Blue Ribbon Barbecue

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Blue Ribbon Barbecue
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Restaurant information
Food type Barbecue
Dress code Casual
Country United States
Blue Ribbon Barbecue
in West Newton, Massachusetts

Blue Ribbon BBQ[1] is a family-owned chain of barbecue restaurants in the Greater Boston area. The restaurants offer an assortment of authentic regional southern wood-smoked barbecue. They have been on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.[2]


Blue Ribbon has restaurant locations at 908 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington, and 1375 Washington Street in West Newton. Their business office, catering office and central kitchen are located in Newton Highlands


Boston Magazine awarded Blue Ribbon Barbecue Best of Boston in 1999,[3] 2006, 2007, 2008[4] and 2011.[5] Phantom Gourmet awarded Blue Ribbon The Greatest: BBQ Sandwiches.[6] Citysearch awarded them Best of Citysearch in 2006[7] and 2007.[8]


On October 14, 2010, Blue Ribbon BBQ set a national restaurant record[9] for most sales on deal-of-the-day website, Groupon. The chain sold 16,751 deals, resulting in mentions on the cover story of The New York Times Business Day[10] and the Harvard Business Review.[11]

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