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Hot City Barbeque & Bistro

1313 S 6th St, Los Banos, CA 93635-4728
+1 209-826-4300
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (13 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
“tri tip” (13 reviews)
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1313 S 6th St, Los Banos, CA 93635-4728
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Reviews (49)
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a small place, but the food is excellent! I believe they are only open on the weekends. We will travel 40 miles just to eat there.

Thank Terri T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

First time visiting this place & I was initially concerned since I've been to many BBQ spots with decent smell and smoke ring, but lack of flavor did them in. Hot city BBQ was not one of these places! The flavor in their food can...More

Thank mtnbrider911
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived 5.45pm on a Sunday evening and were lucky to get the last order of ribs. They were flavourful and moist- truly delicious. The tri tip was also good. The coleslaw fresh and crisp but the macaroni salad not to our taste Beer and...More

Thank SueDen27
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The place is small but the food was amazing. The BBQ Ribs were outstanding. The meat falls off the bones and the tri tip was really good. The potato salad and beans were also amazing. You must stop and eat here if your in Los...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The tri-tip was amazing! The staff was friendly and helpful when figuring out what to eat! The restaurant was clean. Only issue was not a lot of parking

Thank Jack J
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Been here lots of times. Tried almost everything. It has all surpassed my expectations on what good bbq should be. Only open 2 days a week just cause they can! Looooove it!

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Not only does Hot City have a friendly and helpful staff, their food is very tasty and the portion sizes are large.

Thank Aundre G
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I have had lots of different BBQ around the world and nothing compares to hot city tri tip. You see the food being cooked right at the entrance. We have also used their catering several times and have gotten lots of compliments. The party packs...More

Thank Blanca D
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The food is so delicious. Our main drawback is the "dining" experience. Tables are cramped in there and it's very loud and uncomfortable.

1  Thank pamelachavez
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I have been working in the area for some time and have really been missing my grill and smoker. I noticed a sign along the main thoroughfare directing customers to its "off the beaten path" location. They are only open Friday through Sunday and have...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 S 6th St, Los Banos, CA 93635-4728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Banos
  • Phone Number: +1 209-826-4300
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