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AJ's on Main

651 S Main St, 651 S Main St, 76051, Grapevine, Texas, Grapevine, TX 76051-5341
+1 817-488-6112
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried okra” (5 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
651 S Main St, 651 S Main St, 76051, Grapevine, Texas, Grapevine, TX 76051-5341
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We almost skipped this place when we were looking for lunch in Grapevine because it was so small & understated--so glad we didn't!! The pork ribs were SO tender, and the smoked chicken was juicy & delicious. The sides (we tried the coleslaw & BBQ...More

Thank KRichTx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AJ's on Main is a great little barbecue joint. The food is outstanding and they have a nice selection of beer to pair with your meal. The owner and staff are very cordial and inviting. It's almost like going to a friends house for a...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Visited this restaurant by touring the area while on a business trip. Although the restaurant is small, it was well worth the visit. The cole slaw was awesome!!! The smoke meats were too specifically the sausage! The owner and his family were very welcoming and...More

Thank diva313
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Ordered the 2 meat platter, brisket and sausage. Sausage was very good but brisket was dry. Expected better.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Small bar and restaurant on Main Street. Smoke is in the rear in parking lot. Great Barbeque brisket, ribs and pork. Small menu, but worth the stop.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I walked in as a stranger and left as a friend. AJ runs a great corner resturant and bar. It's a good place to relax, and share stories with good people.

1  Thank galongpi
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I had a quick business trip in Grapevine and wanted to get in some TX BBQ. I got to AJs and it hit the right notes...unpretentious, fun staff and great food. I ended up taking a recommendation for some BBQ stew. Smokey, spicy and plenty....More

1  Thank Sam J
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

While doing a little sight seeing in Grapevine. We stumbled upon this gem on Main. Great and I mean great food, and wonderful selection of things to drink. Also if you sit at the bar you will be able to meet AJ the owner and...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 October 2016

AJ's on Main in Grapevine is a great place to stop and have authentic BBQ when you come to Grapevine Historic District. There are a few BBQ places in Grapevine, but they are chains and just OK. AJs has a great owner who really cares...More

Thank NeverStopReaching
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been to Grapevine many times and have been told on several occasions that we must eat BBQ at A.J.'s on Main. So the past Saturday we picked up a good friend who flew in from LA and decided that while in the area...More

Thank Daniel B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is your Bar-B-Q gluten free? Do you have gluten free sides?
8 October 2015|
Response from ajgillinger |
Sorry we are not gluten free. AJ
Shaun G
Hi, Do you serve beer?
30 June 2015|
Response from ajgillinger |
Yes we have a full bar. We have 15 Texas craft beers on tap. Great wine and spirits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 S Main St, 651 S Main St, 76051, Grapevine, Texas, Grapevine, TX 76051-5341
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: +1 817-488-6112
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