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Baby Back Blues

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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16200 South Lincoln Highway, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586
+1 815-254-6939
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always good food! Great for catering a family gathering. I freeze it by the pound and then take it with us on our family reunion trip at the Lake!

Thank Cathy K
Plainfield, Illinois
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found a big chunk of cartilage in my pulled pork sandwich it is horrible the place was not very clean BBQ was low quality I would not eat here again I recommend you find anywhere else to eat besides you

Thank TonyEffen P
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just give me the ribs and nobody gets hurt! (Oh, and a side of mac n' cheese and mashed potatoes!) They are pretty darn good ribs. The sides just pull it all together. They make a mean pulled pork too. No need to sauce the ribs as they are just good straight up. Choose your sauce for the pulled pork... More 

Thank jeff h
Oswego, Illinois
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Jammed into the corner of a strip mall,this place lacks a lot of seating but its worth the wait or take it to go. Good size portions at fair prices. Very tasty BBQ! Limited menu but what they cook up is great! Make sure to hit it early as they may run out of things like the Mac and cheese... More 

1 Thank Brian R
Plainfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

When the restaurant first opened and the owners were there and involved it was good but through the years we have gone here the prices have gone up and the quality and value for your money has gone down. Rib tips have been tough and amount of food is not as much as it used to be. I would say... More 

Thank Marvett M
Plainfield, Illinois
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95 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

My first visit here was with a group of guys. They bragged to high heaven that this place as very good and the first time I visited it was. The next two times the food seemed to have gone down every time. I have tried the ribs, burnt rib tips, pulled pork, brisket, bbq beans/slaw. We lived in the South... More 

Thank Angel E
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Pulled Pork Smokin Deal - 1/3 lb sandwich, 2 sides and a drink! So yummy!!! Meat is always moist and the BBQ sauce is right on the table so you can put as little or as much as you want on the sandwich. I have also had the ribs which are delicious. Large variety of side - the mac and... More 

Thank Laurie B
Joliet, Illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Great food! Love their ribs, pulled pork, brisket. Their BBQ sauce is great! They have AMAZING french fries too, crispy, has some potato skin on them...YUM! And they make a mean Mac & Cheese. Love the cucumber salad also. Good prices, quick and friendly service too.

Thank Melissa W
Plainfield, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This place does it right. Two different levels of sauce and all the meat is smoked onsite. Brisket is my favorite, but everything is fantastic.

Thank Susan C
Joliet, Illinois, United States
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Love the rib tip dinner here and you have a choice of three sauces. My favorite place when I got to have bbq now.

Thank JV12013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16200 South Lincoln Highway, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 815-254-6939

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