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$9 - $28
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American, Fast Food, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Flavorful, moist BBQ beef ribs with meat falling off bone - that's my holy grail. I've been searching East, West, North and South only to find it in my veritable Massachusetts back yard near the highway, amidst typical New England country roads. All the other...offerings are excellent too. Service is very friendly and efficient. I did not mind waiting a while for my order. The food was prepared expertly - fresh and hot. The price was good. The $40 my wife and I ordered stuffed us for lunch and we had dinner that evening from the leftovers.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 6, 2021 via mobile

The ribs and the chicken were tender and had a good flavor. The cornbread was very dry and the collard greens had no flavor. The corn on cob and sweet potato fries were good

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 30, 2021

The portion size of both the pulled pork sandwich and sweet potato fries was generous, and the food was good, although not exceptional. The service was OK, and pretty neutral. The downside was the price - way too high. I'll stick with some of the...other options in the area who offer inside dining, wait service, and comparable food for the same, or in some cases a bit lower, price.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 26, 2021

Was out for a day with a buddy and took some backroads (for me) and came upon the Commonwealth BBQ. I'm glad we stopped. It looks like a 1950's drive-in. Plenty of parking (the parking needs a spring cleaning) and real good food. It's walk...up window service with picnic tables in front. The location is a mile from the Wrentham "Premium" Outlets. Go under and past 495 to the next traffic light. Commonwealth is on your right. The menu has Appetizers, Sandwiches, Ribs and Platters. Prices are a bit high, but the food is very good. I had the "Further South Burrito" with beef Brisket. The side was black beans and rice. Very good sauces too. I like a sweet bbq sauce so it was great for me. My buddy had the "Commonwealth" the signature pulled pork sandwich. He loved it. He got fries for his side. No pump ketchup dispenser up front. you have to ask for ketchup. If you are out for a day trip. Bypass the chain restaurants and stop here. I think you'll like it.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 21, 2020

My friend and I came here on a whim and the food was great. It was better than I expected and the service was very friendly. It was a lot of food, also. I got a chicken sandwich and the sauces were great, too.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed September 18, 2020

Food is still great but this place has totally taken advantage of the pandemic to raise prices ridiculously. A few months back they had a sign stating it was due to a meat shortage, yet they increased everything across the board on their menu. Now...they are saying they won't be adjusting their prices back - it's unfortunate that they are doing this during a time when people are trying to support their local restaurants but can't afford to pay ridiculous prices. This is, and has always been, a take-out-only joint so it's not like they had an expense like other restaurants that needed to reconfigure their set up to accommodate patrons COVID safe - people just need to social distance when they line up at the window to pick up their food. Not sure how they are justifying such a big jump in prices. We used to come here all the time, not anymore. C'mon Commonwealth - very disheartening! !More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 1, 2020

I took note of this place on a recent meandering drive through the area. We decided to give it a try for takeout several days later. We tried a variety of their meats: pulled pork, sausage and brisket; and sides: mac & cheese, potato salad,...collared greens and coleslaw. Everything was great but I must say the sausage was a standout for me. The have four sauce options, we tried three of them. This all came with some yummy cornbread. Oh let me not forget the fried pickles!! Be warned that a large order is LARGE! We took ours home, but they do have outside picnic tables if you want to dine there. This will not be the last time we eat BBQ from here. I highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Authentic BBQ with plenty of delicious sides. Amazing ribs, pulled pork and the Mustard-based BBQ sauce is incredible. Yummy!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious!! People at counter were very nice. We had great weather so it was convenient to eat outside. I was surprised at first to see sooooo many people but after we ate it was obvious.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

The menu is straightforward and consise. Each offering is excellent quality from the lean beef brisket sandwich to the great large, meaty chicken wings to the ribs...pork or beef! to the creative delicious chicken sandwiches. Honest value, funky location and delicious.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Hi, we do not serve alcohol and yes you can order/pay for gift cards over the phone.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Commonwealth BBQ

Yes, Commonwealth BBQ offers takeout services.

Commonwealth BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5