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Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon

€€ - €€€American, ,
100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
+1 925-935-1440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork ribs” (18 reviews)
“cornbread” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Back40 several times over the years going back to their last location. The staff is great. It seemed to take a long time to to get our salads. After that the food came. Back40 is not my first choice for...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good BBQ and customer service was superb! The waiter was welcoming and attentive, enjoyed our dinner and drinks definitely coming back here in the future.

Thank heilala v
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best places for BBQ. Their smoked and slowly cooked beefs are very delicous. There are manu sides options and you should try mac&cheesr and garlic patatoes with the main dish. Also the staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank OnurYTR
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really enjoyed our meals. Visiting friends in Walnut Creek, and they suggested this place for dinner. None of us had been here before. Glad we went. Service is friendly and efficient. Prices are reasonable, especially for the quantity and quality of food. Interior is cozy...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Yet another restaurant claiming to be "authentic Texas Barbecue". Having pictures of cowboys on the walls and even importing a smoker made in Texas does not authentic Texas barbecue make. Having eaten at the Salt Lick in Driftwood, Coop's in Llano, and Tyler's in Amarillo,...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I always prefer to eat in the bar because the service is better and the wait is usually minimal. The hamburgers are to die for as are the weekend specials including the Clam Chowder on Fridays and Chicken Tortilla soup on Saturday and most Sunday's.

Thank Terideloachetanner
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Ok this is not Texas which I think has the best BBQ. That said, We had family dinner, plus an International guest, and the food was really good. Much better than I recall from years past. Perhaps it was because it was so long since...More

Thank rhitomi
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I like this place as it is informal with good food. Always consistent. I enjoy their bbq food. The turkey is my favorite. Plenty of parking.

Thank FredN47
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Finger-lickin' good ribs, chicken and brisket. Back Forty knows how to smoke meat and they have all the good fixin's as well. We had our son's wedding reception there and everyone raved about the food. The staff was attentive and we appreciate the care that...More

Thank TrvlmavenCalifornia
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Growing up what I thought was barbecuing was in fact grilling - meat cooking over charcoal. One difference is that grilling is faster method of cooking than barbecue. Also I realize barbecue is meat cooking in indirect heat as the smoke adds flavor. In the...More

Thank Gerald R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-935-1440
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