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Bison County

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
275 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5205
+1 781-642-9720
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bison” (31 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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275 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5205
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I've been here probably 15 times and have had a great meal every time. The ribs are probably the best thing that I have had, with the burger a close second. There is ample parking on Moody Street.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 10 February 2018

An unexpected find in Waltham, MA. This place has great BBQ and sides. If you have a solid appetite, order up the pork chop. It's two inches thick and has a great smoke flavor to it. The pulled chicken is well-flavored and the brisket has...More

Thank IT_road_warrior
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We have been to many famous and delicious BBQ restaurants in the south. Obviously that's not true of the chef here -- a generous term -- because otherwise they wouldn't serve this slop. I ordered the pulled pork and pulled chicken combo. Hard to tell...More

Thank Marco2008
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Monday evening for my uncle weddings reception this place was nice the waitress was very pleasant, attentive and patient we had two tables she dealt with each table in a timely manner everyone loved their food my son loved his grilled...More

1  Thank cheapi
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Made reservations for a Saturday night, based on TripAdvisor reviews, for our only night in Waltham. The restaurant was steady but only about half the tables were full. Service: Very good, friendly service with a smile. 4/5 Value: Prices were about average for what I...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We're regulars at Bison Country. Good ribs, good brisket, good catfish, good salads, a great beer list and some fun craft whiskeys. What's not to like? We were just there on a Thursday night - started off with a Knob Creek Rye on the rocks...More

1  Thank LoveToTravelBoston
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This place is a real find. They make a lot of their own food (like the brisket ends with Texas sauce). Fresh ingredients, super presentations. Super beer offerings from all over. Very reasonably priced and friendly service.

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Catfish nuggets and garlic mashed potatoes a must! There's a grill in the table seating part. Good selection of beer and spirits. Near the cinema. And, you get a coupon in that value pack mail.

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Came here on a Tuesday night with friends ,not overly busy on a Tuesday night. Ordered the Smoked Brisket Plate with two sides,salad and garlic jalapeno rice. Nice size portion of brisket but really didn't have a smoked taste to it.. The garlic jalapeno rice...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Been here a number of times and the food is consistently good. Great turkey tips or steak tips but they have a decent variety on the menu.

Thank lorcanm313
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Response from Donna F | Reviewed this property |
we had one for a Saturday and had to have it. I would make one. easy enough to do on opentable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5205
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-642-9720
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