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181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
760-922-7000
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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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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    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
Good Food, Casual Dining

Had the half-rack of ribs, which were excellent — almost more than I could eat. The jalapeno potatoes salad that came with it was great, obviously homemade. Garlic bread was dry, not wort eating. OK selection of beers. Service is fast-food type — order and pay at center, get a number, grab a table... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
RDCollins
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Hermosa Beach, California
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Hermosa Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had the half-rack of ribs, which were excellent — almost more than I could eat. The jalapeno potatoes salad that came with it was great, obviously homemade. Garlic bread was dry, not wort eating. OK selection of beers. Service is fast-food type — order and pay at center, get a number, grab a table, and the stuff will bring your... More 

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Irvine, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stopped in here on our way to Phoenix and I am sure glad we did! The food was plentiful and delicious. I got the brisket sandwich with jalapeño potato salad and opted for an extra side ($2) of the creamy coleslaw. I also got the white sauce ($1) for a horseradish kick. Everything was equally tasty although a tad... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

WE enjoyed the food, absolutely a great find and a MUST STOP if you are in the area. the ONLY negative was that we were the ONLY Non-locals in the "joint" - This is DEFINITELY a JOINT - and everyone was helped and received their orders promptly and with a smile; our order wasn't ready till EVERYONE else received theirs,... More 

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Baker, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I love when I walk into an unknown restaurant and the staff can tell me their favorite item. If you don't know what you're serving, how can you recommend it? I put my lunch for 4 in the hands of the waitress and she did me right. There were a lot of menu choices and then sides, so I just... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Driving I 10 to Phoenix saw highway signs for all fast food types. Stopped for fast food and saw Rebel BBQ. A hole in the wall type which proved good. Shared brisket and pulled pork over delicious cheese covered fries. Meat was good barbecue but sparse, however, fries were hot and many as other reviewers have commented. Interesting sides offered... More 

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Sierra Vista, AZ
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124 reviews 124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for dinner one night - it's a very, very casual place and the food is good. My husband ordered the pulled pork sandwich and I had the beef brisket. Go with the beef. We both agreed it was better. Also, order the fries. I ordered the mac and cheese and didn't really enjoy it... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just passing through, but soooo glad we stopped at this little gem. Read a few on line reviews and decided to stop. Three different sandwiches which were all very good, but the Pretty and Pink took the top spot. After trying it the rest of the group all wanted bites because of how much I was enjoying it. Everyone voted... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We ordered a brisket sandwich and the pastrami sandwich. The roll was soft and fresh. The meats were tender and very tasty. One of the best sandwiches I have ever had.

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Oceanside, California
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358 reviews 358 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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

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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?