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MadJacks BBQ

295 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Ranked #32 of 150 restaurants in Pittsfield
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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61% Recommend
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English first
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102 reviews 102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Went for dinner around 7PM on a Sunday Night. They were out of baby back, spare and beef ribs, all they had left was St. Louis. One of us ordered St; Louis rib plate (4 ribs, 2 sides) with mac & cheese and slaw, the other had brisket with slaw and fries. Slaw has anise in it, which gives it... More

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Easton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A few of us were looking forward to stopping by here. When my wife and I walked in I thought we went from Pittsfield to the South walking through the door. The music set the tone along with the decor. Our waitress, Mylissa, was friendly and very helpful with any question we had. My wife had the Jumbalaya and I... More

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had dinner here before going to a play at the Barrington Stage Company. My wife had the brisket and I had the Carolina pulled pork. She had the sweet potato fries and cole slaw. I had baked beans and cole slaw. Everything was excellent. We were surprised at the quality of the barbecue as we are both from NC... More

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16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Went by on a Sunday night, basically because most of Pittsfield was closed and this was open. We were told up front that they were our of several menu items, particually the brisket. Seem sthat they are closed on Monday so whatever they sell out of on Saturday is never restocked. Decided on the "rib sampler" which consists of four... More

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Baltimore, MD
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I remembered this place from three years ago when we visited the Berkshires. It was very memorable then and again on this trip. The barbeque here is awesome. Beef ribs are a rare find in the right half of the country, but they have them here. I was dying for their ribs again. I don't eat pork ribs. The beef... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I went to MadJack's today for lunch. When we walked in we were greeted and told we could sit anywhere. We chose a comfortable booth and admired the beautiful lights on the ceiling and the pleasant atmosphere. The waitress was very nice and welcomed us to our first visit to the restaurant. I ordered the pulled pork which came with... More

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went to Madjacks as a choice of a friend, I was apprehensive because I am not a BBQ fan. What a great meal, the menu had a few things that I liked so I went ahead and ordered a Beef Brisket plate sliced thin. It was melt in your mouth delicious. My wife had Beef Etouffee , the waiter... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We ordered our food to go. Got back to our place and our liquidy sides ran onto our fries causing them to be soggy, we are literally a block away. This isn't real bbq, I'm sorry. We were very disappointed, I could have baked chicken in the oven and just squirted bbq sauce on it and came out better. It... More

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Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stopped in for lunch . We were too early so the ribs were still in the smoker . Wife ordered the fried chicken (2 pieces your choice ) and sweet potato fries . Chicken was very good and the fries were excellent . I ordered the jambalaya and hush puppies . Hush puppies a little spicy but very very... More

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We visited twice in one week. The food is good no question. BBQ better than we had in Texas. The service on the other hand was useless. We ordered a meal for two. When it arrived we had no plates and when asked about them we were told they ran out of plates...really. We had already been told they had... More

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JPOWELL37, Owner at MadJacks BBQ, responded to this review

Hi there wanted to thank you for the feedback. We're sorry you had a bad experience last weekend. Unfortunately, this past Saturday night when you visited we had our dishwasher call out, which resulted in a large backlog of dishes, I only wish your server had informed you of that so that it didn't look like we had "run" out... More

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