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West Side Steak & BBQ

2 Richmond Ave, Worcester, MA 01602-1500
+1 508-756-6328
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
“bbq chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
€€ - €€€
2 Richmond Ave, Worcester, MA 01602-1500
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We adore this hidden gem in Worcester. The bbq is superb consistently. The sides are delicious. The owners are wonderful and gracious.

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner on the patio with our dog. Service was excellent and they spoiled our pup. Great hidden gem and it’s byob . Everything was delicious. We even got two cheeseburger sliders for our dog . Great pulled pork , bbq chicken , Mac...More

1  Thank ashley1508
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Had a lot of BBQ in and out of the state. This is within the top three overall and #1 in Central Mass for use. Very friendly staff. Good for catering as well. We usually stick to ribs and chicken just because those are are...More

Thank srcabrod
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Totally love this place. The staff was friendly, and it's such a great atmosphere to eat. And I'd just like to say, and maybe this is not a popular opinion but their wings are amazing; probably just as much as the BBQ. Nonetheless, I love...More

Thank arliezamucoaquino25
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Informal neighborhood spot for BBQ featured a warm, friendly staff, reasonable prices and a nice selection of sides to accompany great ribs and pulled pork. Cole slaw is good, onion rings solid. Nice place to hang out and support a hardworking staff and have a...More

Thank sbeme
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We found this place by accident late last year, and decided to try it again this past weekend, trying to take advantage of the warming weather. Two of us had the usual - pulled pork and brisket, and I had the St. Louis BBQ ribs....More

Thank GabeyBaby
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Aroma of BBQ greets you in this simple, small (about 20 seats) restaurant with an active take-out business also. Pulled pork is excellent, with full flavor, a hint of spiciness, and quality meat. We went with grandchildren 5 and 8, who were very well attended...More

Thank TomM8132
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Tired of the usual spots in this part of Worcester, we decided to venture out from our comfort zone and found this tiny, cozy gem off Rte. 122 on the western side of town. The aroma of pork bbq wafts through the air as soon...More

1  Thank GabeyBaby
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food is always excellent, fresh and good quality!. Best chicken wings in the city. The pulled pork is fabulous. Great selection of sides to go with phenomenal ribs. The owner goes out of her way to ensure that the service and food are outstanding....More

Thank DebR1974
Reviewed 20 July 2016

As the show on Food Network Dinner, Drive-ins and Dives would classify this place is a Dive. But the Barbeque Ribs are Awesome. The Ribs were fabulous. The come both St. Louis cut and the full-size rib. The "restaurant" is more of a store with...More

Thank Alan_MA17
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Kelly L | Reviewed this property |
Disagree! The bbq is not warmed over or tasteless. It is delicious , we are regulars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:30 - 20:30
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: 2 Richmond Ave, Worcester, MA 01602-1500
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-756-6328
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