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Tennessee's Real BBQ

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260 Andover St, Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 977-9977
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 16
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for chain bbq

Great choices. A bit pricey but overall fun atmosphere. Do not expect the staff to know lots of info on the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2014
blondechickma
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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Massachusetts isn't known for great BBQ, but this place is. Went there for lunch and got the Blue's rib combo. I wanted to see which of their ribs were the best. I found that they are all great. I enjoyed the Memphis ribs the most, but the Baby Backs were terrific too. The BBQ beans were very good and my... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've had Southern soul food BBQ many times in the South, but it was a surprise to find it so far north. They have successfully imported an authentic Southern flavor to the North Shore of Boston - bravo! The collard greens and smoked wings are amazing. This is a must visit place if you're in Peabody and you're looking for... More 

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Swampscott, Mass.
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stop in on my way home from work to grab some BBQ pork to take home. Had eaten here in the past and food is OK, albeit a bit overpriced. Tonight when I walked in there was a family of four eating, and they were the only ones in the restaurant. I knew what i wanted and went right to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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142 reviews 142 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Great choices. A bit pricey but overall fun atmosphere. Do not expect the staff to know lots of info on the food.

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bcolt52
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really good food in large portions @ fair prices Casual dining with booths and friendly staff. Everything available for eat in or carry out

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

When I saw the restuarant as listed as one of the better ones in Peabody MA I had to try it, being from TN. The service was great as was the food, and lots on your plate. I can't believe I ate the whole thing. Lots of UT paraphanlia on the walls! Fun!

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Vogar, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

One of my best restaurant visits ever, period. Does not look like much when you get there but man, they know how to barbeque. Everything we had was perfect, however their selection of sodas was a bit disapointing. But the food is great and this is a must go place if you are up in Peabody, highly reccomended. Cant wait... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

When you walk in the door of this restaurant you can tell that their food is going to be good. The pleasant smell of wood smoke tells you that they don't cut corners or use artificial ingredients in their cooking. The baby back ribs are WONDERFUL, the baked sweet potatoes are really good, the Dixie chicken is great...and the price... More 

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Malden, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Food was very good, prices good and atmosphere is okay. Self-service. Wish there were better drinks to choose.

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Boston
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114 reviews 114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We go here from time to time and always leave happy. I come from a family of Great Southern cooks, my Mother is from NC and makes the BEST Fried Chicken and Pecan Pie in the World.......but even she doesn't make cornbread as moist and delicious, and I've got to admit my Collards aren't as good as Tennessee BBQ. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 260 Andover St, Peabody, MA 01960
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: (978) 977-9977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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