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Hard Eight BBQ

1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401-5321
+1 254-968-5552
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (134 reviews)
“sausage” (69 reviews)
“beans” (79 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401-5321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now that I've visited the original Hard Eight, I've been to all four BBQ pits (The Colony, Roanoke, and Coppell). I think they are clones of one another in terms of layout, decor and atmosphere. The BBQ pit is outdoors with covered ceilings to block...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the smell of the smoke from the parking lot had my mouth watering. You order your meat in the pit area, where they'll pull it out and slice up what you want. The girl wanted a stuffed potato, and had it stuffed with smoked...More

Thank Orion G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the Hard 8 but I find it overpriced for what it is. The sirloin is really good and I love the Oreo dessert! I always end up spending over $15 on just a small meal every time I go however, so that’s the...More

Thank caravierstra
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome steaks. Great coleslaw. Tough corn. BBQ Sauce isn't great, but if you love the taste of beef and pork over hickory, this is the place for you.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I had an 8oz ribeye perfectly med rare and corn , husband had half chicken and said it was wonderful. Good meat cooked well, what else do you want?

Thank Robben T
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I eat here every time I come to town. I have not found anything I don’t love. Picking exactly what you want off the pit and fantastic sides. What’s not to love.

Thank Cody M
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Great service! Best bbq I’ve had in a long time! Love the atmosphere. The guys working the bbq were friendly and courteous. I had the brisket chopped sandwich lunch. A great deal for the money.

Thank jenniferchrj
Reviewed April 12, 2018

My dad and I decided to give this place a try. I'm a native Texan who now lives in Boston, MA, so when I visit my home state I try to consume as much BBQ and Mexican food as possible. We've been to a lot...More

Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I know, they are famous for their BBQ but the 16 oz ribeye was phenomenal! Corn on the cob and baked potato as sides were also real good. The beans were great as well. We grabbed a side of French fries and some BBQ sauce...More

Thank rich65k
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We were looking at Tarleton for son's college and were advised to try. Chicken was ok, Ribs were great and brisket potato was a winner. Beans were spicy and good. Sides were hit and miss, potato salad was ok, Macaroni was pretty good. Service was...More

Thank sleepy1492
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1091 Glen Rose Rd, Stephenville, TX 76401-5321
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Stephenville
  • Phone Number: +1 254-968-5552
  • E-mail
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