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Pecan Lodge

#9 of 3,000 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in One Day in Dallas and 1 other guide
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2702 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226-1412
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sterling, Virginia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food and atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The line moved quickly and you received your food really quickly. Two comments of note: 1. Was not impressed with the fact that we got one rib as part of the three meat platter. This is the only place I've been where you get one rib; 2. The rib... More 

Thank Erik R
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pecan Lodge surpassed everything I had heard just blew me away. The brisket was amazing, the jalapeño sausage were out of this world. The collard, the beans, the cobbler were all delicious. I've had wet dreams about this place ever sense I left Dallas. This is damn good Barbecue!

Thank McStrokin
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were so excited to eat here after reading the reviews! So we went for lunch on Friday. It was raining and the line was out the door and down the sidewalk. So we were like ohhh yeahhhh this is going to be so good! So we waited under our umbrellas in the rain along with lots of other curious... More 

Thank Mawp825
Watertown, South Dakota
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had heard that this is suppose to be the #2 bbq place in Texas. The sausage and ribs were really good. The pulled pork was just ok and the brisket was really dry. Maybe we just caught them on a bad day. The line was 40' out the door but from the time we got in line until we... More 

Thank nebraska64
South Boston, Virginia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By all means if you're into local food scenes, BBQ is always on the top list in Texas, and Pecan lodge is one of the best in Dallas. Located with the hippest food (restaurants) district it's not hard to find especially there's always a line one the outside on weekends. They closed on Mondays so all the meat were prepared... More 

Thank Philip F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live band, ate on paper (a little weird for me), and best brisket ever! We ordered the trough and it had everything! The line was long however we went into the express line because we ordered more than 5 pounds. (Good tip we got). The Mac and cheese, baked beans, collards and banana pudding was so good! We ate so... More 

Thank Conniemama
Fort Worth, Texas
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband took me here after a visit to the farmers market. There were folks lined up around the block which I hear is par for the course. However, we were going to skip the line and go inside for the express to go line inside but they now require a 5 lb minimum order so we just happened to... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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125 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an hour standing in a queue to get to the ordering counter on a Saturday afternoon. The wait was well worth it - the food experience was just spectacular. Loved the pork ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, beef burnt ends. The beef ribs were sold out so missed them. A must visit for a meat lover in Dallas. Was... More 

Thank Kevin_Mumbai
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would have rated Pecan Lodge excellent if the Brisket had been less fatty. Smoke Flavor of Brisket was fantastic, just expected it to be much leaner. Sausage and Fried Okra (not greasy at all) were two of our favorites.

Thank Travel80
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13 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Texas BBQ. Reasonably priced. Being from Chicago we don't get to see places like this.....

Thank KDN993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2702 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226-1412
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: 214-748-8900

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