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Duncan's Smoke House

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829 Wilbarger St, Vernon, TX 76384-3860
+1 940-552-2764
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Place is smokey and hot. Food is average. I visited this place back 20 years ago and it was wonderful, new owner not to good now.

Thank davidtK8403AC
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This charming little BBQ joint on the edge of Vernon is well worth the visit. Get a barbecue sandwich with either sliced or chopped beef. The original sauce has a nice spicy kick and the sweet sauce is also very good. The prices are very reasonable. The seating area is small so be prepared to get take out if you... More 

Thank sheatly
Vernon, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Duncan's has great BBQ. They put so much meat on it, I could almost make 2 sandwiches! The favors are great and authentic. The owners are very nice!

Thank Familymc4
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped there on our way to Dallas coming from NM. We wanted some bbq from Texas in a cool little local joint and we got served. The chopped pork sandwich was freaking good: lean meat and great sauce. The cole slaw and baked beans was phenomenal. The people were the friendliest. One regret: I should have tipped them more.

1 Thank JD1989_2
Vernon, Texas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

It was the best BBQ around for ever. Now it has changed the portions are smaller and it is dry. The sauce is not as good as it was.

Thank Glen M
Irving, Texas
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

Had a chopped brisket sandwich and it wasn't bad. Could have used a bit more meat. Better barbecues in town.

Thank TexasPF
Hurst, Texas
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We were on our way back from Ouray Colorado and Santa Fe New Mexico and we were wanting so good bbq and did not know any place to go so I put bbq in the nav. and this came up. It's a little off the hwy. but you will not be dissappointed. This is really good Texas style BBQ very... More 

Thank Eddie S
Vernon, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I grew up on this restaraunt, and they used to have a secret bbq sauce, that I loved. For some reason, they have changed that, and the food just isn't as good anymore.

Thank Colby H
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

We stopped off here as a detour on the way from Dallas to Amarillo. The town is tiny and so is this eatery, it has maybe 5 tables. You order at the counter and take a seat and the food is brought out. The prices are very good, especially for the meal deals. We had the chopped pork sandwich, the... More 

Thank Claire p
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I've been stopping here for 35 years and love the place. New owners are just as nice as the last ones who had it forever. No more sawdust though but the food is still fantastic.

Thank Hogman77

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  • Address: 829 Wilbarger St, Vernon, TX 76384-3860
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 940-552-2764

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