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Bonehead's BBQ

) #94 of 582 Restaurants in Halifax $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue,
1014 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-407-4100
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (27 reviews)
“dirty rice” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1014 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is basically a take-out restaurant for the most part, although there are a few plastic tables inside. Food is always good. You order at the desk from individual dishes. Beans are great. Corn salad, and cornbread great. Rice, all good. No reviews for me...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had worse barbecue in my life and I have had some bad que. The service was good. The employees were courteous. The place was clean and nice. The ribs were over cooked to a nice leather-like consistency and coated in an overly...More

Thank Mkschlam
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've eaten at quite a few BBQ places all over North America, and while it's usually best the further south you go this little place was pretty good. The sauces were pretty underwhelming but everything else was tasty, and it was reasonably priced and quick....More

Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I had a rack of ribs,corn salad and baked beans. The dinner also comes with cornbread. I placed my order on Canada Day and I know they were very busy. My food was delivered in record time and the ribs were very tasty. The corn...More

Thank wallaceasmith
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Portions of meat were small and ribs were dry, lacked sauce and well over cooked. The pulled pork sandwich was lacking the saucy messy factor. The coleslaw was apple and red cabbage- not at all appetizing, much too sweet. The sweet potato chips, French fries...More

Thank Debora S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Low key, not fancy......great food. Thought I was back in Florida. It is exactly as advertised. I willl ge back.

1  Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I have been a regular here for several years and this review is long overdue. The Brisket & Pulled-Pork BBQ Sandwiches on Kaiser are both divine. The Ribs are simply amazing. The fries are perfect. I wish I would try more on the menu cause...More

2  Thank MelandLuke
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were looking for lunch and found this place. What a treasure. Some of the best bbq I've had in Canada. There brisket is great as is all their other meats. The only complaint I would have is they give you too much food. Not...More

1  Thank mike2553
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Took some family here for something other than seafood during one of their visits. We all had a variety of their selections and every one of us really enjoyed the food. Cost was very reasonable and the staff were very friendly and tolerant of my...More

2  Thank Caronrick
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My American husband was hankering for some barbeque and Bonehead's lived up to his very high expectations!

1  Thank LauraMcCMoncton
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Questions & Answers
Jon D
1 June 2017|
Response from JackTheDog1 | Reviewed this property |
No. Not at all. It's a small spot with counter service. I don't believe they would even accept a reservation.
20 April 2016|
Response from Travel2plus1 | Reviewed this property |
I have only been acquainted with Boneheads for about 3 years. Unfortunately not sure how long it has been in business.
edward d
22 July 2015|
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Response from Travel2plus1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is take out. Very tasty take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-4100
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