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215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
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11:00 am - 9:00 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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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A whole group of us went in Sat. to especially have the burnt end sandwich which is always delicious. But not this time. It was nothing like we have ever had before and we have been coming here for over ten years. The meat was not end pieces, it was a fatty cut of brisket that had no flavor except... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice guy working the counter alone. They had no ribs in stock, which was disappointing at 4pm. The pulled pork was excellent but the brisket was surprisingly dry and tough. The sides on the menu sounded a lot better in writing than they appear in the refrigerator case. I'd try it again to see what the baby back ribs are... More 

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Cut Bank, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Holy Smokes! Bar 3 is good. We went with a large group of friends and ordered a huge plate of everything for about $100, which was about $6 per person. It was great! We loved having enough so everyone could try what they wanted. There was still some left to take back to the hotel! There was not a single... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Two words....burnt...ends. Order them, eat them, love them. So tasty. Just writing this review has me desiring them!!

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Masonville, CO
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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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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Additional Information about bar 3 barbecue

Address: 215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
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
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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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 to $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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