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Review: Why we go to Lockhart Smoke House in Downtown Plano TX

Readers asked where to go for real Texas barbecue in Plano, Texas?

Early is on time when you want great Texas BBQ in Downtown Plano, and you can take DART line home if you are too full to drive.

Shop Downtown Plano first.

– photos via Lockhart Smoke House in Plano

1026 East 15th Street – Downtown Plano Texas

Arrive early. Leave full

Texas Road Trips – BBQ Capitol – Lockhart Texas #SmittysMarket

It takes persistence and patience to create great Texas Barbecue.

Smitty’s Market – Lockhart Texas

Smitty’s Market – Lockhart Texas

– Brian Bearden

Lockhart, Texas, has three of the top barbecue spots in Texas. Try them all. You can bring back a box of sausage too.

Lockhart is between Austin and San Antonio a few minutes away from airport in Austin

Check out Lockhart BBQ in Downtown Plano or Hutchins BBQ in McKinney Frisco if you need a local barbecue fix

Prime location in Downtown Plano – Lockhart Smokehouse

Find your reason to try Texas barbecue. Consider trying Lockhart Smokehouse in Downtown Plano, Texas.

One of our reasons, we used to drive all the way to Lockhart, Texas, for Texas Barbecue and to bring back boxes of Texas hill country sausage. Now, we can go to downtown Plano for Lockhart ‘cue.

Cowboys and Rangers fans can also try Lockhart in between the baseball and football stadiums in Arlington, Texas.

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Best Texas Barbecue nominees #besttexasBBQ #hutchinsbbq #lockhartbbq #rudysbbq

Nominees for best place to meet a friend for Texas Barbecue are …

Hutchins BBQ in Frisco and McKinney TX

Kenny’s Smoke House

Lockhart BBQ in Plano

Rudy’s Country Store BBQ in Allen TX

Spring Creek Barbeque

Tender Smokehouse in Celina

Tri Tip Grill in Frisco TX at The Star

3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House aka Rib Whisperer Trace Arnold

Honorable mention

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Hank’s Texas Grill in McKinney

Hard Eight in The Colony

L&L Hawaiian BBQ in Plano

Texas Smokehouse in Richardson

Note: Still testing Korean BBQ spots. List of nominees being vetted. To be determined

Want to go on a road trip for Texas Barbecue?

Black’s Barbecue in Lockhart TX

Buck Snort BBQ in Van Alstyne

Clark’s Outpost Bar-B-Q in Tioga TX

Cooper’s BBQ in New Braunfels, Fort Worth Stockyards, Junction, Llano etc

County Line BBQ in Austin

Franklin’s in East Austin

Kreuz Market in Lockhart and College Station

Pappa’s in Houston and Dallas

Salt Lick

Smitty’s Market in Lockhart TX

Snow’s BBQ in Lexington TX

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