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Commonwealth BBQ

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659 South Street, Wrentham, MA 02093
+1 508-384-9676
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Must try

If you like BBQ, and you are within an hour, this is a must! I have tried several items and they all are better than expected. The owner, Christopher Vieira, has hit a home run with the restaurant. Nothing fancy, but the food is absolutely delicious. The corn bread is awesome, as is the BBQ... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you like BBQ, and you are within an hour, this is a must! I have tried several items and they all are better than expected. The owner, Christopher Vieira, has hit a home run with the restaurant. Nothing fancy, but the food is absolutely delicious. The corn bread is awesome, as is the BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich. I will... More 

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New Jersey
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Ordered the three meat platter,your choice of meats. Comes with three sides, good size portions. Pulled pork was tender and juicy. I felt the meat could use more flavor. The brisket is cut very thin, some pulled apart easily, some were a little chewy. The meat had nice smoke ring, that to I felt could use more seasoning. The pulled... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Found this little BBQ shack by accident. I have had plenty of BBQ from all over and plenty from down south, but this place gets it done right. Nothing fancy, but if you like Q, this is the place. The Commonwealth pulled pork is the best I have ever had.

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Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Commonwealth BBQ has great barbecued meats & a small selection of tasty sauces - the owner traveled throughout the south trying recipes before opening up here. Slow cooked in the traditional manner, meats are fall-off-the-bone tender and juicy. Take out only, no indoor seating. Outdoor seating available under a semi-shaded area with worn (and sometimes sticky) picnic tables, but the... More 

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Groton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My wife and I stopped here based on a sign on the interstate! What a great find. This is excellent BBQ. I had chicken and my wife had the brisket. Both were cooked to perfection! Even the sweet potato fries were crisp and tasty. This is not a sit down restaurant, but it has lots of picnic tables for eating... More 

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Vernon, Connecticut, USA
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stopped here after the outlets before we headed back to CT. The food was excellent, reasonably priced and came out pretty quickly. We loved the picnic tables even if that nerd reviewer who gave it 1 star didn't. Rate it for what it is not what it isn't.

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not too much to look at but the food is very tasty, the service is friendly, my kids love the hot sauce. Strictly take-out in winter , picnic tables in the summer.

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Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I called to see if there was seating for 4 and easy informed that it was picnic tables outside. With a Wind Chill of -10 it ain't happening. With such rave reviews, the need to consider expansion.

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Christopher V, Owner at Commonwealth BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are a seasonal restaurant that stays open year round for two reasons..... first to make sure if you have a great BBQ craving, you can satisfy it, and secondly to keep our staff of 20+ employed rather than send them to the unemployment line every winter. Part of our appeal is the authenticity of our... More 

Seekonk, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stumbled on this place over the summer and cant stop coming back every couple of weeks. My fiance and myself love bbq and have a hard time finding any good places around us. We live about 20 miles away and still make it a point to make the drive often. I always get "the commonwealth" which is pulled pork... More 

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waltham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Happened to drive by on our way to the outlets, looked good so we turned around and stopped. Smelled great, perfect looking BBQ menu, seemed very authentic. I was very excited to try it. My wife's chili and the kids' chicken tenders were very good. Good sweet potato fries. Really good and authentic BBQ sauces (4 different kinds - Memphis,... More 

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Additional Information about Commonwealth BBQ

Address: 659 South Street, Wrentham, MA 02093
Phone Number: +1 508-384-9676
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wrentham
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 - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 659 South Street, Wrentham, MA 02093
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wrentham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-384-9676

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
  • 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 - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?