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Bonnie B's Smokin' Barbeque Heaven

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Barbecue
1280 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91104-2854
+1 626-794-0132
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 May 2017
“Better than Big Mama's”
22 Oct 2016
“Early Birthday”
11:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1280 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91104-2854
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Small family owned BBQ with tasty product and original sides but not cheap, a takeout with only curbside parking..

Thank jamesv8
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is a very small place about 10 tables. You order at the register and pay before hand. FYI, there is NO bathroom which isn't good when you are with your 82 year old aunt! My aunt had the rib tips, they were on the...More

Thank PrincessJJYermo
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Tender, fall off the bone ribs. Not overly spiced either with a good rich mesquite smoked flavor. Had it with a side of ocra tomato rice and baked beans. Go to place for ribs. Small and quaint place.

Thank mjhlee
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Who knew Pasadena had Rib Joint? It's a cute little hole in the wall, on Lake Ave., south of Washington Blvd., on the east side of the street. Look for it, it's worth the trouble.

1  Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 16 September 2015

nice folks. All in all one of the better BBQs we've had since coming here. Sauces lack heat and are too sweet but that's a personal peference. We think all BBQ should be spicy - not sweet and vinegar taste is out. We had beans...More

Thank FormerChicagoGal
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is north of 210, up Lake. Its a relaxed atmosphere, with friendly waitstaff and excellent food. I loved my BBQ and the greens, too. Hits the spot.

Thank SionnanH
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Truly memorable ribs. Crispy a bit on the outside, tender and fell right off the bone. Homemade barbecue sauce, tasty collard greens and yams. What a meal. Friendly people and reasonable prices. I'd come back again, except we live in Ohio.

Thank WVUNeal
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Lots of yummy goodness here! Smokey deliciousness in a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. We tried several different meats and all were wonderful. Chicken and ribs were tender and flavorful, with a nice selection of sauces. Very good smoked salmon and hot links too! Side dishes are...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Talk about heaven, this was heaven on a plate. This is a small local establishment that is full of soooooooo much flavor! The brisket, yum yum yum. The ribs were so tender. The chicken was great! We tried the BBQ chicken salad sandwich, whoever came...More

Thank Viv F
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This was excellent food made with love and tasted great. For $30 we fed 3 hungry adults and we were satisfied.

Thank Ross P
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11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 1280 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91104-2854
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-794-0132
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