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347 Great Road (Routes 4 & 225), Bedford, MA
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Phantom Gourmet...
Phantom Gourmet - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-wdwy5hIsMI
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good BBQ

The usual stuff: pulled pork, ribs, steak tips, with several different sauces and sides. They've recently added seafood (shrimp, catfish, etc.), but I haven't tried any of these dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Duncan M
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Had pulled pork sandwich with side of Mac and cheese. Not good, lacking flavor, extremely small portions. Drive a little further to Blue Ribbon, although no bar available there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The usual stuff: pulled pork, ribs, steak tips, with several different sauces and sides. They've recently added seafood (shrimp, catfish, etc.), but I haven't tried any of these dishes.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We go here a lot. If the have the burnt ends get those. Also get on the mailing list for he pig roast buffet. I had a work event her was was a great value for the price

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boston
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a small friendly place. Some items are really good and some just average. The buffalo wings are probably the best I have ever had. The bar usually has a game on and there are several beers on tap to choose from. It's a nice, casual place to grab takeout or grab a quick meal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Foods great. Bartender however has a horrible attitude. Sitting here eating and she's texting talking to other people not acknowledging us. 20 minutes our food isn't even rung in. I would come back for food but not when she's serving.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They have Mac & Cheese and Collard Greens & Cornbread on their menu - in Bedford, Mass! The ribs were lip smackin' good. I taste tested the chopped yardbird and the chopped pork and they were good too. The Sauce had a sweetness to it I couldn't place - so I just placed it in my mouth over and over!... More 

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Bedford, Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not only do I eat there - but I've had them cater events more than three times. The food is always delicious - and the owners are very nice to work with. I recommend them highly!

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is kind of an out of the way BBQ restaurant in a small strip mall in Bedford, MA. It has gone through a couple of makeovers and now offers table service. The service was friendly and helpful, but the food is lacking. The brisket was very dry; the ribs were not very tender or meaty. For less money there... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Love the aroma as you enter thru the door. Very nice friendly staff, nearly every time I go the owner stops by to chat. Love the margaritas. Very very excellent smoked and bbq'd meat. I wish I had a bigger stomach so I could order more food. Because the streets close up at 7:30 PM in town, I understand why... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Well, possibly best in the Boston area. Nice choices despite clever daily "specials" that tend to stretch a bit. Pork plat and sandwiches are great and the collard greens....well,this ain't the South y'all! But passable and will prevent disease and maybe even scurvy.

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Additional Information about Firebox BBQ

Address: 347 Great Road (Routes 4 & 225), Bedford, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Bedford
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 347 Great Road (Routes 4 & 225), Bedford, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Bedford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Phantom Gourmet - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-wdwy5hIsMI
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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