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Bonehead's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Canadian
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1014 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-407-4100
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

straightforward bbq served in a straightforward manner.no pretense here.just order at the counter and await your tray of food.

Thank lass6565
Halifax Region, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to eat great food great staff highly recommend this place to eat the experience was very good. Overall super impressed with the food and the staff as well will be returning in the future to try different menu items quick service and great food

Thank Sean B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this restaurant and a TV show. Did not disappoint. Excellent service. Pulled pork was great. The mac and cheese was the best I have ever had.

Thank carletonbanks
Moncton, Canada
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208 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I should first mention that a few months back, I toured several BBQ joints in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana. I have to say that Boneheads doesn't really compare to those places, but they tried. We ordered up a meal of pulled pork and sausage to share. We would have ordered brisket but they didn't have any at the time. Meat... More 

Thank JackTheDog1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Finger licking good is right! Their Beef brisket was as tender as it gets and the Bbq Sauce was delicious. The #1 part: Their BBQ baked beans! Strongly recommend the 2 meats combo; Great value for the price.

Thank Anouk S
Fredericton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The ribs were great, I had a 1/3 slab which were 4 good sized ribs and I really enjoyed them. It came with cornbread and 2 sides - I chose coleslaw and tater tots. The tater tots were great, haven't had them in years and the coleslaw was great as well. It was lots of food for under $20.00. Ate... More 

Thank Gail D
Halifax, Canada
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This place tries it really does and it has been around for years. They use way too much salt and I believe that they rush the smoking because to get any taste you have to use the sauces which have way more salt and calories. I have been south and barbeque place would shudder and what is being passed here.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is the real thing with beef brisket and pulled properly barbecued. It has a gritty atmosphere with everything served on a lunch tray no plates just wax paper. Great place to share a meal with my husband and had plenty to spare.

Thank carolynv266
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186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

So casual, small place. I've visited twice in the past year and consistent quality. The Mac and cheese side is legit. You should go.

Thank Paul N
Fredericton, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I love a good BBQ place and had high hope for Bonehead's. Service was friendly and my take out order was ready very quickly. I have to say the sides were disappointing. The macaroni and cheese was okay but just and the noodles were too al dente for mac n' cheese. You want everything soft and creamy in this side... More 

Thank KimGNB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-4100

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