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Larry J's BBQ Cafe

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600 D Street, Boston, MA
+1 617-348-9800
13:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 19:00
Sat 13:00 - 19:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hired Larry J for my mom's 90th bday party. Terrible mistake and even worse food. The wings were burned beyond recognition. I could not believe he would even dare to try to pass them off. The mac and cheese was dry, undercooked, and without flavor or cheese. The ribs were seasoned with nothing except tons of pepper and the collard... More 

1 Thank caldenhun
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went to Larry J's before Bonnie Raitt concert. Had delicious bbq brisket and ribs. Larry is very entertaining. Fun place to go.

Thank Annie L
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Some time's you'll have to wait for your order, but if you're between your hotel and an important meeting this is your place to grab a quick delicious bite to warm your stomach with!

Thank VGVisionary
Montclair, New Jersey
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

In the neighborhood for a business trip. Stopped by to see what they might have for later. Went up to the take-out window; Two men were inside. One said, "Can I help you?" I smiled and said, "Sure. Just looking for a nice quick lunch. Is it good." And the man behind him snaps, "No. It's NOT good. That's why... More 

Thank Waterburian973
San Francisco
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179 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Stopped by for lunch and was very happy I did. The ribs, brisket and hot links were all delicious. Good smoked flavors and good sauces. It's a stand, so you order and sit in the park.

Thank HotRod_88
Nashville, Tennessee
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

This place was ok.. Eating here once was enough but it was an ok lunch. They could pick up the pace just a little, and person taking order seemed to have gotten a little irritated if you asked him a question. Sure enough it was on the board but your line would have moved quicker if you just answered and... More 

Thank TNChic615
Concord, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Larry's is a Seaport area find! Excellent BBQ, incredible variety & very moderately priced. This man knows how to BBQ, & his experience shows. It's only outside seating, takeout basically, but grab some napkins and enjoy a treat!

Thank WallabyGal
Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

When the wait at the seafood places is a couple of hours, get some barbecue at Larry J's and eat in the park. The meat was great, and the people were friendly. It helps that it was a gorgeous day, so sitting in the park was perfect.

Thank arecibosci
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

Excellent BBQ take away food, outside seating only. It is one of the few places in the seafront area where you can have a meal for easily under $10.

1 Thank SmellyMoose
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

This place is a little hidden and no indoor seating but the food is great and when the weather is good there is outdoor seating or the water front is right accross the street.

1 Thank Leafystuff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
13:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 D Street, Boston, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-348-9800

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