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Suzy Q's Barbeque Shack

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2829 River Rd, Buffalo, NY 14207-1031
(716) 873-0757
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
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
Amazing food, great staff, a gem of Buffalo.

Went here because we saw it was rated well on TripAdvisor and couldn't agree more. The food was absolutely amazing (great barbeque, homemade sauces, perfectly cooked), the staff was super friendly, and the price was spot-on. If you've never been here, you should definitely check it out. 2 thumbs up!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Buffalove468
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Went here because we saw it was rated well on TripAdvisor and couldn't agree more. The food was absolutely amazing (great barbeque, homemade sauces, perfectly cooked), the staff was super friendly, and the price was spot-on. If you've never been here, you should definitely check it out. 2 thumbs up!

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I have been to just about every top Barbq place in the country and for me their pulled pork is the best I have had. Smoked chicken thighs are also top notch. Ribs are not bad. Piggie pie is out of this world, you have to top it with cole slaw to get the full effect.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

First off, call early (like around noon) to place your order for pickup for dinner, or place it the day before. Once they are out of something, they are out. Second, Sue seems like a top notch lady, and she knows her stuff. My husband and I shared brisket, ribs, and chicken thighs. Everything was great - if you like... More 

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Belle Harbor, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

the foods were amazing ! HOmw cooked and smoked . the corn bread was the best I ever had in my entire life.. Portions were humongous. Can't wait to go visit my son in Buffalo- just to go back and eat here !

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a great meal. The service was great! Thanks Jack. The staff was very accommodating as well. I would definitely come again.

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Amherst, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went with 2 adults and 3 small children. I called ahead since it was close to closing time and I wanted to be sure they still had food! When we arrived, Suzy had a table all set up waiting for us. She couldn't have been nicer, explaining the different menu options and taking her time to be sure we... More 

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Chatham, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Our party all had ribs. They were delicious!! They offer their homemade sauce. Owner explains each of the three sauces. Sides to choose from as well. Very down to earth place, nothing fancy. Pricing I thought was a bit high, but ribs were outstanding. $24 for a full rack. One can order smaller portions. The building could use some updating... More 

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Mendham, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Suzy Q's BBQ Shack is a true gem for Buffalo, NY and boasts the best corn bread I personally have ever had. For my full experience with pictures/prices, you can check it out here: http://www.lifeisarollercoaster.org/suzy-qs-bar-b-que-shack/

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Staten Island, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We went for and early dinner which was a good move because by 6pm the place had a wait out the door. Very small shack restaurant, looks like a dive outside but as soon as you open that door and smell the BBQ smoker doing it's thing, WOW! We had beef brisket, ribs, pulled pork and corn bread. The brisket... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nice view by the lake. The best cord bread and beef brisket we have ever had. The corn bread is very fluffy and light with crispy crust and honey. Bravo. The chicken thigh is also very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2829 River Rd, Buffalo, NY 14207-1031
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 873-0757

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?