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Big Ray's BBQ

400 E Main St, Allen, TX 75002-2843
+1 972-649-6242
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (15 reviews)
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
400 E Main St, Allen, TX 75002-2843
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for late lunch, found the sliced bbq sandwich and bbq beans were very good, but the only thing that kept me from giving them 5 stars was the servers attitude. Kinda like I don't care it's your first time we still don't have...More

Thank Robbin S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a cafeteria style ordering instead of served by wait person. The staff was very nice and helpful with food descriptions. It was decent but I thought the sauce choices were very limited and not too exciting.

Thank Mike n
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

After spending 5 months in China this was needed. I had ribs and brisket. I enjoyed both. The ribs had very good flavor but were large bone ribs and not as much meat. The brisket had good smokey flavor but was a bit dry. Bake...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Hesitant to review the place, I'm afraid if it gets to popular they may get to big for their britches and the lines too long. Their smoked meats are great and sides are good as well and they're made from scratch. The sides are self...More

Thank TravlinMan61
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice little restaurant. Always clean - seems great for locals! Love the BBQ meat, but all my family members agree that the sides are not that good.

Thank Dino_Rose
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We must have driven by this small BBQ restaurant for years. We finally stopped in and we don't know why we haven't done it sooner. We told the server/owner that it was our first time in, and she told us all about the menu and...More

Thank airseacar2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Every time I'm going n Dallas, I have to go to Ray's. The three meat combo can't be beat. You actually see the family smoking the meat. The sauce is perfect. Not overly sweet or sugary. You really get to taste the meat. And, leave...More

Thank 91,942
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

So I was driving from my kid's football game in Murphy and driving on Main Street in Allen headed toward McDermott in Plano when I caught a glimpse of this restaurant so I made a slightly horrible, fast turn into the parking lot. When I...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Having previously lived in Illinois, all BBQ in Texas seems great. This place was one of the first local places I tried and I really liked it. The food was very good. Then after visiting there I tried several other BBQ places. That's when I...More

1  Thank Tim K
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a small old fashion BBQ joint that is work the visit. Fun rustic atmosphere with some amazing BBQ. The staff is friendly and they are generous on portions.

1  Thank Cerberus76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Main St, Allen, TX 75002-2843
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Allen
  • Phone Number: +1 972-649-6242
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Description
This is a great little family owned business in Allen. Very nice owners and besides their great BBQ meats, they have some of the greatest sides and desserts!
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