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Bodacious Bar-B-Q

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4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71112-4506
+1 318-741-0778
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced BBQ joint. Meat was good but there wasn't anything special about the sauce. I'd still recommend it for price alone

Thank runningman21000
Bossier City, Louisiana
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband loves the ribs. I like the botater. Loaded with all the good stuff. The beans and potato salad are average. Not much to look at the business is old and could use some updating but it is good BBQ.

Thank Becky H
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Best Bar-B-Q I have eaten in a long time. The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Will definitely be eating here again!

Thank Brie W
Chicago, Illinois
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794 reviews
610 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped to grab lunch while working at Barksdale AFB. Had the Beef Tips with mashed potatoes and gravy. Service was OK although they did not get the order right. Food was a bit better than average. Not a bad stop.

Thank Bruce G
Bossier City
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We finally tried it out after a year of living down the road. The food was pretty good; I'd say it's better than Podnuh's, but not as good as Silver Star. I was impressed by the prices, the portion sizes, and the variety on the menu. I'll be back to try some of the daily plate specials. One complaint: It... More 

Thank Kirk F
Surprise, Arizona
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233 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I had the chicken, usually safe and this was excellent. My daughter had the Botatoes, Wow! Facility may not look like much but has great food, friendly staff. Reasonably prices. I first saw the Botatoe on another guys plate so I asked him about it, he told me he has dream about it. I am not enthusiastic but sure was... More 

Thank Fred K
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

All I can say is WOW. Friendly staff, clean restaurant and the food is amazing. They have Mint Tea as well and it is delicious.

Thank Amanda H
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I visited here on my recent trip home and it never fails me. The best BBQ in Bossier... The Botatoes are my favorite. My kids love the chicken tenders and the Cajun foods.

Thank Lrushing82
Roy, Utah
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

They got our food out to us in record speed!!! The best part was that it was delicious!!!! Their homemade barbecue sauce is amazing and so are the chocolate chip cookies!!! So glad we stopped!

Thank Lacefield1990
Wheatland, California
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207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

While visiting my parents, we ate here on my last night in town. I live in California at the moment and while you can find BBQ there I think true Southern BBQ is better actually in the South. Bodacious BBQ did not disappoint. I usually order pulled pork, but they had run out. Instead I had the brisket po-boy with... More 

Thank Kristen T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71112-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Bossier City
  • Phone Number: +1 318-741-0778

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