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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

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1251 W. Campbell, Ste. 240, Richardson, TX 75080
+1 972-664-9494
11:00 - 21:00
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Dallas, Texas
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162 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I try and stay away from BBQ places that are chain restaurants but Sonny's is really good. Everything I get there is good and they have lots of sides to choose from. If you get delivery with them (uber) you can order a gallon of tea and a dozen rolls. They also have cobbler. Love BBQ places that don't forget... More 

Thank Lisamg01
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with this barbecue chain on Campbell Road in Richardson,Texas. I'll start off by telling you that I'm very picky with my BBQ. I got the three meat combination plate, three-quarter pound. Brisket, pulled pork and ham. It comes with two sides so I got macaroni and cheese and coleslaw. The sides were honestly awesome. Between the... More 

Thank AustinActor
Plano, Texas
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Menu - great Meat (brisket, pulled pork, ribs, sausage & turkey) - all great Sides - as good as ever (and that is good!) Buns and rolls - the best ever Onion rings - sweet as can be Staff - friendly and professional Our go-to place for BBQ in DFW. P.S. I forgot my free-lunch birthday coupon at home. Told... More 

Thank jeffndallas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We visited after reading reviews on another site...will not visit again. We were excited about tasting Texas BBQ but was disappointed. The side dishes tasted like prepackaged food. We thought it would've been home cooked. I guess we should have known better since it's a local chain restaurant. BBQ bone in chicken was under cooked with soft pink flesh; pulled... More 

Thank Monique G
Lake Forest, California
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177 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

For the past 22 years, every time I visit Dallas, Sonny Bryan's is good for at least one meal. After being in Austin and San Antonio, it was time for some good BBQ. Sonny Bryan's delivered. The brisket was lean, melted in my mouth. The sauce is "oh so good". Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank BRubin510
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Monday and Wednesday lunch specials are great deals, with meat, a side, and a drink, as well as their great rolls. I like their turkey and their green bean casserole. This is a "fast casual" bbq place, where you order and then pick up your food at a window when they call your name. But, if you're a regular, they'll... More 

Thank geesekey
Plano, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I go to Sonny Bryans at least once a week every week for lunch. I get the sausage and my wife gets the turkey. Both are really good. The sauce is kept on a warmer and it is also very good. They have the best rolls ever. A few years ago Spring Creek Barbecue had the best rolls and people... More 

Thank Charles G
Richardson, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The turkey dinner was great. Best turkey in Dallas. The personnel were very friendly and helpful. They made us want to come back.

Thank Roderick M
Dallas, Texas
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703 reviews
477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Their side dishes are better than the main items - it used to be both were really good but not any more. The "dirty pickle self serve bar" needs to be investigated by the health department. The new people running this restaurant do not have the same ability to provide the great bar-b-q experience that was once the hallmark of... More 

Thank yellowpixels
Arlington, Texas
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581 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Four of us went for dinner. Pulled pork sandwich was fine. Daily special smoked ham was decent. Onion rings were good. The brisket looked like it was about 40% fat; one of us ate two bites and that was it. Another ate it and was in the bathroom many times overnight. Horrible. We will not be returning.

Thank Jon E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 W. Campbell, Ste. 240, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: +1 972-664-9494

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?