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Baby Blues BBQ - SF

The best damn BBQ in SF!! We slow smoke our meats to delicious perfection. We offer three different styles of ribs including Baby Backs, Memphis Style long bone, and the Texas style beef rib. Yummy :) Both our pulled pork and beef brisket are braised in Guinness. We have a variety of fixins including collard greens, mac-n-cheese, baked beans, sauteed okra, potato salad, and many, many more!! Check us out, you won't be disappointed!!!
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70 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4 / 5
(70 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 70 reviews
5 stars
(28)
4 stars
(22)
3 stars
(14)
2 stars
(5)
1 star
(1)
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(37)
  • neighborhood gem(32)
  • kid-friendly(17)
  • fit for foodies(16)
  • great for lunch(12)
  • hot spot(7)
Baby Blues BBQ - SF Reviews List
Review 1 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Ambiance Fail

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Dined on 3/20/2016
 2012
Dined on 3/20/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"I would order takeout or have Baby Blues catered but wouldn't dine in again.
Absolutely nothing about the place is pleasant, except for the food.
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Dined on 3/20/2016
 2012
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Review 2 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 3 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/17/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem
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Review 4 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2011
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2011
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Review 5 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2008
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/12/2016
 2012
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Review 7 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Baby Blues BBQ - a neighborhood gem in SF

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Dined on 3/04/2016
 2016
Dined on 3/04/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Went here on a Friday night. They were experimenting with 1st Friday live entertainment. Place was busy, but my party of five immediately found a table due to the poor weather outside. Nice beer and wine selection. I ordered the Three Kings combo plate, which came with Memphis ribs, smoked chicken and shredded brisket. For the side I chose their mac n cheese. Food arrived in 15-20 minutes. Everything was excellent! The ribs were nicely seasoned and cooked perfectly, the chicken had a very mild smoke flavor and was moist and tender, and the brisket was delicious! Their mac n cheese is awesome. I'd cook it at home if I knew what was in it! The live entertainment was a big hit with the crowd, although it did make for a noisy restaurant. Baby Blues BBQ is a total gem and has the feel of a great neighborhood hangout for friends and family! I highly recommend this place to locals and tourists alike. The portions are large, the food is reasonably priced and cooked perfectly, and the wait staff is attentive and pleasant!"
Dined on 3/04/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 8 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/04/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/04/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/04/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Review 9 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Fabulous. Kids loved it. Adults love it. Great for family. The food was perfect. You can use as little or as much sauce as you want. Staff was perfect. We had a blast. Root beer was a huge hit. Will definitely be back."
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2015
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Review 10 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/19/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/19/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/19/2016
 2011
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Review 11 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 2/08/2016
 2004
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Review 12 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
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Review 13 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

BBQ

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2004
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Fun, old-fashioned barbecue in a modern setting. The food was great with a much appreciated attention to the sides, which often get short shrift. I particularly enjoyed the collard greens and the mac and cheese. The space itself was was warm with beautiful wood counters. The service was friendly and accommodating. An altogether pleasant experience that will have you wanting to come back for more."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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Review 14 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Review 15 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2014
Special Features: kid-friendly
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Review 16 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Not as good as it used to be

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Our family lives in the neighborhood and were so happy to have a good bbq restaurant right on our doorstep, and have been there frequently since it opened. We have been used to waiting for a table on busy nights and didn't mind because the food was always worth the wait, however on our two most recent visits we were disappointed with the food and entire experience.
The food took an unusually long time to arrive even though on both occasions there were less than half the tables occupied, and when it did arrive all our meals were lukewarm and the meats dry. The service was lackluster, and we didn't feel at all welcome like we always have in the past.
Hoping this is a temporary downturn as it used to be such a treasure.
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Dined on 12/27/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 17 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2005
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Review 18 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/16/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/16/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 19 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/21/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/21/2015
 2009
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Review 20 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/10/2015
 2007
Dined on 11/10/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/10/2015
 2007
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Review 21 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Tried a number of items on the menu - smoked chicken wings, badass meatballs, Memphis ribs, pulled pork, hot link and sliced beef brisket. Sides were creamed spinach and coleslaw. The wings, brisket and pulled pork and slaw are good - the meatballs, ribs, hot link and creamed spinach are very good. Great BBQ sauces on the table - waiters suggested mix of the habanero and sweet was fantastic. Given that San Fran isn't a BBQ destination I'd give this place an A for effort. Excellent service and a cool joint. Would definitely return."
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2005
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Review 22 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 10/24/2015
 2010
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 23 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, late-night find
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Review 24 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

reliable meat-centric joint

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food is always good, but the noise when busy makes normal conversation almost impossible. My parents (in their 80s) prefer it to the more fashionable restaurants that we often go to--despite the noise. If you don't mind repeating yourself or near-shouting through your meal, there's every reason to enjoy this eatery. Did I mention how loud it is? :)"
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2002
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Review 25 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/02/2015
 2010
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Review 26 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Good great. Fun atmosphere. Service fabulous!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 9/26/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 27 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 9/26/2015
 2001
Dined on 9/26/2015
 2001
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 9/26/2015
 2001
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 28 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 9/26/2015
 2010
Dined on 9/26/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 9/26/2015
 2010
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Review 29 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 9/18/2015
 2001
Dined on 9/18/2015
 2001
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 9/18/2015
 2001
Special Features: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Review 30 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 8/29/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 31 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 6/08/2013
 2012
Dined on 6/08/2013
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 6/08/2013
 2012
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Review 32 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The brisket was amazing. The service too!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 8/21/2015
 2012
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/18/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/18/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 8/18/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 34 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great BBQ in SF

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Have eaten at Baby Blues in Philadelphia many times. My absolute favorite BBQ joint. And I'm from Virginia. They don't have a freezer and they don't have a microwave. I'm told that a few guys from PA went West (probably not looking for gold) and brought their BBQ skills with them opening up a restaurant in SF and two in LA before coming back home to open up one in Philly. So I thought I would try the SF location. I was not disappointed. start off with the smoked wings ask for either plain or "sweet kick". More about that in a minute. Ribs and brisket are great. Family debates Memphis vs baby back; I suggest trying both. If you want to go for it try a Texas rib (it's Fred Flintstone size). It might be too fatty or expensive for some, but great flavor. The cornbread is the best I have ever had (if it is too dry ask for another piece), and the creamed spinach is awesome (ask my kids). But the key to this place is the sauces. Skip the two middle ones and only go for the sweet and the XXX. I am a hot guy but the sweet is so good. So you mix the two to your preferred heat level. Everyone can enjoy. But you gotta mix the two, even if you are a heat wimp, because the XXX really does bring great flavor. The "sweet kick" on the wings is a mixture of the two aforementioned sauces. Well, there you have it. Oh, they also have some nice craft draft beers, but this seems to be the norm in CA. Enjoy."
Dined on 7/18/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 35 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/03/2015
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, late-night find
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Review 36 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/01/2015
 2007
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Review 37 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 5/20/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 38 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/29/2015
 2004
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 39 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 5/16/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 40 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
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Review 41 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2009
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 5/10/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 42 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/08/2015
 2011
Dined on 5/08/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/08/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 43 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/07/2015
 2009
Dined on 5/07/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 5/07/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 44 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fun place! Great staff! Delicious food!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/17/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 45 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/13/2015
 2005
Dined on 4/13/2015
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/13/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 46 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Lively atmosphere, excellent Memphis Style Ribs

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Had a Saturday night dinner with my son at Baby Blues on a busy night. The staff were friendly and attentive despite it being a very busy night. The ribs (we tried both the baby back and memphis style long ribs) were excellent-- flavorful, almost but not quite fall-off-the-bone tender. The veggie sides (we had spinach and greens) and corn bread were outstanding. Serving sizes were generous. The decor is Texas-roadhouse with long benches and bar seating. It was a bit loud for casual conversation but still tolerable. Overall an enjoyable experience and I will come back."
Dined on 3/28/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 47 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Causal neighborhood joint

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Read so many rave reviews about the Baby Blue BBQ. Decided to venture out to the Outer Mission since I love BBQ.
It is a very causal place, almost too causal. Most of the customers must be regulars. They are kind of self service and the servers presume you know what do you want to order. She was shocked when we asked for the menu. Then she disappeared for quite awhile. Silverware and napkins are in the can so it is self serving.
The food is decent but not memorable. The ribs are not tender enough that the meat will detach from the bones when you bite them. The brisket is too fatty. Turn out the server was very nice and friendly. She came to check us out and make sure we have enough beer once we get used to the causal service environment.
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Dined on 11/08/2014
 2000
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 48 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent ribs place.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Nice choice in the Mission for ribs. Very friendly and very reasonable pricewise. Check it out !"
Dined on 3/11/2015
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem
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Review 49 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

So proper!!! Love this place even more than the LA

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"So proper!!! Love this place even more than the LA"
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2013
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Review 50 for Baby Blues BBQ - SF
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great BBQ

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We had a big group so the kitchen delivered a couple of Beggar's Banquet platters. EVERYTHING on that plate was fantastic, but the beef ribs were a standout. We also loved the brisket and the mac and cheese.
The staff was fantastic and the price was amazing for what we got.
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Dined on 2/27/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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