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Redbones Barbecue

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55 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144-3001
+1 617-628-2200
12:00 - 00:30
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Sun 12:00 - 00:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Medford, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love barbecue and good craft beer. This has both, and lots if comfort food and dessert options. It's loud sometimes which is a bummer, but other than that the food, drinks and prices are good.

Thank Karen W
Tolland, Connecticut
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I think I may be giving Redbones a 3, because I had heard some many good reviews from friends. I came in expecting the best BBQ I have ever had. The food was good, but lacked the smoked flavor. It tasted often like they may have slow cooked the food in an oven instead of smoker. We sat at the... More 

Thank fuerdog
Lexington Park
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of this world!!! I had the BBQ hash and the Pulled Pork with Mac N'Cheese and Onion Rings. The sweet sauce was drinkable!!! The Mac N'Cheese wasn't my favorite but everything else was delicious! Plus they are one of the few places that had my favorite dessert, Banana Pudding!! That did not disappoint. I would definitely return!

Thank montax35
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I went there, I think my only option as a vegetarian was Mac & Cheese and cornbread. I went to an event there recently (it is very popular among my meet eating friends) and was pleasantly surprised. There were roasted or steamed vegetables available, a veggie bowl (beans, rice, greens and roasted veggies), and veggie burgers. The... More 

Thank Paodequeijo
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family loves the baby back ribs there. But all the southern style bbq dishes we tried were delicious. With 2 sides, it is plenty to eat. We are also fans of the deco, with incredible flying pig paintings. Having lunch or dinner there is quite a memorable experience !

Thank LesMartiBus
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Redbones offers classic barbecue in a variety of ways. Carnivores, pescatarians, and vegetarians can all find something they like here. Cocktails and liquor pours are a bit short for the price, but they have plenty of beers available at affordable prices. Good for lunch and dinner with family, groups of friends, or even a date night.

Thank danidoubleyou
Somerville, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would you like delicious authentic BBQ and a tall frosty beer? Please please stop by redbones. They have fantastic food, friendly service, and they're super community-oriented.

Thank Heron G
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

classic bbq restaurant, meat is incredible and sauce makes your experience complete. Furthermore, they have a fantastic selection of beers, including belgians (my favourite!). A lil bit noisy and you have to wait to sit, but it's totally worth it! Hope to come back soon, keep going guys!

Thank BrandoC88
Weston, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Redbones is a great BBQ restaurant in Davis Square (Somerville, Massachusetts). I’ve eaten BBQ all over the USA including East Texas, North Carolina, Mississippi, St. Louis, and Redbones is on a par with what I’ve eaten anywhere. In particular, this restaurant offers great food together with a large selection of high-quality draft brews. My friends and I prefer to eat... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I was not terribly impressed with this place, the drinks were good, but the food was just ok (next time I won't eat here, I'll just go to the bar).

Thank Jana B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Barbecue, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-628-2200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?