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Bethany Blues BBQ Pit

6 N Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9746
+1 302-537-1500
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 N Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9746
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time at Bethany Blues, we used to go to Nicks in North OC, but was looking for a new BBQ spot. I think we found it, everyone really enjoyed the food. Ribs were good, the pulled pork was excellent. We will be making a...More

Thank DCCrow
Reviewed 5 days ago

Waited an hour to be seated - on a Wednesday night. Soup brought to the wrong person at the table. Meanwhile, they ran out of mashed potatoes and two of us had to reorder sides. Most unacceptable: Entrees finally came out after ANOTHER hour. And...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Bethany Blues a lot. We go every time we're in Bethany. But I think they are victim of their own success, to some degree. It is very difficult to get in during the summer at dinner time. 2 hour waits are not uncommon....More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant for baby back ribs. Best in town and convenient location in down town Bethany Beach. Go early because there will be a wait!

Thank edkrause2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a night out with family. Steve the bartender made the night! He takes time to interact with patrons and he really knows how to make his drinks. He is awesome and you should absolutely go have a drink made by Steve. The food...More

Thank Kristin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived right at 4pm when they opened so that we didn't have to wait. This place fills up quick. Service was good, but not great. The barbecue was excellent. I tried the St Louis ribs and the Carolina pork...both outstanding! The fried pickles and...More

Thank teena1014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the weekend in Bethany Beach and went to dinner at Bethany Blues BBQ. No, they don't take reservations...yes, we waited over hour for a table for 2...and it was a Tuesday night - in August, the height of the season. We played it...More

Thank Marianne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fun time eating here, there were 8 of us, and four shared the feast, while some of our kids shared a rack of ribs and ordered extra sides. Everything was great, and the favorite was the macaroni and cheese. I liked the...More

Thank Ljkneebone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since my extended family is not a fish loving group we like to go to Bethany Blues. IMPORTANT: In- season, make a reservation! We didn't, had eight people, and they worked to fit us in. Fortunately, we were there early. The food is always very...More

Thank seymour1946101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit this venue for quick lunch and we're not disappointed Food was good, not great and service fine Live music added to pleasant experience

Thank Neil L
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Alexandra K
18 August 2017|
Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations, not even for large groups. You can go to the host stand to check in and and they'll text you when your table is ready. You can walk around town while you wait for your table and still have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 N Pennsylvania Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-9746
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-537-1500
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