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Billy Bob's BBQ

35 Fairmont Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2423
+1 845-471-7870
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (19 reviews)
“fried pickles” (7 reviews)
“wings” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
35 Fairmont Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2423
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Reviewed 1 week ago

BBQ is the feature here, of course, and is not to be missed. Great casual dining, with quick, attentive service, and large portions. My brisket sandwich was overflowing with tender brisket, so much so that I had to set aside half of it for a...More

Thank mr_dendrocacalia
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have gone to Billy Bob's since they opened. This is a great pub with very good appetizers, sandwiches and much more. It is right next to Vassar College and has been a pub for as long as I can remember. The Fat Bob's Rueben...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We went for a Fathers Day late lunch, early dinner. I'll go down the list. Decor = average B-B-Q joint. Service = mixed, Table service great but one dinner (1/2 Chicken) came out a full15 minutes after the rest. Food = mostly very good, black&white...More

Thank campiflo
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch there recently. The service was great and the food excellent. Best Brisket and ribs, I had in Poughkeepsie. Their homemade sauces was top notch. Great sides.

Thank gomcclelland
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Waitress was pleasant. Service was good. Nachos were a disappointment. After having them in the past. Today they skimped on the portion and there was barely any chicken. The bottom half had nothing. No cheese salsa etc on the chips. Just bare chips. No bang...More

Thank Cathleen C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

College hang out, relaxed atmosphere , can be noisy at time. Good and prompt service. Great food, reasonably priced. We order a whole rack with two sides, Onion rings delicious, and macaroni and cheese heavy on the cheese, yummy! The whole rack of ribs was...More

Thank cgalow
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The steak was nice well cooked but the parking is a problem during winter time they also need to give the option of preparing steaks without BBQ sauce some people don't like the source

Thank Fredrick A
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, along with our toddler son, came here for an early dinner after visiting the local children's museum. We have visited Texas many times and always look forward to enjoying BBQ while there. The BBQ here was definitely on par with what...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Reading the other reviews, I had an expectation this would not be a quick lunch, and that was OK as my friend and I had some time. We arrived a little before noon on a Tuesday. Yes, there were only a few patrons in the...More

Thank stm5468
Reviewed 5 August 2016

In the summer my wife and I stop here almost every Friday night after an evening golf game around the corner at Vassar Golf Course. This is a great neighborhood bar that is jovial and loud as you would expect from a barbeque joint. The...More

Thank Chris E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Fairmont Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2423
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
  • Phone Number: +1 845-471-7870
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