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Hard Eight BBQ

688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
+1 972-471-5462
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (534 reviews)
“beans” (175 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
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Reviewed today via mobile

Group from work had late dinner here. Long wait but worth it. Order dinner directly from pit grill. Lots of sides and extras. Brisket was superb. Loved the experience.

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed yesterday

I've been to the Coppell Hard Eight about 5 times now and have to say the food is good. I do feel the price per meal is a bit on the high side, which is why I haven't been back many more times. One of...More

Thank sdebnam
Reviewed yesterday

Wow, if you're looking for real Texas BBQ, this is your place...it's packed every night with long lines but they have great tri-tip, turkey, sausage, pork, etc. with good Texas beer/wine/soft drinks. Get ready for a line in the parking lot and inside the restaurant...great...More

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is THE place to go for some REAL Texas BBQ. They cook on several pits outside and the food is absolutely fantastic! Once you get your food and sit down, be sure to visit the BEAN POT at the back of the dining room....More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really wanted to like this place. It had all the markings of a great smokehouse BBQ. The smell of the burning wood was intoxicating, the building had a roadhouse feel, and the BBQ area looked very cool. Then I got the food and came...More

Thank tmadden17
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a chance to try Hard Eight based on recommendation from colleague. Walking up to the building smelled great, smoke wafting into the air from the pits. However I was a bit disappointed when I finally sat down to eat. The brisket was a bit...More

Thank Oregondude8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The ribs are delicious! Brisket was good as well. The Mac n cheese was awesome. Great atmosphere and staff was excellent!

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been to many many BBQ joints in my days. hard Eight has nailed it. Perfect food, great place and best of all near my home. Trust those 1,000's of reviews. It is well worth the visit.

Thank HowdyBub
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this place while on business in Dallas. There was a big line, but it moved quickly. You can smell the smoke from the BBQ pits when you arrive. All of the meats are sitting there and you pick what you want by weight....More

Thank vacationman18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great BBQ, reasonable prices, friendly service and, generous portions. Came here because of a recommendation from a local. Everything about this place is legit. And if you're a fan of true barbeque, you will appreciate it. The meat falls off the bone and is loaded...More

Thank defEddie
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17 June 2016|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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