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Smokin' Good BBQ

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212 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217
+1 207-824-4744
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11:30 - 19:30
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Thu - Sun 11:30 - 19:30
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Lynn, Massachusetts
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309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were a bit brisk with I and my husband..the brisket was dry as was the pulled pork. We will not be going back.

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Thank criticalchef
Burlington
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had the best beef brisket sandwich of our lives, from a converted camper with the smoker out back. Sat outdoors on the picnic tables and shared a $10 sandwich which was enough for the two of us. perfect smokey combination of crispy end and medium rare brisket. Came with cole slaw and a pickle. What a meal on a... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

After reading reviews we stopped by for dinner and felt it really missed the mark. We tried a variety of dishes and can say all were major disappointments. The ribs were dry and way overcooked, the sliced beef & shredded pork warranted only a few bites. I'd say we ate about 20% of what was purchased before we gave up... More 

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Key West, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great smoked BBQ beef brisket and all the extras are also good. Cornbread coleslaw. I also had the smoked pork with accompaniments. It was all very good but a bit overpriced I felt. Last year I had the Sunday special and it was exceptional.

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Thank Phil G
Alta Loma, California
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We've eaten good BBQ in lots of different states so were disappointed when this didn't deliver. We ordered two plates with two meats each. The sausage and pork were pretty good but the chicken was dry and the brisket had the taste and texture of chuck toast. The BBQ sauce was ok; the cole slaw had a funny color and... More 

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Gray, Maine
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287 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped in on our annual leaf peeping expedition to the western mountains. Brisket - excellent, pulled pork sundae, out of this world wonderful with cornbread, slaw, smoked cashews, pulled pork all piled high. Could be some of the best smoked meat in Maine. The prices are extremely reasonable.

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Thank mainereale
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had high hopes after reading the great reviews, and maybe it's because we showed up near the end of the day, but our food was really unenjoyable, so much so that we decided to scrap it and go somewhere else. We ordered the Texas Beef Brisket and some sausage with the cornbread, and it was all bland. The sauce... More 

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South Salem, New York
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've had smoked bbq everywhere, and this place not only delivers but is one of the very best...and we return year after year to this roadside fave. Their smoked brisket is moist and not to be rivaled, the ribs and smoked chicken are fantastic, pulled pork is great, even their beans are delicious. I live seven hours away and told... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Real long-smoked BBQ served out of a roadside trailer and served at picnic tables on the side of the road. Fantastic! Meat was of high quality with good flavor both with the sauce and dry. There is a shop on site called Good Food where you can get cold beer, wine and sodas to go with. Very good value in... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Smokin is a must stop in Bethel but make sure you check the days they are open. We like to take out their full side of ribs with sides. Two shared the meal and had enough left-overs for a wonderful lunch the next day. The ribs are fall of the bone wonderful; the coleslaw (not mayo based) is spicy, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 19:30
Thursday
11:30 - 19:30
Friday
11:30 - 19:30
Saturday
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 207-824-4744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?