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“Phenomenal BBQ!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Ribbon BBQ

Blue Ribbon BBQ
1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465
617-332-2583
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Ranked #19 of 203 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Barbecue
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Phenomenal BBQ!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Little storefront in Newton Corner..a very few seats, worth going out of your way for! Traditional BBQ. CHICKEN, PORK, BRISKET, cornbread to die for! Their sauces are out of this world. If you like BBQ, you gotta go here!

Visited March 2013
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Massachusetts
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215 reviews 215 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 78 cities Reviews in 78 cities
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
“Great Q in Newton”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Don't be put off by this tiny, hole-in-the-way place. Just order a pulled pork sandwich and pull up a stool. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nahariya, Israel
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is definitely the place for a real BBQ.
Everything was delicious and portions are generous.
Excellent!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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london
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62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Mandatory stop when I'm around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I'm not leaving the Boston area without going there!!! If you ever heard about the BBQ in your life that is the place to go. It defines the BBQ. If Massachusetts is the spirit of America then Blue Ribbon is the spirit of the BBQ.
Don't look at the appearance of the place, go in and make your own idea you'll understand.
In 45 minutes seating there I've seen 3 dozen of people coming in and either eat in or take away.
Food is amazing and in large quantity. It's served in a plastic-like tray and looks like if you were in jail but the taste worth the stop. The brisket is sooooo tender. miam.
Careful: there is a very limited seating.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Pulled Pork”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Get the pulled pork sandwich. Maybe get two. You won't be disappointed. "Hole-in-the-wall" charactor with generous sides and really good BBQ.

Visited November 2012
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