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Niwa Japanese Bbq
96/100 (2004 ratings)
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"One of the best dining experiences ever! Period. We had had hibachi before but Niwa is a whole new level of table top grilling to be..."
Hal Comeaux
"From the moment you enter you are greeted with an exquisitely warm welcome and introduced to the beautiful interior design intricately chosen to give..."
Roy Edward Llamas II
"It was an amazing experience! Fans of Korean bbq—here’s a slightly different take, where you won’t smell like the food afterward! We tried the..."
Linda Siu
"Fantastic, if we weren’t here on vacation it would without a doubt be a regular spot. Adriel was our server and he was awesome, explained..."
James Ready
"Absolutely loved it.. great atmosphere.. our waiter was awesome.. knew his menu and had a great personality.. can t remember his name.. I think it..."
Valerie Hager
"Good food (except the cod shit was trash) 50 dollars for Japanese was shall i say tits! And worth the price everyone should try it once!..."
Javier Robles
"Came here for my birthday without a reservation for the group and on a Saturday. They got us a table quickly and the service was phenomenal even with..."
Rawan Shishakly
"The waitress was so incredibly sweet. I loved the cocktails! The Spicy Brass Monkey � (it's a drink guys) was so damn tasty. We ordered so much I..."
Brandon Nielsen
"One of the best places I've been to in a long time! The food is amazing, the saki selection was great, and the overall experience was super fun. Our..."
Kendell Liptrap
"This place is truly a hidden gem in Deep Ellum!! I absolutely recommend..."
Stephen Soltis
"I would gladly recommend this to anyone who wishes to try Japanese food. Also our waiter TED was more than informative and helped us so much. It was..."
Dee Zavala
"We went here for dinner last night and we were beyond impressed with the way they accommodated my service dog and I. I’ve never had a restaurant..."
Veronica Lizarraga
"Excellent Japanese-style Korean BBQ. All the meats were very good, and the ambiance is great. I strongly recommend this..."
Gary Price
"This place is awesome! If you want to try something new out I’d definitely suggest you give this place a shot. Their meat was tender and juicy so..."
Edgar Ismael Blanco Lopez
"The food was great!! The rice beer was good as well. The staff were very nice. It was just spur of the moment thing while at deep ellum arts..."
Russell Mooney
"Awesome food, ambience and service. Our server, AD, was friendly and super attentive. We’ll be..."
Calvin Campbell
Kooly's Bbq
94/100 (135 ratings)
"We ordered the huge baked potato w/ lots of sausage and chopped BBQ w/all the fixings......loads of butter, grated cheese, bacon bits, BBQ sauce, &..."
Darlene Kuykendall
"The food was amazing!!!!! Greatful to find a place in the Cliff with excellent quality of food. The baked potato was huge & was the best I ever..."
Georgette Tolbert
"Best freaking BBQ in Dallas! Kooly's BBQ is in Oak Cliff - look it up! We had the Heavyweight baked potato, the rib plate, and the meat lovers plate...."
Brent Ramirez
"Small place with great service and that baked potatoe is something you have to try. Friendly and fast service. Give them a try you won't be..."
Audra Miller
"We came just before they sold out.(the line was out the door) We ordered 2 heavyweights but somehow my order was wrong but the manager said he wanted..."
Jessica Granados
"I live in Addison and had to drop my daughter off in DeSoto to get her hair done. My wife called and wanted me to stop by and get some barbecue. I..."
Brandon Roy
"Great food and great value. Well worth the trek. Neighborhood is a little sketchy and the potholes are monstrous but the food is..."
Toussaint Pierre
"This is the best baked potato I've ever had frfr I got the ultimate with's not even on the menu yet..."
Kesha Sosolodolo Carter
"finally tried this place out and it was delicious, well worth the money that was..."
Nichole Sosa
"Best potato I have every had. The service was excellent and the staff was super friendly. A must visit if you are in the Dallas..."
Anthony Watts
"Fire � boy let me tell you this is about the best potato � you’ll ever have in your life i hope this place stays family owned..."
Mauri Aguilar
"Whomever is smoking the meat needs to be patient and let the lighter fluid burn off a bit more because I can taste it on the meat. Other than that,..."
"Exquisite!! Lol absolutely amazing. One of my favorite places to get lunch. I always order ahead of time and my food is hot and ready by time I pull..."
Tumpe Wilson
"They have the biggest barbecue bake potatoes with all the fixens. Ain't stingy with their meat either. Worth the..."
Iris Montgomery
"It was pretty decent. I can't remember the baked potato I had but it was big a** hell. I have a few pics. But anyway give it a..."
"Ain't nobody and I mean nobody in Dallas messing with the barbeque right here. The best since Western Barbeque on Polk and Wheatland. Great prices..."
Shanda Dunbar-Burns
"BBQ... so good. You will not be disappointed in the menu and service. There was fast, efficient, and courteous service. Prices are fair I would say...."
Christopher Boyd
"If you can handle the challenge, get'The Knockout'! But have your bed and cover ready for a nap afterwards...."
Timothy McKinley
"Huge, delicious BBQ sandwiches. Definitely worth the price. I have tried the link and chopped brisket sandwiches. If you are looking for a good BBQ..."
Jared Russum
Cattleack Barbeque
93/100 (552 ratings)
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Mac and cheese
"Went there on Friday & the wait was about 45 min to an hour if you get there at around 11:30. Overall the food was exceptional. I got the brisket,..."
Frederic Fan
"Cattlacks BBQ in my opinion : they are on top of the BBQ mountain!! Every bite was good and flavor was awesome. Good..."
Marcus Lopez
"This place was everything I heard about. We went on a slower day and it was worth the small wait. Everything and I mean EVERYTHING was the best I..."
Erin Curry Art
"Melts in your mouth! Delicious! Go about 10am and get in line. I went at 10:45 and pretty long line, but it was in the AC so not too bad. Waited..."
Pamela Skinner Bolton
"Man the long line is totally not worth the wait. 😉😉 Just do yourself a favor and go to Dickey’s...😉😉 No but seriously folks. This place..."
Dan Dice
"This place is awesome! The turkey is out of this world, that black pepper edge is what really sets it apart. The pulled pork just melts in your..."
Josh Dembinski
"I Now have a true measure in which to grade all BBQ. I Pre-ordered brisket, sausage, Mac & cheese, beans and potato salad for our company lunch. ..."
Mary Czarny Webb
"Some of the best bbq I've ever eaten. A little expensive, but you get what you pay for, and its worth every..."
Jeff Lewis
"I have eaten at most of the top BBQ places in Texas and this is right up there with Franklin's. True Texas bbq and like all great Texas BBQ, no sauce..."
Ryan Harris
"Perhaps the best bbq I’ve ever had. I will be back. I had he brisket, turkey, jalapeño grits, and beans. Nothing disappointed at..."
Jon Ortman
"Best ribs that I have had in North Texas. Really good brisket and the burnt end beans are outstanding. They ran out if the Mac and cheese which is..."
Brandon T Jones
"Juicy, tender brisket Ribs melt in your mouth and the macaroni-n-cheese is..."
Monica Calhoun-Taylor
"2nd time in a month and worth the wait. A-z ion the menu is what the craze is all about. Great brisket, ribs and sausage. Crack cake a must..."
Chester Pleasant
"This is the one and only place for 5 Star BBQ!!! Yes there are good BBQ spots in Dallas but when you want the Best Cattleack’s is..."
Jere Txbc Luera
Lakewood Smokehouse
91/100 (1087 ratings)
"Great food and amazing service! I had the brisket taco salad and my boyfriend had a half rack of ribs with beans and mac n cheese... food was..."
Taylor Hill
"Great food, great service. Took my husband, who loves brisket, for his birthday dinner. We had queso with brisket to start. Delish!!! I had baby back..."
Deidra Leshner Davis Hepp
"My husband and I really like the food here. Went tonight and was served by "Noah C" - seriously the best server you guys have. Polite, quick and..."
Alison Murphy
"Came to the Big D on business and had no idea where to eat... Stumbled upon Lakewood Smokehouse- and I'm very disappointed....because from now on,..."
Cody Keller
"We are here weekly! We have a favorite waiter, but other staff members recognize us a, remember our order, and treat us well. Love this place and..."
Kelly Benavides
"Food was amazing and Had the best waiter. Montello was very attentive. Highly recommend Lakewood..."
Shirley Cooley Foster
"I run for Favor, and most of the time the bartenders & to-go people are not the friendliest. Obviously, this place is popular, so I run from here..."
Chris Jordan
"Absolutely amazing bbq! Love the Pitmonster and the moist brisket. Amber provided excellent attentive service. Couldn’t have had a better birthday..."
Jerry Radke
"Very good place to eat. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend it. I will definitely keep coming..."
Bernice Cardenas
"This place is great. Great innovative BBQ menu. Lots of variety. Lots of craft beers in a fun friendly place. The chipotle BBQ sauce is..."
Brandon Blake
"Had their brisket queso and brisket tacos. Both are so good. I have been here numerous times and never..."
Sarah Mickan Smith
"The moist brisket rivals Lockhart's in downtown Plano. Really enjoyed the mac n cheese. Overall great place. Excited to try more..."
Kate Wham
"Wow! Loved the brisket and the sides! Wait staff was very helpful. Can't wait to go..."
Tonya Simpson Vertucci
"We went during the day yesterday. I just found the place in Google Maps and thought it sounded good. It was awesome, everyone loved everything sat..."
C. Aaron Boatwright
Dylan's Barbeque Saloon
91/100 (992 ratings)
"We found this hidden gem in an attempt to avoid waiting in the long lines of Pecan Lodge and others of the likes.... And we're glad we came here..."
Abraham Vargas
"This is defiantly a place I'd recommend for BBQ lovers. We were greeted with good ole southern hospitality. Walked into place our order and the smell..."
Tj Ownby
"I think it's the best Texas BBQ in Dallas! Their ribs have the best dry rub that is complemented by their fantastic BBQ sauces! The brisket melts in..."
Mark Foster
"This was my first Texas BBQ and it definitely didn't disappoint. We had approximately 12 people and arrived unannounced an hour before closing time..."
Cristy Moxly
"Smokey deliciousness that melts in your mouth, at a very reasonable price. It’s definitely a dive bar ambience but it works perfectly. At the..."
Ron Oveson
"Went to HS with Dylan back in KS so have been wanting to get over there and try it out. What a great experience. Great selection of food and beer..."
Chad Engroff
"Great BBQ! The ribs and brisket are "key"! The bark on the brisket and the secret recipe on the ribs are the best I have had in..."
Chad Litersky
"Man, this place is good!! Found this place when we were looking for some BBQ and it was phenomenal. Great BBQ, great bar, fun..."
John James
"The food was great came from Seattle we wanted good BBQ and got lucky to find this place the guys were great service was great couldn't..."
Mike Holmes
"We stopped in with several bikes to say hi to The owner Dylan, he was very accommodating and the food is awesome! I would definitely recommend this..."
Russ Teager
"Great BBQ and Drinks! Friendly staff and nice patrons.If you come for the BBQ you'll be back...a great atmosphere.I especially want to thank Dylan..."
Jayme Jo Van Horn
Sammy's Bar-b-q
91/100 (676 ratings)
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"It is rare that I give give stars but Sammy's is well worth it. I had the two meat plate which was a great price for the amount of food given. The..."
Tracie Brockmann
"God damn this place does some great BBQ, had the three meat plate..... was..."
Antonio Argenio
"Great service, best brisket ive ever had. Spinach salad with poppy seed dressing home made was greatness. Will visit..."
Jeff Cooper
"So I saw this place on a BBQ show awhile back and intended on eating here, finally made it! It was worth it! All the hype is true! Delish! Totally..."
Teresa Kaiser
"I've been eating here for 16 years. The quality and flavors of BBQ and side dishes remain the best in Dallas. Save room for a lemon bar or pecan pie,..."
Leeanne Rebic Hay
"What an awesome place - never knew it was even there. About all I can say wrong was Beef Ribs were a little "fatty"...will be back for..."
Alan Vernon
"The staff are super friendly, helpful and courteous. The food is some of the best I've had. I'll make a special trip downtown just to eat here, and I..."
James R. Pogue Sr.
"Great BBQ with an atmosphere where you can have a pleasuring lunch with..."
Monte Oliver
"Outstanding BBQ in the heart of Big D. Some of the best BBQ I have had, and always a must-visit whenever I'm in..."
John Hunley
"Good BBQ, incredible sides and operated by the nicest family you'll ever meet -- the Prichards, including my good buddy Marshall Prichard. Stop in..."
Charles Polansky
"Awesome food! Employees are very kind and helpful. A must..."
Melanie Cornish
"It was the best ribs I've ever had!!!! I came from Okinawa , Japan to see my friend then they took me to this place. It was really yummy and original..."
Tomo J Kidd
"As a Texan I am very critical about my Bbq. This place is great! The ribs and brisket are smoked to perfection. The bbq sauce is really good. :) the..."
Leslie Guevara
"Fantastic, iconic, legendary Dallas BBQ in the heart of Uptown. Sides make the best even..."
Taran Vaszocz
"Awesome food and amazing hospitality, a must stop place in..."
Mike Coyle
"I am so happy that Sammie's has reopened. My daughter wants her after graduation dinner here in June. She got so upset when she heard you guys were..."
Samantha Echols
Mike Anderson's Bbq
90/100 (415 ratings)
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"Been frequenting Mike's for over 15yrs. In my experience he has some of the best BBQ in Dallas and the sides are bomb. That cheese corn bake is..."
Jason Hinds
"Damn this place is good! I do not like a lot of bbq restaurants as they are just overrated liquid smoke, but damn, Mike Anderson's spudzilla,..."
Brandy Wissler Ball
"Been coming here for over 15 years and it's the best BBQ in Dallas, TX. The food is great. The staff is always friendly. I absolutely recommend this..."
Darshina Thompson
"Excellent food I am there so often they should call me family. The bake potatoes are the greatest. but I also have the beef sandwich plate sometimes..."
Lillian Hill
"We drive in from Garland, because I can't get enough Mike Anderson's :) THIS is where I bring the out of towners, because "It's the best BBQ in..."
Erica Allen-Lagos
"Everything we had was great. Went back the next day and had the monster baked with brisket and added beans - the..."
Jeffrey S. Evans
"Best BBQ in Texas. Loved the monster potato. Would recommend to..."
Angela Wilmoth
"Got my family pack for Monday and a lunch plate for that day! Pleasant visit and quick service. Got plenty of my all time favorite cheesy corn..."
Ann Walls
"Best BBQ around. Good hot links and sauce. Brisket has great smoky taste and always juicy. Highly..."
Daniel Obennoskey
"Awesome food...try the Sloppy Mike,enough heat to make it tasty but not so much that you regret it later!..."
Butch Benoit
"When you go to a BBQ restaurant and not only is the meat perfectly good.... EVERY side dish taste fantastic as well.), You've finally reached heaven!..."
Erica Lovejoy
"Best brisket and smoked sausage BBQ I have had in Dallas in a long time. Right now this would be my new preferred place to go for BBQ. Plus mike's..."
David V Thomas Jr
"Love this place!!! Mike is the best! A must anytime we visit the..."
Tami Bandy
18th & Vine Bbq
88/100 (1627 ratings)
"Pound for pound the best barbecue since leaving KC! My new favorite spot in Texas! The staff was great the food was smoked perfectly! Burnt ends to..."
Tony Johnson
"We walked in and the restaurant was empty so we were a little nervous. We asked our server why that was about and he explained that the cowboys were..."
Kari Hess
"We just moved to Texas from KC and have been missing our BBQ more than anything and this place gave us the taste of home we have been craving! We are..."
Jordan Tanner
"Loved the atmosphere, plus the food was amazing. I had the half bird and brussel sprouts and it was all delicious! My sister had the brisket, ribs..."
Lela Koop
"The BBQ is here is so fresh & tender!!! You wouldn't even require teeth to eat it! � All & all the atmosphere, service & mouth watering flavor from..."
Joey Dj Level Mireles
"Delicious! BBQ full of flavor and so light and tender! Desserts were yummy too. Try it all. We did! Will be back and worth the drive from..."
Debra Lindsey
"Being a Kansas City native this definitely filled my KC BBQ fix while on vacation here this weekend. I highly recommend the burnt ends, the brisket..."
Jon Barbe
"Food and service are excellent! Nice selection on the menu. It's already hard to find beef ribs if you don't eat pork let alone good ones for the..."
Otis Smitherman Jr.
"As a KC native, this place tastes like home! Only place in TX we have found with burnt ends. We will definitely be back. Only place I will eat bbq..."
Rachel Head
"We were in from out of town and came back twice! The service staff is incredible, the drinks are crafted to perfection and the food is outstanding!..."
Ashley Futris
"Great service and very well maintained! Had an issue with parking, but hey.. that’s anywhere downtown! Highly recommend and we will go back! PS...."
Tyler Anne Harville
"As a long time foodie and connoisseur of the cue I had to punish myself to support another Jayhawk. I'm on a feeding tube now and it's a little..."
Ed Brown
"I'm impressed with their commitment to customer satisfaction. A few weeks ago, I placed a to-go order over the phone and sat down at the bar to wait..."
Erik Moss