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3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
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Ranked #204 of 3,804 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $29 - $31
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: We are in walking distance to 30th St Station. We are 1/2 a block away from the "EL", so you can travel to all Philly sports stadiums within minutes.
Description: This will be the fourth edition to the Baby Blues BBQ family and the first on the East Coast. We will be serving barbecue dishes from multiple American traditions.
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English first
galloway, NJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This restaurant was one block away from our hotel. We found it by accident about 9:45 PM, and what a great accident it was - Food and service were great, and very modestly priced...Can't wait to go back :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Came here with my family for a casual birthday dinner. The food was wonderful. Between the 4 of us we have brisket, ribs and pulled pork and all were terrific. Nice selection of sides. The wait staff is friendly and attentive. Service can be a bit quick but they don't seem to mind if you linger so it's okay.

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Came here for dinner after a business meeting. I ordered the brisket, the blues corn and sweet potato fries (at the recommendation of the waitress). The food was excellent and the service was equally as good. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Ithaca, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I did enjoy my pulled pork sandwich in this place. I had a seat in the bar, and while thinking about what I was going to order, I was quite impressed on how competent the two guys in the open kitchen are. The atmosphere is great to watch sports or talk with friends and the food is tasty. They should... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

One of our group was desperate to try authentic bbq ribs, this place was recommended by a friend of mine and it didn't disappoint. For me the ribs were excellent but the chicken was superb all complimented by the delicious sauces.

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las vegas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Close to where I was working. Went for lunch. Service is good. Food is great. I am partial to hot sausage links. Excellent. And several choices to choose from of sauce on the table. I liked the HOT! Going back!

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Brick, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food was very good......staff was friendly. the atmosphere was very nice. prices were very reasonable

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Santiago, Chile
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We were there two times, very nice place to eat and/or drink something after work. Staff is friendly, specially Sara and the tattoo guy who teach us how to eat ribs combining BBQ sauce and hot chilli sauce. Totally recommend.

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120 reviews 120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

First time here in this section of Philly. I saw the sign for BBQ and ignoring the fact that I had formal dinner plans, I went solo to try out Baby Blues. So glad I did. I had the KC ribs, beans and smoked rice....rice was a bit dry, beans were great. The ribs were meaty, moisty and perfect consistency.... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was hungry for bbq and this place knocked it out of the ballpark. Everything was terrific. I had the pulled pork platter. The pork was generous and delish. The grilled veggies looked disgusting and tasted so good I wanted to have more of them. The corn bread was the best I've ever had in a restaurant. Dare I guess... More 

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Additional Information about Baby Blues BBQ

Address: 3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
Phone Number: 215-662-0330
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: Barbecue

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