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676 Amherst Rd. (Rte. 116)
Bub's BBQ is a Valley staple renowned for its unpretentious but slightly quirky menu (offerings include bison burgers and gator tail; and, yes, it really is gator tail.) The restaurant has a cozy, friendly atmosphere, with an open kitchen that facilitates intimacy.
3rd: Theodores' Booze, Blues and BBQ
201 Worthington St.