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523 Hilltop Rd, Billings, MT 59105-2374
+1 406-245-2583
11:00 - 20:00
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty standard fare for a BBQ place, but that's a good thing. Everything is prepared well and the smoke is really pleasant. The sides are all homemade as well and unlike a lot of places, they're not forgettable throwaways. The yams and pasta salad are especially good. It is in a corner of a gas station. So the atmosphere is... More 

Thank Dan T
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

World Famous? Really? Not close. Sauce with no flavor. Beans no flavor. Wet pulled pork...no blackened pieces in it....on a cheap bun. Nasty. Sad because Famous Daves is much better. Place is dirty too. Being in a gas station should tell you something.

Thank montanafoodie1977
Billings, Montana
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Blues Barbeque is hands down the best barbeque in town. The style and taste is so unique that I guarantee you will never find at another restaurant. They offer a large variety of different foods from their award winning ribs to their home made sides and sauces. It is great for take-out of sit down dining with a convenient drive... More 

Thank Mike Y
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for ambience.... This isn't it! It's located as part of a gas station - no, really- has plastic tables that go very well with the plastic table ware, boxes piled in a corner and is pretty much self- service. The staff are very friendly and responsive (bring things to you when it's apparent you don't know how... More 

Thank Linda C
Jackson, Minnesota
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stopped in Billings to visit an old high school buddy. The state fair was going on, he said everyplace will be busy but i know this place we can go, shouldn't be to busy. It was kind of busy, local cops on their dinner break and a few other locals that had the same idea. All three of us ordered... More 

Thank Barney78kicks
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious! The staff are super friendly and the owners are great. I have eaten here many times and will be back many more!

Thank angela g
Las Vegas, Nevada
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

So we're in Billings visiting family I ask my father in law where he like for Bar B Que he says Blues BBQ I google them to see the menue and they got everything I like, we go to Texas often to visit my side of the family, I'm picturing and old gas station converted to a BBQ joint with... More 

Thank Jon B
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The place is not fancy, but the food is awesome! There is also a drive up window for take out. It is a family operation. The staff is very personable and the service is excellent. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Becky S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Best BBQ in Billings.and reasonable pricing. I would eat there every day i am in the 'Billings MT Heights". AND a reasonably priced gas station with a well stocked store.

Thank Andy S
Anchorage, Alaska
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253 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I'm sorry to say that Blue's BBQ is not as good as it was when I went here 3 years ago. While the atmosphere was still cozy and the staff were still friendly, the food has gone downhill. I ordered a combo dinner of smoked turkey and brisket with a side salad and baked beans. The brisket did not have... More 

Thank Sarah V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Hilltop Rd, Billings, MT 59105-2374
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-245-2583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?