Terry Black’s BBQ Moves to Dallas Grocery Stores

Terry Black’s Barbecue sells its smoked meats at five Tom Thumb grocery stores in Dallas.

Terry Black’s is a restaurant a Lockhart’s famous barbecue family – the family that opened Black’s Barbecue in Texas in 1932. In 2014, after a family disagreement, some family members split up and opened Terry Black’s in Austin. Restaurant extended to Deep Ellum at the end of 2019, with great fanfare.

Co-owner Mark Black says they made the quick switch to selling food in grocery stores because the coronavirus has driven families away from restaurants. “During this time, we have pivoted our business model in a number of ways, and this partnership with Tom Thumb in Dallas has allowed us to offer Dallas residents another offering,” Black said in a statement. The meat hit stores on June 1.

The windows of Tom Thumb stores will sell two types of sausage, as well as turkey, prime rib, pork ribs and brisket. All food is smoked and seasoned, with package instructions on how to reheat it. Prices range from $ 15 for five links of sausage to $ 40 for half a brisket.

Sorry: Terry Black’s will not sell his black margarita in Tom Thumb stores.

Tom Thumb locations in Dallas selling Terry Black smoked meat are: 2380 N. Field St. (near Woodall Rodgers Freeway); 5809 E. Lovers Lane (near Greenville Avenue); 7700 Northwest Highway (near NorthPark Center); 7177, chemin Inwood (at boulevard W. University); and 6333 E. Mockingbird Lane (at Abrams Road).

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Terry Black's Barbecue Frozen Black Margarita in Dallas is made with tequila, mezcal and triple sec mixed with a pitcher of secret black margarita mix.

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