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Baby Blues BBQ

3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
+1 215-222-4444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (34 reviews)
“pulled pork” (25 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Texan in Philly, I was NOT expecting good BBQ; however, this restaurant was incredible. All of it. I had the sliced brisket sandwich, bbq beans, french fries, and banana pudding. Every one of those items was exceptional. I ordered it to be delivered...More

Thank mowlio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just had my first two visits to Baby Blues, and I'll be coming back. I enjoyed the brisket and the mac and cheese is the best I've ever had. Lots of other orders from my group and all enjoyed them.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I had heard about this place from a train commuter and friend so was excited for my inaugural visit. I ordered the Memphis Queen platter with half rack of Memphis dry rubbed ribs and half rack of baby back ribs. The ribs were overcooked, lack...More

Thank SmilingSteve4
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I live in this neighborhood - near the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Unfortunately a lot of the restaurants cater to the college students and are mediocre at best. Baby Blues BBQ, while not the very best in the city for barbecue, is very...More

Thank buddmar
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Went to this place when it first opened and returned after many years. Not busy on a Sunday night. Good food. Wife doesn't really like BBQ put enthusiastically finished her pulled pork sandwich. I didn't even get a bite. Had a half order of baby...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lunch menu is great with many selections. The pulled pork is great! I definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank dkyhb
Reviewed 6 November 2017

If you love BBQ you'll enjoy this place. My family loves the brisket and ribs. I'm not a big BBQ person so I usually get a meal of sides (potatoes, mac n cheese, greens, etc). The sides are okay but not great.

Thank RaniD77
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We had planned to eat next door at New Deck Tap Room but couldn’t get anyone to wait on us. Also we were more hungry than thirsty so we came here instead. Seated right away in a small room downstairs. This was ideal for us...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a party of 7. The atmosphere is nice at this restaurant... so probably a nice place if you just want drinks, but the food is off the mark: -Corn bread was brown and had a flavor that make me think of the NYC...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I traveled from nj to the phil zoo and after working up an appetite my wife n kids were hungry. They asked me to look up a bbq rest n im so glad we found this place. My wife n i had 2 on taps....More

Thank Rajesh S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3402 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
  • Public Transportation: We are in walking distance to 30th St Station. We are 1/2 a block away from the "EL", so you can travel to all Philly sports stadiums within minutes.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-4444
  • E-mail
As featured on the food network's "Diners, Drive ins, and Dives" and The Travel Channel's "Ribs Paradise", we serve our own hybrid style of BBQ. Our influences include Carolina style pulled pork, Memphis-Style ribs, Creole seafood and Texas Style beef brisket. We also serve over 20 different soul-food side dishes both traditional and not.

We offer full service catering as well as takeout & delivery. Look out for our Baby Blues BBQ food truck in the summer of 2015!
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