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Baby Blues BBQ

) #247 of 3,628 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue,
3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
+1 215-222-4444
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing bad or great about this place. Atmosphere is eclectic and service is good. Food is tasty but nothing special. Still good place to go for a fast meal near U Penn

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, seven of us went out for dinner after work and seven of us had a great meal (including the vegetarian!). It's all about he ribs... and boy, are they good. I am on Philly on business once a month, which means I'll be here...More

Thank TerribleGit
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Baby blues has authenic, fall of the bone barbecue. We started off at the bar with a draft and well drink. It was happy hour, so we took advantage of some drinks and wings. The wings were smoked to perfection and provided tender, flavorful meat....More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A real bonus on a nice day -- great food, outside with our dog in a leash. Ribs were really good along with hushpuppies and fried okra. Service was good, very pleasnt staff but the lunch crowd (like anywhere else) does present some challenges. Military...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the University of Pennsylvania from out-of-town and the wonderful aroma of BBQ drew us inside. We were not disappointed. We tried the pulled pork, the chicken and the dry rub wings. All of it was fantastic. The BBQ sauce was wonderful, too....More

Thank LifesTooShort2Waste
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I had heard such great reviews on this place. That's why it pains me to give my opinion. I Ordered hush puppies for the table, they were on the extra crispy (Cajun ) side but the inside was good. The children seemed to enjoy their...More

Thank brooksbunch2016
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We got Baby Blues through Grub Hub while in Philly for delivery to our hotel after reading such good reviews. The pulled pork seemed to be the logical choice and we are glad we got it! It was awesome, tender, and juicy just as described....More

Thank Don U
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I picked shrimps with sides: creamed spinach, sweet potato fries corn bread. The food was not good. Shrimps were not cooked all the way through, spinach were not creamed, it was boiled spinach with cream on top and very very salty, almost impossible to eat....More

Thank loranse
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Delicious doesn't even describe the food at Baby Blues BBQ. Literally one of the best burgers I have ever had. Everything about this place is great from the decor, to the food to the service! I highly recommend visiting here while you are in Philadelphia!

Thank Thsgoldberg
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Brisket was tender, tea lacked flavor, fries were cold, okra had a burnt flavored coating. Took a long time to get our food. Maybe try again on a less busy day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 10:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 10:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 10:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
  • Public Transportation: We are in walking distance to 30th St Station. We are 1/2 a block away from the "EL", so you can travel to all Philly sports stadiums within minutes.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-4444
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Description
As featured on the food network's "Diners, Drive ins, and Dives" and The Travel Channel's "Ribs Paradise", we serve our own hybrid style of BBQ. Our influences include Carolina style pulled pork, Memphis-Style ribs, Creole seafood and Texas Style beef brisket. We also serve over 20 different soul-food side dishes both traditional and not. We offer full service catering as well as takeout & delivery. Look out for our Baby Blues BBQ food truck in the summer of 2015!
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