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The Q

1064 S Main St, Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5307
+1 707-961-0100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brisket” (26 reviews)
“potato salad” (12 reviews)
“texas toast” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
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1064 S Main St, Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5307
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I used to come here all the time years and years ago and we absolutely loved it. Then the last 2 times we went it wasn't that great. And we haven't been back in a couple of years. After many years we've...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank healonwifey
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I had a pulled pork sandwich and the pork absolutely no flavor, other than the taste of charcoal. The meat was dry and tough. I had to squirt bbq sauce on every bite just to get some flavor. My daughter had the brisket and had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlliMac722
Reviewed 9 July 2018

New owner, new cooks. Maybe we just picked the wrong day. In the past, the brisket was incredible, served with spicy coleslaw and great fries, but the last time, the brisket tasted off and the fries were grease bombs.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I was there before lunchtime, so maybe the crowd would start coming in after my visit. None the less, the brisket was a good size portion, cooked right and tasted great. The mac and cheese was probably a reheat in the microwave, but still ok....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

the place does not have many tables, and as I could see they have a lot of take out orders. it was quite a hot day, but no air conditioning, not even fans. the food was average, although the portions were really huge.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mia_Sh
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Q is a wonderful hole in the wall bbq restaurant for lunch while on vacation in Fort Bragg. I ordered the Texas Toast which includes Texas Toast Piled w/BBQ Beef, Cheddar & Slaw w/Choice of Side. My meal was really good.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Drove into Fort Bragg at the end of the day and we were looking for a quick dinner. Stopped at The Q and we were not disappointed. Delicious BBQ and good size portions. Small eating area and perfect for a quick bite. They do a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank boktasofattleboro
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Their bbq pulled pork sandwiches are very tasty. Excellent sauces and slaw! We had 2 sides: potato salad and beans. I didn’t care for either, but my husband thought they were okay.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank katreat
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ exists in this humble roadside joint similar to what you’d find in the south. The pork ribs and accompanying sauces were awesome, rivaling BBQ from Louisiana. A real gem was the clam chowder. I’d get this instead of the overpriced chowder in the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

OMG! We had the boar burger, oyster sampler and crab cakes! The prices were reasonable and the food was superb! And, this is a review from a foodie!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank HollyDFF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1064 S Main St, Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Fort Bragg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-961-0100
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just opened (in April 2012?) at the south end of Fort Bragg on Highway 1. Attracting lots of interest.
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