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Hard Eight BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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205 S Oak St, cooper tx, Roanoke, TX 76262-6618
+1 817-837-8888
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Trophy Club
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unique BBQ experience! You won't leave hungry. Try the onion rings, they're grande and delicious. Plenty of room for all the family or even the entire office.

Thank MichaelFM76262
Flagstaff, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner while in town for the NASCAR, This a great pit BBQ place. I had the brisket, ribs and Jalapeno sausage. The meat had a great smoke flavor and was very tender. The sides were great and the beer was cold, even serve you beer while standing in line.

Thank capcep
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular spot and for good reason. Not only is the BBQ fantastically tasty, but Hard Eight has a big variety of sides. (Yes, even salad). The Jalapeno creamed corn, baked beans and bacon wrapped poppers are crazy good. Getting your food is interesting: you cue up past the smoke pit, select the meat you want, then walk into another area... More 

Thank MisterMikeSeattle
Lemont, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a BBQ fanatic, among the best in north Texas is Hard Eight in Roanoke. Walk in and see the gigantic smokers working it's magic on beef brisket, turkey, sausages and much more. The whole neighborhood smells of that heavenly smoke. Order your meats, then take your tray down the line and load up on several of the wonderful side... More 

Thank H971LItimb
Atlanta, Georgia
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115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start by saying I've not been to the Stephenville restaurant; I hear it's even better, as the original location. Yes, I've had cue in Lockhart, in and around Austin, and a host of other places around the country. I've made cue myself for 40 years. Hard Eight is the best beef cue I've had. Perfectly smoked, not fatty, not... More 

Thank DLGilmore
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! So many options! The turkey and brisket were delicious. The chicken was a bit dry. The sweet potato fries are terrific too!

Thank Alyson P
Belleville, Michigan
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard Eight is a unique dining experience. You order your meat by the size you want and it's fresh cooked on the grill. Excellent and moist. I've had the beef brisket twice... excellent both times. My son loves their steaks ! A little pricey but excellent food! Bar options limited.

Thank poneill156
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to try what everyone was talking about! It was a fun experience but not worth the prices! WOW! Save your money and find another place!

Thank Aubree P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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947 reviews
578 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just love this place. Get what you want, in the amount you want. Be careful, your eyes are always bigger than your stomach! Everything is excellent!

Thank rryan313131
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafeteria style, by the pound bbq place. To budget your meal, order a sandwich (plenty of food but a set price). Lots of beef, but also chicken and turkey and shrimp poppers. Baked potatoes and a selection of side dishes. Even fresh fruit and green salad. Long picnic tables in a nice covered area to seat yourself. Noisy and friendly... More 

Thank MomofthreeColorado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Oak St, cooper tx, Roanoke, TX 76262-6618
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 817-837-8888

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