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Best Barbecue

A couple of friends and I are traveling through the Dallas area for only one day. We are from New York and are looking for only the best barbecue restaurant in the area... Any suggestions?

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  1. Will you have a car, and what time of day were you looking at having BBQ?

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    1. re: air

      Haha, I had a slight feeling about the responses to follow. Anyway, i ask these questions because if the timing and your transportation work out, drive to Garland and head to Meshack's, which would be the least distance choice as you'll have to leave Dallas to have good bbq.

    2. Will you be anywhere near Austin?

      1. # 1 according to D Magazine.

        Off the Bone BBQ @ 1734 South Lamar St., TX 214 - 565 - 9551.
        http://offthebonebarbeque.com/

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        Off the Bone
        1734 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215

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        1. re: Littleman

          This is not to be confused with the one in Fort Worth, which is the real number one. Both Off the Bone and Longoria's in FW, along with Meshacks are all worth driving for.

          http://www.offthebonebbq.com/

        2. The BBQ in NY is better than the BBQ in Dallas!

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          1. re: twinwillow

            Oh c'mon, twin. I used to complain about the bbq in nyc all the time when I lived there. At least Dallas (well, Garland) has some excellent bbq at Meshack's.

            1. re: mahalan

              I have to try Meshack's. You and others rave so much about the place, I'll go ASAP.

          2. Yeah Dallas is not known for its BBQ. Good steaks maybe, but certainly not BBQ.

            Rob