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Our Latest Reviews

Locomotives1963 about 1 month ago

Brisket Stack

After taking a stroll along the beach, I had time for a quick bite. The food was great, and the portions were perfect. Great area to visit. Canada loves brisket and slaw. Thanks!

Kynd1 4 months ago

Pulled Pork

Fantastic ribs and pulled pork sandwiches. All of the sides are delicious. The staff are polite, fast, and professional. There is no better place to enjoy lunch in the Fun Zone.

Dabbott2058 6 months ago

Pulled Pork

I have been here a few times and there are so many great choices! I recently had the pulled pork meal and it was so delicious ! It has a great smoky flavor, so there is no need for extra sauce, but the sweet and spicy BBQ sauce is also great. The brisket and ribs are are very good choices. The staff is friendly and nice. You will not be disappointed!

Jonathan 6 months ago

Texacali Chili Burger

This is a delicious, messy finger eating burger, that keeps me coming back for more. Add some of the Sweet & Spicy BBQ sauce and you won't regret it. A must try on the menu!

Allidegas 6 months ago

Bacon Bacon Burger

The burger was great! The meat had a great flavor to it! Will buy it again!

Tim 7 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

Great dish! Surprised to find high end BBQ in Newport.

Lizzie 7 months ago

Western Dog

We got the western dog and the pulled pork sandwich and both were SO GOOD!!!! We called in an order for pickup and the wait was 5 minutes.... no joke! Oh we also got a side of the Mac n cheese which was also delicious and has a little heat, a perfect touch! This was our first time and we will definitely be coming back soon. Thank you balboa bbq!!!!!

Benitez88 7 months ago

Half Rack (6 Sticky Bones)

The service is great and quick! I've tried mutiple dishes, everything is delicious and well prepared. The manager Tyler is very tentative and professional. Overall eating here is a great experience. Best BBQ in town!

Renellhparker 7 months ago

Bacon Bacon Burger

This was the best hamburger!! It was so freshly amazing and the service there was great!

Sparkerxc 7 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

The ribs here are awesome! Fall off the bone smoky manna from sandy beach heaven!

Sarparke17 7 months ago

Mac 'n' Cheese

Best Mac 'n' Cheese! I live in a different state and every time we come to visit I always get this with their classic burger. So good!! Simple but so yummy!

Ljacobs0406 3 months ago

Pulled Pork

This pulled pork was delicious - moist and flavourful, perfect on bread or on its own! Excellent choices of sauces too.

Michelle 6 months ago

Wholly Cow

This dish was amazing! The bbq sauce gives it just a slight kick and the brisket is so tender it melts in your mouth.

Gbjjguy 6 months ago

Texas Fries

They are a super good meal to eat right after going to the beach.

Allidegas 6 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

The rib sauce was sweet and delicious! There was so much meat on the bone and little fat! I highly recommend these ribs! They are great!

Isabelletala 7 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

These were the best ribs I've had in a long time! I will definitely be back to enjoy them agin.

Sarah 7 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

Had this on a whim on a Sunday and was blown away at the quality of the ribs. There was tons of meat on each one and the sauce was great. Didn't expect to find BBQ this good on Balboa. Highly recommend!

Smith 7 months ago

BBQ Beans

Oh my goodness! These beans are amazing! I'll be ordering them every time. And even for my own home BBQ's!

Beamchick13 7 months ago

Chicken Strips & Fries

I LOVE the chicken strips and fries!!!! This is by far the best restaurant in all of California!! The service is great and the workers make you feel like family!

Camillejkparker 7 months ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

This is hands down my husbands favorite meal! He talks about it all the time.🤤

Clayton 7 months ago

Char-Grilled Chicken Breast

This was a great restaurant right by the balboa fun zone! My wife and I loved the employees and felt like they met all of our needs. The food was fresh and was probably our favorite place during our stay in Newport Beach. It was extremely clean and was a really fun environment to be in. 10/10 recommend going.



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