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“Good place mediocre bbq”

Bethany Blues BBQ Pit
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Been coming to bethany blues for years went twice this week and both times all the bbq food was dried out. However the seafood and burgers were still very good.

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Thank Hawks_13
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

We went to Bethany Blues with a party of 11 and were promptly seated upstairs. Of course we ate on the earlier side (4:30). By the time we left the place was packed and there was a wait. They do not accept reservations after 5:30 PM.
Our server Gina was wonderful. She had an awesome personality and answered all of our questions. When we asked about gluten free, she quickly got the manager who answered all our questions and recommended items that were gluten free (all the meats are done gluten free and one of their two bbq sauces are also gluten free).
The food was wonderful. My wife and kids shared the ultimate bbq platter. Plenty of meat to go around as well as two sides. I got the hungry blues burger. It was awesome. Great burger meat topped with prosciutto, pepper jack, and sunny side up egg, and bbq sauce.
The prices are decent considering you are steps away from the Bethany Boardwalk. We'd definitely go back and definitely recommend a stop in here.

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3  Thank Geoff Y
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

We did take out from Bethany Blues in Bethany Beach. Person who took our order was considerate and polite. The food was ready when we were told it would be and our order completely correct.
One in party got a full rack of ribs and fries. He ate all but 3 ribs. The fries were tasty but the plastic take out container did nothing to retain any crispiness.
One kids meal of chicken tenders = devoured.
Smoked Sausage-tasted like an expensive homemade sausage, was excellent with the bbq sauce provided.
Beef Brisket was so soft a knife was not needed and the remains of the rub gave the right amount of seasoning required. All gone-wish there was more!
Sides were cole-slaw, cut a bit longer than was comfortably easy to fork into your mouth and a bit drier than we like but was good and homemade.
Beans were yummy with just enough spice.
Mac & Cheese-tasted like velvetta-if you like that sort of mac & cheese. Honestly this was the only downfall in our meal-because really a homemade cheese sauce made with a roux is beyond easy.
Cornbread was good as well. You have to ask for this.
All the take out containers are recyclable-this is a biggie in my book. Unfortunately Bethany Beach doesn't recycle them : (.

Would definitely go back again. Advise to those dining in, get there early. We did a 5:20 pickup and the line was out the door, filled the porch and out towards the road by the time we walked out with our order.

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Thank Mommaof4plusdog
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Our annual trip to Bethany is not complete without dinner at Bethany Blues. Be prepared to wait for a table, but they have a great system where you can walk around downtown and they will text you when your table is ready. How cool is that!? Every server we've had there seems to go overboard to make sure you have excellent service. Ask for cornbread with the honey butter. It rocks. My family usually orders beef ribs, pulled pork, or pulled chicken. All are excellent, and the two BBQ sauces available are also very good. Trust me.....you will leave full and satisfied. I honestly only have one small suggestion (because I am spoiled to have an incredible BBQ restaurant at home in Maryland) and it is that the pulled pork could be trimmed a little better. It is delicious and tender, but the fat could be trimmed off better. This is not a deal breaker!! Please eat at Bethany Blues....you will not be sorry!

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Thank allthewrightstuff
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

I thought the food here was great! The service was also very good and prompt. It's good to go here early before everyone gets off the beach because it does get crowded.

The only negative I had was where we sat must have been over the air-conditioning or some kind of generator because the table had a slight vibration to it.

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Thank RunnerGirl03
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