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Billy Bob's BBQ

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35 Fairmont Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2423
11:30 am - 3:00 am
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 am
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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the summer my wife and I stop here almost every Friday night after an evening golf game around the corner at Vassar Golf Course. This is a great neighborhood bar that is jovial and loud as you would expect from a barbeque joint. The food, and particularly the barbeque dishes are very, very good. We sometimes have the Nacho's... More 

Thank Chris E
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the chef is a CIA graduate but there is nothing above average at this restaurant. and on top of that, the food takes a long time, 40 minutes for an appetizer?! come on, thats ridiculous for a slow night.

Thank joe d
West Park, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

we were seated fast. Food was a bit slow arriving but it was good. Too full to try any desserts even though they sounded good.

Thank dacranjel
Poughkeepsie, New York
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163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We love Billy Bob's. It is so hard to choose what to have because the menu has so many things we want to eat. The BBQ is wonderful! The brisket is my favorite. Tuesday is Wing Night, so we try to get there every Tuesday when wings are 50 cents each. It is a wonderful way to try different flavors.... More 

Thank Noreen M
LaGrangeville, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I've had the food here, the barbecue isn't bad. I want to say that I am not usually a complainer, but this got me upset! It was Father's Day and I called well ahead (half hour) to order to two 1/2 chickens for my wife and I. I arrived at 7:10 to pick up my order; not ready yet. 7:20?... More 

Thank jayeff001
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The loaded nachos with bbq chicken are amazing! This is definitely comfort food. Nothing healthy on the menu, but the food is amazing and you get huge portions.

Thank acritelli724
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Waitress in dining area was nice enough but horrible at her job...no check in on drinks no check in on water stop by once and that was it . Slow slow slow...waitress in bar area was better and not her area. Well food was good so if that's all that matters to you go here.

Thank Claude P
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Server very pleasant, friendly, tho she was a bit busy. Ordered dinner, waited 25-30 min. Mac n cheese was ok, a bit underseasoned and dry. Rack of baby back ribs was tender , not seasoned at all. BBQork sliders were awesome !!!!!! Bang bang shrimp was yummy! Catfish was delicious, not greasy. We will try again.

Thank Tweetyrock
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I took a group here for lunch yesterday, there were 27 of us. Normally with a group this size you'd here some complaints. Not here, everyone was extremely satisfied. The only "complaint" was they were stuffed and didn't want to go back to work. This place has a great recipe and is very consistent in every dish they have. The... More 

Thank Mike Z
Bristol, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Good, tasty BBQ, especially the brisket. Huge portions. Classic American bar experience. Friendly service. Nice! No idea if a place like this is totally commonplace or not in USA. But for a Brit it was a really good experience and not like anything back home. 3.5/5 if we could split the score.

Thank Caloobrus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Fairmont Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2423
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: 8454717870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?