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All 226 Newton Restaurants

Blue Ribbon BBQ

1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465
617-332-2583
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Ranked #13 of 226 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Weston, Massachusetts
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200 reviews 200 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Ordered their duo combo. You get to chose two of the meats and I chose the ribs and breast of chicken on the bone. You also get two sides and I ordered the cuke salad and the collard greens. The greens were cooked for sure and the cuke salad was good. Came with two large ribs that were tasty. Not... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

nothing fancy; don't plan to dine there; but the best ribs, pulled pork, chicken and fixin's in the area. definitely worth trying if you enjoy finger licking good BBQ.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are long-standing Blue Ribbon BBQ customers. We take out for ourselves or when we have informal company, and the food is always well received. Having said that, there are favorites. The ribs, for example, I get cravings for. The pulled pork is also excellent. We do not like the jerked chicken as much, it's OK just not great. There... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a fun place and usually has a long line. If you want the excitement of a busy surroundings with lots of background chatter, this is a perfect choice for eating in. If you prefer the quality of the food itself, take-out is easy and reliable.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was looking forward to a fantastic bbq experience. Unfortunately I thought the food was just average and was disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I ordered catering for take out (because they will deliver) and got a meager discount for ordering in bulk. The burnt ends brisket makes this place famous and the group thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Blue ribbon is great for all barbecue!! The ribs are unbelievable. The place is rather small and we usually do takeout. We had them cater my son's college graduation party and it was wonderful.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

take out and a few seats at counter - but you get huge proportions! And so tasty; be sure to take extra sauce, and a desert or two

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This place is local and very popular, but as someone originally from the South, the food flavors leave much to be desired. I enjoyed the BBQ, and the variety of sauces is great, but most of the sides are pretty much inedible. We have been several times, but always leave disappointed and sad that we forgot we didn't like it.... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place seems to be well known and at least fairly popular, but we tried it once and were not impressed with either food or service. The staff was, well, kind of wiccan-like or Black Gothic, -- not a smile to be seen. I guess those who love ribs like the grease-- if so this may be your place-- not... More

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Additional Information about Blue Ribbon BBQ

Address: 1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465
Phone Number: 617-332-2583
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Barbecue

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