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Hard Eight BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
+1 972-471-5462
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (560 reviews)
“beans” (182 reviews)
“shrimp poppers” (36 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 18:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Real Texas BBQ! They have it all! Very unique way of picking your meats at the pit before making your way inside. We tried a little bit of everything and it was all great. When folks are driving out here from Fort Worth for BBQ,...More

Thank Cornfed9505
Reviewed 2 days ago

We're local and go to Hard Eight often because it's close to work and home. In TX there are a LOT of BBQ choices. One of the best * Their brisket is the best. A recent visitor from CA said this is the first brisket...More

Thank Carl L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love BBQ and always on the lookout for good BBQ restaurant. I discovered this jewel in Coppell. Upon entering the restaurant one is greeted by the most amazing aromas of smoked meat. There are two fire pits with a variety of meats. This is...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being from England we were overwhelmed by the quality and variety of meat. Excellent cuts pit cooked visibly in the restaurant in a barn like setting wonderfully decorated. There were quite a number of sides from excellent buttered bread to salads, coleslaws, sauces and gravies....More

Thank Kuldip1959
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time here and wasnt disappointed. They make a huge effort to make great Texas bbq. Very organized lines. The lines do move fast. They walk you through the bbq area where they are actually cooking the food. It's neat to watch. The food was...More

Thank SkylaGinla
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it may cost a couple of dollars more than their neighbors up the street .. but it is worth the extra cost! Yes, there are often lines .. but the meat is worth the wait. Even with lines, there are places to sit. We...More

Thank GulfTX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just too e pensive for ok brisket. Ribs, corn, snacon wrapped shrimp is okay, but not too much to say about the brisket. Many other places like it. I.e. Salt lick Lulling bbq

Thank robbflys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every business trip I take to Fort Worth has me driving back to Hard 8. The sirloin is fantastic and the prices are reasonable. I would also recommend the blackberry cobbler. This place is the best!!!

Thank Midwest_Sunset
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great experience . You line up right by the smokers and pick your meats which they weigh the. Give you back your tray to go inside and get your sides, desserts and drinks. Sausage chicken ,ribs ,bacon wrapped shrimp and chicken ,...More

Thank Msing123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wild! The food is amazing! I was here for a work trip and I am so glad we came here because I can't imagine a more Texas place to eat at. Will go back if ever in Dallas!

Thank Lisa M
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16 October 2017|
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Response from Searching4Zen | Reviewed this property |
I would call them. That would be a very nice gift.
16 June 2016|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And they all are good. Corn, beans, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019-3865
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Coppell
  • Phone Number: +1 972-471-5462
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