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Chubby's Barbeque

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16430A Old Frederick Rd, just off Rt 15N, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8607
+1 301-447-3322
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came in for dinner, I have been here several times in the past. The food is amazing like.. without compare. But the 1970s decorum and dis repaired facility could really use some attention. The place has a great deal of potential it just needs to be cleaned and updated.

Thank Joseph M
Sterling, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Chubby's a couple of years ago and had a delicious meal. So when we were passing through in April it was an easy decision to stop. It was around 7pm and it was moderately busy. It took us awhile to get our order in, and the woman wasn't very friendly, but it was up quickly. We paid... More 

Thank julieuno
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The waiter recommended the burnt ends. While the concept was great, I felt like there was too much fat on them. There appeared to be more fat than meat.

Thank Shazammmmm
Ashburn, Virginia
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272 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped for lunch at Chubby's after visiting nearby Mount St. Mary's campus. Chubby's is a very casual, noisy, friendly place but with a flippant attitude. For us the food was good to average. The BBQ brisket was best while the pulled pork and ribs were average (tougher cuts, some charring). Plenty of sauce choices from mild to 911 HOT... More 

3 Thank VW49
Fredericksburg, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I really enjoy Chubby's food. Everything I have tried there is good. The best is their burnt ends and potatoes with sausage. YUM! But I just find it to be so expensive, but in their defense, I think most BBQ places are over priced.

1 Thank jenniferburriss
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I've been to Chubby's a couple of times, driving north from Washington DC. The food is fine. On one visit, the rest rooms were "out of order." One both visits, I asked for a glass of water, and was told that they don't have potable water there, so I could order bottled water, or a beer. Raised the question of... More 

Thank Richard K
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The BBQ is the best around (not many BBQ options in this area). The pulled pork and brisket is good anything else tends to be on the dry side (ribs ect). Their sauces are amazing and what makes this place. Unfortunately, the service is on the poor side workers to busy socializing with one another to provide decent service and... More 

Thank Heather J
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I live in the area and often find the local restaurants blend together overtime. There really isn't much to make them stand apart from one another. That's not the case at Chubby's. The food never gets "old". My family and I have frequented Chubby's on several occasions and were always greeted by courteous staff. The menu is full of countless... More 

Thank Smccardell
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We took a chance on this place even though the TA reviews are fairly negative. We should have kept going. The place was sort of dirty looking inside, which should have prompted us to leave but we ordered anyhow. The BBQ wasn't exactly tasteless but close, as well as being dried out. The service was slow and surly. Not going... More 

Thank xxrrttyy
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We enjoyed the pulled pork sandwiches with coleslaw. My husband order the pork loin and was disappointed with that, too dry. So next time we stop we will stick to the pulled pork. Great selection of sauces from sweeter to spicy.

Thank rotraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16430A Old Frederick Rd, just off Rt 15N, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8607
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Emmitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-447-3322

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