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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse
Ranked #1,531 of 3,626 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Danbury, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Keep Looking”
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Dont really have anything overwhelmingly positive or negative to say about this spot. I got a platter that had every single meat on it, and not one of them was very good. Lacking in strong flavor and somewhat dry and boring. The bread was incredible, but if your a BBQ joint in Dallas I dont think thats what you want your claim to fame to be. The atmosphere and service are both wonderful, but you have to go down an elevator and receive a code to use the bathroom. As my title suggests, keep looking for better BBQ

  • Visited April 2014
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Austin, TX, USA
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“casual but good”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Fast service, good food, very casual. Order at counter, lots of typical BBQ selections and sides, beer, etc., very good, extremely casual. Usually go there go there when in Dallas. Great for take out too.l

Visited November 2013
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Dallas, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
652 reviews
453 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Good BBQ, but sometimes inconsistent”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This place is in my top 5 BBQ joints in Dallas. Like the ambience and the service is excellent. The BBQ is usually very good. But in the past year we've experienced some inconsistency with the brisket, which came out dry and tough. I personally have switched to the pulled pork and really like it. I also recommend the Frito pie. I know they are famous for their onion rings--which are enormous--but to me they are overrated and simply flavorless. I prefer onion strings instead. Overall, this is a solid 4 stars and you are likely to have an excellent BBQ meal.

Visited October 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“BBQ style not BBQ”
Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

Food was all OK. As far as being BBQ, not much, if any smoke flavor. Served in the same style of most BBQ places, but nobody will be winning any awards with this!

  • Visited July 2013
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not a BBQ”
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

Went there under a recommendation. There was no Brisket. Instead they had sliced beef that had not been smoked. The chicken was ok but not smoked either. Sausage had no favor. Will not go back.

  • Visited July 2013
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