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“Great service, mostly great food”
Review of Bluebird Barbecue

Bluebird Barbecue
Ranked #36 of 248 Restaurants in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$30
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Bluebird Barbecue is serviced by bus by Burlington's CCTA transit system using the Riverside/Winooski route.
Description: Thank you for checking out Bluebird Barbecue where we celebrate American Regional Barbecue with a Vermont twist! Our all natural meats are slow smoked on premises in our 1.5 ton Souther Pride Smoker and are paired with traditional barbecue sauces and sides made from scratch. Relax, unwind, and enjoy southern style barbecue in one of our many dining rooms that can accommodate groups of all sizes. Our menu offers large "family style" platters perfect for group gatherings. During the summer months dine out on our screened, enclosed porch with Winooski River views. Our entire barbecue menu is also available for take-out.
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We took the 99$ family platter which was all the meats and sides. Most of it was delicious, aside from the ribs which we found were a little dry. The rest was fantastic. The turkey and gravy was our favorite, along with the brisket and mac and cheese.
Service was also fast and efficient. We would viait again.

Thank nypdliz
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

First of all our waiter was wonderful. He as well as the other staff members were very kind and courteous. The BBQ was good. Not anything’s rave about. The poutine was tasty but the cheese curds were cold. Not expecting them to be melted but warm would have been nice. Same issue with the bread pudding. Tasted amazing but the whole center was cold. The sides weren’t particularly anything I’d eat again, in fact we didn’t really eat them and didn’t take them home. Sorry and hopefully it was just an off night

Thank Ashley J
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after touring Champlain College for the day and thought enough to make reservations as it fills quickly, you could be waiting hours otherwise.

We had the Family platter (essentially one of everything) and it was cooked to perfection. Nothing overdone, all was just right. My favorite was the pulled pork and beef brisket. You won’t go wrong with the ribs either, meaty, juicy with good flavor.

My only criticism is the platter as so big it left little room for plates. I’m getting overly pick because the bbq is the well deserved star here but either a platter that covers the table or one slightly smaller would be nice.

Oh yeah, the beer selection was top notch too!

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

They have hill farmstead - Edward which is a great beer especially with their onion rings to start. I had the spare ribs which were great and the mac n cheese was just right for this meal, that is not too cheesy. If you are really hungry split the bbq for two but be prepared for the challenge. I have been to Burlington many times and really glad we found this place. They had parking and it was not that far out of town.

Thank TimOBoston_Mass
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We visited Bluebird BBQ for dinner on a Saturday night to celebrate a birthday. There were 5 of us in the group. Everyone loved what they ordered. Brisket, Burger, Pulled pork...all very good. Reservations were easy - and the place was packed! The service was excellent. There was a small miss understanding (on our part) and the server took care of the issue swiftly. This was our second visit and we had a great experience both times. Will definitely go back.

Thank SunGoddess611
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