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Bison County

4.1
301 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbecue
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Bison County combines the best of what Texas, South Carolina, and the Southwest have to offer. For over 14 years we've been serving critically acclaimed hardwood smoked barbecue and grilled meats. We have an eclectic and diverse menu that has something for everyone. We've won "Best of Boston" by Boston Magazine. We've been a 5 time guest on the Phantom Gourmet and won "Gourmet Greatness" and "Great 8 Best in New England" by the Phantom Gourmet. We've also been featured twice on the TV show Chronicle. In addition to our Barbecue and grilled meats we have items like New Orleans 4Pepper Pasta, Blackened Salmon, Southern Fried Catfish, California Style soft Tacos, and grilled fire shrimp. Our bar features over 50 different beers, 15 Single Malt Scotches, 15 Single Barrel Bourbons, 20 Vodka varieties, and 3 50" HD TVs for all your sporting needs.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Southern, Southwest
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Hours of operation
Thursday: 11:30am - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - late, Sunday: 11:30am - 11:00pm; Dinner only: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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(781) 642-9720
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Casual Dress
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carol (New England)
4.0
Dined 4 days ago

Service was friendly although it was packed with customers.. we did wait a bit for food, but it was good. So its a casual place to hang out have some bbq brisket and fried pickles!!

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Sammie (New England)
5.0
Dined on December 29, 2017

This is our go-to place when we just want good bar-b-que, salads, and a drink. Fun appetizers too. This is great comfort food and relaxing, casual atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 1, 2017

Picked this place for my boyfriend's 30th birthday dinner since he loves BBQ and westerns. He loved it! The food was amazing, came out quick, great service, and nice ambience. I was only surprised that it wasn't busier than it was! The sirloin burger was out of this world. Would definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on November 3, 2017

They were out of everything. What BBQ place runs out of ribs?! Friends ordered a beer. They gave her half of glass because it was the bottom of the keg. Never asked her if she would like any thing else.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined on October 29, 2017

Severely understaffed despite restaurant being 1/4 full. Soda was flat, they could not fix. Wrong beer was served. 2 appetizers were ordered. Took 50 minutes. Only one came. Meal came hour after ordered. Waitress exasperated. Beer selection very limited. This used to be our favorite place for a burger and beer but last few visits the place has been empty. Won't go back after this past Sunday experience.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0
Dined on October 28, 2017

We had brisket and BBQ ribs. Both were good and tasty. Service was also excellent. Fries were great. Worth to visit.

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poet (New England)
5.0
Dined on October 24, 2017

The food was great, as usual, with some new seasonal specials. Always a great beer list. Trivia Night was a lot of fun

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0
Dined on October 14, 2017

Was left waiting at the door for 5/6 minutes without anyone coming over to help. Food was so-so but used to be fantastic. I like this place but it seems to have gone down hill a little since last time I was there (2-3 years)

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vipsuzy (New England)
4.0
Dined on September 26, 2017

Large menu plus daily specials make this somewhere for everyone. Best known for BBQ, ribs and burgers in generous portions and a selection of sides to round out the meal make it a good choice for lunch or dinner. Sports bar atmosphere but if you sit in back when there's no game, it's quiet enough to talk. A neighborhood gen!

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bbq007 
1.0
Dined on September 17, 2017

This was by far the worst bbq I have ever had. The service was good. The facilities (restrooms) had evidence of "critters". I ordered the pulled chicken and pork platter with mac and cheese and beans. Both meats were not fit for human consumption. The mac and cheese and the beans came right out of the microwave - after coming out of the can.

I very seldom ever review a restaurant, but you've now been warned. I would not wish this on my worst enemy.

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