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Blue Ribbon BBQ

1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
+1 617-332-2583
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (44 reviews)
“burnt ends” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

BBQ at Blue Ribbon has been a long time family favorite. It is one of the only authentic barbecue places in the Boston area, and all-in-all, as good as any. It is more of a take-out place, but what you take out is great. The...More

Thank Wxe22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read a recent Globe article on "Top Ten BBQ" and Blue Ribbon figured prominently - so I put it in my places to visit category. I had lunch there today. The brisket was tough, dry and flavorless. The burnt ends should have been burned. The...More

Thank mo1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want the best BBQ in greater Boston this is it. Look no further. Ribs are incredible, pulled pork delicious and corn bread my mother couldn't make. I wish they served beer!

Thank jmdubarry
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband is a fanatic for BBQ so when we read the reviews on this place we decided to try it. First the good: nice quaint spot which was very nicely decorated and organized. Smelled and looked like the real deal. I ordered the pulled...More

Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I've loved Blue Ribbon for a long time; I've even served their food at a large party twice. But dinner tonight was disappointing. The pulled chicken was chunky, not really pulled. The piece of cornbread has gotten really small; it used to be a generous...More

Thank 343,434
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I ate at the fantastic Blue Ribbon in 1996 and just moved back to Boston - and this is the second night in a row I'm enjoying the BBQ once again. Come solo, with another or do take-out. it's not a family-size place. their dedication...More

Thank randall d
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered lunch, to go, for eight, and the meal was delicious. From their pulled chicken and pork to their beef brisket, all I have to say is WOW! We placed a very large order and not a single item was incorrect or missing which...More

Thank pickyeater15
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend Blue Ribbon BBQ for catering. Food was delicious and plentiful! Party take 2 today with plenty left over!

Thank eross1234
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Very good southern bbq. Got take out dinner for the family. Portions are generous. Call ahead to avoid long lines on weekends.

Thank reza5240
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We happened upon Blue Ribbon BBQ while looking for a place for a quick lunch. We have sampled BBQ in Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Kentucky so know our way through a BBQ joint. We have to say that they do a pretty good job...More

Thank digitalcamera
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-332-2583
  • E-mail
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