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Rubbin' Butts Bar-B-Q

848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
+1 518-234-7447
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
“coleslaw” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The staff is really nice. The food not so much. Its over priced school cafeteria fair. The meat was dry and tasteless. The chili fries were gross and tasted like canned chili. The nachos were just ok. Will stick to other bbq places. Hopefully their...More

Thank charitylee6
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We were look for a place to catch a quick meal and some from cavern suggest it to us. Don't let the look of the place drive u away. The food was excellent, the rib melt off the bone and sauce was excellent Don't drive...More

Thank P644a1
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Hi, it's me again, trying out new places again. This past Father's Day Jan decided to buy me dinner as none of our children are around. I have been wanting to go to this restaurant for a while now, never had a chance until recently....More

Thank Cat327
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I live locally and have tried this place a number of times over the years. Always overly smoked with a weird unnatural taste (propane perhaps!? Cheap woods with bark?) I don't know what it is, but my husband and I truly enjoy BBQ and this...More

2  Thank jcarp2103
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I travel for business and like to experience BBQ in the different locals. I was very satisfied with this. The beef brisket was the some of the best I have ever had.... amazing f,avid and soooo tender.

Thank kcdivediva
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This little place isn't tops on dining seating set up but makes up for that by having great BBQ with large portions for the money. Home made BBQ sauce is kick butt!

Thank cecelaine25
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I on vacation decided to stop here. We had drove 2 hrs an very hungry. We arrived at 7:40 pm we walked up two guys sprang up past the front window to get into the kitchen. We walked in and greeted by...More

3  Thank Harry A
Reviewed 22 August 2016

first trip, take out, best ribs I've had in a long time. the service was good, large menu for a BBQ place.

Thank sanderus
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Even though they were busy at 7pm on a Saturday, the food was very good. Our group ordered everything from mac-n-cheese and hot dogs for the kids, to chicken, ribs and salads for the adults. Everyone was happy with their meals, even the picky eaters.

Thank sparklerblue
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great BBQ - you can order either sauce. Love the pulled pork sandwich with the southern sauce - my favorite. Owner operated and most of the time he serves you. Excellent place to stop if you are on I-88 near Cobleskill, NY. Don't pass it...More

Thank Lovinglife502
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 E Main St, Cobleskill, NY 12043-5018
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cobleskill
  • Phone Number: +1 518-234-7447
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