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Baby Blues BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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Venice
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444 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2829
+1 310-396-7675
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Monica, California
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got the shrimp sandwich and a few sides. Each item tasted great and the bbq sauce was on point. They can get busy since they offer quality food so squeeze in early before the lunch crowds on the weekends.

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Thank Justravelin86
Syracuse, New York
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you ever watch those travel cooking shows and wonder if they are as good in person as they appear on TV? Baby Blue BBQ lives up to what I saw on Diners, Drive-ins and Dive's. I went because of the beef rib I saw on the show. I wasn't disappointed. It was as big as it appeared on the... More 

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Thank GF66
Atlanta, Georgia
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303 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love BBQ. I love to cook it and eat at great old style BBQ joints. Trust me when I say you need to order the beef rib. It is expensive, but we took half of it home. There sides are all amazing as well.

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Thank Mike H
Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd eaten at Baby Blues earlier this year & loved it, so when on my return to LA my friends suggested we go again, I was excited!!! Our large group were welcomed & looked after beautifully, hospitality is aa good as the food here!! I've eaten ribs in many places but for me, no one does ribs as good as... More 

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Thank Donna255100
Long Beach, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this place for lunch three times now. Food and service has been consistently good. Lincoln Blvd. is a busy street, but there is free parking allowed in the lot right across from the restaurant. The menu has a great selection of southern comfort food. I had the pulled pork and smoked chicken plates with collard greens and corn... More 

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Thank Eric_Jacobs
Stamford, Connecticut
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1,516 reviews
923 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If i could i probably give it 2 and half stars. We got a meat platter to share. This is the order i liked the meat 1. Tri tip was good 2. Brisket decent. 3. The smoked chicken wasnt seasoned well and the bbq sauce on it wasnt good. The pulled pork and ribs were no good. The collard greens... More 

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Thank Autumn M
Sydney
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The food was delicious I thought my pork ribs where tasty until I tried my husbands Beef rib which was sensational. Reasonably priced, great atmosphere.

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Thank aussiefamily04
Santa Monica, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Perfectly prepared baby back ribs. Small tables but okay. Good service. Fun to look at the historical posters

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Thank Jbtbpb
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My first American BBQ experience and I enjoyed every bite. Good portions and super tender meat. Only thing I'm not sold on in Collard Greens, but that might just be me!

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Thank Kym B
100 Mile House, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I have been reading about how good their BBQ is. I have eaten BBQ all over the south and was extremely disappointed in this place. I had their pulled pork sandwich and there was no flavor, the meat was bland, no smoke, no spice and the coleslaw was no better. Even after drowning it in BBQ sauce it was sad.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighborhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-7675

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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