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Becky's BBQ

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82 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
+1 401-841-9909
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is excellent BBQ. I love the pulled pork, but everything is great. The baked beans are delicious and they use a variety of beans not just one type. The coleslaw is also great. My friend and l usually stop here on the way home from NPT and get a quart of the pulled pork for our husbands back home... More 

Thank Jupiterbound
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And we have driven by this place for years and while shopping spotted it and decided now was the time to try it and we couldn't be more delighted. The food was absolutely outstanding. The brisket, pulled pork and Beckys baked beans were perfect. It's a no-frills kind of place, tiny but very welcoming. Moderately priced and it's take out... More 

Thank sylviafly
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

❤️Absolutely loved Becky's barbecue!!! Lived in Texas for 14 years and Becky's BBQ is easily better than anything Ive ever had in Texas. Every time I have Becky's barbecue I wish it would never end! So sad to be moving out of Newport 😫

Thank Marlyna C
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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294 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Becky's pork BBQ is so tender and delicious. It comes with two sauces, I enjoyed the tomato base one which was excellent. The cole slaw is different but great, does not have a mayonnaise base as most slaws do. Cabbage is cut very small and has a small amount of green pepper. The beans are a treat, very different. It... More 

Thank maevans70
Newport, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We share it with family everytime they come to visit! No better BBQ anywhere!!! Everything is baked or cooked from scratch. Lean and juicy, smokey and sweet with just enough savory! Two sauce covered thumbs up!!

Thank InstrinsicScholar
Cranston, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Most BBQ joints know what they are doing when it comes to the meats; however, it's the sides, cornbread and sauce that makes the difference for me. Becky's does a good job with all three. I recommend the beans and potato salad. The cornbread is slightly sweet and I liked there sweet sauce. Do make sure you say room for... More 

Thank rkspencer
Kittery, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Becky's BBQ in Middletown is an excellent spot for a delicious, home cooked lunch. We stopped in today around noon. The restaurant has a small area for seating, but many people were choosing carryout, so we were able to get a table no problem. We ordered lunch plates; I got the pulled pork with a side of mashed potatoes, while... More 

Thank courtneyamazing
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nice smoky flavor to a half chicken. Sides of three-bean baked beans and coleslaw. The coleslaw is vinegar based and very good. The beans are excellent. I don't think of barbecue when I think of Rhode Island, but this chicken had more flavor than most I have had and no need for any clever sauces. The price was modest compared... More 

Thank hollandot
Dahlgren, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

If you find yourself in Newport, RI please do yourself a huge favor and visit Becky's BBQ in Middletown, RI - a very short drive from the Naval Base. If you enjoy any regional BBQ style, i.e. St. Louis, Memphis, Carolina, or Texas - you will enjoy Becky's BBQ. If you are from any of these regions, you will quickly... More 

Thank Andrew R
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Always a great meal. Love their BBQ sauce, ribs are very tender, and it is very reasonable! Bulled pork sandwich is delicious.

Thank newport29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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 - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4912
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-9909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?