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Bodacious Bar-B-Q

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1206 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011-7340
+1 817-860-4248
11:00 - 20:00
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite BBQ restaurants in the metroplex. Any excuse we can get to come here we do. It's conveniently located near Texas Stadium and the Ballpark, but just check their hours so you can make sure they aren't closed. I've never had a disappointing meal here. Ordering is cafeteria style where you start by ordering your meats and... More 

Thank Meg C
Arlington, Texas
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495 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Sweet tea not so good. Serving staff friendly and helpful. Sauce- not my favorite. Meats- incredible. They stand on their own.

Thank happytraveler4209
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

From the outside, you may be hesitant to try the food, but trust me, it's delicious! We went for a late lunch. There were 4 of us and we tried the brisket and the links. Both were cooked perfectly. The brisket fell apart and the links had this delicious maple flavor. The sides were also good-- Mac and cheese, pinto... More 

Thank scberg720
Wichita Falls, Texas
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My friend and I went for the second time recently before we went to a Dallas Cowboy game. It is close to the stadium. Food is wonderful. We had the chop beef sandwiches and ribs. The second time we ate there was just as good as the first time. We ate around 2 p.m. It was not crowded. It is... More 

Thank rondaholler
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Outstanding smoked meats and BBQ. Located close to At&t Stadium, this spot is screams texas! It smells so good when you walk in. They offer several side dishes to go along with the meat selection, in addition to tasty sauces which compliment the meats. This place is a definite restaurant you will want to visit while in Arlington TX

Thank Sharon B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Bodacious Bar-B-Q was recommened to us by a local that works less than a block away. My wife and I had lunch and the food was great. I had the meat platter with ribs, pulled pork and sliced brisket along with beans and mac/cheese. My wife had a chopped brisket sandwhich and banana pudding. The meat had great smoke flavor... More 

Thank Jim M
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Every time we come to the Dallas area a visit to Bodacious is mandatory. We were not disappointed over the Labor Day weekend. The chopped beef sandwich was juicy, the taste was excellent, and it was perfectly cooked. Husband had the 3 meat platter and was happy with all of it. Only down part was that the potato salad is... More 

Thank lizardgrace
Woburn, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We ate here a couple years ago and liked it very much so we went back. My wife got the ribs and I got the brisket. The ribs were very good and the brisket was excellent. I also had the macaroni salad and my wife had the coleslaw. Both were very good. The restaurant was clean and the staff were... More 

Thank John K
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Cafeteria style bbq place. I had the pulled pork and chicken. The pulled pork was good but the chicken was very dry. I enjoyed the BBQ sauce. For the sides I had the pinto beans. Pretty sure they were from a can. The mac and cheese was not home made either. I had a fried peach pie for dessert. It... More 

1 Thank Chuck R
Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Eat here at least 3 times a month. Family owned favorite local place to eat lunch. Excellent BBQ. If you're a frequent guest, they call you by name when you walk in the door. Good value, good food, good people. Doesn't get any better than that.

Thank jcnani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011-7340
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-860-4248

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