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Rebel BBQ

181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
+1 760-922-7000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (26 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent friendly service. Easy stop while passing through from AZ to CA. The mini BBQ pulled pork sandwich seemed regular sized to me, served on a hamburger roll. ($8.95), includes a side of your choice, pickle and a drink. Clean bathroom. In door and outdoor...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rebel BBQ was walking distance from our hotel and it had good reviews so we decided to get some takeaway. Had planned to eat in but it was very busy and noisy; everyone was inside due to the summer heat. There are not a lot...More

Thank JeanOui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Rebel years ago while traveling from Arizona to California and put it on our list of places to eat at on our recent trip through Blythe. The ribs were moist and flavorful as was the chicken. The BBQ sauce had just the...More

Thank SBMesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly stay at the Best Western Sahara in Blythe. One evening we asked the desk clerk about non institutional places to eat. She suggested a bbq place around the corner. She did not recall the name, but she told us how to find it,...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On a recent road trip to Phoenix, we stopped at this gem of a restaurant in Blythe. Location is great for an easy and quick pit stop! The cuban, brisket, and reuben sandwiches were oh so delicious. Very filling and a great value considering the...More

Thank Julianne201607
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Needing to get off the interstate so we could eat, we weren't sure where to go. Blythe, CA isn't exactly the Mecca of Restaurants. We saw Rebel BBQ and decided to pull in there. There were many BBQ meal choices but I chose the pulled...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Good food for once in a while. High prices. People are friendly and place is clean and quiet. Try at least once.

Thank naenae411
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

If you're traveling I-10 between Phoenix and Los Angeles, skip the Golden Arches next door and try the great BBQ at Rebel's. The service was friendly and quick. My husband had the brisket which he enjoyed. I had the Cuban sandwich, made with smoked pork,...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

They boil the ribs instead of smoking them. The food was ok, but nothing great. The server was on the phone when we came in and didn't hang up, just told the other person to hold on while she took our order. Very rude, I...More

Thank littleredwoman
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered 1/2 rack bbq ribs, salad and mac & cheese. could share! so fresh. rib meat was tender and yummy. 3 visits in last year all the same result. recommend

Thank Deb B
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Sarah H
16 March 2017|
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Response from jmsgaz | Reviewed this property |
Can't state the rules in California, but there were no signs prohibiting dogs and there was one on the patio when we were there. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Blythe
  • Phone Number: +1 760-922-7000
Stuck in the midst of the food chain outlets: McDonalds, Pizza Hut, etc. The Rebel BBQ sign was a beacon calling to us, "Stop, stop. I'm different, I'm good!" We did. It was. We'll be stopping again on our next road trip to Ca.
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