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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

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5519 W Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
+1 214-351-2024
11:00 - 21:00
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Dallas, Texas
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254 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

the brisket is fabulous as is the sausage. the onion rings are the best around but the rolls are absolutely fantastic. Parking can be a challenge as this is in a popular lovers ln strip mall.

Thank Cynthia U
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81 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not fancy in decoration or presentation, but downright good Texas bbq with classic side dishes. The fried Okra was particularly tasty. The portions are plenty large.

Thank David H
Greenville, South Carolina
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370 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A very satisfying meal. Good service and atmosphere. Pulled pork and chopped brisket were excellent - moist with a good smoky flavor. Ribs ok. Slaw, green bean casserole were tasty. Sauce was very good. First time but I'll be back.

Thank Phillip K
Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Several of the standard barbecue beef, pork, chicken etc.each are good but my personal favorite is the pulled pork and a generous dousing with their first class barbecue sauce.

Thank 0000aabbcc
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Decent BBQ. Visit from time to time for lunch. If your are in a pinch and need some BBQ it will work.

Thank lsketadn1
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Brisket - 4 stars Pulled Pork - 5 Stars Jalapeño Sausage - 5 Stars Pulled Chicken - 5 Stars Mac n Cheese - 3 Stars ( Watery) Baked Beans - 5 Stars Friendly staff!

Thank michael9988
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Visited here on 1/4/16 based on online recommended places to try for bbq. Ordered the wings in tangy and bbq flavors. I could barely tell the difference between the two. The wings were of average size and the flavors did not stand out to me. Had a taste of the brisket that my sister ordered but not enough to give... More 

Thank McKinley T
northridge, ca
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Went for lunch, it was reasonably priced, offered a good amount of food for a hearty lunch and was quick - all things you hope when you are venturing out for lunch. I enjoyed the pulled pork salad and tea which comes with a roll.

Thank christineess
Riverview, Florida
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Good barbecue from a local chain. If you come in for a business lunch, please know that you will leave smelling like barbecue.

Thank Steve B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Vacationing from Michigan I had bbq on my 'to do list.' I contacted a friend who used to live in Dallas and she recommended several good places including Sonny Bryans. Decided to try it after reading mixed reviews. We had a GREAT experience. We got in just before a big rush. It was busy with dine in and carry out........ More 

Thank Laura M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5519 W Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-351-2024

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