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16200 South Lincoln Highway, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586
815-254-6939
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
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  • 1
    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
Mouth watering ribs!

Their ribs are slow cooker for hours, and they are delicious . We also love their pulled pork, pulled brisket, and chicken. As good as you can get in the northern States.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
lindarose2014
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Plainfield, Illinois
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Plainfield, Illinois
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Their ribs are slow cooker for hours, and they are delicious . We also love their pulled pork, pulled brisket, and chicken. As good as you can get in the northern States.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank You so much for your kind words, We really appreciate them!! Ken Faught owner of Baby Back Blues BBQ. More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We love Baby Back Blues!!! Excellent food at a reasonable price and the portions are huge! A great place to bring friends or take home and eat there.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Hi Becca, Thank you so much for your kind words, We really appreciate them!! Ken Faught owner of Baby Back Blues BBQ More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

When I want good BBQ I go to Baby Back Blues, the sides are good, the BBQ is great, service is great, nice atmosphere and I've been there more than once and the food and service has never let me down. I will return!

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Cruzer115, Thank you so much for all your kind words, We really appreciate them. Ken Faught Owner of Baby Back Blues BBQ More 

Oswego, Illinois
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My second favorite place for BBQ in Chicagoland (south moon #1). Great pulled pork and chicken. Sides are great and could make a meal in themselves. Place is a little small and gets very cramped in peak times.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Thank you DisneyDad21!! We really appreciate it!! Ken Faught More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place does not disappoint. Dining in, you will get the nice smoky air that will seep into your clothes and remind you of your visit long after. Portions are huge. Good for catering also.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Matthew, Thank You for for coming out. We really appreciate it! Ken Faught. More 

Plainfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Overall great service and good BBQ. Staff was very friendly and split a large pulled chicken sandwich so my daughter and I could share. Fries were made to order and very tasty, mac and cheese was a bit soggy, but I think we got the end of a batch. Dining room filled up pretty quick on a Saturday night. We... More 

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

OUGirl, Thank you so much we Really Appreciate You!! Ken Faught. More 

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had take out ribs, coleslaw and cucumbers in vinegar. All very good as others have described. Need to look carefully in the strip mall where it is located.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We really appreciate it. Ken Faught. More 

Aspen, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place has a new lifetime customer. As someone who works in the industry as a chef, I can honestly say that is the single best bbq I have ever had. We tried a little of everything so I can say Chicagowhatever you order, you won't be disappointed. Every time I visit Chicago, this is going to be my first... More 

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jessica for the awesome way you described your meal out a Baby Back Blues BBQ. We really appreciate it!! Have a safe trip back to Aspen. Ken Faught More 

Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Always top notch. Tried other places and they can't hold a candle. I have been all over the US and this is a great place.

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Ken F, Owner at Baby Back Blues, responded to this review

Shamrock, Thank you so much for all your kind words. We really appreciate it!! Ken Faught. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was really disappointed for a #3 of 99 on trip advisor. Pulled pork was wet and flavourless, I could've decide whether the white coleslaw was more disgusting to look at or eat and I swear they boiled all vegetables for a minimum of 8 hours to make sure there wasn't the slightest hint of any taste left.

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Additional Information about Baby Back Blues

Address: 16200 South Lincoln Highway, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586
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 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16200 South Lincoln Highway, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: 815-254-6939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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