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Bartleys BBQ

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413 E Northwest Highway, Grapevine, TX 76051
817-481-3212
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best ever barbeque

Meltingly tender ribs and meats. Sam who wields the knife at his meatstand is the sweetest man who introduced us to the owner. Delicious sides. Macaroni cheese like eating foodie velvet. We will be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
FelixJuno
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Melbourne, Australia
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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly personnel , shabby chic cafe interior. BBQ brisket plate was reasonably priced, but nothing special. Expect a decent meal not BBQ nirvana.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Meltingly tender ribs and meats. Sam who wields the knife at his meatstand is the sweetest man who introduced us to the owner. Delicious sides. Macaroni cheese like eating foodie velvet. We will be back.

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Thank FelixJuno
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little barbecue place has great food and lots of heart. I ordered the all you can eat special so I could get a sample of everything. I got a couple of types of sausage, fatty brisket, and ribs. The fatty brisket is a choice, versus the lean brisket as a specific offering. The fatty brisket was rich and flavorful.... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

When travelling to Texas, my Aunt, a Texas native, researched for me the top BBQ places and this one was a must try. I was not disappointed. I got a plate of everything and found the Brisket was tender and juicy, ribs were perfect as was the chicken and pulled pork. All of the sides were spot on and the... More 

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I did read the reviews and went there with a certain amount of expectations. It did not live up to the best BBQ in TX. That is a tall order to all! The brisket was very good but a little dry. The sausage was good but not great. I had FF and beans...well enough said. I did feel for the... More 

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Thank Joe B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

This is possibly the best brisket I have ever had. Need to go back a couple more times to see if it was just a good day. Pecan pie was unbelievably good as well.

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Thank Palmer007
Danbury, Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The family owned Bartley's BBQ is number One of the top 2 BBQ restaurants in all of Texas. The other one is Lone Star BBQ in Mission Texas. Great smoked Brisket, no sauce needed. Great Ribs & Chicken & PoBoy Sandwich also. Even a 'Catfish Special' on Fridays. They do provide a good variety of meats & side dishes. Don't... More 

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Thank Tex P
Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

My family really enjoyed this hole in the wall. I loved the turkey, brisket and pork. Get a beer from the 7-11 to wash down the spicy bbq sauce which is excellent. Staff went above and beyond by getting us a bucket of ice for the beers and overall great service.

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Thank shangashabe
Willow Park, Texas
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We had Bartleys barbecue catered to a business function today. Smoked beef brisket and sausage. And of course beans, coleslaw, potato salad. Brisket and sausage were both excellent. Some of the best I've ever had especially at a catered affair. Sides were very good and had a excellent assortment of desserts. Very nice lady running their catering showed me location... More 

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Thank KDRabbit
Grapevine, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Okay at least the best BBQ in DFW. The brisket here is better than Hard 8, Feedstore, Euless Main, etc. I'm not the least pickiest of eaters and I love BBQ. It's also pretty cheap, has a lot of sides, sauce is good. Also like the pork, turkey and chicken is decent. Always recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 413 E Northwest Highway, Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: 817-481-3212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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