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Buck's Naked BBQ Steakhouse - CLOSED

50 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
13 Sep 2017
“Nice atmosphere”
12 Sep 2016
“Food is great - but service was lacking”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
50 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Enjoyed the service and atmosphere. Food was not as good as I'd hoped. Pulled pork was pretty good, sweet potato fries were not the best. Wait staff was outstanding (Erica).

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had liked the location in Freeport and decided to try the one in Portland. We waited for about 10 minutes at the door and no one came over to seat us even though the wait staff could see us standing there. I walked into...More

Thank nejclark
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Be sure to check into this place closely before going to the Portland restaurant. My husband and I tried to go here at about 6 pm on a Thursday night and found it closed. Also the Portland location isn't listed on their website any more....More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We need a place for lunch and went off the beaten path, done a back street and found this great spot. The food was very good, arrived quickly and was not pricey. I tried the 4 rib app and couldn't eat it all. My husband...More

Thank bonniev66
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We found this gem by just walking around Old Port. It's tucked in an alley. The staff was extremely polite. I ordered a bar b q sandwich and loaded potato. I'm from Tennessee so I love and know good bar b q and this was...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We arrived around 5pm on a Sunday night before the crowds. Sat right away and food served within 10 minutes. I had the brisket and pulled pork combo comes with choice of sides. Very good. Husband and son had the baby back ribs. Also very...More

Thank RodFamTvls
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Let me preface this review by saying that I was a HUGE fan of Buck's way back when they opened their first location in Freeport across from the huge Indian statue. The food then was spectacular, always hot and fresh, tasted authentic! Since moving away...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Buck's had a great atmosphere! There was a variety of 3 to 5 different sauces available to jazz up one's BBQ. They were unique in flavor. One had notes of blueberry in it!

Thank Shea N
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I really liked Buck's Naked BBQ. First, I had an order of wings with the blueberry BBQ - they were decent, but I would have liked them to be more crispy. Then I had the pork belly L T, which was delicious (I think I...More

Thank Lilshell812
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We've been eating at Buck's for more than five years. First in Freeport, and now in Portland. We were able to share the half rack combo, and since we had eaten dessert first (at Holy Donuts), it was a perfect portion. The service was excellent....More

Thank Douane_maison
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Restaurant Details

American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4144
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
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