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Bumbershoot BBQ

It's a strange feeling to drive through the horse fields and pastures of Argyle, Texas, then suddenly wind up on a street corner bustling with unique restaurant concepts.

The folks who brought us Earl's 377 and Kimzey's Coffee House (plus Denton's LSA Burger and Barley & Board) have now hidden in their backyard a funky little Austin-esque barbecue trailer; a place they've called Bumbershoot BBQ. I like to call this trifecta of fun food "destination dining", because you make a bit of a drive to get there, and then you are fully immersed in a well-planned environment with quirky little details at every turn.

A growing line of people stands before a little silver trailer serving up serious barbecue (it runs out fast, y'all, so get there early!), while picnic tables sprawl under light-strung trees. You're in Argyle, Texas, but when you take in the sights, smells, and the sound of country music, you feel for a second like you're someplace else entirely. It's all al fresco at Bumbershoot BBQ, and I think it's absolutely charming.

The menu at Bumbershoot is simple: meats, sides, and drinks. Don't overthink it. Get some LOADED TATER TOTS (obviously, I'm yelling, so this is an order), a plate of meats, choose your favorite side, then settle into a picnic table with a cold beverage. Done.

Mouth watering yet? If not, here's a little photo evidence...

425 US 377 South
Argyle, TX 76226


  1. The sausages and tater-tots look REALLY good. The salad is a nice side as well.

  2. I love the idea of "destination dining!". All they need is some grilled veggie options lol :) Thanks for sharing!

  3. This looks delicious! :D
    I like the menu and the food!

  4. The food looks lovely, the menu sounds great too! thanks for sharing


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