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Bison County

4.0
4
341 Reviews
$30 and under
Barbecue

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.

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Barbecue, Southern, Southwest

  • 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

  • Phone number

    (781) 642-9720

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

Menu

Appetizers & Vittles

  • Sweet Potato French Fries$4.95

    • Southern Fried Pickles$5.95

      house breaded and fried

      • Campfire Chili$8.95

        made w/ steak and ground beef

        • White Meat Chili$8.95

          grilled chicken, ground turkey, white beans, anaheim chiles

          • Rattlesnake Eggs$5.95

            jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese

            • The Stampede$10.95

              awesome chili & cheese nachos- campfire or white

              • Grilled Fire, Shrimp$8.95

                extremely spicy

                • Fried Buffalo Shrimp$8.95

                  this time we mean the sauce

                  • Melted Spinach & Artichoke Dip$8.95

                    w/chips

                    • Arizona Egg Rolls$8.95

                      grilled chicken, rice, jack cheese, corn, beans, etc.

                      • Sweet Corn Fritters$4.95

                        • Louisiana Fried Catfish Nuggets$5.95

                          • Chili Cheese Fries$5.95

                            Quesadillas, Burritos, Wraps

                            • Blackened Chicken Quesadilla$10.95

                              red pepper, corn, jack, relleno sauce

                              • Chili & Cheese Quesadilla$10.95

                                • Pulled Pork Or Pulled Chicken Quesadilla$10.95

                                  • Buffalo Burger Quesadilla$13.95

                                    black beans, corn, red peppers,jack, spicy SW sauce

                                    • Vegetarian Quesadilla$10.95

                                      • Pulled Pork Or Chicken Burrito$12.95

                                        choose one side, extra charge may apply

                                        • Memphis Thanksgiving Burrito$11.95

                                          pulled pork, cornbread stuffing, slaw, southern sauce

                                          • Buffalo Chicken Caesar Wrap$11.95

                                            grilled chicken or fried tenders, choose side

                                            • California Soft Tacos$11.95

                                              pulled pork, chicken or fried catfish, sweet & spicy slaw, avocado sauce

                                              Smoked Jumbo Wings

                                              • South Carolina Wings$9.95

                                                • Spicy South Carolina Wings$9.95

                                                  • Fire Wings$9.95

                                                    crazily hot

                                                    Boneless Wings

                                                    • Boneless South Carolina Wings$9.95

                                                      • Boneless Spicy South Carolina Wings$9.95

                                                        • Boneless Fire Wings$9.95

                                                          • Boneless Spicy Thai Peanut Wings$9.95

                                                            Salads

                                                            Dressings: Ranch, House Italian, Caesar, Bleu Cheese, Parmesan Peppercorn, Oil & Vinegar, Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette, Low Fat Zinfandel Vinaigrette

                                                            • Summer Salad$10.95

                                                              romaine, green apple, raisins, feta, vinaigrette

                                                              • Western Salad$10.95

                                                                chopped lettuce, corn, blk beans, cilantro, jack cheese

                                                                • The Big Caesar$9.95

                                                                  • Add Grilled Or Blackened Chicken To Any Salad$3.00
                                                                  • Add Steak$8.00
                                                                • Grilled Steak Caesar$16.95

                                                                  • Bison County Wedge$7.95

                                                                    with bleu cheese & bacon

                                                                    • Spicy Thai Peanut Western Salad$10.95

                                                                      • Add For Chicken Fingers Or Grilled Chicken$3.00
                                                                    • Half Caesar$5.95

                                                                      • Side Salad$4.95

                                                                        Sides

                                                                        • Garlic Mashed Potatoes$3.50

                                                                          • Cole Slaw$3.50

                                                                            • Delicious Fresh Green Beans$4.50

                                                                              • Fries$4.50

                                                                                • Sweet Potato Fries$4.95

                                                                                  • Baked Beans$3.50

                                                                                    w/pork and brisket

                                                                                    • Garlic Jalapeno Rice$2.00

                                                                                      • Cucumber Salad$3.50

                                                                                        • Sauteed Vegetables$4.50

                                                                                          chopped or julienned

                                                                                          Burgers

                                                                                          comes with lettuce, tomato, pickle and one side (add $1 if side choice is sweet ff or add $1.25 for veg/green beans) Toppings: Cheese $.75 Spinach & Artichoke Dip $1.95 Bacon, Tomato, Chutney $1.00 Chili $1.95 Bacon $1.50 Sauteed Onions $0.75 Red Peppers $0.75 Sauteed Mushrooms $0.75 Bison County Spicy Southwest Sauce $1.50

                                                                                          • N.y. Sirloin Steak Burger$8.95

                                                                                            ground 100 percent n.y. sirloin

                                                                                            • Buffalo Burger$10.95

                                                                                              lower fat & cholesterol than chicken & turkey

                                                                                              • Turkey Burger$8.95

                                                                                                comes with lettuce, tomato, pickle and one side

                                                                                                Sandwiches

                                                                                                • Texas Chicken$9.95

                                                                                                  texas sauce, cheddar, sauteed onions

                                                                                                  • Bbq Pulled Pork$9.95

                                                                                                    south carolina or texas style

                                                                                                    • Bbq Pulled Chicken$9.95

                                                                                                      • Bison County Rubin$9.95

                                                                                                        all beef 1/4lb Pearl hotdog, SoCal slaw, swiss, house Russian dressing

                                                                                                        • Grilled Chicken Breast$9.95

                                                                                                          grilled and sauced

                                                                                                          • Slow Smoked Brisket$9.95

                                                                                                            • Sliced N.y. Sirloin Steak$12.95

                                                                                                              w/ horseradish dijon

                                                                                                              • Southern Fried Catfish$9.95

                                                                                                                • Grilled Pearl Hot Dog$5.95

                                                                                                                  • Awesome Chili-cheese Dog$8.95

                                                                                                                    grilled pearl brand dog w/homemade chili

                                                                                                                    Smokin Dry Rubbed Apple/cherry Wood Smoked

                                                                                                                    Slow Smoked Meats Turn Pink From The Smoking Process

                                                                                                                    • Pulled Chix & Pulled Pork Combo$16.95

                                                                                                                      texas or sc for the pork

                                                                                                                      • Southern Ribs$16.95

                                                                                                                        half rack of spareribs

                                                                                                                        • Southern Ribs$29.95

                                                                                                                          the whole slab of spareribs

                                                                                                                          • Baby Back Ribs$14.95

                                                                                                                            half rack with one side

                                                                                                                            • Baby Back Ribs$22.95

                                                                                                                              the whole awesome rack w- two sides

                                                                                                                              • Bbq Half Chicken$15.95

                                                                                                                                smoked slow and low

                                                                                                                                • Bbq Smoked Brisket$16.95

                                                                                                                                  smoked for 12 hours, lean & tender

                                                                                                                                  • Cowboys And Indians$19.95

                                                                                                                                    combo of any two smoked meats

                                                                                                                                    • Choice Of 2 Sides

                                                                                                                                      add $1.00 if side choice is swt ff, add $1.25 if side choice is veg or green beans)

                                                                                                                                      The Big Grill

                                                                                                                                      All Steaks &tips Are Trimmed & Cut By Hand In House

                                                                                                                                      • Bozeman Bison Tips$17.95

                                                                                                                                        10oz 100% free range bison, low fat, low cholesterol

                                                                                                                                        • Turkey Tips$16.95

                                                                                                                                          12 oz marinated & grilled white meat

                                                                                                                                          • Steak Tips$17.95

                                                                                                                                            12 oz marinated & grilled

                                                                                                                                            • Wagon Train$18.95

                                                                                                                                              4 oz bison tips, 5 oz steak tips, 5 oz turkey tips

                                                                                                                                              • N.y. Strip Sirloin Steak$24.00

                                                                                                                                                12 oz of choice n.y. strip

                                                                                                                                                • Grilled Fire Shrimp$16.95

                                                                                                                                                  12 shrimp house marinated and grilled

                                                                                                                                                  • Choice Of 2 Sides

                                                                                                                                                    add $1.00 if side choice is swt ff, add $1.25 if side choice is veg or green beans

                                                                                                                                                    More Great Stuff

                                                                                                                                                    • Southern Fried Catfish$15.95

                                                                                                                                                      w/ 2 sides

                                                                                                                                                      • Add If Side Choice Is Swt Ff$1.00
                                                                                                                                                      • Add For Veg/Grn Beans$1.25
                                                                                                                                                    • Southern Pork Tenderloin$15.95

                                                                                                                                                      cornbread stuffing & topped with house made bourbon chutney

                                                                                                                                                      • Blackened Salmon$15.95

                                                                                                                                                        a big fillet seared in bison county blackened seasoning

                                                                                                                                                        • Southwest Pasta Big Bowl$15.95

                                                                                                                                                          chourico sausage or blackened chicken, tossed with peppers, red onion, & smoked gouda in a southwest adobo sauce

                                                                                                                                                          • New Orleans Four Pepper Pasta Bowl$15.95

                                                                                                                                                            mildly spicy pepper cream sauce w-red peppers & onions, add blackened chicken sausage or shrimp

                                                                                                                                                            • Chile Releno$13.95

                                                                                                                                                              2 mild anaheim chile peppers stuffed w- grilled chicken, battered & fried finished with our own southwest sauce & served over garlic jalapeno rice

                                                                                                                                                              For menu edits, please contact SinglePlatform at (866) 237-4564.

                                                                                                                                                              What 341 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                              Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                                              4.0
                                                                                                                                                              4 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                                                              • 4Food
                                                                                                                                                              • 4Service
                                                                                                                                                              • 3.6Ambience
                                                                                                                                                              • 4.1Value

                                                                                                                                                              NoiseModerate

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                                                                                                                                                                lisaz

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on July 7, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Wings were excellent , brisket and rack of ribs average. Service excellent.

                                                                                                                                                              2. R

                                                                                                                                                                Rick

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on July 6, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Friendly and efficient service with que no better than satisfactory.

                                                                                                                                                              3. LD

                                                                                                                                                                LD33

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 23, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Really great service and the food was awesome! They have a fairly large menu and lots of appetizer options and a solid beer selection. They should list beer prices though. My BF ordered one that turned out to be $14. That’s okay, but he would’ve ordered a different one if he knew that was the case. Our server was a young dude, but very sweet and attentive. We’ll go back! Now we have a local southern/bbq joint!

                                                                                                                                                              4. t

                                                                                                                                                                theshakespeares

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 22, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Food was great, cooked well, great sides and very little wait time for all plates including apps. Couldn't finish all in one sitting. Portions were surprisingly large, but definitely good value for the the price point. Really enjoyed the variety of menu items, really excited to visit again and try more items.

                                                                                                                                                              5. KR

                                                                                                                                                                KenR

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                I liked the variety offered, but the ribs were not the best I ever had. Also, the service was only okay. It took a while just to be seated, even though we had reservations, and then it was a while longer before anyone came to take our drink order.

                                                                                                                                                              6. AD

                                                                                                                                                                ArthurD

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 7, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Very full menu. There was something for everyone and the prices were reasonable. Nice craft beer menu.

                                                                                                                                                              7. KR

                                                                                                                                                                KingRanchSam

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                36 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                36 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 2, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                The food is good. Service was ok. Drinks were very good. I wouldn't ever say Dont go here. Give it a shot decide for yourself. I just cant aat, Mmm I cant wait to go back.

                                                                                                                                                              8. L

                                                                                                                                                                Leah

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 25, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Love the food, love the service. We've been there several times and will continue to dine there for slow roasted brisket, ribs, burgers and salmon that falls off the bone. Sooo good!

                                                                                                                                                              9. MB

                                                                                                                                                                MichaelB

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 24, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Good service and food. Good menu and ok look to the whole restaurant

                                                                                                                                                              10. J

                                                                                                                                                                Jerry

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 7, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Great food, great place, will definitely be coming back in the future! Only thing is the drinks are kind of expensive.

                                                                                                                                                              11. J

                                                                                                                                                                Jimmy

                                                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                2.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on April 20, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall2food2service2ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                Gave this place a second shot, won’t give it a third. Prices are too high for the quality of the food. I’d rate the food “okay” at best. The Burnt ends plate came on a bed of mayo doused coleslaw without mentioning the slaw in the menu. IMO, the BBQ should never sit on top of or be mixed with anything. That’s like placing a ribeye steak over mashed potatoes. Our bill for 2 entrees and 2 drinks was $60. Cant say it was worth it.

                                                                                                                                                              12. E

                                                                                                                                                                Eric

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                33 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                1.0

                                                                                                                                                                33 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on March 30, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall1food2service1ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                We have been regulars at Bison County for years. This was, by far, our worst experience. The best part was the way in which the hostess accommodated our request for a move from a high-top to a regular table. From then on it went downhill. We waited for an extraordinarily long time for our food. Some of the portions seem to have gotten dramatically smaller over time. One of our party's meals came with a foreign object in part of the meal. The servers were largely inattentive. Now it was quite busy when we arrived, but not so much by the time our food arrived. As in the past, we might have been offered cornbread while we waited (over an hour from when we first sat down). The four of us agreed we would likely look down the street for other options for when we dine together in Waltham

                                                                                                                                                              13. AM

                                                                                                                                                                ActonMom

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on March 23, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Our server was not the most attentive person, but he was friendly. Portions were large, so pretty good value for the prices. We were a party of four and two of us got combos which afforded us lunch the next day. Our table happened to be near the station where the food is cooked/plated. We observed some plates sitting undelivered for a few moments with no apparent way to keep them warm. Our combos had one meat that was not hot (plated first and left for second one to cook) and one that was hot (second one.) Server brought first two lunches and there was a pretty big lag before the other two appeared. This seems like poor planning--we were not a huge table. Some beer gets you a glass, some no option--the bottle is plunked down. This was a Saturday at lunch time and it was not crowded at all. Bonus points for taking Phantom Gourmet cards which are 10% off at the local AAA branch. Discounted food right off the bat is not a bad thing! PS No coffee! That was a shocker--what restaurant doesn't serve coffee?

                                                                                                                                                              14. A

                                                                                                                                                                Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on March 20, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                The food was amazing!

                                                                                                                                                              15. E

                                                                                                                                                                Eggman

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                21 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                21 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on March 16, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                My family and I have been regulars at Bison County for more than 21 years. The reason you go to a restaurant like this for so long is because it is consistently excellent. In the last two years, there have been some nice changes to the menu: the Southwestern Eggroll is an exceptional treat. But some things are always the same: the Bison Burgers are cooked to perfection and the Carolina Wings are succulent. In that rare time we had bad service (all places are understaffed at one time or another), the owner courteously offered a gift certificate to compensate us for our one bad time. We love Bison County!

                                                                                                                                                              16. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on March 1, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Good dinner and nice service

                                                                                                                                                              17. LQ

                                                                                                                                                                LorenzoQ

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on February 23, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Hard to find great BBQ in the Northeast and this place has it!

                                                                                                                                                              18. EC

                                                                                                                                                                ElizabethC

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on February 23, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Bison County is our go-to for excellent food, atmosphere, and service. The ribs are our favorite. We love it there!

                                                                                                                                                              19. JM

                                                                                                                                                                JoeM

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on February 17, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food5service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                Short staffed but the help made up for it ...good food long wait

                                                                                                                                                              20. FP

                                                                                                                                                                FPdiner

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on February 14, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Don’t go during the down time, they forget about you. The food is fine, but not great. Generous portions of ok food.

                                                                                                                                                              21. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                22 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                22 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on February 10, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food2service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                The staff are extremely nice and they make strong drinks but BBQ is my favorite type of food and I’ve had way better in the area. I felt the flavor in both the meat and sides was lacking. Will give it one more chance in the future hoping it was just an off night when we went.

                                                                                                                                                              22. c

                                                                                                                                                                cars0153

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                73 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                73 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on December 31, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Been going here for years Food is always good as well as service Only complaint was I wish they didn’t eliminate the saint Louis ribs. Baby backs are great too but it was always nice to have 2 options

                                                                                                                                                              23. KB

                                                                                                                                                                KimberlyB

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on December 23, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Friendly and attentive waitstaff and yummy chicken and waffles!

                                                                                                                                                              24. h

                                                                                                                                                                hrhickey

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on December 23, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Burnt ends were mock ends. Not the real thing. Baby Back ribs were a little tough. Key items for a BBQ place. Everything else was very good.

                                                                                                                                                              25. A

                                                                                                                                                                Anonymous

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                3.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on December 16, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall3food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                Service was good, food was dry, lacked any additional sauces at the table.

                                                                                                                                                              26. SC

                                                                                                                                                                ScottC

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                2.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on November 24, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall2food2service2ambience1

                                                                                                                                                                Mediocre, overcooked food. Cleanliness and smell leave a lot to be desired.

                                                                                                                                                              27. MF

                                                                                                                                                                MelissaF

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on September 30, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Absolutely delicious BBQ. I’ve been going here for years and I love the additions to the menu. I’ve tried many items and never been disappointed.

                                                                                                                                                              28. T

                                                                                                                                                                Tuck

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                12 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                12 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on September 17, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Great food, large portions, fairly diverse menu, great beer list, good service Pulled pork and mac&cheese are great. Poutine over "potato chips" (thinly sliced potatoes, not like lays) left more to be desired but otherwise a great experience. Will be back

                                                                                                                                                              29. OT

                                                                                                                                                                OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                Barcelona

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on September 2, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                Service comes with a smile and a welcome back. Food is spectacular and the wings are insane.

                                                                                                                                                              30. g

                                                                                                                                                                greatcooks

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                2.0

                                                                                                                                                                5 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on August 5, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall2food2service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                we tried on whim I like barbeque, my wife had a cheese burger which she liked very much the wings were to dry . would not go back.

                                                                                                                                                              31. CL

                                                                                                                                                                CarolL

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                1.0

                                                                                                                                                                1 review

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on July 30, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                                                                                I MADE A RESERVATION THROUGH OPEN TABLE AT BISON COUNTY FOR A BUSINESS LUNCH. GOOD THING I GOT THERE EARLY AND READ THE SIGN ON THE DOOR - CLOSED FOR LUNCH - BACK OPEN FOR DINNER. HAD TO SCRAMBLE TO FIND AN OPEN RESTAURANT. MAD THAT NO ONE BOTHERED TO CALL ME SO I COULD MAKE OTHER PLANS.

                                                                                                                                                              32. C

                                                                                                                                                                Coronada

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on July 28, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Dana was quite helpful and the staff were all helpful as well

                                                                                                                                                              33. R

                                                                                                                                                                Ricke

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                2.0

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on July 14, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall2food2service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                I as there about a month ago and was very pleasantly surprised at how good it was. They really fell off a clif on Saturday. Hopefully a one time thing but we were really disappointed in the quality of the meal.

                                                                                                                                                              34. LM

                                                                                                                                                                LeosMoM

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 16, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                The service was great. the ribs and bison tips were delicious! they have lots of drinks to choose from. out waiter was very nice and attentive.

                                                                                                                                                              35. CS

                                                                                                                                                                ChewandScrew

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 9, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Overall it was a good experience: friendly staff, good service and food. It is not quite BBQ as the meats that were smoked were not smoked on site-- everything was actually cooked on gas. My only serious complaint was we were kicked out at 10 pm when they are open til after midnight. There was no one waiting for our table and there were plenty of tables available, nor were ee liud or obnoxious. Though we had finished eating my group of 6 would have continued to drink and visit, but needed to change venues to do that. Perhaps they wanted to send staff home early????

                                                                                                                                                              36. R

                                                                                                                                                                Ricke

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                11 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on June 3, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                I’ve been coming here for years and it’s always been fine. Lately they have taken it up a notch and the food was really quite good. Excellent value for the money.

                                                                                                                                                              37. BF

                                                                                                                                                                BuonForchetta

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 25, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                Consistently solid barbecue.

                                                                                                                                                              38. BF

                                                                                                                                                                BuonForchetta

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                vip
                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 13, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                One can't go wrong at Bison County. The meat is always prepared in the way in which it is ordered. The service is quick and non-intrusive. It's a very welcoming, and tasty, place to be.

                                                                                                                                                              39. SL

                                                                                                                                                                SuburbanLady

                                                                                                                                                                New England

                                                                                                                                                                17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                4.0

                                                                                                                                                                17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 13, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall4food5service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                My mom had a taste for barbecue on Mother’s Day and she had heard good reviews from Phantom Gourmet. The food was really quite good,generous portions and friendly staff. It’s casual dining so no ambiance to speak of which was fine. We had ribs, grilled shrimp and turkey tips -everything was delicious! I would definitely return to try some of the other offerings! A very nice experience!

                                                                                                                                                              40. s

                                                                                                                                                                scspins

                                                                                                                                                                New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                19 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                5.0

                                                                                                                                                                19 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                Dined on May 13, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                have been coming here for years, while my son was in College. He just graduated so we had our last meal at Bison County. Always a reliable dining experience. Our server was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed out post graduation lunch.

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                                                                                                                                                              • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                                                Waltham

                                                                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                                                              • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                                Barbecue, Southern, Southwest

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