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Bare Bones Bar-B-Q & Pizza

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Barbecue
2401 69th Ave, Moline, IL 61265-8312
+1 309-762-7427
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
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3:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2401 69th Ave, Moline, IL 61265-8312
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been eating here for a while now and it is truly a great Quad City dining experience. They have delicious brisket and ribs with truly exceptional Southern style sides such as collards and corn bread, which you can get no where else in...More

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling across country on I-74 and I-80, and stayed at the Hampton Inn at the Quad City Airport in Moline on I-280. We looked across the street at the Bare Bones Bar-B-Q & Pizza and decided to give it a try. It was...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This definitely is a local favorite. Wife had pulled pork, mac & cheese, and collared greens. I had pulled pork/brisket combo, twice baked & breaded potato (wow), and green beans; corn bread for both. Large portions at reasonable prices; 2 bottles of Heineken beer at...More

Thank ATjersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hole in the wall good..... When we travel, we look for the local places. Place is a quick walk across the street from the Hampton Inn in Moline, and a first glance you would not be impressed and you might pass it by, but DON'T....stop...More

Thank CClifford505
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I am from Texas so its hard to like bar b que from other places. We just do it different. Anyhow when the guy who was paying for our dinner said he was from Texas and that I might like the prime rib instead, I...More

Thank GeoW5
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in the middle of farm country Il......stop and eat here. I had a black and blue NY strip ...yum. My hubby had blackened grouper..he said was excellent. Beautiful salad bar and a bar after a long drive. Ahhh

Thank LinFlorida
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Tear down the building, or relocate. The exterior of the restaurant does the place a major disservice, especially when you look across the parking lot and see a local hotel advertising rooms for $36 a night. The salad bar outperformed the meals we had. The...More

Thank aeh0912
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Had the prime rib and it was very good. The salad bar was good and the staff was very friendly. Only negative is there isn't many seats and we waited about 30 minutes, which was alright. Will go back.

Thank flyinghigh101
Reviewed 24 July 2017

If you want to pretend it is 1965 for atmosphere but pay 2020 prices this is your place. Awkward entrance - you look straight at the kitchen service window when you enter, salad bar and restrooms to your left. To the right a narrow aisle...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great selection of entrees and salad bar. I had the prime rib and it was so juicy and tender. Others in my group had the ribs and fried catfish. Everyone was very pleased with their meals and service. The waitress was very friendly and handed...More

Thank IchbinSchwule
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 69th Ave, Moline, IL 61265-8312
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Moline
  • Phone Number: +1 309-762-7427
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