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Bodacious Barbecue

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1402 W Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604-5113
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Ahoskie, North Carolina
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269 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting from NC and enjoyed the change of taste. The BBQ sandwich was very flavorful and the sauce was excellent. While their hot sauce was not particularly hot, it did have good flavor. The beans are pinto beans and a little dryer than I am used to.

Thank Terry428
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I had a two meat plate on 2 different occasions trying different meats each time. Both times it was good but not great. Sides are not home made, meat is decent but nothing over the moon. The sauce seems factory made and nothing special. I can't pick anything that was bad, but at the same time I can't pick anything... More 

Thank matthamilton1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Have topped at thia place in Henderson Tx several times, the mear ia pretty good, reasonable prices, friendly people and clean. The potatoe salad not that great, I would advise to seek a new potato salad recipe

Thank Sonya H
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

History in Longview speaks for itself. BBQ sauce is the best and ship it to my family when possible. They have expanded to so many restaurants since its beginning and food is always great

Thank DebbieMoniz
The Woodlands, Texas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This place is another I grew up with and over the years sort of didn't schedule it into my visits back home. Got used to the the Central Texas old time places and style of BBQ. Recently, the owner Roland's family re established it and it suddenly began finding its appropriate place on must visit BBQ lists around the state.... More 

Thank Rory C
Longview, Texas, Usa
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187 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good barbeque here. I love the sauce that Bodacious has. Just the right amount of tanginess and not sweet. The is very little fat in the meal. So many bbq restaurants seem to have 25% or more fat on the plate. Not here! Brisket is the best. Chicken, sausage and ribs are all good too. Pretty good sweet tea as... More 

Thank g3times
Raleigh, North Carolina
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

In my opinion, this is the best BBQ brisket in the Longview area. The sauce is wonderful. Service is prompt. WISH THEY HAD ONE IN HOUSTON.

Thank spry13
Longview, Texas
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I always eat barbecue at one of the Bodacious restaurants that are scattered around East Texas this address I believe has moved to Hallsville , but they are all good . The Ribs the Briscet and sausage are all great with great sauce. I seldom eat chicken but friends recommend it

Thank vance950
Hallsville, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

As a food writer and a foodie I rarely give 5 stars to any restaurant. Bodacious BBQ is an exception. Everything I've ever had from them is delicious. My favorite is their chicken sandwich plate (minus the bread) with their beans and potato salad. The beans are perfectly seasoned and just the right texture-- not too thick, not too soupy--... More 

Thank Dawn-Renee R
Longview, Texas
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Bodacious has good food, friendly service, but price is on the expensive side. Their bbq sauce is still one of the best.

Thank Original-Tonman

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1402 W Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75604-5113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Longview

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