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Lester's Roadside BBQ

376A Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01803
781-221-7427
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Ranked #40 of 105 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $6 - $22
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We recently returned to Lesters after searching for good BBQ at another restaurants in this area. We were pleasantly surprised with their delicious, flavorful BBQ. Since then, we have returned a couple of times. Our experience has been great for each visit. We have ordered brisket, pulled pork, mac and cheese. Can't beat their crunchy coleslaw and flavorful baked beans.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Even the swarm of flies buzzing around our table and landing on our plates and cups could not distract us from the mediocre food. The ribs were way overcooked. Neither of us ordered burnt ends, but the ribs looked and tasted like that anyway. Truly awful ribs. How do you screw up ribs this much? How do you call yourself... More

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NYC
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88 reviews 88 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stopped here for dinner on my way up to Acadia. It was a thursday night and empty. Service was quick. The wait staff were nice and talked with us about the area and life. The food was excellent. It's some of the best BBQ I've had in this area of the country. I had the pulled pork, I'll have... More

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Gill, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to Lester's after reading "Best of Boston" review. Had the pulled pork w/2 sides - collard greens and dirty rice. Came w/ cornbread. Also had a pint of Ipswich Ale. It was all excellent - more than I could eat. The bill was only $16 and change. Really good food and prices. Can't understand why there isn't a line... More

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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53 reviews 53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Had the all-you-can-eat special, offered on Wed. from 5-8 and Sunday from 12-8. $16.99 for AYCE ribs, chicken wings, and two sides. They do it kind of funny. You order it at the counter and then you sit and they bring you out three ribs (wet or dry), three chicken wings (sauce or no sauce, mostly only drumsticks), and two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very good homemade pulled pork, cornbread and Cole slaw. Homemade pickles and sauce. Will be back to try the ribs and have a beer!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The brisket sandwich $7.99 with side is especially delicious and can't be beat. BBQ pulled pork, sweet mashed potatoes also delicious. The sweet and sour sauce was particularly good and complimented the pulled pork perfectly. Worth the 25min drive out of Boston for BBQ lovers. Haven't had better brisket in town than this! Very friendly and helpful service. (Didn't try... More

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Boston, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We've been Lester's fans for years. We used to go there all the time for lunch and loved it. We haven't been in a while but when we planned to have family over for some good BBQ, Lester's was our first choice. We ordered a quart of pulled pork, pulled chicken, and chopped beef a couple of days in advance.... More

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Was in Burlington, MA on business and found this place. Really great atmosphere and nice people. Food was good and beer selection was great. Had the ribs and brisket. yum, yum

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I love BBQ, and used to think Lesters was the best in the area. I had not been for a while so dropped in today, I was very disappointed. The brisket was served as a pile of very fatty chunks of meat, not neatly sliced as it should. The meat between the fat was tasteless, no pink smoke ring anywhere... More

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Additional Information about Lester's Roadside BBQ

Address: 376A Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01803
Phone Number: 781-221-7427
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: Barbecue

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