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275 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 642-9720
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really good place

Gotta get fried pickles and sweet potato fries! Very good pulled pork and pulled chicken. Definitely worth the calories! Also some good alcoholic beverages like vodka with blueberries and lemonade. Frequent visitor!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Maggie Z
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Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Gotta get fried pickles and sweet potato fries! Very good pulled pork and pulled chicken. Definitely worth the calories! Also some good alcoholic beverages like vodka with blueberries and lemonade. Frequent visitor!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stopped in for lunch yesterday (3rd or 4th visit in the last couple years) and felt compelled to put up a positive review. This is a great-yet-relatively-unknown spot, particularly if you like craft beer. The bartenders are big beer (and football) enthusiasts and they have a great selection of rotating taps from mainly top-shelf New England brewers with some outliers... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I've tried the highly touted RedBones, in Somerville, and Blue Ribbon BBQ, in Arlington, and this is my fave. I love the Carolina sauce, and the ribs are very lean. Garlic mashed potatoes are excellent, as are the bbq chicken and the catfish. Small menu, very casual atmosphere, good draft beer selection. This place has consistently delicious food & efficient... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Interesting casual atmosphere. Great beer selection. Good service, though a little too speedy (still eating appetizers when entrees brought out). Food was hit or miss. Bison burger, cucumber salad, fried pickles were definite hits. Arizona egg rolls were okay. Turkey tips and garlic mashed potatoes were bland. The corn bread they give you after seating was delicious.

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Albany, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Can't beat this place for lots of great food and beers. Offers a varied menu of traditional barbeque selections, buffalo and burgers. Rustic but fun and a bit noisy if busy.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We met a friend for dinner. Service was not outstanding but not terrible. We were brought corn bread and honey butter but no utensils until we asked. Service was a little slow but it was the height of the dinner rush. There was some confusion on our dinner entrees. Two us had the same thing with slight differences and the... More 

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Scotia, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went here for dinner and the food was very good!! And we ordered fried pickles as we saw them on the menu and wanted to try them and they were awesome. Staff was very friendly and had kids items on the menu. Would definitely come back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

huge servings. had the combo plate...pulled pork and pulled chicken with Carolina sauce. It was delicious. The egg rolls for an appetizer were really good too! I was surprised that it wasn't very busy for a Sunday night. large beer list had a hard time deciding what beer to have!

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Do not miss the Chili Relleno Plate! A grilled chicken & cheese filled, batter dipped, deep fried delight. Served on a bed of Jalapeño Rice, this is the bombdiggity dinner! They are huge and I could only eat one and took one home. The Smoked Wings are BIG and juicy and will be part of my SEC Football Saturdays this... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I'm from Colorado, and I have to say the bison burgers here are some of the best. Well-cooked to desired temperature and very tasty. I also enjoyed the southern wings, seared over the grill. The beer selection was great as well. Gives me a good taste of home, away from home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 275 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: (781) 642-9720

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?