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Hard Eight BBQ

205 S Oak St, Cooper Tx, Roanoke, TX 76262-6618
+1 817-837-8888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (154 reviews)
“beans” (73 reviews)
“sausage” (85 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 S Oak St, Cooper Tx, Roanoke, TX 76262-6618
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not the standard Texas BBQ restaurant. Maybe the best pit BBQ in the country! You enter the restaurant by walking by the pits and selecting your order. It's buy by the pound service. Highly recommend the brisket and sausage. Prepared to perfection. My wife says...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best BBQ in the US. I travel and have had them all coast to coast. My brisket and sausage were smoked perfectly I did not use or need any sauce! The atmoshpere is great with the smokers up front to see and...More

Thank GHMH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best BBQ I've ever had. Doesn't compare to any other. Simply the best. Kids love it. Adults crave it.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pit BBQ at its finest. I’m from the Pacific Northwest and this bbq has spoiled me. Nothing else compares in my experience around the country

Thank jmschedler
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Simply one of the best places for BBQ and we travel the entire country! We have been going to Hard 8 for a while now but just tried the one in Roanoak Texas. It was just as good if not better than the one in...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We recommended by several people, so went. Do not be discouraged if there is a line outside. That line is not waiting for a table, but for the sort of buffet style of serving. Once you get in, there is a huge selection of bar-be-que...More

Thank Pinecone-sw
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I try to take all of my out of town friends here when they come to visit! They usually want to visit again and again!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I was in Texas for a business meeting and this place was suggested. It was a great suggestion!! The food was great and seasoned just right!! The line was long but it moved quickly. Once I was next I can see what the hold up...More

Thank tiffanyw309
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the best ribeyes I’ve ever had! It’s a tradition to go after a race at Texas Motor Speedway. The chicken poppers and the jalapeño sausage are great. The jalapeño sweet corn is really good. Old style BBQ - you go through the line...More

Thank sschaefer2
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great place with alot of fun, wonderful food, the brisket and ribs were finger licking good! You have to have their Mac'n Cheese. These are located through out, but love the one in Roanoke.

Thank TravelArunk
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28 June 2017|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of a specific happy hour but they serve beer, wine and margaritas - lots of beer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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