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Soulman's BBQ

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2904 Interstate Highway 20, Van, TX 75790-4415
+1 903-963-7777
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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223 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is the daddy of bbq.brisket,hot links,ribs ,mac& cheese and coleslaw was great .saved my pooch some and topped it off with buttermilk pie .excellent

Thank Randy T
Canton, Texas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Cant praise these guys enough on the food and cleanliness of this place. People behind the boards are friendly and always have a smile. I normally get the truckers special so I have some to take home for later. The ribs are always great and the sauce is OMG yes please. Tator salad is good but the coleslaw lacks flavor.... More 

Thank MichaelBanks
Parker, Colorado
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I was headed from DFW to Tyler Tx for a business trip. Had flown all day, not eaten, and wanted some BBQ. You can't miss Soulman's BBQ in Van. The billboards lured me in for a great late lunch. I had the brisket plate and it was very good. The meat and sauce were great. Staff was friendly, sides were... More 

Thank RabbitSam
Atlanta, Georgia
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stopped here on an I-20 road trip and had to back track to find the right exit, but it was so worth it! There's a good pickup truck ratio in the parking lot, and inside there's a cafeteria line buffet. Our brisket was cut fresh to order, and then came the tough part: choosing our sides. There must have... More 

Thank zingerinBonn
Cape Charles, Virginia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't have a long time to stay in Texas, so we decided to try some bbq before we left the state. Their pulled pork sandwich is delicious!

1 Thank cdf81
Ben Wheeler, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We always get the chopped brisquette. They really pile it up high, the sauce is great, we always need extra. They do a really great job of trimming off the fat. Hate biting into a hunk of fat. If we want BBQ this is the only place we go.

Thank 717geraldg
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We love this place. BBQ is quality meat and good sauce. My wife loves the turkey (moist and good smokiness). I like the sliced beef and sausage. Good smoke ring on the beef. Get that quality char taste that I like of my beef. Sides are quality. We really like the cooked cabbage. (Cabbage, bacon, peppers, and much more in... More 

Thank SFA87
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love soulman's chopped brisket sandwich! Always tender and full of flavor! The sides are delicious also! The staff are friendly and they keep the place clean! Good atmosphere for a family dinner out!

Thank Hannah W
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Go for the BBQ and fall in love with the sauce. Been here many times and never a bad meal. We've tried it all from sides to chicken. It's all good.

Thank tlh838
Mandeville, Louisiana
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Our visit to Soulman's BBQ was a first. We were recommended this restaurant by a family member who had visited during a trip from Dallas to Shreveport. We found the staff to be helpful as we decided on what we wanted to order. The food was served hot and fresh. Overall, this little restaurant is a good choice. Nothing fancy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2904 Interstate Highway 20, Van, TX 75790-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van
  • Phone Number: +1 903-963-7777

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