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Danny's Smokehouse BBQ

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850 E Corsicana St, Athens, TX 75751-2629
+1 903-675-5238
12:00 - 22:30
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130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Delicious, tender, moist & smokey brisket. Excellent sides and desserts. Friendly service. Cute country decor. We paid $5.99 for the lunch special: brisket sandwich (generous), chips and soda. Best part: you get to add the good BBQ sauce - as much or as little as you want. Absolutely delicious. Would return in a heartbeat!

Thank Delaw
Athens, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

like all bbq places,if you don't get the special,it is a little high but the food and service is really good,they don't skimp on the food on the plate and danny,the owner is a home town good guy.

Thank boangela62
Athens, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you love dry ribs this is the place. I've been going there for years and love it. The pinto beans are great too.

Thank DewayneFreudenrich
Athens, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Old school atmosphere that needs an update! The meat is consistent and done right. Not as good on the sides and a little pricey.

Thank rhlife
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Everything you could ask for in a BBQ place. Family owned and operated for years. A staple in our community.

Thank Keith L
Athens, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place is great for lunch, the food is prepared for you as you work you way down a short line of fixens.

Thank Theresa G
Tyler, Texas
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548 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Ate here while working in Athens and it was pretty good. They had a nice selection and the prices were good. My brisket was very good and my service was good as well. The staff was friendly, it's worth a stop in to eat!

Thank WildHaireHiking
Suffolk, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We eat at Danny's every time we are in town. I like to get a little bit of everything when we are there. I appreciate the variety. The staff is always friendly and welcoming. The food is good. It's not the best BBQ I've had, but I do live in the VA/NC area where BBQ is amazing and available on... More 

Thank TiffanyStoup
Frisco, Texas
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297 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

My sister-in-law heard that Danny's BBQ was an excellent place to get BBQ in Athens. Wrong! I thought I had consumed some pretty lousy BBQ, but nothing compares to Danny's. Brisket was tasteless and barely warm; BBQ beans had a decent taste, but were downright cold; the fried okra passed muster. Then, to top it off, we had to wait... More 

Thank teds759
Waco, Texas
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The BBQ was real good, but the sides were great! The potato dish with cheesy gravy and the rice casserole were top notch. Folks were friendly, and the price was right.

Thank treyjewels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 E Corsicana St, Athens, TX 75751-2629
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 903-675-5238

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