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“Best Ribs in Town”

Swingbellys Beachside BBQ
Ranked #8 of 124 Restaurants in Long Beach
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

By far the best ribs you can get in the area! YOu won't be disappointed because they have different styles of ribs.

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is, by far, my favorite restaurant in LB. It is also some of the best BBQ I've ever had, outside of the spareribs my friend's father grilled for me during a visit to Texas.
While some things on the menu can be a little pricey,the Platters are an amazing value. You get an enormous portion of ribs, pulled pork, brisket, etc with two sides, cornbread, and texas toast for like 11 to 14 dollars. And I must stress the adjective enormous! I made two more meals out of my leftovers. Amazing quality meat, superb seasonings and sauce. The Mac and Cheese is the best side on the menu---creamy boiling hot cheese with a sprinkling of some kind of breadcrumbs/chips on top. Extremely decadent and delicious! The venue is pretty nice as the large, porch like windows give it an indoor/outdoor feel. It can get loud though between the radio music and other patrons on a crowded night.

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Thank R C
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

The name is deceptive here. Which is the only thing I can say bad about this place. Your belly more so just juts when you finish eating. The portions are tremendous and the food is fantastic. Do not let the price deceive you, it's well worth it and as I said above, the portions meet the price. You cannot finish your food unless you are super human or fresh off of a hunger strike.

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Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Visited on Saturday night early. Small crowd when we arrived. Opted to get bar table to watch soccer.

The girls working the door were adept at looking busy doing nothing. Bar tender and I assume owner were attentive until the crowd picked up.

Food is good and lots of it. Had turkey breast platter and mate had pulled pork. Sides were traditional BBQ joint, Mac and cheese, fries, slaw, corn. All good. Lots of different made in house sauces, actually made ordering confusing. Sauce comes in small cups...

As meal progressed I noticed lots of staff wandering around but never asked how meal was. Could be because we were at bar table.

Overall food was tasty and plentiful but service was lacking. Place is family oriented so it's somewhat noisy.

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Thank Flycactus
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Wonderful southern cooking. Very homey and friendly staff. Good as it gets without any pretense. Reasonable prices.

Thank Gregory1946
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