212 Hampshire St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
For everything from jazz brunch to old fashioned BBQ food favorites, or even live entertainment and cocktails at night to let loose, Ryles jazz club has it all. The menu features Mitch’s traditional barbecue menu with barbecue meat and all of the sauce and sides you could ask for. Start off with shrimp and sausage gumbo. Then indulge on a BBQ combo platter. You have the option for a combination of BBQ chicken, baby back ribs or Texas beef ribs with side dishes such as hushpuppies, cole slaw or baked beans, among many others.
82 Hampden St.
Boston, MA 02121
Regardless of whether you catch the M&M Ribs truck in a parking lot in Boston serving up lunch or dinner or downtown at City Hall, this is one of Boston’s best spots to grab BBQ to-go. It also does catering with beef or pork ribs, chicken, turkey, ham and even jerk chicken to choose from on the lengthy events menu for your upcoming party. But if you are just grabbing lunch, go for the pulled pork sandwich, brisket, collard greens or a combo ribs meal followed by sweet potato pie for dessert.
Larry J’s BBQ Cafe
600 D St.
Boston, MA 02210
Located in the Seaport area in Boston, find a spot outside to enjoy your takeout from Larry J’s. Larry J’s prides itself on serving high-quality Texas barbecue and fresh, tasty side dishes, all within your budget. Crispy catfish, smoked sausage, jumbo beef ribs and many more barbecue dishes are available. Sides include macaroni and cheese, chili and sweet potato fries, to name a few.
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1 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02445
Since Village Smokehouse has been in business for almost 30 years, it knows a thing or two about BBQ. There is plenty to pick from including chicken, brisket, beef tips and baby back pork ribs. There is also a children’s menu, making it a great family-friendly dining destination. Besides BBQ, the other menu options include fajitas, salmon, burgers and tons of other choices at this Brookline Village eatery.
Pit Stop Barbecue
888A Morton St.
Dorchester, MA 02124
Dorchester restaurant Pit Stop Barbecue is a favorite in the area for hearty BBQ dishes. It too has combo dinners complete with your pick of meats, veggies or other sides, and cornbread. Prices are very reasonable with almost all of the dishes under $15. Feast on slab pork ribs with potato salad, cajun rice or any of your favorite Southern sides.
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