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David's Barbeque

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Park Row, Arlington, TX 76013
+1 817-261-9998
11:00 - 21:00
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Killeen, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say go to a Rudy's if close, about the only thing that was good was the okra, the brisket was dry with no flavor.

Thank macdaddy1225
Arlington, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i went there for lunch recently, as I was in need of a BBQ fix before another business trip. I had a 2 meat plate with sliced brisket, sausage, beans and cole slaw. My wife had a 1/2 order of ribs and onion rings. I thought that the sausage was outstanding with a nice smoky flavor, the... More 

Thank cbtraveller2015
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very long morning..😲..lunch was put off till 2pm. A few others there but no line/no wait..guy took time to tell us about the choices...we both got a sandwich with 2 sides! Under $20... Was almost to much but was excellent meat ,okra very good &the potato salad good but nothing to rave over! Been before for a b'day party but... More 

Thank Tertl
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch after grandson's baseball game. As this was a return visit, we did better w/ the "portion control" by sharing a 2-meat dinner and adding a brisket sandwich. The fried okra was fresh and hot--and the slaw had a wonderful sweet/tangy dressing--both very generous portions! The brisket is consistently trimmed, tender and tasty--and I love the sausage, which... More 

Thank J T
Arlington, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Regardless whether you're eating lunch or dinner, everything is fresh cooked over 30-day old hickory. There are no left overs or reheated here. We've been frequenting David's BBQ for the better part of 30 years and have never been disappointed. David's family has been cooking BBQ for more than 100 years and the quality and taste haven't changed or been... More 

1 Thank rwussise
Arlington, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've lived in Arlington since January 1955, after moving here from Memphis, TN. Memphis has great BBQ and they're darn proud of it, rightfully so. However, when we moved to Arlington and began eating at Red Bryan's on Collins, we found out what great BBQ REALLY is! I cried, really, when Red Bryan's burnt. Thank goodness, David, or someone else... More 

1 Thank myjesigirl
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I had not visited David's Barbeque in maybe a year and it was like I was just there last week. David's is in my opinion the defenition of bar b que. Their ribs are always perfectly tender and falling off the bone. The sliced beef has the same light smoke taste that made me enjoy it the first time I... More 

Thank Daniel C
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

David's Barbecue is the best place to eat when visiting Arlington, Texas. Many have tried to compete but none have been able to keep up with their four generations cooking barbecue. The food is more plentiful than you will find anywhere and the tastiest. You can't go wrong eating here...especially if you want true Texas barbecue. Their meat is amazing... More 

1 Thank Karl B
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our food. Large portions. Okra was great. Great local find. We will be back again!

Thank krandle
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

David's will not disappoint you. Our once a week BBQ fix. They deliver consistently the best BBQ in North Texas. Thanks Jimmy!

1 Thank Patrick N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Row, Arlington, TX 76013
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-261-9998

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