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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

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5519 W Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
+1 214-351-2024
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not fancy in decoration or presentation, but downright good Texas bbq with classic side dishes. The fried Okra was particularly tasty. The portions are plenty large.

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Thank David H
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A very satisfying meal. Good service and atmosphere. Pulled pork and chopped brisket were excellent - moist with a good smoky flavor. Ribs ok. Slaw, green bean casserole were tasty. Sauce was very good. First time but I'll be back.

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Thank Phillip K
Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Several of the standard barbecue beef, pork, chicken etc.each are good but my personal favorite is the pulled pork and a generous dousing with their first class barbecue sauce.

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Thank 0000aabbcc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Decent BBQ. Visit from time to time for lunch. If your are in a pinch and need some BBQ it will work.

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Thank lsketadn1
Dallas
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Brisket - 4 stars Pulled Pork - 5 Stars Jalapeño Sausage - 5 Stars Pulled Chicken - 5 Stars Mac n Cheese - 3 Stars ( Watery) Baked Beans - 5 Stars Friendly staff!

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Thank michael9988
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Visited here on 1/4/16 based on online recommended places to try for bbq. Ordered the wings in tangy and bbq flavors. I could barely tell the difference between the two. The wings were of average size and the flavors did not stand out to me. Had a taste of the brisket that my sister ordered but not enough to give... More 

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Thank McKinley T
northridge, ca
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Went for lunch, it was reasonably priced, offered a good amount of food for a hearty lunch and was quick - all things you hope when you are venturing out for lunch. I enjoyed the pulled pork salad and tea which comes with a roll.

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Thank christineess
Riverview, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Good barbecue from a local chain. If you come in for a business lunch, please know that you will leave smelling like barbecue.

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Thank Steve B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Vacationing from Michigan I had bbq on my 'to do list.' I contacted a friend who used to live in Dallas and she recommended several good places including Sonny Bryans. Decided to try it after reading mixed reviews. We had a GREAT experience. We got in just before a big rush. It was busy with dine in and carry out........ More 

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Thank Laura M
Sherman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Close to Parkland hospital and UT Southwest medical center. A wild part of town, very old, they cook at night and serve until it's gone. Cute old school desks to sit and eat or a newer building with tables for groups if you need it, BUT THE BBQ IS TO DIE FOR.

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Thank Harry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5519 W Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-351-2024

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