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Boston Restaurants

SoulFire Barbecue

  • 182 Harvard Ave. Map It
  • Allston

Updated 11/13/2013

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What this neighborhood needed most took a long time to get here, but there's finally a quick stop for barbecue, complete with a range of sauces and styles. The pit resides in the kitchen, but the enticing, smoky aroma fills the whole high-ceiling space. Everything from pulled pork to spare- and baby-back ribs to hickory-roasted chicken can be smothered in the sauce of your choice. There is also a bar to sit at that's covered with old soul and blues album covers.

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182 Harvard Ave., Boston, Massachusetts, 02134, United States

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Updated 11/13/2013


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Dec 3, 2008

Yankee Barbecue, but not bad

Not the best barbecue joint in the Greater Boston area (East Coast Grill, Blue Ribbon BBQ, Redbones, and Uncle Pete's are all as good or better), but for Boston proper, this is your best bet. About the only BBQ spot locally that offers a North Carolina style mustard-based sauce among its options. It won't make you forget great Southern or Midwest BBQ, but it's pretty decent nonetheless.

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