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All 12 Williamson Restaurants

Bad To The Bone Barbecue

5120 State Route 104, Williamson, NY 14589-9624
315-589-9252
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Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Williamson
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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  • English first
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English first
Williamson, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've tried "the best" BBQ on my travels around the country. Nothing comes close to Bad-to-the-Bone. They smoke their meat to perfection prior to the final cooking. The smoke "pink" id evident throughout. Their sides are excellent. They don't give the food away but when I want the BEST, I go here.

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Rochester, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We are The Rochester Euchre Meetup group located in Rochester, New York. Since I use Trip Advisor when I take a trip, I always check reviews written by other members, as well as writing reviews myself. I happened upon Bad to the Bone in Williamson, NY online and read the reviews and I knew we were going to use them... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Niagara Falls from Montreal by way of the south shore. Fantastic BBQ!!! Had the chicken and ribs, fall off the bone great.

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Walworth, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The ribs are great, but the brisket is awesome. The owner oversees the meat cookery. Sides can be variable depending on who is doing the cooking. If you want crisp snappy green beans, don't order them here. These are the kind grandma made, cooked and cooked, but loaded with flavor. I've had okra ranging from just ok to great. Cole... More 

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were passing through San Juan Capistrano and found Bad To the Bone Bbq! What a find! You can see all of the huge smokers from the register and the aroma inside causes your mouth to water. The beef brisket sandwich we had was juicy and tender. Excellent food and reasonably priced. We will make a special trip back up... More 

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for fancy this is not your place.but for good BBQ it is. I found the brisket to be exceptionally good. The sides are good but nothing's special.Overall I would highly recommend.

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Ohio
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113 reviews 113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

There were several choices to choose from while we were visiting this area. The GPS said 'Barbecue' and we were headed in that direction. We got there just after dinnertime on a Friday night. They might consider being better lit from the street as I was not certain that they were open and I would not have noticed the restaurant... More 

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Rochester, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Chicken, ribs, and beef all smoked/grilled to perfection. I must go there once a month and I live in Webster. The last time I stopped there, I ordered just chicken to take home. It isn't fast food, but it is worth a five minute wait. I wish there was more of a drink selection but this place is no frills... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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213 reviews 213 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

ribs, chicken, brisket, great sides, whatever. it's all really good. this is not really a bigtime personal service venue, but the food is outrageous tasty and it comes pretty quick. the smoker outside looks like super high tech and probably cost megabucks. the owner is obviously all-ii cash wise. the food is fresh, clean, and if you leave hungry, it's... More 

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Marion, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

When comparing rib joints I try to be fair with the food and atmosphere. Food, The ribs and pulled pork are excellent. The sauce is very flavorful but you won't be finding a variety of sauces as many rib restaurants offer. I would call this a rib shack. You order and pay at the counter. Up side..no waitress to tip.... More 

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Additional Information about Bad To The Bone Barbecue

Address: 5120 State Route 104, Williamson, NY 14589-9624
Phone Number: 315-589-9252
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Williamson
Open Hours:
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 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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