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Blue Ribbon BBQ

1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
+1 617-332-2583
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (30 reviews)
“brisket” (45 reviews)
“collard greens” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been eating at Blue ribbon for a few years now...I bring out of town guests there and they are surprised that one can get such great B-B-Q in Newton MA. A friend from NJ claims it rivals North Carolina. Food is consistently good;...More

Thank genserleslie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call it in, pick it up, take it home and enjoy the best smoked ribs, pulled pork, barbecue chicken-- the whole menu is delicious, with that smoky, slow-cooked tenderness that only comes from real barbecue, done the right way. Sauces are sweet, hot, and golden...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although I’ve never lived BBQ country, we have taken friends and family visiting from states where BBQ reigns and they’ve all agreed that Blue Ribbon is right on par with the real deal! It’s sooooo good!

Thank quintessentialkath
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Totally reliable deliciousness... accommodating staff... easy location... quick service! I can't give enough kudos to this place. Everything I've ever had has been hearty and comforting right down to the cornbread. Be sure to grab a cup of pickles with your order... a perfect compliment...More

Thank KIKIg28
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Hired Blue Ribbon Barbecue for 2 company events to feed 30 big hungry guys. The food was delivered hot was extremely well prepared and well received. Pulled chicken and pork, burnt ends cornbread etc. Can't miss catering.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Tried it out for lunch a couple days ago and was very pleased. Its a small place with about 15 lunch counter type chairs. The food was great, I got the Texas brisket sandwich with two sides, baked beans and potato salad. They have about...More

Thank Pokershark
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

It is really hard to get good barbecue in the Northeast. There are only a few places in the Boston area that really are up to grade and and this is one of them. The ribs are almost fall off the bone (otherwise they would...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Super yummy, juicy and finger licking BBQ menu with side dishes to match. A few seats at the counter. The take outs come with different BBQ sauces that my children savor...Great way to impress party guests and the family.

Thank YFSA2014
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Consistent yummy take-out! You won't ever want to go anywhere else for BBQ. Not extra spicy unless you want it, but delicious ribs and chicken!

Thank traveler1567
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I have gone to Blue Ribbon for over 20 years and love most of the food. But, alas, after so many years, I have to weigh in on two matters which, for me, keep Blue Ribbon from being a 4 or 5-rated establishment. First, their...More

Thank SilverCreekDragon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-332-2583
  • E-mail
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