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The Flame BBQ

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1805 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15209-1301
+1 412-821-0202
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This used to be our favorite place for wings -- huge, meaty, tender wings (not sure if they used to be slow bbq'ed or not before being fresh fried and tossed in garlic butter before serving with the best tasting barbecue sauce to dip into. Unfortunately, their fryer has been broken for much of the year and thus, I was... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Looked forward to visiting this restaurant after reading and hearing some good reviews about their food. The place is truly a "hole in the wall"! Visited their Millvale location during lunch and I was the only person in the restaurant. Gives off the vibe of being a gas station diner, but without the traffic. Ordered my food to go due... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We've been here several times now and I still believe this is the place for ribs, pulled pork and brisket. This is the Millvale place not the Cranberry which I haven't been to. I'm including a few photo's, sorry about the half eaten look, couldn't contain ourselves. They are closed half the week, opened Wed thru Sat.-call. Quaint and Cool,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I went on line searching for the best BBQs in Pittsburgh having just moved back after 10 years of Mexican food in Arizona. This one in Millvale stood out so we went to find the food flying out the door to the cater trucks. With only a couple of tables this place was obviously doing most of their business on... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2012 via mobile

Ate at their place in Cranberry PA. Meat had no flavor, the sides, Mac n cheese, potato salad and greens, were not homemade as stated. The person at the counter couldn't suggest anything ..." I don't eat this food!" That should have been our clue to leave! She microwaved everything. I've eaten BBQ in the south, west and pretty much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15209-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-821-0202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?