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Hot City Barbeque & Bistro

1313 S 6th St, Los Banos, CA 93635-4728
209-826-4300
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  • English first
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had a tri-tip sandwich from here which was pretty good, I enjoyed it. The meat was tasty and the bread was excellent. I also had a small side of ranch beans, not bad. I didn't care for the lemonade since it came out warm even with ice in the cup. Prices are a little high as other reviewers have... More 

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Squaw Lake, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

You just can't beat those ribs and delicious side dishes! A must eat for us every weekend when we are in the area. The beekeepers from MN

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Sandwich are overpriced and lacking meat most time food fair service slow small place overrated bbq ok dry sometimes sauce is lacking flavors meat was over cooked one sandwich dry

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Thames, New Zealand
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98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We were on our way to Bakersfield and we stopped here for Lunch. I took the pulled chicken sandwhich and my dad took the pulled pork sandwhich. They were absolutely delicious! The sauce was amazing and the meat was just so tasty. Dad talked to the man standing at the BBQ saying how the food was amazing. Then the man... More 

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Martinez, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife is from West Texas and pronounced this to be authentic pit-style slow smoked "Q". What more do I need to say?

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visalia, ca.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We used to travel through Los Banos quite often in route to Monterey. We always tried to time our visits with a stop at Hot City BBQ. The days and hours are limited so call ahead to make sure they are open. But the trip and stop is well worth it for some excellent BBQ. Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork and... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My family shared their No. 7 sampler with pork, chicken, beef (tri-tips), and ribs. Loved every bite of the meat and their sauces. I used to live in Kansas City and ate BBQ weekly. This was an incredible selection of meats. The only criticism I'd have is their beans. They tasted more like chili beans than bbq beans. Not sure... More 

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Los Banos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Wow this place is just super good had the pork ribs and tri tip dinner and it was just mouth watering. Tender and Juicy great taste can't go wrong here....just plain out good....

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Berkeley, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We loved this place . . . We were looking for dinner for 9 of us staying in Santa Nella for 2 nights. This was fun and funky, low key, with good ribs. Not a place for vegetarians. Open only on weekends, and on Sunday only until 7, so plan ahead.

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Atwater, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Food was fair, but the BBQ sauce was exceptional. The owners were very friendly, we had a good chat with them.

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Additional Information about Hot City Barbeque & Bistro

Address: 1313 S 6th St, Los Banos, CA 93635-4728
Phone Number: 209-826-4300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Banos
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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