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The Colony

Welcome to Barrel & Bones, where the art of barbecue meets a passion for flavor. We are more than just a restaurant; we are a culinary journey, a celebration of smoky goodness, and a gathering place for friends and families who appreciate authentic BBQ rooted in the heart of Texas, with a Globally Inspired influence on flavor. 


The Colony, Texas, is a suburban city nestled in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. It's known for its family-friendly atmosphere, excellent amenities, and a strong sense of community. Many of our fellow restaurants in The Colony area incorporate local and regional ingredients into their dishes, providing a taste of Texas in their offerings. Barrel and Bones fits perfectly, as a Globally Inspired Smokehouse that allows you to experience authentic Texan flavors with an international flair. 

the craft of bbq

Our pitmasters are true masters of their craft, tending to the smoker with dedication and care. We take pride in the art of slow-smoking meats to perfection, using a blend of select woods that infuse our dishes with that unmistakable smoky aroma and mouthwatering tenderness. From melt-in-your-mouth brisket to fall-off-the-bone ribs, every bite tells a story of time-honored tradition and culinary excellence.

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Local Flavor,
Global Inspiration

While we hold true to the Texas barbecue tradition, we also draw inspiration from flavors around the world to create unique and exciting dishes. Our menu is a fusion of classic barbecue favorites and innovative creations, offering something to tantalize every palate. Whether you're a purist who craves the simplicity of smoked meat or an adventurous foodie looking for bold flavors, we have a dish that will satisfy your cravings.

Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Barrel and Bones is more than just a restaurant; it's a place where families come together to share meals, laughter, and memories. Our warm and inviting atmosphere welcomes guests of all ages, making it the perfect spot for celebrations, gatherings, or a casual night out. Kids can enjoy their own special menu, and everyone can savor the joy of great food and good company.

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Come and Join Us:

At Barrel & Bones, we're more than just barbecue; we're a place where the love of food, flavor, and fellowship come together. Whether you're a longtime barbecue enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of smoked meats, we invite you to join us on this delicious journey. Come hungry, leave happy, and savor every moment with us.



2801 Plano Pkwy Suite #140,

The Colony, TX 75056


(469) 353-8810


MONDAY - SUNDAY 11:00AM - 2:00AM 

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