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215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just right for that midday bbq craving. Prompt service, quick seating, delicious food. I had the brisket, perfectly smoked, the macaroni and cheese (toddler approved), and fried green tomatoes (yummy!). Boyfriend had the Carolina pulled pork and garlic mashers (potatoes). He's from NC and everything met with his approval. Sweet tea could be a touch sweeter, but for Northerner standards... More 

Thank carri s
Deadwood, South Dakota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The two owners served up the best BBQ we have had besides our own. They were eager to please and very friendly. We had the smoked ham sandwich and the brisket sandwich. Both were piled high with meat. A good inch and a half of meat or more. Great roll, not too big. They make their own pickles, which have... More 

Thank abbyhyland2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Yummy! The bbq was great and the pickles were awesome! A few different bbq sauces that you can choose from! Sold out of brisket for the day, we needed to get theirs earlier but the pulled pork was great! The fries are fresh potatoes cut and seasoned!

Thank izzybelle
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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198 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

The restaurant is small but authentic, you order at the counter, collect your food when your name is called and then you clear your own tables - of which there are only 6 so it gets crowded quickly. I visited on a Saturday night and they were out of brisket and Mac n cheese which was a bit poor really.... More 

Thank Scorah
Bozeman, Montana
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Their various BBQ ribs are great, as is their BBQ chicken. LOVE their chili cheese grits, their fried okra and their (free) pickle slices (OMG!) Many good choices of BBQ sauces. Small eat-in seating but nice area. Friendly service is normal. They do a lot of takeouts. Late dinner ordering may be disappointing as they sometimes run out of items.... More 

Thank Dennis M
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

I must say the outside needs a little help.The inside is a BBQ place.I had the beef brisket.Was not that good.The fries are awesome.The bar 3 BBQ sauce was good it helped the beef Brisket.We also order the sampler sandwiches.Had the ham Beef and turkey The beef was ok the ham had a good taste to it but the turkey... More 

Thank Menotknow
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290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here just because we saw it and like to try local BBQ. Turned out to be a great decision. Three of us went. We all had 2 meat platters. Between the three of us, we had pulled pork, burnt ends, and ham. There wasn't one complaint at all, in fact, all 3 of us thought it was some of... More 

Thank MileHighJacket
Algonquin, Illinois
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

I had brisket and smoked chicken. brisket had a nice smoke ring, chicken had a crispy skin and good flavor. mac n cheese was good. I tried a couple of their sauces; all had a good taste to them. I would go here again for sure. gf had the Carolina pulled pork and enjoyed it. BBQ is going to cost... More 

Thank Scoop717
Bozeman, Montana
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Not great BBQ, with a general lack of smoky flavor, but OK if you are craving BBQ. Unfortunately the prices have gotten out of hand to the point where I've decided not to go back.

1 Thank Ernie K
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

The exterior isn't going to draw you in, but if you brave it, it's well worth it! The BBQ ribs are outstanding (baby back & St. Louis style)! The meat just fell off the bone, the rub and sauce are very good, and more sauce available on the table if you need it. Lots of fries and cole slaw served... More 

1 Thank SharkBait406

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N. 7th Ave., Bozeman, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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