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Hard Eight BBQ

) #1 of 77 Restaurants in Coppell $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
+1 972-471-5462
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (516 reviews)
“beans” (172 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an experience it was to eat at Hard Eight! Everything was absolutely delicious--my favorite part was the ribs and the jalapeño corn. I am mad at myself for not trying the sausage. All of the employees were helpful. We will go back every time...More

Thank TeacherTee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect smoked brisket, moist and flavorful.... Sausage is also excellent, go for the spicy one. We also had some of the shrimp poppers, smoky and full of taste! Dont miss the Bean Pot!! Yummy. Like the way it is served, order from the open pit,...More

Thank jmrau01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want some great Texas BBQ you can't go wrong here. I love picking what I want from the pit and customizing it to what I'm hungry for! Excellent sides and very laid back atmosphere. Be ready to stand in line and wait...have a...More

Thank 3greens2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

As the title says, Best BBQ I have had so far. A large BBQ pit with several choices of meats, seafood, sweet corn etc. Once you've selected these the food is weighed for pricing and then it's indoors for the sides and drinks. Beans are...More

Thank PCinHK
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had brisket and pork ribs. Both were exceptional. the restaurant is cafeteria style you pickup your food and pay at the end of the line for what you have on your tray. I did not try the sauces simply because the meats were so...More

1  Thank 1_4_Traveling_man
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is like walking through a cafeteria line. Good selection of beef, pork, poultry, sausage or BBQ sandwich. Plenty of sides. You may smell like smoke and/or BBQ after eating here. I have been here more than once over the past few years when visiting...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

1st time customers after hearing good things about this place. Enjoyed the decor but was dissapointed with the pork ribs, they were very salty although very meaty. Wanted a cold draft beer with our bbq but no draft beer on tap that day. Jalapeno corn...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Never in my life have I tasted a more delicious, tender, melt-in your mouth beef brisket than the one here. This is authentic Texas open pit BBQ.... the real deal! I don't normally go for any side dishes at BBQ joints, but this place has...More

Thank ronveeno
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with a group of work friends and had a great experience. None of us have been to a place like this. The fact that we had a beer wine sales when you first get in line is a great way to make the line...More

Thank jbjules1109
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would highly recommend this restaurant. Found it easily with our uber and was pleasantly surprised when we got in. Really cool pit that you wind through as you wait in line. You can watch them cook all the meat then when its your turn...More

Thank Stephaniedesantis
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free options?
16 June 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And they all are good. Corn, beans, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Coppell
  • Phone Number: +1 972-471-5462
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