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Baby Blues BBQ

3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
+1 215-222-4444
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“cornbread” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (25 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Competition is tough in this Samson Row. So, each establishment has to be on top of their game. Baby Blues BBQ is deserving of the reputation that the restaurants have in this row. Staff was friendly and worked well together. Food was excellent and was...More

Thank ClarkCast360
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A buddy and myself stopped by for some bbq as we are from GA and were looking for some Southern fare. We order the 3 meat platter and shared. We got a half rack of baby back ribs, brisket, and the beef rib. The ribs...More

Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I came here with friends and the decor and staff was great. However, the prices are pretty high for the quality of the food. The chicken I ordered was good but the sides sucked. Mac and cheese and baked beans were bland with no flavor....More

Thank Sagacious-Reviewer
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Just dropped by being on a conference at Penn. The place is pretty famous around and has pretty high mark on TripAdvisor. Well it certainly has some character - pretty brutal one. Good for those who like it noisy, smelly and straightforward. Speciality mains -...More

Thank Evgeny D
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I had chicken - hubby had brisket - son had ribs. The meats were Excellent and generous portions. I was not a fan of the collards nor creamed spinach that I ordered. The server was very gracious - and sensed (as they were barely touched)...More

Thank NJmomof3kids
Reviewed September 22, 2018

After an all day meeting that ended close to supper I decided to find a place nearby instead of going back to my hotel. Boy am I glad I did. Restaurant It is not well signed outside and could be easily missed were it not...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Had a family meal here. Great service and good food. Can recommend it. Great cocktails. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Mjpscotland
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing. Shared the Texas Beef Rib with my husband. Best mashed potatoes!!! The servers were helpful with explaining the menu and giving suggestions. We enjoyed a delicious meal and the atmosphere.

Thank Rosario S
Reviewed May 21, 2018

A group of us went here for lunch. Was mostly a disappointment. we each got something different, pulled pork sandwich, wings, BBQ Chicken, Ribs, and a Hamburger. The BBQ chicken was dry, the ribs were tough with little flavor, the wings were average, the burger...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Went with the Mason Dixon platter, a Memphis style half rack of ribs and a quarter smoked chicken. The waitress suggested Memphis over baby back due to the extra carmelization. I believe she meant just extra char as the ribs were quite dry. I would...More

Thank Flpnbitsky
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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