After trying out six different bbq joints, I can safely say that my taste buds have been taken on quite the adventure. From smoky beef brisket to melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork, these places have it all!

But which one takes the crown for the absolute best? Join me as we dive in and uncover which bbq joint reigns supreme in Allen.

Trust me, this will be a delicious journey you won't want to miss!


TwoRows Classic Grill

TwoRows Classic Grill
🗺️ 711 Central Expy S, Allen, TX 75013
☎️ 972-396-8670
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–10 PM

First, let me say that the atmosphere was simply amazing. It had a cozy and friendly vibe that made me feel right at home. The menu had a great variety of options which made it hard to choose what to order. I finally decided on the brisket, which was absolutely divine! The meat was tender and juicy with just the right amount of smokiness. The sides were also top-notch, especially the mac and cheese which was creamy and flavorful.

What really stood out to me was the exceptional customer service. The staff went above and beyond to make sure I had an enjoyable experience. They were knowledgeable about their menu and gave great recommendations.

Overall, TwoRows Classic Grill is definitely a place worth visiting if you're in Allen. Trust me when I say that you won't be disappointed!

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Burnt Bbq & Tacos

Burnt Bbq & Tacos
🗺️ 2929 Custer Rd Suite 302-D, Plano, TX 75075
☎️ 469-786-0078
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–8 PM
Monday: 11 AM–8 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–8 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9 PM

First of all, their brisket was so tender that it melted in my mouth like butter. The pork ribs were also impressive with a nice smoky flavor that made me want to lick my fingers. As for the tacos, they had a unique twist with fresh toppings that added a touch of freshness to the meal.

The ambiance was relaxed and inviting, perfect for enjoying some bbq with friends or family. The staff were friendly and helpful, making sure we had everything we needed.

Overall, I highly recommend Burnt Bbq & Tacos to anyone looking for some delicious bbq in Allen. Don't miss out on this hidden gem of a restaurant!

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Mahalo Hawaiian BBQ

Mahalo Hawaiian BBQ
🗺️ 2380 E Park Blvd suite 404, Plano, TX 75074
☎️ 945-217-5190
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9 PM

The moment I stepped inside, I was greeted with the aromatic scent of the Hawaiian spices and sauces. The menu offered a wide range of options, from tender chicken to juicy beef ribs. Being a seafood lover, I went for the succulent shrimp platter which was cooked to perfection.

The atmosphere was lively and the staff were friendly and attentive. But what stood out the most was their signature dish - the Spam Musubi! It may sound weird, but trust me it's an explosion of flavors in your mouth.

Overall, Mahalo Hawaiian BBQ is definitely worth a try if you're looking for something different and flavorful. Don't forget to grab some extra napkins because things can get messy, but that's part of the fun!

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Beaubeaux's Bourbon & Biscuits

Beaubeaux's Bourbon & Biscuits
🗺️ 965 Garden Park Dr, Allen, TX 75013
☎️ 469-640-1113
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–12 AM
Monday: 8 AM–12 AM
Tuesday: 8 AM–12 AM
Wednesday: 8 AM–12 AM
Thursday: 8 AM–12 AM
Friday: 8 AM–12 AM
Saturday: 8 AM–12 AM

Let me tell you, this place is the real deal. The bourbon selection alone is enough to make any whiskey lover weak in the knees. And don't even get me started on the biscuits - they're so good, they could make a grown man cry. But it's not just the libations and grub that make this joint stand out - it's the atmosphere too. It's cozy yet lively, with a touch of Southern charm. So if you're looking for a spot to sip some spirits and indulge in some comfort food, Beaubeaux's Bourbon & Biscuits is where it's at.

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Lockhart Smokehouse

Lockhart Smokehouse
🗺️ 1026 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074
☎️ 972-516-8900
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

The aroma of the smoked meat welcomed me as I stepped into the restaurant. The brisket was so tender that it felt like a warm hug on my tongue. I also tried their jalapeño sausage, which had a spicy kick to it but balanced perfectly with the sweet barbecue sauce. The sides were just as impressive, especially the mac and cheese that was creamy with a hint of smokiness. Overall, Lockhart Smokehouse in Allen is a top-notch BBQ joint that definitely deserves its reputation.

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Spring Creek Barbeque

Spring Creek Barbeque
🗺️ 1993 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75071
☎️ 972-542-8529
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9 PM

From the moment I stepped in, the aroma of the smoked meat was so intoxicating that I could hardly contain my excitement. The restaurant's rustic decor and inviting atmosphere made me feel more than welcome.

I decided to go for the brisket and ribs combo, which were flawlessly smoked to perfection. The meat was tender, juicy, and had an unforgettable smoky flavor, making my taste buds dance with joy.

The sides were just as impressive; their potato salad was creamy and perfectly balanced in flavors. Their jalapeno cornbread was another standout; it had a slight kick of heat that perfectly complemented the rich barbecue flavors.

Their service was exceptional too. From the friendly staff to their quick service, everything was top-notch.

Overall, Spring Creek Barbeque is a place where you can get some of the best bbq dishes in Allen. I highly recommend this place to all bbq lovers out there. Trust me; you won't be disappointed!

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Chloe Barlow

Thanks to her passion and expertise, Chloe provides insightful reviews of the best business and restaurant experiences available in Dallas. When Chloe isn’t writing for the Dallas Nav, she can be found exploring all that Dallas has to offer - attending exhibitions, trying new restaurants, and discussing current events at coffee shops.