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“Good BBQ and a tattoo while you wait!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The BBQ Spot

The BBQ Spot
458 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 585-2616
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Ranked #103 of 464 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are located at 458 B Street in downtown Santa Rosa on the corner of 7th and B Streets. We offer dine in, take out, catering, limited delivery and a large banquet room. Come in and try our Michelin recommended Southern Style BBQ!
Santa Rosa, CA
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“Good BBQ and a tattoo while you wait!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

The BBQ Spot is easy to miss as you motor north along Santa Rosa Avenue, just off the Todd Road exit and south of the central business district. It is located in a cinder block building, as all good BBQ places should be, adjacent to a tattoo parlor. In the case you wanted to memorialize your visit and show your allegiance to the great god BBQ, you might want to consider picking up a little ink while you wait for your brisket, pulled pork, ribs, or chicken. The place is crowded for lunch with labor-types who want something substantial before they get back to work. The brisket is served chopped on a soft roll, the better to absorb the mild BBQ sauce. But it is all about the meat, isn’t it? The meat is nicely smoked with a little of the bark thrown in. Quite good for the $9.95 price. It comes with your choice of sides—mine was some fresh cole slaw with a light mayo dressing. Good stopping point if you are in the neighborhood or on your way north.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best ribs in Santa Rosa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

We tried BBQ Spot last week. Took home ribs, beans, slaw. Everything was very good, ribs meaty and tender, excellent sauce. We will be back soon and often. The restaurant itself is small, with "rib joint" ambience, but that's just fine. Hope it thrives, we need this locally.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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