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23145 W. Lincoln Hwy, Plainfield, IL 60544
815-254-6939
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Ranked #3 of 99 Restaurants in Plainfield
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Plainfield, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Any review about a restaurant will ultimately focus upon the writer's opinion of the food. Understanding that and the score given as part of the review, I felt it was important to begin with the quality of the staff working at BBB. They were extremely friendly and prompt when it came to taking my order and preparing my food for... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have been eating here for years and while it is still good bar-bq and food, this visit was somewhat disappointing. Mainly the attention to detail of the staff behind the counter; they have been friendlier in the past and have been a little more accommodating to the customer. I see the restaurant is franchising now. If they have opened... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been going to Baby Back Blue's for 7 years, since I started working in the area. Went last week and it was AWFUL! Got the Smokin' Deal with pork, cucumbers and mashed. The mashed potatoes had the consistency of grits and the pork was so bland and cold I couldn't even choke it down. Terrible, I won't be going... More 

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I often order Baby Back Blues as carry out and have also used them to cater parties. Our family favorites are the Pulled Pork and Pulled chicken. We love the spicy BBQ sauce; it is very spicy. The atmosphere is very casual. You order your food at the counter. And service is always quick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food was really good here. Liked all of the sides. Ordering the family style made it really affordable. Will go back.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The have some of the best pulled pork, pulled chicken, and pulled beef of any barbq I have ever eaten. If you have never been there before they will give you a sample of whatever you want. There are plenty of sauces to choose from

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Plainfield, Illinois, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've eaten in Memphis and St. Louis, and of course many BBQ joints around my area, as well as Downtown Chicago. I love Baby Back blues. It is my go-to place. I rate is superior to almost EVERYWHERE I've been. Now, I will tell you BBQ Is damn hard to compare unless its right next each other (IE at a... More 

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Diamond, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Of all of the BBQ I have eaten across the country this place was by far and away the best. The amazing smell hits you before you even walk in to the place. I ordered the large pulled chicken sandwich and every last bite was awesome. Sides are generous and offer plenty of flavor. There is a nice variety of... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They have the best pulled pork, chicken and beef around. There is more than enough food if you order the meals. We go there often and many other friends and coworkers agree, the food is excellent

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Joliet, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

found out about this place by winning a radio contest and won two free meals. This place is a hidden gem. their ribs are spectacular and really you cant go wrong with any of the sandwiches either. they have numerous sides and with a meal you get your choice of two. i prefer the mac and cheese and i go... More 

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Additional Information about Baby Back Blues

Address: 23145 W. Lincoln Hwy, Plainfield, IL 60544
Phone Number: 815-254-6939
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Plainfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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