Gram’s BBQ Restaurant

& Catering in Downtown Riverside

Bunch of BBQ Family Pack 3

Southern
Smoke
Bar-B-Que

Seafood, Burgers,
Mobile Catering

Hi you may remember us at Gram’s Mission BBQ. A few years ago we removed the “Mission” from our business name, now it’s just “Gram’s BBQ”

Gram’s BBQ was founded by my father Robert Bratton in 1987 in downtown Riverside directly across from the Mission Inn Hotel, which is the reason the restaurant was called Gram’s Mission BBQ. 

His parents’, Josie “Gram” & Pete Bratton along with 7 kids migrated from Rock Hill, S.C in 1956 to the Riverside area when he was just a teen.  After many years of living a hard knock life, Robert changed his life into the restaurant business and named it “Gram’s” after his mother. 

He then developed the award wining barbeque sauce, a blend of family recipes, daily freshness, and southern flare to a community he loves, Riverside!

– Benita Bratton, Owner & Pitmaster

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A Riverside Tradition

Our recipes are based on our family’s southern cooking tradition. Our flavors are straight out of the south and made fresh daily. Most importantly we still cook like our Gram’s… with love!

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BBQ Chicken “ONLINE ONLY” Lunch Special

We know those workdays can be a whirlwind, and that's why we're serving up an exclusive "ONLINE ONLY" Lunch Special that's gonna have you counting down the minutes 'til noon! Introducing our mouthwatering BBQ Chicken Lunch Combo, complete with your choice of three...

From Pitmaster to Woman of the Year: Benita’s Big Win

From Pitmaster to Woman of the Year: Benita’s Big Win

Hey y'all, It's Benita here from Gram's BBQ. Guess what? I've got some pretty awesome news to share with you all! On November 7th, I was super honored to receive the Woman of the Year award from our very own Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce. Can you believe...

Welcome to Gram’s BBQ Clover Rewards!

Welcome to Gram’s BBQ Clover Rewards!

Hey y’all, it’s your friends from Gram’s BBQ here,  Ready to get rewarded every time you indulge in your favorite smoky, savory, Southern-style BBQ delights? Well, you're in luck! Introducing Gram’s BBQ Clover Rewards - our way of saying 'Thanks y'all' for being our...

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Gram’s BBQ

3527 Main Street

Riverside, CA 92501

(951) 782-8219