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Rebel BBQ

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181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
+1 760-922-7000
10:00 - 21:00
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Fontana, California
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 would fire an employee who did this. If you wanted bbq we might go back... More 

Thank littleredwoman
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast, friendly service. Short menu of excellent barbeque sandwiches. Very tasty fare. Can be crowded at times.

Thank Art W
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a good sandwich here! Wait staff was prompt in seating and ordering, but busy visiting between each other.

Thank Ursula H
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Mediocre barbecue served by mediocre staff. I was not impressed with the food here. It was dry and not very tasteful. The best part was the little plastic container of my side....the coleslaw.

Thank Gage S
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The shredded pork and shredded chicken sandwiches were ok and tender. The buns were steamed and falling apart. The mac and cheese was the worst ever! I would eat Kraft over this. The fries were even worse! The bbq sauce was so watery and lacked flavor. We will never return. Our clothes stink from being there tonight.

Thank Newinsolvang
Auburn, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was a reasonably priced BBQ restaurant that while lacking in ambience, made up for it with the quality of the smoked meats. The brisket was excellent as was the piglet that my wife had. Beer was inexpensive and the side salad was quite large. The portion sizes were quite good. We were very pleasantly surprised and left happy and... More 

Thank jsconroy
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

nice people - efficient - but pulled pork rather tasteless - bbq sauce on side ordinary - but the real downer was the very generous portion of meat put into a low quality sub bun made the bun so wet that it fell apart and turned to moosh. Tacos very uninteresting - overwhelmed by iceberg lettuce - nothing else.

Thank bj g
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236 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

There are those who will tell you that BBQ is like pizza or spaghetti sauce; everyone has a favorite, and their favorite is the best, period. There are others that will tell you that there is no such thing as bad BBQ. Or pizza. Or spaghetti sauce. Well, maybe, but the real question is is it worth your effort and... More 

Thank Eric A
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous tri-tip and pulled pork; clean; and nice outdoor seating!❤️ Right off of I-10, and so much better than all the surrounding fast food!

Thank Cindi W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?