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Better Than Fred's

9903 101 St, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2P6, Canada
+1 780-532-4450
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Fred’s must not be that great

We took our FRAC Crew for supper and we were told to try Better than Fred’s BBQ right downtown... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
John G
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Red Deer, Canada
via mobile
Food and service

Seriously one of the best locations in town for great food and incredible service. John and his... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
KevinSzakacs
,
Grande Prairie, Canada
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Grande Prairie's HOT SPOT for Real-Pit BBQ, LIVE BANDS, PPV Sports Events & GP’s largest BILLIARDS area!
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“smoked meat” (2 reviews)
“decent price” (2 reviews)
“brisket” (2 reviews)
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9903 101 St, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2P6, Canada
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+1 780-532-4450
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We took our FRAC Crew for supper and we were told to try Better than Fred’s BBQ right downtown Grande Prairie. Easy enough to find, lots of parking in the downtown core. Large place, 6 or 7 pool tables and probably seats around 100 people....More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Seriously one of the best locations in town for great food and incredible service. John and his staff are fantastic and making you feel at home.

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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Our entire team truly values our customers and your feedback! Cheers!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Thought we would try this for a change, pool tables were not busy, let's say fairly busy for lunch hour, service was prompt & friendly, food took a little longer than expected but all ok, no complaints, we sat on the west side to the...More

Thank James D
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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thanks for your review, we are truly sorry we didn't get 5 stars! March in northern Alberta can be very cold, and absolutely when entering or leaving our building, it will be colder beside the exits. Please feel free to ask your server to help...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Clean welcoming atmosphere. Servers are polite. Food is awesome. Entertainment is usually very good.caters to young and older adults.

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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review, be sure to check out out live band coming events online! We have many bands coming up this year that will appeal to all ages!

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Enjoyed the house specialty, smoked pulled pork recently...wonderful flavour and lots of it! Smashed potatoes and Ceasar salad all at a decent price! The wing appy was also super good! Spirits and choices in beer...what more could one ask for?

Thank Lane S
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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review! If you like the pulled pork, try the Jar-B-Que. It's awesome and loaded with house favorites! Cheers!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I have never eaten in or been for drinks but this place has awesome ribs !!! I was told about it from a friend at work. I ordered the "Bucket O' Ribs" for $65 and the deep fried pickles, 8 spears for $12 bucks for...More

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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review! Please come visit again soon and enjoy our newly renovated exterior! And check out our website for an incredible lineup of live bands coming up! Cheers!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

John & his staff are excellent..manager Carl is awesome..serving staff are super friendly especially Kendra who give 100 % to make sure her customers are satisfied

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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review! Check out our website for coming events as the lineup is amazing. Cheers!

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to try Better Than Fred's with an old friend who was in town. The place is a mix between pool hall and pub. I was pleased with the service we received and the food was good as well. I was wishing their beer list...More

Thank Tim H
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BetterThanFreds, Public Relations Manager at Better Than Fred's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your review. Please come in and try some of our new features, and feel free to talk with Carl, our bar manager about your thoughts! We love to get feedback! Hope to see you again soon! Cheers!

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Picked up an assorted platter to take home Friday night. It sounded really good on the menu and probably would have tasted better if we had been drinking beer for a few hours. It really is food to be eaten at the pub. The best...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I have been here a few times, everything I have eaten here has been delicious! Most recently, I tried the Brisket platter - the brisket was amazing, and the garlic mashed potatoes and grave, and fresh veggies were to die for!! Service here has always...More

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