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Baby Blues BBQ

3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
+1 215-222-4444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (25 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in this neighborhood - near the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Unfortunately a lot of the restaurants cater to the college students and are mediocre at best. Baby Blues BBQ, while not the very best in the city for barbecue, is very...More

Thank buddmar
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Went to this place when it first opened and returned after many years. Not busy on a Sunday night. Good food. Wife doesn't really like BBQ put enthusiastically finished her pulled pork sandwich. I didn't even get a bite. Had a half order of baby...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Lunch menu is great with many selections. The pulled pork is great! I definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank dkyhb
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If you love BBQ you'll enjoy this place. My family loves the brisket and ribs. I'm not a big BBQ person so I usually get a meal of sides (potatoes, mac n cheese, greens, etc). The sides are okay but not great.

Thank RaniD77
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had planned to eat next door at New Deck Tap Room but couldn’t get anyone to wait on us. Also we were more hungry than thirsty so we came here instead. Seated right away in a small room downstairs. This was ideal for us...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a party of 7. The atmosphere is nice at this restaurant... so probably a nice place if you just want drinks, but the food is off the mark: -Corn bread was brown and had a flavor that make me think of the NYC...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I traveled from nj to the phil zoo and after working up an appetite my wife n kids were hungry. They asked me to look up a bbq rest n im so glad we found this place. My wife n i had 2 on taps....More

Thank Rajesh S
Reviewed 28 September 2017

In Philadelphia for business, met a Professional Golfer friend for dinner here at Baby Blues and I was hooked from the Sweet Tea. We let the Manager, John, take the reigns on what to order, and what hit our table was nothing less than spectacular....More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

You know a place has good BBQ when the napkins are a roll of paper towels and the tables are made of metal. My SO and I split a combo platter: half a rack of ribs, pulled pork, a side for each of us and...More

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Our waiter, Will, took excellent care of us. The restaurant has a lunch menu available until 4:00, which has a large selection of reasonably priced items. The macaroni and cheese is out of this world. Good beer selection, laid back atmosphere. Walking distance from CHOP...More

Thank Rachel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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