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Red Hot & Blue

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677 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707-4068
+1 301-953-1943
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Elkridge, MD
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313 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been coming here for years. Hadn't been in a while so met a friend for dinner here. Had the usual pulled chicken with beans, Cole slaw and hush puppies. Good as usual. Friend had pulled pork, potato salad, beans all of which were good as well. Other member had 1/2 portion of chicken nachos which were excellent. Prices reasonable, service... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to be the only BBQ around now there are lots of choices but still my favorite! There rolls are to die for, much prefer to get a platter the "roll" which is more like a huge bread stick. Great sauces and as well. Service is fabulous and efficient.

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Thank hagemannj
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been the best BBQ restaurant in Laurel for as long as I can remember. The staff is always friendly, and the food is always very good. My personal favorite is the sausage, and I typically get a 3 meat dinner or a combination of wet/dry ribs. All the sides are good but the potato salad is a stand-out.... More 

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HOUSTON
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food but not great. I had the chicken and it was too salty. The veggies were ok but a little too soft and mushy. Not my choice again.

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Thank DENNIS S
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

RH&B in Laurel has wonderful food from the pulled pork and ribs to the potato salad and hush puppies. The service is friendly and it's fun to look at the 1950s memorabilia on the wall. The kids menu has chicken tenders, mac n cheese, and grilled cheese. There is plenty of parking behind the restaurant. The only reason I rated... More 

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Thank Lisa Z
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I usually go to the location off Rt.50 after the Bay Bridge on the way home from a weekend at the beach. Although sometimes I go to the one in Old Laurel, MD There's always a wait for a table but it's worth it. I enjoy getting the "dry" ribs and add sauce at the table for an intense barbecue... More 

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Thank Paula F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Nice restaurant, nice part of town, excellent food. Ribs were great & enjoyed their variety of ribs & multiple sauces/seasonings.

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Thank Deb E
Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Was really in the mood for some good barbecue, but unfortunately this just didn't deliver. The loaded bacon and cheese fries were amazing, but the pulled pork sandwich was bland. The sauce provided was also somewhat bland. The service was friendly, if a bit slow.

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Thank Douglas W
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went with my family during non lunch hour and service was great. Food was excellent. Portions were generous. Meat cooked to order. Sides were good and not too salty.

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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We appreciate your business! More 

Kissimmee, Florida, USA
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Saturday evening, with family we have not seen recently. We went to Red, Hot and Blue for dinner. The service was excellent, food great. The atmosphere was friendly. There was an item called Memphis Fries on the menu which I did not know what variation of fries that was. A guy at the next table heard me and showed me... More 

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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We appreciate your business! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 677 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707-4068
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: +1 301-953-1943
Description
Red Hot and Blue is a full-service, casual-themed restaurant chain and caterer featuring delicious award-winning ribs, Memphis-style barbeque, smoked wings, and Southern sides and desserts. The atmosphere is steeped in legendary and contemporary blues music and delivers a large dose of Southern hospitality in a fun and entertaining dining environment. History: The first Red Hot and Blue restaurant opened in Arlington, Virginia in 1988, started by Lee Atwater, Don Sundquist and friends. Don Sundquist was from Memphis and served in the House of Representatives and as governor of Tennessee. The late Lee Atwater was an amateur blues musician and political figure that managed George H.W. Bush's successful race for the presidency. These men were friends who longed for authentic Memphis-style barbeque and great blues music. Unable to find that combination anywhere in the Washington, DC area they decided the only way to get it done was to open a restaurant of their own. The Memphis-style barbeque chain celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2013 by partnering with a charitable organization at 24 different restaurant locations. The yearlong celebration culminated in the presentation of thousands of dollars in donations to local charities. The Name: The name, "Red Hot and Blue" is taken from the title of D.J. Dewey Phillip's radio show that that aired on WHBQ-AM in Memphis, Tennessee in the 1950s. This radio show launched the careers of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash and broadened the audience for artists such as BB King, Muddy Waters, Robert Cray and Rufus Thomas. Red Hot & Blue Dine-In, Take-Out and Catering. Hickory-smoked Memphis-style BBQ, Ribs, Wings, Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Seafood, Full-service Bar, in a Family-friendly atmosphere with a heapin' helpin' of Southern Hospitality!

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