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Big Bubba's Bad BBQ

1125 24th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 238-6272
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Ranked #56 of 149 restaurants in Paso Robles
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
Campbell, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great food, great service. Servers went out of their way to split our bill 5 ways. Very solid BBQ dishes and sauce.

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California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place was a little confusing; they had a full sit-down bar and live music (which was great & adult-oriented with a lot of adult language going on), but was still full of families & diner-like. We were seated in the middle and it was a bit uncomfortable. the food was ok and pricey. we had an overall ok experience.... More

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Oakhurst, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our family place a take out order. The waitress that helped us was nice. We told her how many Pork Ribs we wanted and she helped us figure out what selection to make. When we got back to the motel we had the 2 dinners of 4 ribs each but one BBQ sauce was spicy (it curled your hair) and... More

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San Marcos, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Not for the faint of heart.,the portions are large. The staff is a lot of fun and to little line dances during the evening. If you want to ride an electronic Bull they have one of those too. Fun Place and the food is pretty good too.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I ate here twice this last trip! Both times, I enjoyed the food, the atmosphere, and great service! I had the tri-tip, which was excellent, the first visit, and the BBQ chicken salad the second time. Both food choices were full of flavor and satisfying. We sat in the outdoor deck and enjoyed the warm summer evening. The servers were... More

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New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

The place was quiet about 4 people there. We got the pulled pork which wad good but you could taste the ketchup in the sauce. A bit too sweet for my taste. The beer was cold but there wasn't anything special to rave about. Famous Dave's is much better...

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Bakersfield, California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This restaurant exudes a 'country' atmosphere just as it was designed to do. Very 'down home' while away from home. The food is good though my sandwich was somewhat dry...dry enough to ask for some barbeque sauce for it. The fries and onion rings were well cooked and crispy, but for the size of the sandwich with one 'side', the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

So we ordered to-go on taco tuesday. We asked for the sauce and salsa on the side for 5 of the taco's and the other 6 were "normal" order. We drove 15 min. there to get them and 15 min. back home to eat them. We opened up the containers to discover NONE of them had sauce or salsa on... More

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Mukilteo, Washington
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131 reviews 131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Loved the service. The ribs were average, but a good value. Live music, but too loud to talk with others at our table.

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Duarte, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Good food, really neat decor, friendly service - no complaints! We didn't try the mechanical bull, but enjoyed watching others trying it out. One table is in a jail cell - we didn't sit that, but that was a cut addition. A great place for relaxed, fun dining at a fair price.

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