202 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75235-7321
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
  • Phone Number: +1 214-357-7120

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