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Red Hot & Blue - CLOSED

3350 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20603-4850
+1 301-705-7427
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
13 Sep 2016
“was a great buger special place, BUT😰😰😰”
16 Sep 2016
“This location is closed”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
3350 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20603-4850
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Can not review.....this location is closed. Went there one time when they were open and did not ever go back. The food is just not my style of what I like. Maybe ok if you like that type of fair.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Being steady clients for great ribs, burgers, and potato salad our own hearts were broken when they shut their doors. The other franchises may still be open but here it is shut down. So saddened by our loss, it was a good place to relax...More

Thank HansJL
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Had good southern dry rub ribs but they are closed and no longer opened. There is one about 20 miles away in VA

Thank arthur b
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Unfortunately this restaurant closed & is now an urgent care clinic. It used to be a family favorite :(

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This location of Red, Hot & Blue BBQ is no longer opened. It appears the building is being converted into an urgent care facility.

Thank GRofVA
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Not a "OMG THIS IS SOOOOO GOOD" kind of place, but we got here once every few months. What IS good is the service, always friendly and prompt. We like the sauces and their beans are quite excellent. If you have a hankering for BBQ,...More

Thank Advrdr
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

The best sweet tea around! I'm from Georgia and it is impossible to find decent sweet tea in Maryland...except at this place. Burgers are great and cooked to order.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Always enjoy the food and the service. The BBQ is some of the best this Texan has had. Do not miss a chance to stop in for a cold one and enjoy hot delicious food

Thank Lance B
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I've eaten so many time at red hot and blue I couldn't count them all. I LOVE the nachos and the pulled pork is great. The service is friendly, I enjoy the staff very much

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I've been going here for years. It's a nice pitstop (get the pun?) on the way home after having spent the day sightseeing in DC. For me, it's easier to access than the original in Arlington, Love the added BBQ flavors and the variety of...More

Thank Stewfoot
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3350 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20603-4850
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf
  • Phone Number: +1 301-705-7427
  • E-mail
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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