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Tennessee's Real BBQ

173 Pearl St, Braintree, MA 02184-6525
+1 781-843-0999
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cucumber salad” (12 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
173 Pearl St, Braintree, MA 02184-6525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greatly disappointed. I had the pulled pork sandwhich and mac n cheese. Both were flavorless! The meat was soaked in juive to where I couldnt even pick up the sandwhich because tge bread was soggy.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like BBQ Tennessee’s is for You! It looks like a fast food place next door to Burgerking but this is real long-cooked BBQ with a variety of rubs, sauce choices, and totally amazing sides! Not fancy just fine!

Thank sullie131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a pleasant surprise as it doesn't look like much from the outside. Inside just has that BBQ joint feel which is different for new England. It's walk up style where you order at counter and seat yourself. They have huge vats of...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Stopped here for lunch on our way north. We were expecting something average based on location and appearance, but the food was really, really good!! Huge selection of BBQ, and they have many options for sampler plates and combinations so you can try many things....More

Thank GeorgiaLucy41
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We don't live far from Memphis so we were excited to find a southern barbecue joint near our hotel while visiting Boston. The barbecue is not Tennessee barbecue. And no fresh brewed iced tea. Portions were generous, though and the sides were good. This place...More

Thank UNLVLawRebel
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went out to try Tennessee's Real BBQ for a change of taste. It's a small restaurant, and very unique. We ordered a Caribbean Chicken Platter and a Pulled Pork Platter. They came with our choices of Mac and Cheese, Cornbread and Smashed Potatoes. All...More

Thank temptraveler
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything we ate and will be back again. A little pricey, but it was delicious. Brisket was great!

Thank Mayerfan101
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of my go to places for take out barbeque. Love their brisket, coleslaw and wings. Try a combination platter, usually a good value.

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had the brisket. It tasted as if it was boiled and not smoked on a pit or smoker. If you want real BBQ this is not the place. I stated this was my first time there and what they recommended. The staff was unsure...More

Thank rboykins71
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The BBQ is like some typical northern take on a southern tradition. This place wouldn't stay open a week in Tennessee. The BBQ looks to be shipped in and could be frozen.. This is not your slow roasted moist pull pork that you will be...More

Thank ClassicCape
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Terence L
9 February 2016|
Response from BostonSummerGirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant has seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Pearl St, Braintree, MA 02184-6525
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +1 781-843-0999
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