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215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Barbeque

Had the baby back ribs. Meat was good not too fatty and no tallow flavor at all.. Very little smoke in the preparation. You may want to check if there are smoked and non smoked ribs. These ribs were juicy, tender but not smoked. They are finished on the grill. We got to the Bozeman location one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
Bruce453
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Masonville, CO
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104 reviews 104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The pulled pork was very bland and needed one of their spicey sauces to give it any kind of flavor. They only have bottled beer and when we were there only had one bottle of regional IPA.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It's hard to find good BBQ but this place has it nailed! Great taste and large portions, and I like the variety of sauces available at the table to mix it up!

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I brought a group of 13 high school kids to this restaurant very close to closing time. I think the guys behind the counter were a little surprised but they handled it great. The dining room is a little small but was perfect for our group. The kids had a great time and no one complained about the food or... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Nothing like the good reviews about the food! We didn't like it at all! The St. Louis ribs weren't soft and tender the taste was medium but noting special, the mash has a strange tast! I even questioning if it was good to eat it. Also the entourage wasn't cosy at all! For the price you pay they have to... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had the baby back ribs. Meat was good not too fatty and no tallow flavor at all.. Very little smoke in the preparation. You may want to check if there are smoked and non smoked ribs. These ribs were juicy, tender but not smoked. They are finished on the grill. We got to the Bozeman location one half hour before... More 

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Foley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just ate at this barbecue restaurant this week..I had the burnt end sandwich and chile cheese grits. The meat was cooked to perfection...smokey and tender..the grits are great but you must try the pickles...sweet and spicy hot but very addicting ... This is a must place if you like barbecue and in Bozeman..

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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403 reviews 403 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We ordered a pound of BBQ and some bread and bratwurst form Bar 3 for a picnic lunch at the Museum of the Rockies. The service was outstanding and the guy was very friendly and informative. We loved the sauces and tried three different ones. Would eat here again.

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Billings, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

From the enticing aroma that greeted us as we walked through the door to the heaping serving of meat on our sandwiches...

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Bozeman, Montana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I thought this Bar B Que place was a fast food restaurant (it has a drive through). We were looking for fast take-out so we could get home and get the baby in bed and decided to try it. There was one customer who told us without prompting that we walked into the right place. He was right. We got... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

As another reviewer indicated this is kind of a "hole in the wall" place. Small and rustic and even had a drive through, which worried me a bit. Never fear, the young man running the grill was friendly and the burnt ends sandwich and parmesan garlic mashed potatoes were delicious. Excellent smoked flavor and a good selection of sauces...from sweet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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