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Bugaboo Creek Steak House

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551 John Mahar Hwy, Braintree, MA 02184-6599
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Not as good as before

The food was not as good as it was a few years back. I had the prime rib and my husband had the rib eye steak. Average flavor for an expensive dish. Plus the dancing Christmas tree is not longer there. That made it festive to go around the holiday season.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Raynham, Massachusetts
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Raynham, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

The food was not as good as it was a few years back. I had the prime rib and my husband had the rib eye steak. Average flavor for an expensive dish. Plus the dancing Christmas tree is not longer there. That made it festive to go around the holiday season.

Thank table500
Brockton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went out for Saturday night Dinner after some shopping. We got to the restaurant around 8:20PM and the place was empty for a Saturday night...it was even empty for a Monday night. We were sat right away, but the service was slow. It took almost 40 minutes to get our meals from the time we ordered. We did not order... More 

1 Thank Kathy R
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Bugaboo is a fun dinner. Even though it's a steakhouse I'm a fan of their snowbird chicken. The bread at start of meal is yummy and fresh baked!! Fun decor, good staff. If it's someone's birthday they will come out with a giant moose head puppet to sing and give a kiss (not kidding, not for the easily embarrassed )

2 Thank Charissa G
Casselberry, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I visited this establishment on June 9, 2015 and my total bill came to $22.47. I left a tip of $4.53 for a total of $27. Since I'm a business traveler I don't check to ensure accuracy until I'm doing an expense report. I noticed that Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse had overcharged me. The total charged to my CC was $36.47,... More 

Thank Alan R
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We decided to go to Bugaboo for a quick bite one weekday evening. The restaurant was rather busy. We were seated in the bar area. The waitress came right over to assist us. However, her voice was very very loud throughout the entire evening. Her service was excellent, but her voice was rather unbearable. I inquired, and found she works... More 

1 Thank jpp1960
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I had been there one or two times before, and we went again last week. I should have turned around and left the minute we walked in. The place stunk bad. Food was overpriced for what you get and most of all the cleanliness or lack thereof is appalling. There were ants crawling everywhere, everywhere and I mean on my... More 

Thank Leah V
Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I went there because another nearby restaurant that we wanted to go to was closed. I had the steak tips (medium). They were well done. The mushrooms had an unfamiliar flavor that I did not like. The green beans had a strange taste, as well, so I did not eat them. I didn't expect much from this... More 

1 Thank Chessie22
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Ordered combination steak tips, coconut shrimp, and wild rice. Wild rice was tasteless. coconut shrimp was good, but only had 4 in serving. I ordered steak tips medium rare, but I was served well done. We also ordered steak tips rare, but they came out well done as well. We were halfway done with our meal before the steak tips... More 

1 Thank csc1821
Troy, Michigan
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260 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Not bad. $36 with beer, steak with 2 sides, bread, tax, and tip. Similar to other big box steakhouses like Longhorn. What I expected, but hoping for something better.

Thank 1Rahhalatun
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

No one eats here. Not much choice on menu for either lunch or dinner. Waitstaff ar hard to understand and not very attentive.

Thank Nicole H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 551 John Mahar Hwy, Braintree, MA 02184-6599
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: 781-848-0002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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