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Blue Ribbon BBQ

1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
+1 617-332-2583
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burnt ends” (30 reviews)
“brisket” (44 reviews)
“collard greens” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great bbq ....pulled chicken and mashed potatoes are the best a little on pricey side and limited seating

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The food at Blue Ribbon is very good. Good bbq is not easy to find in Boston, but this is a place that fills the void. Blue Ribbon can cater for larger groups too, which is something we have done over the past few years.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Service is great. This is really a take-out restaurant. Service is great - food is absolutely delicious. Try it, you'll love it.

Thank angel8730
Reviewed 21 March 2018

not bad, I prefer a stickier bbq sauce and there's is pretty thin, the flavor and quality of the ribs is pretty good. they focus more on the dry rib, i had a half rack. The cole slaw was a little sour for my taste,...More

Thank ericjaworski01
Reviewed 18 March 2018

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 4 March 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-332-2583
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