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Blue Ribbon BBQ

1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
+1 617-332-2583
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (44 reviews)
“burnt ends” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Blue Ribbon is always worth the trip. great food, consistent, prompt service. probably best for takeout. BBQ ribs and pulled chicken are musts.

Thank Tommaso44
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I have always thoroughly enjoyed every meal here. If you're from texas...you maybe slightly disappointed. But its good

Thank krmNOLA
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Blue Ribbon offers truly outstanding barbecue. Boston is hardly known for BBQ, but Blue Ribbon would stand out even in a more competitive environment. The side dishes are very good too.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty food. Great sides. Locals college kids retirees and travelers. Good mix of people clean fun place great coleslaw and collard greens. The Jerk Chicken was unusual and very tasty

Thank Mikel S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I am extremely disappointed in the lack of customer service for this company. I was at work when a group of us placed an order for lunch, When we returned back to work we found that the order was not filled correctly When we called...More

Thank tfontanez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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