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Tennessee's Real BBQ

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173 Pearl St, Braintree, MA 02184-6525
+1 781-843-0999
11:00 - 21:00
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Osterville, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The BBQ is like some typical northern take on a southern tradition. This place wouldn't stay open a week in Tennessee. The BBQ looks to be shipped in and could be frozen.. This is not your slow roasted moist pull pork that you will be served in Nashville or Memphis. it's more on the order of a sloppy joy with... More 

Thank ClassicCape
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always my spot for a good BBQ. I either get the BBQ wings or beef ribs, with dirty rice and cucumber salad.

Thank Jojohoey
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

South Braintree was a limited selection of eateries so by default we ended up here. All three of us were very disappointed, the menu doesn't allow you to get a combination you really want... and what you get is sub par. The music piped in is so loud it prevents conversation. No ambiance, needs a good cleaning top to bottom... More 

Thank Robert B
Quincy, Massachusetts
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191 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We're not in BBQ country so I guess Tennessee's will have to do. The food is decent and you get a lot for your money. Service was FAST!!

Thank skeeterplustbone
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Best idea ever! With the help of Brittany, the Manager, I had nothing to worry about. One quick phone call was all it took. I provided Brittany with the number of people, their likes & dislikes, (including a Gluten Free Guest), and she took it from there. Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Buffalo Wings, Burnt Ends (my favorite), Pulled Pork, scrumptious Cornbread,... More 

Thank Standish14
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Visiting a friend in Braintree and she took me here. She hadn't been before but sister in law said it was good. No waiters. You go up and order, then grab a table and wait for your number to be called. Most items you get choice if three sides. Quite a few to choose from. Had the Memphis ribs 4... More 

Thank Meilyne
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There is nothing bad to say food is delicious! Favorites are cucumber salad and BBQ chicken. You can't go wrong!

Thank Paul M
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here a handful of times. Foods good, service is nice. Super quick. Hasn't let me down. I've also done the catering and the whole crowd was pleased.

Thank Cassie M
Braintree, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

good to have something different; not many bbq places around. great cornbread and sides. have only had pulled pork but I like the 3 sauce varieties.

Thank NickyPastry
Braintree, MA
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is my go to place for barbecue. Love the cucumber salad and baby back ribs. Cornbread is good as long as it's not an end piece. Staff is friendly.

Thank myeyeshazel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Pearl St, Braintree, MA 02184-6525
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +1 781-843-0999

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