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Bodacious Barbecue

1402 W Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604-5113
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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1402 W Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604-5113
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting from NC and enjoyed the change of taste. The BBQ sandwich was very flavorful and the sauce was excellent. While their hot sauce was not particularly hot, it did have good flavor. The beans are pinto beans and a little dryer than I am...More

Thank Terry428
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I had a two meat plate on 2 different occasions trying different meats each time. Both times it was good but not great. Sides are not home made, meat is decent but nothing over the moon. The sauce seems factory made and nothing special. I...More

Thank matthamilton1
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Have topped at thia place in Henderson Tx several times, the mear ia pretty good, reasonable prices, friendly people and clean. The potatoe salad not that great, I would advise to seek a new potato salad recipe

Thank Sonya H
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

History in Longview speaks for itself. BBQ sauce is the best and ship it to my family when possible. They have expanded to so many restaurants since its beginning and food is always great

Thank DebbieMoniz
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This place is another I grew up with and over the years sort of didn't schedule it into my visits back home. Got used to the the Central Texas old time places and style of BBQ. Recently, the owner Roland's family re established it and...More

Thank Rory C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Good barbeque here. I love the sauce that Bodacious has. Just the right amount of tanginess and not sweet. The is very little fat in the meal. So many bbq restaurants seem to have 25% or more fat on the plate. Not here! Brisket is...More

Thank g3times
Reviewed 19 July 2016

In my opinion, this is the best BBQ brisket in the Longview area. The sauce is wonderful. Service is prompt. WISH THEY HAD ONE IN HOUSTON.

Thank spry13
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I always eat barbecue at one of the Bodacious restaurants that are scattered around East Texas this address I believe has moved to Hallsville , but they are all good . The Ribs the Briscet and sausage are all great with great sauce. I seldom...More

Thank vance950
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

As a food writer and a foodie I rarely give 5 stars to any restaurant. Bodacious BBQ is an exception. Everything I've ever had from them is delicious. My favorite is their chicken sandwich plate (minus the bread) with their beans and potato salad. The...More

Thank Dawn-Renee R
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Bodacious has good food, friendly service, but price is on the expensive side. Their bbq sauce is still one of the best.

Thank Original-Tonman
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1402 W Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604-5113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview
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