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Bad To The Bone Barbecue

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5120 State Route 104, Williamson, NY 14589-9624
315-589-9252
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
B-Bque Experts!

Great B-Bque Atmosphere. Great People who own and work the establishment. They cater and always have consistent great food. They catered our sons graduation last year!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Luke C
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Williamson, New York, United States
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Williamson, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great B-Bque Atmosphere. Great People who own and work the establishment. They cater and always have consistent great food. They catered our sons graduation last year!

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I've got to admit that I didn't stop here for a full meal. I already had some grilled chicken at home, and I just needed some side dishes to bring along to "round out" the meal. But I'd heard so much about this place that I just had to stop in and grab a few of those side orders to... More 

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Williamson, NY
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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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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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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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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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14 helpful votes 14 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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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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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 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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