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Lefty's BBQ

2064 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601-3147
+1 301-638-3813
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2064 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601-3147
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This local favorite is a must visit. Upon my first arrival I was greeted by the delicious aroma of perfectly seasoned pork. The ribs literally fall of the bone. The NC pulled pork had just enough vinegar to not over power the sandwich. Even the...More

Thank shamaracarter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its sad to write this review, because I'm sure Lefty has been ruined by new regulations of "safety" after the fire. I used to live in Southern MD and worked in Alexandria. Before the fire I would stop at least once a week on my...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had eaten here once before when we traveled through this area. Today we went out of our way to eat here. The food is excellent. Highly recommend. North Carolina BBQ with a wonderful BBQ sauce addition. We were thrilled that they now sell their...More

Thank pamelabD9213LP
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We visited Lefty's on Sunday around 6pm. It was our first visit since about a year, as we do not live close by. Octavia, our server was very knowledgeable and courteous. We were very happy with the service. The store is well known for its...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try them out for Sunday dinner, and we're disappointed. I ordered their vegetable platter and the portions were small (3 fork-full) takeout cup sizes. My hubby ordered the whiting fish only (approx. 4 pieces.) The food was tasty, but not a good...More

Thank ClassyJetsetter
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Hubby and I stopped in for a BBQ fix and wanted a new place to try, so we chose Lefty's since we were in the area. I ordered 1 lb. of ribs with sauce and 2 sides (Garlic mashed potatoes and Collard greens) and hubby...More

1  Thank Key T
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with my wife and her mother. My wife had the Brisket sandwich platter Wichita came with two sides. Sides were mac and cheese and sweet potato souffle. Grandma and I had the rib platter with two sides. Grandma's sides were...More

1  Thank A.c. P
Reviewed August 30, 2017

My wife got carryout for a party, 15lb pork BBQ, potato salad, baked beans. Price was ridiculous, way to expensive $380 for a $125 meal. Lefty, give me a break. Nobody liked the beans, watery, no flavor, you get better beans out of a can....More

1  Thank benny v
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Let me tell you about a little hard-to-find place that is worth finding! As some know, I love my BBQ! I am not knowledgeable, but am quite a snob. I am always looking for something a bit different, while satisfying the familiar. A coworker knows...More

1  Thank BleeVA
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

While visiting my husband and I decided to stop and give a local restaurant business. we were so excited and hungry. The server greeted us with a smile and promptly took our drink orders and then the wait begin. The manager was nice and told...More

Thank Nitadani75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2064 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf
  • Phone Number: +1 301-638-3813
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Since 1989, Lefty's has been serving barbecue and southern-style cuisine. We are a family-owned business that enjoys serving bold and flavorful dishes. So, stop on by...relax, enjoy the music and southern hospitality. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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