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Our Latest Reviews

Wyatt 9 months ago

BBQ Burger

Very Tasty! The meat was perfectly cooked on a fresh bun, and the fries were amazing!

Wyatt 10 months ago

Bacon Bacon Burger

It was an excellent burger. The meat was so fresh and juicy, and the bacon made it so much better. The fries were well seasoned and were just the right amount of crispy. Thanks for an awesome restaurant!

Apatthana 10 months ago

Austin Burger

Wow. A very tasty burger! The pulled pork was so delicious and full of flavour! Good on ya mates! A truly wonderful experience.

Locomotives1963 about 1 year 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!

Jacquie about 1 year ago

Corn Balls

These are delicious! Wow. I don't know what the sauce was but it was the perfect complement to the sweet, fried corn balls. I would come back just to have more of these!!

Matt about 1 year ago

Corn Balls

OMG!! These are amazing! What a great treat! My new favorite! will not want to share😁

Kynd1 over 1 year 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.

Debbie over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago

Bacon Bacon Burger

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

Tim over 1 year ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

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

Lizzie over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago

Bacon Bacon Burger

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

Sparkerxc over 1 year ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

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

Renellhpatker 9 months ago

BBQ Burger

It was the best burger ever!!! All the food on the menu is awesome! High end restaurant quality on the beach!

Mrskristiromero 10 months ago

Corn Balls

My absolute favorite item. These are SOOOOO good. I drive 30 minutes each way just to get an order of them to go. Delicious and a great addition to a bbq meal.

Stephenleeterry about 1 year ago

Brisket Fries

It was the absolute bomb. Fires so crispy with the smokey, juicy, meaty brisket. Two forks and it makes the perfect date sharing item. It really is worth it. Delicious!

Jacquie about 1 year ago

Corn Bread

Classic cornbread! Yum

Jacquie about 1 year ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

These ribs were amazing! Who knew I'd love these ribs this much. The flavor was the perfect amount of smoky bbq. And I love the sauce! So much meat

Ljacobs0406 about 1 year ago

Pulled Pork

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

Michelle over 1 year ago

Louisianna Mac

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 over 1 year ago

Texas Fries

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

Allidegas over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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!

Matt over 1 year 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 over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago

Full Rack (12 Sticky Bones)

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

Sarparke17 over 1 year 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!


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