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Rebel BBQ

181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
+1 760-922-7000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (29 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (19 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
181 S Lovekin Blvd, Blythe, CA 92225-2504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop here on the way home from California. Great BBQ, portions were generous the prices reasonable and the service was pleasant. This is a must stop if traveling on I-10.

Thank Chandler-AzTraveler
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Stay away from the hamburgers. They did not taste grilled, were dry, tasteless. But we were hungry and tired so we ate them. The fries were ok. McDonalds etc is probably a better choice for hamburgers and fries. But what is more concerning than badly...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

We spent the night in Blythe and I had an urge for ribs. Rebel BBQ was very near our motel so I ordered the ribs/fries and my husband had the pulled pork sandwich. The staff was very friendly and the restaurant had plenty of seating....More

2  Thank tuna18
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Not sure what kind of BBQ I’d call this. It’s not Texas, Kansas City, Carolina or Memphis. It’s about as eclectic BBQ as I’ve ever had. I chose to eat lunch here not because it was supposed to be BBQ but the menu has home...More

1  Thank Cusinario
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the BBQ. I had the brisket tacos and they were outstanding. My wife had the ribs which she shared with me and they were very good. We both liked their bbq sauce and...More

Thank Srhall193
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

This little place in Blythe has some of the best pulled pork & pastrami I’ve tasted. And the creamy slaw is delicious.

Thank Aleciawi
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

It was only by chance that we stopped at Rebel BBQ in Blythe. I needed gas so we left the interstate and pulled into the faded town of Blythe. We decided to eat and after passing a number of not-so-great-looking fast-food and over-the-hill diners we...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The mini BBQ sandwich basket comes with one side. $ 8.95. It was just the right size. I had creamy coleslaw and my spouse had mac & cheese. Each side was excellent. I had the chicken, it was a bit dry. My spouse had pork....More

Thank limey52
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I ordered carry out to eat in my motel room. The service was fast and friendly and I liked the BBQ sauce flavor, but the chicken skin was soft and rubbery instead of crisp; I agree with another reviewer that my chicken didn't taste smoked...More

1  Thank karmar296
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped based on TA reviews en route from Palm Springs to Phoenix. Beef brisket and meat platters were yummy. Sides (Mac salad, creamy cole slaw, and vinegar slaw) were not enjoyed as much. Friendly, fast counter service for ordering and food delivery to table.

Thank Kathy C
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Sarah H
March 15, 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, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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