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Hard Eight BBQ

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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
+1 972-471-5462
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Today
10:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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169 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best places to eat BBQ and other delicious food. Staff is always helpful and polite. Great atmosphere.

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Thank Ken C
Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommended by most Dallas people we met. There is a queue when dining at this Texas Grill, and it was ok as most diners, were in a good mood. As this was our first Texas Grill, we ordered more than we should, a lesson learnt. Very busy and lively, as we travel mostly as a couple we don't get the... More 

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Amarillo, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You stand in line and go by a pit and tell the attendant what you want. They place it on a sheet of butcher paper on a tray and it is weighed. You pay by the pound. The ribs I had were dry rubbed and very dry. The ribs had good flavor. The brisket was fatty and fair at best.... More 

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Thank Steve T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 3 times I've been here with friends, I can say that the atmosphere is good but the food sometimes good and sometimes not so good...depends on the hour, but always it is cold till you arrive to your table. To summaries it, there are much better option near by for good bbq....

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Thank Barak_k1
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15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times and its always good. Problem is that my eyes are bigger than my stomach and I always end up taking some home.

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Burbank, California
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand that unfriggingbievable is not a "real" word, but it is the only word that describes this terrific BBQ joint in Coppell. This was my second or third, or fourth visit (I can't remember) and I live in Los Angeles!!! Along with Angry Dog in Derp Ellum, Hard Eight is a MUST GO every time we're in Dallas!! If... More 

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Thank DocSnarky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As much as the brisket is amazing the fact is the smoked turkey breast is to die for! Always juicy and smoked to perfection there is no better turkey to be had. Another surprise is the ribeye steak. Very nicely cooked to order with excellent flavor.

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Thank Arkadiusz W
Southern California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So my first experience having Hard 8 was about 5 years ago at another location. This was my fiancee's first trip to Texas, so it was immediately clear to me that I needed to take him to Hard 8. For a true taste of Texas BBQ, this is by far my fav of the many places I've been for bbq... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard Eight BBQ is a very nice restaurant to eat at if you're in the Coppell area. The food is delicious and you get a lot of it. The restaurant is set up a little different from most. Before you enter the building, you go by the smokers and select your meat. Here, you buy your entree which is meat... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to avoid getting too much because it all looks good...and tastes better! Any BBQ place with a line out the door is worth the effort!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 18:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Coppell
  • Phone Number: +1 972-471-5462

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?