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Baby Back Blues

16200 S Lincoln Hwy, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586-5153
+1 815-254-6939
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“rib tips” (15 reviews)
“pulled pork” (39 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
16200 S Lincoln Hwy, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586-5153
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I went to this place based on the reviews. It's dirty, the pulled pork ismoke taste is overpowering and the BBQ sauce was bland. The beans were just okay. Not sure if there's a better BBQ place but this is definitely not the place to...More

Thank cmlucas64
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I have to disagree with all the good reviews about this place. This is by far the worst Bar b q I have ever tasted in Chicagoland. Let's start with the entree. I ordered hot sausage links (2) and was told everything was ala cart...More

Thank ronckenney
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I’m a BBQ enthusiast. I’ve sampled bbq all over the south and this place ranks with them all. Brisket on Par with Blacks in Lockhart Tx! Next visit I’ll try sausage. pulled pork as good as mine! And some I’ve had in Charolette Nc! All...More

Thank 1_T_Scot
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Barbecue beef brisket was Very good . I also had the barbecue pulled pork and ribs all of it is very good.

Thank powerbymcgill
Reviewed January 5, 2018

This place has great pulled pork, beef and chicken. They will let you sample each of them so you know what you are getting before you order a lot. They have about 12 sides to choose from so order a meal and try the different...More

Thank James W
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We love the BBQ from this place! Every time we eat here the food is always great quality and delicious. I often feel bbq places have trouble with consistent food quality, but not here! The ribs are always perfectly tender and flavorful. The pulled pork...More

Thank Rachael T
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

I went here yesterday and I ordered rib tips and brisket. Quite disappointed. The rib tips were chewy and tough. I’m used to order brisket and would get sliced beef but they gave me chopped beef. It looked like pulled pork but it’s beef. The...More

Thank Levi D
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here in years but timed out drive down to St. Louis to allow us to eat here...... At opening, they looked hung over and hadn't started oil for fries...... but the pulled pork didn't disappoint! Smoky, tender and lean, its outstanding..... along with...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Nothing fancy but decent smoked food. You know it's going to be awesome from the smell in the parking lot. Not an obvious place but tucked into the corner of a strip mall Reviewed by Chicagos Best a few years ago. Food is delicious. Loads...More

Thank rodm391
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We have been going here for years. The pulled pork sandwich special is cooked to perfection. Smokey moist pulled pork is our favorite. The sauces are very good. Cole slaw is also very good. Blues music and wall art make it complete.

Thank Rob W
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Response from KateEdH | Reviewed this property |
No wine or beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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 S Lincoln Hwy, Suite 114, Plainfield, IL 60586-5153
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 815-254-6939
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