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Back Forty Texas BBQ

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3977 Durock Rd Ste 205, Shingle Springs, CA 95682-8482
+1 530-676-4040
11:00 - 21:00
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Shingle Springs, California
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've been going to this restaurant for over 20 years and the food is always excellent. The smoke taste in all the meat is just right and not overwhelming. The sauces are really good and the sides never disappoint. We especially enjoy the pork ribs and will be going back for years to come!

Thank Bill V V
Shingle Springs, California
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious bbq! Good specials...cheaper than the casino!! Wonderful staff and service, we just love Shelly!!

Thank SharonS1953
Shingle Springs, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I love BBQ, but this just does not it for me. the seating is very tight. I think this is more of a take out place. The BBQ sauce is okay. I like the sausage. The corn bread is very good:)

Thank April M
Shingle Springs, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great family meals. About half of the customers are large family groups with children. Nice BBQ meal selections.

Thank habutom
Garden Valley, CA
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Back Forty has very good ribs, a small place but good dinners. We like the pork ribs. Full meal, lots of food. Prices in mid range.

Thank 1bearswife
San Rafael, California
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130 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I visited this restaurant for the first time to take out Texas style BBQ. I selected the party pack combo which contained both pork and beef ribs as well as beans, potato salad and french bread. The ribs were good and meaty and side dishes were well prepared. Although I did not eat in, I noticed the restaurant was rather... More 

Thank Donald W
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Casual atmosphere and great food. We go every few weeks when we need a BBQ fix. A nice neighborhood restaurant.

Thank Banksrose
Sonoma County, California
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We got the Texas toothpicks for an appetizer and they were not that good. The sliders and tri tip sandwich were pretty good. The mac and cheese and cole slaw were good, but definitely not homemade. Our server wasn't friendly and we waited a long time to have our order taken when the restaurant was practically empty.

Thank Carissa R
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and their BBQ food is the best ever! Their BBQ sauce is so good that I could just drink it. They've won many awards for their sauce and you could also buy some. Their food is always so fresh and everything is always cooked perfect. This is one of the locals favorite place's... More 

Thank K9Lover13
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Back Forty is a great place to eat. It's not a big restaurant but comfortable. BBQ chicken salad is my favorite. Always get your dressing on the side.

Thank Mike N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3977 Durock Rd Ste 205, Shingle Springs, CA 95682-8482
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Shingle Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 530-676-4040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?