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Lester's Roadside BBQ

376A Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01803-1945
+1 781-221-7427
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“dirty rice” (9 reviews)
“brisket” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
376A Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01803-1945
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lesters put out a solid rack of ribs. The meat falls off the bone. Can't get enough of the low cost beer and the great food. Always friendly service.

Thank GuySBosMia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very solid choice for BBQ! I came in on a rainy Monday night, and felt bad that hardly anyone was there at the time. The owner and I had a great chat while he prepared my order, he's super friendly and really makes you feel...More

Thank HurricaneLuke88
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've been to Lester's on three occasions for lunch with friends, and have never been disappointed. It's a no-frills operation. The simple decor has an authentic feel, and the aroma from the smoker is tantalizing. You order at the counter and find a table. They...More

Thank denoonan
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This BBQ place is off the beaten path but worth finding. It offers a full array of ribs, brisket, pulled pork and a large selection of sides. You order at the counter from a menu board but the food is brought to your table. Food...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I drive by Lester's every day on my way to and from work and have wanted to stop but never have. My family was looking for takeout tonight and I thought it would be great to try it. The pulled pork was just ok -...More

Thank familyof5inma
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You will be surprised by this place = it used to be a McDonald's building, and it was converted over to a BBQ restaurant. ATMOSPHERE: Small place for sure. Smells AMAZING in there = best BBQ/smoky smell around. I'd suggest takeout, but although the place...More

Thank KenG_Review
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Brisket wrap will fill you for the day then some. Ate lunch there with a real Texan and we both were impressed with the taste. Like going down south... Without going down south. Nice quick lunch service! Sweet tea was ok not super sweet.

Thank friznizzle
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Almost wound up in the hospital from choking because of the pepper on the chicken. The skin was absolutely inedible. Thigh/leg piece had very little meat on it. Mac n cheese which was one of my favorites was mushy, and sweet potatoes were bland. Their...More

Thank Outbacklover
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We got a tip from a colleague to try the brisket, but we were in the mood for ribs. They have these nice St. Louis smoked ribs that were just the way I like them: chewy, flavorful and all around delicious. As I don't live...More

Thank TheBlackCondor
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Im not a BBQ girl, but we had them cater a BBQ party and everyone loved it...they served from Corn..to Corn Bread..and everything inbetween.. Ribs were great too

Thank nags48
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376A Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01803-1945
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-221-7427
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