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“Lots of food. Dry rub BBQ” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Maer's BBQ
Cuisines: Barbecue, American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Level Contributor
37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lots of food. Dry rub BBQ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

The food was good, especially if you like dry rub ribs.

The Asian slaw was incredibly spicy, which was very good

Mashed potatoes and beans were also good

I saw lion brewery when i drove into town and was hoping to have a beer with dinner, but they don't have a liquor license.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank phlege
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20 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Best in the area!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

Maers is a place close to my heart. I spend a lot of time on South Main, and while there are superb hot dog dives, a multitude of Asian restaurants (including the superb Thai Thai), pizza and chain restaurants, Maers is my standout joint!

Breakfast, whenever I have the time, I always go to Maers for a 5 dollar quick fix! Great pockets, standard eggs, all at a solid price-point.
All of Maers' entrees are killer, their house bbq sauces simply kill, and all of their sides, with the exception of the chips, are solid.

If you want a good, filling, meal at a reasonable price, Maers really hits the spot!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Prack F
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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Needs work”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2012

I've had BBQ from all around the country and was excited when I heard that a BBQ place was opening in WB. Basically an average sandwich, kinda small and very dry - you can put on your own different types of sauce but in my mind that's kind of admitting they're not confident in their bbq recipe. I don't think you should be able to eat anything bbq with out getting it all over the place... its the way it was meant to be. If you're going to do BBQ you have to blow it up... giant sandwiches, sauce everywhere, blues music blasting on the juke. At least that is what the best places are like. For some reason I basically like this place though.. I'll try it every now and then to see if they improved.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Eric W
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
228 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Our "Go-To" BBQ Place in the W-B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

We love this place. I usually get the pork BBQ sandwich, which is piled high with delicious pork on a fresh roll. Their sauces are great and you get a ton of food for the money and the atmosphere is comfortable. Service is always friendly but we have waited longer than expected for a refill even when there was only two other tables filled.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank EFoxx
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DULUTH
Level Contributor
128 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Best Local Barbecue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2012

Great location in downtown Wilkes Barre. Food is prepared fresh every day and is so tasty. The homeade dessert was the topper of the great meal. It was pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting, delicious.

Visited September 2012
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