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Big Dog's Bbq at Orleans Bowling Center

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
191 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653
+1 508-255-0636
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
191 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a GREAT early dinner at the Alley Bowling BBQ, also known as Big Dog's Bbq at Orleans Bowling Center, on Route 6A in Orleans on Cape Cod, Massachusetts after work on the second Friday in August with my best bud for food and fun....More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They don’t like tourists!! The guy who runs the alleys was a total jerk! He was only nice to the locals. If you are a tourist he treats you like crap. Waitress was nice but food was just ok and the draft beer smelled awful....More

Thank akirondacklover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So..five of us who did not want to have to stand in line for mediocre restaurants on a busy Saturday night. What to do? We ordered here and were more than pleasantly surprised! Have to admit that the pulled pork was the draw for us...More

Thank Martha K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wherever we travel, my husband and I are always looking for a good BBQ restaurant. Found Big Dog's online. The menu looked good enough to give it a try. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich with baked beans as a side, which he quickly...More

1  Thank AGall06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great bbq place located right inside an old school candlestick bowling alley. I have to say it makes for a very unique atmosphere. They have a full bar and dining room which were both very active when we got there. We checked...More

Thank ML7915
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Huh? You bet. We live in Virginia outside of DC. Plenty of BBQ joints all over the area and the state. Family has been eating seafood here on the Cape for almost 85 years in a third generation home. Summers are lobster, fish, and quahogs....More

Thank Norwood49
Reviewed 4 July 2018

If a local hadn't suggested it, we never would have tried it. The bowling alley housing the restaurant is showing its age, but don't be scared. Once you get in, you won't want to leave. Biscuits with honey butter. Salt n vinegar wings. Yum! And...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 June 2018

You have to try the ribs at Big Dog. The pulled pork is also delicious and the baked beans were excellent. And most of the menu is gluten free!!

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Loved this whole place. The bowling alley is great fun. The BBQ food is amazing! We shared 2 bbq trays to try as much as possible and loved everything. The hosts were friendly and couldn’t do enough to help. Thanks guys!

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Why? One you won't be disappointed and two you will have some of the best bbq around the Cape..bar none. This is another restaurant we had on our list of must tries and it took awhile for us to get there but one rainy cold...More

2  Thank richard b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-0636
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