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Rubbin' Butts Bar-B-Q

) #21 of 27 Restaurants in Cobleskill €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
+1 518-234-7447
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
“coleslaw” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (31 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

I live locally and have tried this place a number of times over the years. Always overly smoked with a weird unnatural taste (propane perhaps!? Cheap woods with bark?) I don't know what it is, but my husband and I truly enjoy BBQ and this...More

2  Thank jcarp2103
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I travel for business and like to experience BBQ in the different locals. I was very satisfied with this. The beef brisket was the some of the best I have ever had.... amazing f,avid and soooo tender.

Thank kcdivediva
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This little place isn't tops on dining seating set up but makes up for that by having great BBQ with large portions for the money. Home made BBQ sauce is kick butt!

Thank cecelaine25
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I on vacation decided to stop here. We had drove 2 hrs an very hungry. We arrived at 7:40 pm we walked up two guys sprang up past the front window to get into the kitchen. We walked in and greeted by...More

2  Thank Harry A
Reviewed 22 August 2016

first trip, take out, best ribs I've had in a long time. the service was good, large menu for a BBQ place.

Thank sanderus
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Even though they were busy at 7pm on a Saturday, the food was very good. Our group ordered everything from mac-n-cheese and hot dogs for the kids, to chicken, ribs and salads for the adults. Everyone was happy with their meals, even the picky eaters.

Thank sparklerblue
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great BBQ - you can order either sauce. Love the pulled pork sandwich with the southern sauce - my favorite. Owner operated and most of the time he serves you. Excellent place to stop if you are on I-88 near Cobleskill, NY. Don't pass it...More

Thank Lovinglife502
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Manager on the first night visit at 7:30 pm turned off the TV and said there was only 1 FRYER working so our order would take too long as they close at 8pm, We said fine we would try them tomorrow. Upon returning the next...More

1  Thank reid14432
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Albany. My kids had chicken fingers and fries which was just normal nothing special. Between us 3 adults we ordered brisket, ribs, chicken breast, and pulled pork. Everything tasted like it was cooked days before and then...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to the Adirondacks due to high reviews and it being a top result in a small town. Two families were already eating outside and a few people already eating inside. Ordered three entrees, one to-go fries, two sides and two...More

1  Thank Bailey C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cobleskill
  • Phone Number: +1 518-234-7447
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