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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (156 reviews)
“beans” (75 reviews)
“sausage” (88 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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205 S Oak St, Cooper Tx, Roanoke, TX 76262-6618
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best BBQ in town. Worth the wait in line. Many choices besides brisket. Ribeye cooked perfect! Layback atmosphere Awesome music on the Friday night when we were there Definitely a must for Texas BBQ!!!

Thank LupefromTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love this place, best bbq we've had anywhere. Very relaxed atmosphere. Can take a while because there's usually a line around the building. Be ready to spend the evening there. Brisket, sausage, and grilled corn are our favorites, but I haven't...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Hard Eight BBQ and often bring out of town guest here. The meat is served right of the BBQ pit and sold by the pound. We typically over order on meat but it make delicious leftovers. Our favorites are the custom steaks cooked...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch and both ordered the Ribeye for $28. It was perfect, better than any steak I have had in the last year. it comes with 2 sides and was perfectly prepared.

Thank MVInternatinal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time eating here. At first I didn't know where you go or what to do when I walked in. The staff were all friendly and explained the process of selecting the meat, baked potato or corn on cob tell them how...More

Thank ThatTexasFam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

all meat is ala cart but do tasty. Brisket and ribs are really good Onion rings and okra and cobbler extra but worth it

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolut Must for all foreigners visiting the area. Very good meat and choice, this is a very good experience. I am always finding time to go there when I am in DFW. Important to know, this is a BBQ place and you should not expect...More

Thank laurentF4490RT
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Fair food. Expensive. Pinto beans with sausage in dining room is complimentary. Too spicy for me, but I’m a bit wimpy! Sides expensive. Before you know it one persons meal is over $20!

Thank SportsFan57
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Went to the Hard Eight BBQ joint while visiting a buddy in Dallas. The restaurant has a classic BBQ joint feel. The minute you walk in you are greeted by a staff member working the grill...you tell them what meats you want and they place...More

Thank Bytor56
Reviewed 13 January 2018

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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27 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
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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