Rusty Can, ByfieldStandout Qualities: High-quality cuts, heaping portions, and strict attention to detail make this luscious smoked meat emporium the best around.
Fun Fact: Owner James “Sully” Sullivan arrives at work daily at 4:30 a.m. to fire up his two smokers and checks them every 20 minutes throughout the day.
Insider Tip: The nachos topped with brisket could be a meal for a crowd—a half-sheet pan laden with all the good stuff. Ask for the “whiz”; it’s like a super-charged Velveeta, spiked with heavy cream and butter, crafted by the vat-full daily.
6 Fruit St., Byfield, 978-462-1204, rustycanbyfield.com