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American, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed March 25, 2022

Best experience ever! It started with our waitress, Paula, who couldn't have been more helpful and fun! My sister and I went there last Friday (during Lent) and we don't eat meat on Fridays. Add insult to injury, I must eat/drink gluten free. Absolutely no...problem. The GF choices are incredible. We ordered a salad (which was huge), baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad and French fries - all GF and all delicious. The choice of drinks for a GF person were fantastic. Not only could I get a Tito's with Dole Pineapple juice, for dessert, which was liquid, we enjoyed home-made apple cinnamon moonshine! So delicious! Specially made by Paula. She also makes orange cream and root beer. I cannot wait to go back to Gotta Q. Also, being a carnivore, I had to bring home some meat! It was pork and it was delicious - beyond delicious.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed January 23, 2022 via mobile

Great place for BBQ! The staff was very friendly and the place was clean. Service was great! We really enjoyed the wings with the 4 dipping sauces. We also had the pulled pork platter with macaroni and cheese and baked beans, the brisket platter with...macaroni and cheese and macaroni salad and the Qban. We loved all of it! The meats were all delicious, especially with the sauces. We also really enjoy the Qban. It was very tasty! The cornbread was great too and butter would have made it better! They do offer kids menu. They had a great beer list and drink menu. We will certainly be back again and really enjoy the atmosphere!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 8, 2021

Started our with the Chicken Wings ( for which Gotta Q has been #1 in the state for 3 years) the best I've ever had. On to the 1/2 rack Ribs meal w/2 sides . Again, have to say the best ribs ever! A great...selection of sides too. You have to try this place you WILL NOT be disappointed. Our waitress Nicole was so friendly and accomodating and we got to try a few different sauces.. Also the interior of the restaurant is so welcoming, you don't want to leave. A+ all the way.....More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 3, 2020

The food and service were awesome! Best St.Louis Ribs I’ve ever had. I strongly recommend making a trip to Gotta-Q!!!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 17, 2020

We ordered 2 pulled BBQ chicken sandwich meals for pick up and a brisket sandwich meal. It was pretty good overall. I would recommend giving this place a try if you like smoke flavored BBQ. Here are my criticisms: 1. the meal was supposed to...come with cornbread, but they forgot to include it. 2. The potato salad was a bit firm. 3. The macaroni salad with a bit runny. 4. The chunks of chicken on the sandwich were too large. 5. The bun was soggy by the time you get to the last bit. Seems like the bun doesn't hold up too well with the BBQ sauce. 6. It was a bit pricey. Overall, I'm glad I gave it a try, but it wouldn't be my first choice for lunch.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed June 6, 2020 via mobile

After reading reviews we visited their outside dining venue. Nicole was exceptionally friendly and willing to recommend their award winning St. Louis ribs. My wife had the pulled pork. The main entrees were exceptional and our choice of sides was very good and plentiful. I...would add the attention to detail of the restaurant's (state mandated) protocol regarding the health screening during this time was extraordinary and comforting to us.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

Very nice meal. Me and my son visited on a rainy Tuesday night and was more than pleased with the restaurant. We were instantly greeted at the door and led to a table in the bar area. Both orders were 100% correct and served rather...quickly. The Brisket was some of the best we have had. My son thought the pulled pork was outstanding, as was my Tri-Tip sirloin. The meats were very flavorful, and sauces were served on the side. The Kansas City sauce was our favorite sauce, but all were delicious. While eating, the pit master was nearby and we had a nice conversation. We will definitely make the 1hour drive to come back and “pig” out again!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019

Went here with a date one evening. The atmosphere is great and staff is super nice. The food though is fantastic. Be prepared to eat a lot. They should have wheel-barrels to bring you out to your car afterwards. Good beer selection as well. Will...be back.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant absolutely has the best BBQ we’ve ever eaten. The sauces are delicious. We have had corned beef Reuben, pulled pork, and Cuban sandwich. Delicious. The sides are amazing. Tater tots, Mac and cheese and beans. Clearly home made. I’m getting hungry writing this...review. You have to go there. Our server Linda and all the servers are wonderful. The owner Mike is a delight.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

Tried this BBQ place today at lunch. Extremely pleasent crew. Our young lady waitres did a great job with suggested opyions and apps. Knowledgable and fast service. When asked about beers, she summoned the house beer expert to suggest the correct desired beer. Q was...great, moist pulled pork, fine pork ribs, fine beens and tots. Brisket the way it should be. Owner stopped by to say hello. We will be back. John FMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

Love that it is not just a food truck and actually can get it anytime. Not the biggest area, but fits a good amount of people.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019

Oh wow. I just had the best BBQ evah. The tater tots crunchy and flavorful. I had the Q Ban which is a take on a Cuban sandwich. Sooo tender. Hubby had brisket that he cut with a fork. And prices very affordable. I will...go again and again.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

OMG I crave the BBQ from Gotta Q. Several varieties of meats and sauces to go with it. The side dishes are great too - but the baked beans are outstanding. They just moved into a larger place. You can also get catering pans full...of food for a crowd - just call at least a day ahead so they can make it for you!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

I love a good pork sandwich ,and this my friends is one of the best around .this sandwich is so big you could feed your kids on one sandwich with an eight pack of stop and shop hamburger buns !lol this is one of the...best kept secrets in cumberland .their menu is very limited but what they serve is very good and reasonable,you won't go wrong trying this place .the only draw back is ,it's very small and there are only a few tables ,so you may want to take it to go.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

My husband, son and I had lunch for the first time here. We each ordered something different. That way we could sample more things. The pork belly burnt ends were delicious. We all loved them! The beef brisket and pulled pork were very good too....I like the fact that you add your own barbecue sauce to the brisket and pork. I only like a little sauce, where my husband and son like to load it on. Soon they will be moving to the larger corner spot in the complex. They will be able to offer more seating.I look forward to eating here again.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Gotta Q Smokehouse BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5