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“If you could put BBQ in a quick cook bag, you will have what Bub's has to offer you for BBQ.....Southern BBQ, it is NOT”
Review of Bub's Bar-B-Q

Bub's Bar-B-Q
Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in Sunderland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed July 8, 2012

The place is kind of A buffet style BBQ joint, so that sets the stage. I've eaten here three times in the past, and finally decided to write a review. The third time, my boy wanted to check it out, because his friends talk about it. I finally gave in, in forming him that he would see what daddy means by bad BBQ, when he ate his food. He has had some of the best. After our meal, he new it too. The actual BBQ tastes elementary. It is hands down, the most inept attempt at BBQ that I have experienced in my years. I do not know if they actually smoke anything BBQ style, and the sauce tastes like something bought off a cheap store shelf. In my opinion, you don't to make the sauce the focal point of the food you're putting it on. You have score on cooking the meat, and the sauce is just an accent........it should not over power the meat....if it does, there's a problem on either the age of the meet, cooking of the meat, or how long it's been frozen. I honestly believe it gets higher ratings because it's an old valley restaurant with a nice outside setup. If it were possible to give a circle rating, I would. If you want to taste some BBQ, head up the street about a mile and try the whole in the wall BBQ joint called RJ's Grub. I'd say Holy Smoke's in Turners Falls, but the just closed down.

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Thank Lamar G
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

The baby back ribs and pulled pork at Bub's are as good as they come, and the side dishes - served buffet style - are superb! Not a place for fine dining but if you're looking for good food and good prices in a casual atmosphere, you can't do better. One of our favorites!

Thank efbt
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

Authentic southern bar b q in western MA. Who would of thunk. Instead of napkins there a roll of paper towels on your table, a real juke box, great buffet for x tras and best of all great ribs. Be prepared to get messy. A real fun spot. Don't miss it.

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Thank jlp254
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Loved this place! Food was great and not too expensive. Family friendly, casual and fun. Nothing fancy. Self-service.

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Thank catsaresmarter
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

The meats are well prepared...and if that's what you come for, it might be worth the trip. But the sides are not the best so the full meal is not too exciting. This is rustic--serve yourself, sit in or out on picnic tables, bus your own table, etc. So a bit expensive for the experience.

Thank Joyuance
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