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Boston Area BBQ/Barbecue/Barbeque Compilation (Long)

A Casual Fan | Jul 22, 2002 02:33 PM

I'm a long time lurker, first time contributor.

As a BBQ junkie who doesn't get out enought to try them all, I have been saving up a list of of Boston-area BBQ establishments for a while to try out "once I have the time". Consulted a lot of postings found here to help create the list. Thought it might be of interest for others who crave slow-cooked smoked meats.

Note the list is in no particular order; the list is not strictly BBQ (lots of soul food "crossover" listings); the list coverage is not strictly the Boston area; the list still has some closed establishments (ex: M&M/Station 11); and with many of them I have no first hand experience. I also don't have any establishements in some of the other "sometimes-considered-to-be-BBQ" categories - Korean, Brazilian churrascaria.

I would welcome your ratings/comments on any specific establishments, especially the less-frequently discussed.

*** Also, please point out errors, and suggest additions or corrections to the list.***

I am aware of the ongoing Blue Ribbon/Redbones/Uncle Pete's discussions, so instead of re-posting the existing discussion, please indicate the link to original discussion threads instead.

[Note in some cases, I have provided a link to existing postings on this website discussing some of the establishements.]

BBQ Places in Boston area:

Pit Stop, Rte 203, Morton St. Mattapan

Maryam's Famous Cuisine
310 Bowdoin St
Dorchester, MA 02122-1832
Phone: (617) 825-9226

Station 11/M & M Ribs (restaurant)
195 Adams St/ 1 Arcadia Street
Dorchester, MA
Phone: (617) 825-9667
Sunday buffet $9.95

M & M Ribs (truck/wagon/pushcart)
corner of Quincy Street and Columbia Road

Big Moe's BBQ Ribs
260-268 Bowdoin (near Saint Peter's Church)
Dorchester, MA

[updates on Big Moe's/M&M Restaurant/M&M Truck:

Big Jims Chicken & Ribs
442 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02121
(617) 442-2220

Chris Texas Barbecue
1340 Dorchester Avenue
Fields Corner Dorchester MA

Chris Texas BBQ
4000 Washington St.
Roslindale, MA 02131-1132
Phone: (617)522-1010

Billy's Texas BBQ
530 Washington St
Codman Square
Dorchester MA

Billy's Texas BBQ
1427 Tremont St. (Mission Hill)
Roxbury, MA 02120-3403
Phone: (617)442-2181

Tex's Barbeque Express
888 South St.
Roslindale, MA 02131-2410
Phone: (617)327-0304

UNCLE Pete's Hickory Ribs
309 Bennington St
East Boston, MA 02128-1448
Phone: (617) 569-7427
Fax: (617) 569-7427

Jake's Boss BBQ - near Doyle's, Washington St. Jamaica Plain

Jakes Boss BBQ (cart) at Downtown Farmers Mkt (?) -- Govt Ctr. Farmers Mkt open Mon and Wed..11-6 (?)

BB Wolf - Brookline Ave, Fenway

Tennessee's - Copley Sq. Hotel/chains in burbs

Linwood Grille - Kilmarnock St. in Fenway ares

Fajitas and Ritas -West St, Downtown Crossing - has BBQ

Whiskey Sour Mash Smokehouse on Huntington

Soul w/BBQ:
Bob The Chef
604 Columbus Ave (at Northhampton)

Soul w/BBQ:
Chef Lee's
1160 Blue Hill Ave at Morton Street

Village Smokehouse - Brookline Village

Blue Ribbon - W. Newton, (Arlington?)

Redbones - Davis Sq., Somerville,

Tommy Florammos 213 Everett Ave Chelsea

New Bridge, Chelsea

Memphis Ribs 2046 Mass Ave Cambridge

Avenue Cafe (Butchie's BBQ) 319 Western Ave in Cambridge

Porterhouse Cafe
2046 Massachusetts Ave, Porter Sq.
Cambridge, MA 02140-2011
Phone: (617) 354-9793

East Coast Grill - Inman Sq/Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Bison County
275 Moody St
Waltham, MA 02453
Phone: (781) 642-9720
Fax: (781) 642-9313

A little drive:

Firefly's BBQ Brunch buffet
Marlborough, on route 20, a mile or two East of downtown.

Bub's in Sunderland

Moat Mountain Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
3378 White Mountain Highway (Route 16)
North Conway, NH
(603) 356-6381
DIRECTIONS: Travel north on Route16 through the historic village of North Conway. Continue North. We are located approx. 1/2 mile past Memorial Hospital on the left.

Curtis's in Putney, VT.

Hickory Bill's shack - Rt. 2 Pownal VT

SOUL FOOD (more Soul than BBQ, but many have smoked meats on the menus):

Brothers Deli & Restaurant
1638 Blue Hill Ave
Mattapan, MA 02126-2121
Phone: (617) 298-5224

Bob The Chef
604 Columbus Ave (at Northhampton)

Chef Lee's
1160 Blue Hill Ave at Morton Street

Avenue Cafe
319 Western Ave in Cambridge

Po-Boy’s Express
27 Harbor Point Boulevard

Keith's Place
469 Blue Hill Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02121
(617) 427-7899

Big Jims Chicken & Ribs
442 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02121
(617) 442-2220

1193 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
Phone: (617) 576-1971

Dixie Kitchen
182 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02115-3011
Phone: (617) 536-3068

B-Side Lounge
92 Hampshire St (Windsor Tap room?)
Cambridge, MA 02139-1504
Phone: (617) 354-0766

Dudley Soul Food Restaurant
2306 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA
(617) 442-6113

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