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Good BBQ at or near the Dallas airport?

weetara Dec 8, 2009 08:02 AM

My husband and I will be arriving at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport around 9PM on a Sunday night and departing the next morning at 7AM. Any chance of us finding good barbecue either at the airport or somewhere accessible by public transportation between those hours?

I know that there are branches of Cousin's at the airport--are they any good, and any idea how late they may be open? Other suggestions that we could reach without a car?

Thank you!

  1. c
    CocoaNut Dec 8, 2009 08:22 AM

    Outside the airport, you'll be hard pressed to find much of anything during the overnight hours - certainly nothing that would be worth the price of a taxi fare. I've been told, as airport food goes, that there are some good options in Terminal D.

    1. twinwillow Dec 8, 2009 03:41 PM

      Hmm. Not terribly far from DFW, you might try, "Main Street BBQ" in Euless. Used to be pretty good. Other opinions?

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        CocoaNut Dec 8, 2009 03:58 PM

        Twin, re-read the hours that the OP will be on the ground at D/FW.

        I don't think North Main is open at all on Sun and I KNOW not during overnight hours......

        1. re: CocoaNut
          twinwillow Dec 8, 2009 04:00 PM

          Sorry, never thought of that. Oh well, Terminal D will just have to do for them.

          1. re: twinwillow
            lovelel Dec 9, 2009 06:27 AM

            No question, Hard 8 BBQ in Coppell is just norh of the airport off of Freeport Parkway. I think Bass Pro Shops may be able to accomodate you if after hours.

            1. re: lovelel
              DallasDude Dec 9, 2009 01:11 PM

              Bass Pro has unusual game and worth a taste.

              1. re: DallasDude
                CocoaNut Dec 9, 2009 03:38 PM

                Bass Pro - that would be Uncle Buck's Brewery and Steakhouse. Good idea, but they are only open until 10:00 pm, as are most of the restaurants in the area -- IF they're open at all on Sunday.

            2. re: twinwillow
              air Dec 11, 2009 09:39 AM

              I agree that Cousin's in Terminal D should suffice. They're better than Sonny Bryan's, Rudy's or any other chain bbq.

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          CocoaNut Dec 9, 2009 04:19 PM

          D/FW airport is off the beaten path between Dallas and Ft. Worth, and unfortunately, pickins' are slim - particularly during non-traditional eating times.

          Saying nothing for the quality of food - there are 3 places in Grapevine that come to mind if you simply want to get out of the airport/hotel, have a drink and a bite to eat. All 3 are within walking distance from each other, but definitely call to verify Sunday evening hours.

          Buffalo Wild Wings - sports bar/wings - they are open until 1am

          Bone Daddy's - sub-par bar/bbq, but bbq none the less - hours not posted but you can call. (The name speak volumes) http://www.bonedaddys.com/

          Hooter's - wings/bar - hours not posted (This name speaks even louder) http://www.hooterstexas.com/

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