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Red Hot & Blue

5910 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75039-3806
972-402-0225
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Ranked #20 of 483 restaurants in Irving
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Red Hot & Blue is celebrating 25 years of good food, southern hospitality, and blues! Spend the night out with a heapin' plate of our award-winnin' Memphis-style ribs -- cooked and smoked to perfection, with a helpin' of Grandma's Homemade Potato Salad while listening to the cool blues. Our signature ribs, pulled pork, and beef brisket are cooked low and slow - guaranteed to be fall-off-the-bone delicious. Busy days can be complemented with our Take-Out, served with our signature Southern hospitality and a smile. Call it in, pick it up, and enjoy, all in the comfort of your own home. Planning a big event? From a fancy wedding to a backyard barbeque, parties of 200 to 2, Red Hot & Blue can offer the best. We provide full service and deluxe catering options; let us do all the cookin' for you, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy some ol' southern barbeque. Our heapin' portions will have your party stuffed full of delicious slow-smoked meats of your choosing. If you're hungry for barbeque, you're hungry for Red Hot & Blue.
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Austin, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

I didn't think I would find a rival to The County Line, but oh my! That rack of ribs was the best I ever had! The side dishes were very good too. The only fault I could find is that had only one trumpet hanging on the wall, amongst a whole gang of git-tars. I hope we get one of... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is hard to ruin the taste of sweet potato french fry, but they managed too with over seasoning the fries. They we so dark brown you couldn't tell they started as orange. Our party of 5 all agreed that all the meals were over seasoned, so much it masked the potential of the great tasting meat.

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St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I wasn't sure I would like this restaurant after reading some of the reviews, but I have to say that I enjoyed my meal very much and the service was excellent. Pedro was our waiter and he was very friendly and helpful. We got the "Wet ribs" and I would highly recommend them. Wish I'd had room for dessert because... More

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Toronto
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347 reviews 347 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

And for a Canajun who's never really tried BBQ, Texas style. Casual fast food is how I'd class it. Clean, appropriate décor, smokey smell as soon as you open the door. Not noisy at all on a Tuesday night at 7ish pm. Really good service! Great recommendations from the server. And very quick! Reasonable prices. Menu (remember I'm a Canuck)... More

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The atmosphere says pizza and burgers but the smell is definitely hickory. I ordered the sampler hoping to pick a meat for my next visit. The sausage was by far the winner on my plate. The others, including the ribs, were dry and and lacked good flavor intensity. Where did the smoke go? Not in the meat. Fortunately the selection... More

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Killen, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The BBQ was awesome and the server we had was fantastic. I personally love the décor as it is blues based with emphasis on New Orleans. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The food is really great here. Aside from the meats, which are all mouth-watering good, the sides are also very good. I went there twice for lunch during my business trip, and the only reason I didn't go more was because the portions are so large that I couldn't eat dinner later. The dry ribs are incredible!

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Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I am not a BBQ fan, but I loved everything these guys had to offer! Our office lunch was catered by this crew and they brought us amazing brisket, some of the best sausage I've had ever, great beans, and fantastic potato salad. Without going on forever, I'll just say, this is now my favorite BBQ place...

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Frisco, TX
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143 reviews 143 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Always stop here after a day at the Byron as it is convenient and tasty. Brisket and Sausage is the way to go, chased with an ice cold beer, preferably Shiner. The spicy mustard goes great on the sausage.

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Providence, RI
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The s.o. and I stopped in for a late lunch after touching down at DFW Airport. We were there at 1:30 so we were after any lunchtime rush. Our server was prompt and courteous. I had the pulled pork sandwich. The pulled pork was not the moist version but the lean version and was good. The bun was not the... More

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