We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

$$
Northwest Dallas-love Field
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2202 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75235-7321
(214) 357-7120
Website
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

305 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 294: English reviews
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nostalgic old bbq joint near downtown. Nothing pretty to look at, but the food is terrific, the prices are reasonable. Staff is courteous and efficient.

Helpful?
Thank Sarge3618
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a little hole-in-the-wall, mom-and-pops kind of place. The food was ready pretty quick and the taste was ok. Some of the meats were a bit cold, but overall it was good. The service was good as well.

Helpful?
Thank meflores
Euless, Texas
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is very over priced! The portion is very small. Not my first choice for bbq in Dallas! This is just mediocre and over priced!

Helpful?
Thank memphis14
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice that they have an order online option, after driving all day we were not up for going to a crowded restaurant. This place is very crowded, there was a long line to sit down so I assumed it must be great. The BBQ was good, nothing outstanding or award winning but good and no complaints. The rest of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brandy S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

In Dallas for business and this place was recommended. Good BBQ but the fryer was broken which was a bit disappointed. Cool dive spot though.

Helpful?
Thank D3055WJdanield
Napa Valley, California
Level Contributor
125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Probably not the best idea to go to BBQ on a business lunch , because you have to eat ribs with your fingers. A knife and fork just isn't right for BBQ and fried chicken. I didn't see fried chicken on the menu, but saw a Sonnys famous fried chicken in the south part of Dallas. Next visit, I'll try... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cali-Native2015
Arlington, TX
Level Contributor
67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My husband and I went to Sonny Bryant because of all of the great reviews. However, our visit was very disappointing. The the smoke turkey did not taste smoked the chicken was too salty the beans and potato salad was bland. My husband had the onion rings that had no flavor and the brisket was not good either as if... More 

Helpful?
Thank ccarriere
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to this restaurant, the food is mediocre. Nothing to rave about and over priced. Staff could use some training in customer service skills.

Helpful?
Thank dallazman
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Sonny Bryan's on Inwood is akin to Mecca when it comes to BBQ in Dallas. The original location on Inwood Road near Southwest Medical and TWU still has the concrete floors, oscillating fans, and grade school desks it had 40 years ago. Bottles of Barbecue Sauce are still stacked on flattop warmers, and they still call your first name or... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Bob K
Charters Towers, Australia
Level Contributor
49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. 10 out of 10. Say g'day to Oz and he'll make sure you're looked after. We arrived late in Dallas (traveling from Australia) and stumbled across the Smokehouse. Definitely did not disappoint.

Helpful?
Thank Paul B

Travelers who viewed Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse also viewed

 

Been to Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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: (214) 357-7120

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?