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Baby Blues BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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444 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2829
+1 310-396-7675
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Muskegon, Michigan
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time there, got the butcher's platter to go. We loved the brisket, ribs, pork, everything. Great sides too, loved the macaroni and collard greens. If I had to complain about something I would have passed on the mashed potatoes. Everything else, terrific!

Thank Emily C
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently, according to the concierge at our hotel there are not many Rib Restaurants in Santa Monica. He suggested Baby Blues and I am grateful to him. Thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant and food and service. We did need to drive there but I am sure a taxi driver will know it. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank JohnfromBG
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103 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My 4th or 5th visit to this place. Always a fantastic experience. The Texas giant rib was fabulous. I'll come again

Thank Tomer Z
Altamonte Springs, Florida
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I had seen this place on the food network and it looked great. Visiting LA for family I flew in from Florida where we know barbecue. I had the sliced brisket sandwich that was juicy, tender, with the right amount of pull and fat. My gf had the pulled pork sandwich while my son had the pulled pork platter. Both... More 

Thank rtbping
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We arrived and had a 20 min wait. Its a small restaurant, and very popular too. So we didnt baulk at the wait time. The hostess was keen to have us sit round the bar and wait. We could watch the team in the kitchen and relax to the amazing BBQ aromas. Food - We had to go for various... More 

Thank Swelll
Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

ok whats all the fuss the ribs are average , lots of fat and unpleasant stuff on the ribs , and not firm kind of a sloppy gooey messnot tasty , pretty average to me but whatver

Thank FoodieDiner
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first real experience of American BBQ, this place was amazing, I honestly can't describe how much I loved it, from the atmosphere of the restaurant to the very friendly staff (tyruss was just super lovely. The food was amazing (those flavours really just burst and the meat just melts off the bone) and such a great price... More 

Thank Mr Benson W
Leitchfield, Kentucky
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I wanted to try the restaurant after being featured on several Travel/Food shows. Coming from the South, I was impressed with the flavor of the Barbecue. I now try to stop by there any time I find myself flying into Los Angeles. They describe their style as "hybrid" which would be an accurate description for the food and the atmosphere.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing authentic barbecue with both Texas and Memphis style ribs, wings, beef sausage, pulled pork and smoked chicken. Lives up to all awards and reputation!

Thank Indylogic
Olympia, Washington
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487 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something else and stumbled across this place. We were very pleasantly surprised. Fall off the bone ribs and tasty pulled pork. No complaints here.

Thank Robert L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2829
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-396-7675

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Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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