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Hard Eight BBQ

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688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
+1 972-471-5462
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of food. Barbecue sauce is more on the vinegar side. Not my favorite. Lot of food, but you're gonna pay for it.

Thank Hawkeyes0413
Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ive been driving a ways to eat here for years. when we had a boat at grapevine it was our take out restaurant of choice for 10 years. (since it opened). However yesterday I wrote them off of my list. first let me interject the food is great, I love the patio seating with cover and screen porch etc. they... More 

Thank Reginald S
Moore, Oklahoma
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338 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Positives: Great flavor, buy only as much as you want Negatives: Long lines, extremely smoky at entrance Barbecue places have been around for decades but seem to be enjoying a resurgence. As more stores and stands open, owners must look for ways to differentiate their style of barbecue from competitors down the street. Hard Eight has adopted a "hide nothing"... More 

Thank The_Real_Birdcatcher
Jamestown, North Dakota
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat. Many different types of meats. Serve your meats from the grills, as you watch. Great tasting food.

Thank John L
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the barbecue. :O). It was all fantastic. I had the ribeye on our second visit. Not disappointed!

Thank BuddyDantin
Mission Viejo, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is great BBQ. I eat here every time I'm in the area. Many times no line. Last time was a huge line to the parking lot, but the line went fast and didn't have to search long for a table. Haven tried most things on the menu and haven't run across anything I didn't like.

Thank Mark T
Coppell, Texas, Usa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First get there early. parking is limited and the crowds are huge. This is the best of Texas BBQ. No serving except to order your meat. You start out by lining up to get your meat. The line runs directly next to the pits. Lots of smoke if the day is calm. Order your meat, pick it up and heat... More 

Thank Scott W
Jacksonville, Alabama
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153 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the time you get in line and smell the smoke, you can't wait to get your food. The smell is awesome. Be careful when ordering, they sell their meats by the pound! It's easy to over-order. We tried the brisket, the chicken kabob, the ribs, and the jalapeno poppers. The jalapeno poppers (bacon wrapped) were my favorite. If you... More 

Thank TheBigD2014
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120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very long queues because this place is sooooo good! Reasonable prices and you order what you like from the pit master then get salads,bread etc inside. They had a live band when we went and it was mixed crowd,lots of families and couples.

Thank bellacabo
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to get the pork rubs and the shrimp kabobs. They provide complimentary beans which my husband loved the free beans. The brisket was very tender. We also had the chicken and enjoyed it very much. I would recommend this place to someone looking for good BBQ in a nice environment.

Thank lemt2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?