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Rebel BBQ

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181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
760-922-7000
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: Stuck in the midst of the food chain outlets: McDonalds, Pizza Hut, etc...
Stuck in the midst of the food chain outlets: McDonalds, Pizza Hut, etc. The Rebel BBQ sign was a beacon calling to us, "Stop, stop. I'm different, I'm good!" We did. It was. We'll be stopping again on our next road trip to Ca.
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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Too expensive for what you get

It is possible that after reading all the great reviews I expected too much but I was disappointed with Rebel BBQ. The restaurant left much to be desired. It was hot and stuffy with boring decor and a dumpy feel. The service was blah and the layout odd. You order at the counter but only a few... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Aprilp2412
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Oceanside, California
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Oceanside, California
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354 reviews 354 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It is possible that after reading all the great reviews I expected too much but I was disappointed with Rebel BBQ. The restaurant left much to be desired. It was hot and stuffy with boring decor and a dumpy feel. The service was blah and the layout odd. You order at the counter but only a few things are actually... More 

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Tucson, AZ
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Hungry and irritated about eating from the fast food options in Blythe, we scored when we found this hidden gem next to McDonald's! The food was excellent, the aioli/bbq sauces were tasty, service was wonderful, and the atmosphere in the restaurant was great!!! So happy to have found this have and we will definitely be back every time we drive... More 

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Blythe, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice alternatve to the generic fast food options. The BBQ is very good along with the side options and they have upgraded their outside dining area. Very nice service from friendly employees

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We read about this on TripAdvisor and stopped on our way back to Phoenix. The pastrami was the best! Brisket was good as well. Just a hole in the wall place, but the food was really good. They sell by the pound and we'll be stopping on our way back to Newport to get some to take with us. Served... More 

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Blythe, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

prices are a little high and portions have gotten smaller than when first opened but the taste is excellent! really good bbq. love the chef salad and cuban pressed sandwich. mac and cheese side is really good as well.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

$10 Sandwiches with only one side, and fries are $1.75 extra as your 1 side. Fast service. No condiments except catsup and a plain BBQ sauce. Specialty sauces are $1more. No sauce served hot (unless the specialty ones maybe?). Beer $3-3.75 no mugs. Mr eat in smoked tri tip and brisket were both not tender.

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Very good, highly recommend this for great meat! I had a salad with brisket and the dressing was super and there was plenty of meat.

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Chandler, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

A good BBQ place that's easy on/off I 10? What a deal! We had the pastrami sandwich & half rack of ribs washed down with Rolling Rock :-). Yay! Ok, so maybe it wouldn't win prizes, but it was still pretty darned good. Even some veggie options, as I recall (but keep in mind this is a BBQ joint).

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Goodyear, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Less than a minute off I 10 and so worth the stop. Brisket was super tender, Mac and cheese piping hot. Service excellent. It's a little pricey but makes the PHX-Palm Springs drive (boring!) almost bearable. Forget the fast food and eat here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Was disappointed when looking at menu. Most of menu is hamburgers not bbq. Bbq is below average but good for Blythe where it's fast food or Mexican food. Place used to be better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Blythe
  • Phone Number: 760-922-7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Stuck in the midst of the food chain outlets: McDonalds, Pizza Hut, etc. The Rebel BBQ sign was a beacon calling to us, "Stop, stop. I'm different, I'm good!" We did. It was. We'll be stopping again on our next road trip to Ca.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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