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Larry J's BBQ Cafe

#1,440 of 2,449 Restaurants in Boston}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Barbecue
600 D St, Boston, MA 02210-1932
+1 617-348-9800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“brisket” (4 reviews)
“burnt ends” (2 reviews)
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600 D St, Boston, MA 02210-1932
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Reviews (22)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were headed to a wedding, but dinner would be late, so we tucked over to Larry J's for a late lunch. I had brisket, and my husband had pulled pork. The pulled pork was good-- tender and smoky, and the sauce "checked all the...More

Thank KimT_6294
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

One of my best BBQ experience ever. Good and fast service. Friendly staff. Will be back soon! Try the buffalo fries

Thank 177ClaudioLuca
Larry J, Owner at Larry J's BBQ Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your buffalo fries--they are an awesome choice! Thanks for the 5-star review, and we look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went for lunch today with my Boss. He had the beans, and pulled pork sandwich. I got the 3 ribs, burnt ends, and candied yams. The dry rub on the ribs was Excellent, no sauce needed for them. The yams were great, and the ends...More

Thank Max L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and experienced similar to other reviewers with the person behind the counter clearly irritated that I was asking questions I did not expect much and that's what I got. The pulled pork is listed as slow roasted for 12 hours -...More

Thank DrNic1
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...More

2  Thank caldenhun
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
Reviewed 10 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
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....More

Thank Waterburian973
Reviewed 19 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
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...More

Thank TNChic615
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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 St, Boston, MA 02210-1932
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-348-9800
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