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Reviewed March 7, 2020

After years of curiosity, my sister and I finally decided to make the trip over to Waitsfield for BBQ. Having perused their menu online, we thought their offerings sounded perfect. All this changed as soon as I we entered the restaurant. The foyer opened up...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 30, 2020

I have been visiting this building for 30 years since it was Mooselips! Then Mad Mountain Tavern same owner and now Local Folk Smokehouse. Great food, folks, Music, Pool, its owned by a great guy too John Morris. Its a must go when visiting the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

Restaurant a little rough inside. Looks like a happening place for life music especially Saturdays. My husband and I enjoyed ribs and craft beer and were not disappointed. The side dishes were great especially the mac and cheese which was recommended by the waitress. Staff...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Stopped by for BBQ dinner last week. I am not a huge BBQ fan but was served an outstanding pulled pork sandwich with cole slaw and beans. I would have gone back but we left town the next morning.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Had the catfish and couldn't even eat it, tasted so fishy. Luckily my husband got a combination platter so I ate off that. Cousins beer was good but stay away from the catfish!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

While the smokehouse has many options, they are limited on vegan GF ones. That said, they will get creative for you if asked and the kitchen isn’t overwhelmed. Everyone in our party got what they ordered and left full or with leftovers. Good size portions....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We ordered the special of a pound of wings and a sandwich. The wings were extremely dry, like they had been sitting for hours. The burger was not worth eating. The atmosphere is very rustic. the floor is not level. I would not go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome. We love the local vibe! We had drinks at the bar. Very inexpensive! Played pool and video games. The BBQ is fabulous. The bartender and staff were so nice!!! Live music on some nights

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We went for a birthday dinner and we were disappointed about the quality of the meat. Had a sampler dish with ribs and chicken. The chicken was dry and the ribs were full of fat. Jalapeno poppers for appetizer were pretty spot-on. Smashed garlic potatoes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Barbecue was wonderful service a little less but she confessed being new. The fries were great. wanted to try the mac and cheese but it never arrived we trried the pork and the chicken both were tasty

Date of visit: July 2018
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