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Big Bubba's Bad BBQ

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1125 24th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-1309
(805) 238-6272
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was located across the street from the Holiday Inn we were staying at. It was a nice place for the whole family to eat if you like BBQ. The food was great and there was lots of it. Friendly service. We needed a table for 7 and they seated us right away. Good atmosphere with country music playing.

Thank Karen B
Turlock, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We NEVER come to Paso without having a meal or two at this fun restaurant. LOVE the Bar where you can enjoy a full meal and drinks! Friendly atmosphere with AMAZING food!!!!

Thank roxanewill2004
Hobart, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Were to start, Bad is probably the first thing to say. The food is terrible, sorry, the coleslaw is great. The ribs so over-cooked with zero taste. Obviously not basted in herbs and spices. It appeared the food was cooked a couple of days ago as once ordered, had our food within 3 minutes. The place probably holds up to... More 

Thank tassiedevil93
San Diego
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Within walking distance to the Holiday Inn Express. Fairly large restaurant that easily works fr the family or a two-some.

Thank Foodie54
San Jose, California
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358 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Bubba's Bad BBQ is a must stop in the Paso Robles area if you like BBQ, their food is great tasting and decent portions. Would highly suggest the Pork or Tri Tip Sandwiches, or Ribs, they are amazing. They also have a number of great tasting sides as well, the Onion Rings are very good, and can get a... More 

Thank Rod B
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a late night dinner and were welcomed right away. The meat is amazing and there's lots of it!!! The prizes are fair and the decor is nice and cozy. Our server didn't know everything but was very service oriented and helped us out with all of our questions with help from co-workers. We would definitely stop... More 

Thank Kit R
San Diego, California
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215 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never miss stopping here when in Paso Robles. Great food - efficient service. The portions are large, so bring your appetite! Recommended.

Thank OldBigBob
Lomita, California, United States
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We visited over the fourth of July weekend and had we an enjoyable meal outside with our dogs. We started with with the onion rings and they were excellent and had different dipping sauces. I had the BBQ Chipolte Chicken sandwich and added a side green salad which was fine and appeared fresh. It was the end of the afternoon... More 

Thank JJLMc
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61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The burgers were just rubbish cheap frozen cardboard fried. - but expensive The place seems to be good if you have small kids as they can run about and play in the cells. The only saving grace were the pleasant staff

Thank ian2020
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was good and the portions was good too. The meal was somewhat over priced tho. It would be hard to take your family there to eat and be able to afford it.

Thank William D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 24th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-1309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: (805) 238-6272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?