Sunday, February 8, 2009

D-Two Bar B Q

2503 W. Pioneer Parkway

Arlington, TX 76013


Open M-Sat 11-9

Before Cokers moved to its new digs across the street, it occupied the building that now houses D-Two. I don't know if the owner has any connections with Cokers, but the food could not be more similar. In fact, I'm going to paste the same meaty description from Cokers here with only a slight modification.

"The brisket had a decent crust and a light smoke line. The meat was dryish with average tenderness. The slices lacked smoke and had little flavor overall. Adding a bit of the [unfortunately bad sauce didn't help a bit]. The ribs were better with a good bark, well rendered fat and a good moist texture. The rub was heavy on the salt, and the meat held some good smoke flavor." Basically, if you're hungry for 'cue at the corner of Bowen and Pioneer Parkway, pull into whichever place is on the right, and you'll get equally average meat.

Rating **
D Two Bar Bq on Urbanspoon


Anonymous said...

EEWWWWW! dirty dirty dirty! I didn't even get a chance to try the food because I was too scared to try anything after getting not one, but two dirty forks with left over food on them! The only good thing I'll say is that the owner gave us our money back with some convincing, but he wasn't even nice or apologetic about the whole incident. TERRIBLE! DON"T GO THERE!

Anonymous said...

What a dump i had the ribs and felt sick after eating then i noticed dead insects swept in the corner. let's just say I'm calling the health department


Each joint is judged on the essence of Texas 'cue...sliced brisket and pork ribs. Sausage is only considered if house made. Sauce is good, but good meat needs no adornment to satisfy. Each review can only be based on specific cuts of meat on that particular day. Finally, if the place fries up catfish or serves a caesar salad, then chances are they aren't paying enough attention to the pits, so we mostly steered clear.