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Hard Eight BBQ

1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401
+1 254-968-5552
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (129 reviews)
“sausage” (69 reviews)
“turkey” (29 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you first walk up to order the smell of the food is fantastic. Brisket, sausage, and turkey taste amazing! Free beans also good. Restaurant can get crowded on a busy day but food is ALWAYS good no matter what. Friendly staff as well. Great...More

Thank Chris-Ashley-Claire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a this last Sat about 1 PM, lined up outside in smoke to wait on meat to be carved, luckily not too hot outside. Was in line outside then inside for over 35 min. By time got to my table Brisket and Sausage...More

Thank ggd0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was the real BBQ you hear on TV. It was cool to see how the do the cooking and then getting to pick what you wanted to eat from a large pit, the pit person explained each item, then you went inside a...More

Thank cynthiag864
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Every time I am in Stephenville we go to the real Hard Eight. I have brought my friends and they all agree this is the best Hard 8 out of all the rest!

Thank F3212FOdavidj
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I haven't been here in a while, and decided to try their 8 oz. ribeye steak. It was cooked to order, they asked me to cut into it to make sure it was cooked perfectly, which is was, and the flavor was outstanding. There were...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

On a recent trip, we made sure to stop at this Flagship location after reading about it in a magazine. We pulled into the parking lot to see long lines, including a little league team and parents, so it looked like a place enjoyed by...More

Thank Elvie66
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I came here from Houston to visit our grandson. We were told that Hard Eight BBQ was a place we had to try because of the rave reviews people had given their BBQ. I have cooked for more than fifty years and...More

Thank Htownlady
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were driving back from Kansas City, MO and decided to try and avoid the Dallas traffic. The alternate route took us via Texas highway US-281. We ended up passing through the city of Stephenville and boy am I glad we did !!! We found...More

Thank flameon
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Friends and family had steak. All claimed it was excellent. Corn on the cob delicious. Baked potato with brisket was mouth watering. Free baked beans. Loved the hot cobbler. We went 2 nights in a row we enjoyed it so much.

Thank 155rancher
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Always my favorite place to eat in Stephenville. My husband used to fly us there and ride golf cart over to eat. Anyway, we took our son and his friends to eat for his birthday and really enjoyed it. The food is always above and...More

Thank Lovestotravelwell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Stephenville
  • Phone Number: +1 254-968-5552
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