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523 Hilltop Rd., Billings, MT 59105
406 245-2583
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good BBQ to go

Picked up a rack of ribs, cole slaw, potato salad, and beans to take home. The service was quick and the staff courteous. The ribs are flavorful and smokey. We got some regular, and "hot" bbq sauce on the side. I didn't think the hot sauce was really that spicy. It's good, but a little on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Picked up a rack of ribs, cole slaw, potato salad, and beans to take home. The service was quick and the staff courteous. The ribs are flavorful and smokey. We got some regular, and "hot" bbq sauce on the side. I didn't think the hot sauce was really that spicy. It's good, but a little on the sweet side for... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were looking for good food at a good price, and we found it here. We shared the 6-rib combo. Ribs had plenty of meat, and you could put on as much sauce as you wanted. Choice of two sides--we liked the coleslaw and yam. The staff was very friendly and helpful. FYI: you order at the counter. The restaurant... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

As a big BBQ eater from Oklahoma and Texas, it is hard to eat at places that care more about the sauce than the meat. So i was very excited to try this place. This is the way BBQ was meant to be. The pulled pork sandwiches I would put up with some of the bigger boys down south and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This ;place is adjacent to a gas station and has no ambiance. Forks and plates are plastic and it is just a place to get some honest-to-goodness Texas style BBQ. You can spell the aroma for about a half mile because of the smokers in the rear churning out great BBQ. It is small, it isn't a place to take... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The brisket was good a little dry but still good oh but the home made cole slaw was excellent just like mom would made.

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Billings, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Yummy brisket for me. usually just by the brisket by the pound and take it home to enjoy for dinner. It helps that you can call it in ahead of time and then drive thru and pick it up.

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Blue's BBQ is amazing. Don't let the location fool you (inside a gas station). The Barbecue is some of the best I've ever had. The employees are great and very friendly. The value is amazing too. An absolute gem in Billings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you want good BBQ go to one of the other places in town. If you want awesome bbq, come here. Ribs, brisket, turkey, and the sweet potatoes are my favorite. Good hot links, beans and potato salad. There is usually a line, but they move pretty fast. I think the longest I've ever had to wait was maybe 10... More 

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Cut Bank, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Blues BBQ, while this All American BBQ joint looks like a quickly put together hut, it is by far the best food I have ever eaten. Simple as that!

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Don't let the building deceive you. Yes it is attached to a gas station but it is well worth what ever drive it takes to get to this place. This is by far the best BBQ you will ever eat, yes the BEST!! As you bite into the ribs you will feel like you were sitting next to the smoker... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 Hilltop Rd., Billings, MT 59105
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: 406 245-2583

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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