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Black Hog BBQ

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118 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5527
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Merritt Island, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the downtown Frederick location on a Friday Afternoon. Local parking is difficult and we ended up parking in the garage a few blocks away. BBQ pulled pork and beans were excellent. I really liked their original BBQ sauce but it isn't the typical type of sauce you would expect. The mac and cheese and coleslaw sides were just... More 

Thank alanrV4768YP
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Frederick, eating at the Black Hog is a must. Everything from the chopped pork to the Brisket and all the sides are delicious. My favorite were the Mac n' Cheese, Coke slaw and the fries!!! Oh yeah, and don't let me forget the corn bread!!! Absolutely phenomenal!!! I will continue coming back!!!

1 Thank Johnny G
Frederick, Maryland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avoid the suburban locations (they had no ribs on a Saturday night) and experience the crowded funky downtown location for the TRUE Black Hog experience, but get there early if you don't want to wait outdoors.

1 Thank MWLMunson
Lewes, Delaware
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant numerous times and I've always enjoyed the food, the service and the beer options. They serve and excellent barbecue sandwich and their ribs are phenomenal.

1 Thank 57RRoberts
Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We've been going there for years now. Great legit barbecue and fantastic special offers - we love the Tuesday night rib and wing deal in particular. Their other location offers the same menu and quality though we like the feel of the downtown Frederick store best.

1 Thank EdJ333
Annapolis, Maryland
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150 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped into this restaurant later in the evening during a trip from Baltimore to Western Maryland. We arrived around 8:30, Tues pm. They were still busy enough without being overcrowded. It is kind of an open place, so one party's laughter and carrying on resonated through this smaller space, but otherwise it was a nice place. I had the... More 

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Brunswick, Maryland
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Cute but small restaurant in the heart of downtown Frederick. Get there early for a table, or opt for carry out. You won't be disappointed. The bbq was phenomenal. Perfect amount of heat, or you can jack it up with any one of the amazing sauces. Parking nearby was easy. Don't miss this joint!

Thank Renee D
Hagerstown, Maryland
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125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Conveniently located close to Carroll Creek, Black Hog BBQ serves up something for everyone. Our server Emily took her time explaining things and was very attentive. We got the loaded fries ($6) with pork and bacon which they did not skimp on the meats. I had their 3 meat sandwich ($12) with the holiday sweet potatoes and my wife got... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

As Tennesseans, we take our bbq seriously, so we looked forward to this meal. Unfortunately, it was good, but not great. The ribs had been precooked, and just warmed up, the brisket was lacking in flavor other than the sauces put on. The beans tasted like they came from a can. Nice people, good service, but the Q is just... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for a number of years. They are the only BBQ that I will have in my local area. They are not as good as what I can make myself, but sometimes you get tired of your own cooking! Since the food is cooked ahead, you get served fairly quickly. The like their Carolina chopped... More 

Thank Jonathan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5527
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-662-9090

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?