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295 North St Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA 01201
+1 413-442-2290
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mostly good...

We've been to Mad Jacks several times during the summer months. My favorite time is on a weekend when they might be having live music brought in. Their BBQ is quite good...different flavors and size combos you can order..BUT.....think twice before having the coleslaw. It's not your usual. They have... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
VJM132013
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We've been to Mad Jacks several times during the summer months. My favorite time is on a weekend when they might be having live music brought in. Their BBQ is quite good...different flavors and size combos you can order..BUT.....think twice before having the coleslaw. It's not your usual. They have added fennel seed which gives it, in our opinion, a... More 

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Jabari P, Owner at MadJacks BBQ, responded to this review

Hello, as the owner of MadJacks I wanted to personally respond to your review.. We have in fact closed our location on North Street due to the construction of the new Hotel on North due to open in Spring of 2015. We are currently in the process of relocating to Church Street in Lenox and will be partnering with the... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant near Barrington Stage in downtown Pittsfield. I love ribs and barbecue. But I'm reluctant to order them up north because they just don't measure up to what I've been spoiled on in Tennessee where I used to travel frequently for business. I was pleasantly surprised by Mad Jacks. The baby backs were to die... More 

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Pittsfield MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It's taken a long time for my husband and I to get here; as a non-red-meat-eater, I didn't find the idea all that appealing. But we went tonight, and both had excellent meals. He had the St. Louis' ribs - the full rack actually defeated him (don't think I've seen that before), and he loved them. He did have to... More 

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Sykesville
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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163 reviews 163 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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NJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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Tortola
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Berkshires
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 295 North St Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Pittsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-442-2290

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
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
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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