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Find Restaurants Serving Barbecue in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

From popular local delicacies to hot new restaurants featuring gourmet takes on comfort-food favorites and fine dining for a romantic night for two, Cincinnati USA is making a name for itself as a foodie destination. USA Today even named the region one of "six small cities with big food scenes" due to the amazing revitalization of our restaurant scene, which offers plenty of dining options for every palate, including BBQ joints with finger-lickin’ good barbecue sauces!

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Neuf

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Neuf

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Creative, Asian-inspired BBQ fare is the focus of this modern restaurant with a chill vibe.

Creative, Asian-inspired BBQ fare is the focus of this modern restaurant with a chill vibe.

Just Q'in

North

Approximately 2.57 miles from your location
Just Q'in BBQ

Just Q'in

North

Approximately 2.57 miles from your location

New permanent location of downtown barbecue food truck operation. This permanent location is carry-out only, and you can get pulled pork, ribs, chicken wings, brisket, mac... Read more

Enjoy pulled pork, chicken and beef brisket with homemade sides like mac & cheese, cole slaw and smoked baked beans at this barbecue restaurant that started out as a food truck. Or chow down on St. Louis-style ribs and sweet jalapeño cornbread. There is limited seating at this location, but carryout ordering is popular here... Read More

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City Barbeque

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.17 miles from your location

City Barbeque

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.17 miles from your location

What originally started as a barbecue competition team turned into this Ohio-owned-and-operated City Barbeque restaurant. The menu items are not just confined to one... Read more

What originally started as a barbecue competition team turned into this Ohio-owned-and-operated City Barbeque restaurant. The menu items are not just confined to one region of the country, though. The restaurant draws from Carolina, Memphis, Texas and Kansas City styles of barbecue. The Florence location has three in-house...... Read More

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Redmoor

East

Approximately 3.76 miles from your location

Redmoor

East

Approximately 3.76 miles from your location

The Redmoor is both music venue and event facility. The venue comes equipped with a stage for live performances and a respected chef for private dinners, weddings,... Read more

The Redmoor is both music venue and event facility. The venue comes equipped with a stage for live performances and a respected chef for private dinners, weddings, fundraisers, benefits, receptions or corporate events, all in a unique Art Deco setting.

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Pit to Plate BBQ

North

Approximately 13.58 miles from your location
Pit to Plate

Pit to Plate BBQ

North

Approximately 13.58 miles from your location

Pit-to-Plate BBQ is a westerned-themed joint in Mount Healthy offering a little taste of Texas in the Tri-state. The menu includes wings, ribs, chili, stew, chicken and a... Read more

Pit-to-Plate BBQ is a westerned-themed joint in Mount Healthy offering a little taste of Texas in the Tri-state. The menu includes wings, ribs, chili, stew, chicken and a bunch of sides like pinto beans, garlic parsley 'taters, collard greens and candied yams.

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The Dip

North

Approximately 18.15 miles from your location

The Dip

North

Approximately 18.15 miles from your location

It's a nice day and you're looking for a lite meal. Well, come down and take a 'dip' (oh, bad pun). This neighborhood eatery serves all-American food along with a... Read more

It's a nice day and you're looking for a lite meal. Well, come down and take a 'dip' (oh, bad pun). This neighborhood eatery serves all-American food along with a delicious selection of ice cream. The ocean theme makes you feel like you're having a day at the beach (these puns just don't stop). And if you want to bring along... Read More

Jim Dandy's Family BBQ

North

Approximately 12.44 miles from your location
Jim Dandy's

Jim Dandy's Family BBQ

North

Approximately 12.44 miles from your location

Proclaimed by many to be the best barbecue in Cincinnati, Jim Dandy's in Sharonville lives up to expectations. Their motto is "spiced and smoked, not boiled and soaked,"... Read more

Proclaimed by many to be the best barbecue in Cincinnati, Jim Dandy's in Sharonville lives up to expectations. Their motto is "spiced and smoked, not boiled and soaked," and their tried-and-true methods hold true to that statement. They stay away from any artificial ingredients, use only wood firing (never propane or gas, and... Read More

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Fins Feathers & Bar-B-Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Fins Feathers & Bar-B-Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

This small take-out restaurant has big flavors. Favorites include ribs, pulled pork, and the extra spicy hot sauce.

This small take-out restaurant has big flavors. Favorites include ribs, pulled pork, and the extra spicy hot sauce.

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City Barbeque

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

City Barbeque

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.04 miles from your location

Award-winning barbeque of all styles since 1999.

Award-winning barbeque of all styles since 1999.

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Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

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Kenning's Circle K Restaurant

West

Approximately 15.42 miles from your location

Kenning's Circle K Restaurant

West

Approximately 15.42 miles from your location

A fine dining experience in Bridgetown with great variety on the menu, from homestyle to high class, like a traditional Kentucky hot brown to crab-crusted salmon in a... Read more

A fine dining experience in Bridgetown with great variety on the menu, from homestyle to high class, like a traditional Kentucky hot brown to crab-crusted salmon in a roasted pepper cream sauce. Don't miss the barbecue ribs slathered in their signature sauce or the daily drink specials. Kenning's caters especially to private... Read More

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Rib City Grill

North

Approximately 15.38 miles from your location

Rib City Grill

North

Approximately 15.38 miles from your location

Get your wet naps ready, it's time to eat ribs! Rib City Grill, which moved from Fairfield to Springdale, has a menu largely devoted to ribs coated in a signature... Read more

Get your wet naps ready, it's time to eat ribs! Rib City Grill, which moved from Fairfield to Springdale, has a menu largely devoted to ribs coated in a signature barbecue sauce. You can wash down all that rib goodness with a bottle of beer or glass of wine. Head in on Wednesdays for 25-cent beers with the purchase of an entree... Read More

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Hebron Grille

South > Southwest

Approximately 18.08 miles from your location

Hebron Grille

South > Southwest

Approximately 18.08 miles from your location

Hebron Grille is a contemporary, clean, suburban sports bar for the whole family. They offer ribs, gyros, sandwiches like the Rueben, Philly cheese steak, BBQ bacon... Read more

Hebron Grille is a contemporary, clean, suburban sports bar for the whole family. They offer ribs, gyros, sandwiches like the Rueben, Philly cheese steak, BBQ bacon chicken sandwich, and burgers like the jalapeno burger with pepper jack cheese. Taco Tuesday features $1 tacos and $2 margaritas.

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Texas Roadhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 10.87 miles from your location

Texas Roadhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 10.87 miles from your location

Better bring a Texas-size appetite to Texas Roadhouse. The chain restaurant specializes in hand-cut steaks, chicken and "fall-off-the-bone" ribs, but also serves... Read more

Better bring a Texas-size appetite to Texas Roadhouse. The chain restaurant specializes in hand-cut steaks, chicken and "fall-off-the-bone" ribs, but also serves up heaping helpings of complementary sides like steak fries and baked beans, with satisfying appetizers like the Cactus Blossom fried onion. Wash it down with a "mug-o... Read More

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Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 24.97 miles from your location

Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 24.97 miles from your location

How do slow-cooked ribs sound? Or perhaps hand-pulled pork paired with mashed potatoes and coleslaw? Get all the down-home favorites at Walt's Barbeque. Don't expect some... Read more

How do slow-cooked ribs sound? Or perhaps hand-pulled pork paired with mashed potatoes and coleslaw? Get all the down-home favorites at Walt's Barbeque. Don't expect some fast food fried chicken either; Walt's prides itself with slowly smoked ribs and pork, along with slow-cooked beef brisket. End your country feast with some... Read More

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Liberty City Barbeque

North

Approximately 13.44 miles from your location

Liberty City Barbeque

North

Approximately 13.44 miles from your location

The South Florida-style barbecue joint is in the process of moving from the Loveland Bike Trail to another place in Loveland in summer 2011. They are still taking catering... Read more

The South Florida-style barbecue joint is in the process of moving from the Loveland Bike Trail to another place in Loveland in summer 2011. They are still taking catering orders, though.

Smokey Bones

North

Approximately 17.14 miles from your location

Smokey Bones

North

Approximately 17.14 miles from your location

How many places let you watch the game in a giant log cabin-themed restaurant with 36 TVs (including a big screen) and sound boxes brought right to your table? Throw in... Read more

How many places let you watch the game in a giant log cabin-themed restaurant with 36 TVs (including a big screen) and sound boxes brought right to your table? Throw in some delicious barbeque and the answer is Smokey Bones. This restaurant with slick mountain lodge decor prides itself on fantastic barbeque and service whether... Read More

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Silver Street BBQ

North

Approximately 25.13 miles from your location

Silver Street BBQ

North

Approximately 25.13 miles from your location

Laid-back, family-friendly, country-infused restaurant serving a variety of wood-smoked pork, chicken, brisket, ribs and barbeque wraps. All barbeque is smoked outside in... Read more

Laid-back, family-friendly, country-infused restaurant serving a variety of wood-smoked pork, chicken, brisket, ribs and barbeque wraps. All barbeque is smoked outside in a massive, competition-level rotisserie smoker. Silver Street is known for Southern Style BBQ out of the south. Choose from ribs, chicken wings, brisket and... Read More

Avril-Bleh & Sons Meat Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Avril-Bleh & Sons Meat Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Avril Bleh Meat Market is one of Cincinnati's best butcher shops and proudly sets up shop right outside to sell their meats cooked from April to October. The market grills... Read more

Avril Bleh Meat Market is one of Cincinnati's best butcher shops and proudly sets up shop right outside to sell their meats cooked from April to October. The market grills metts, hot dogs and brats. It also grills vegetables such as peppers, onions and even cucumbers. Perfect for a tasty lunch between meetings.

City Barbeque

North

Approximately 10.65 miles from your location
Ribs at City Barbeque

City Barbeque

North

Approximately 10.65 miles from your location

There are lots of BBQ options in the city, but City Barbeque is a solid choice and a favorite of many West Chester residents. Menu items draw from Carolina, Memphis, Texas... Read more

There are lots of BBQ options in the city, but City Barbeque is a solid choice and a favorite of many West Chester residents. Menu items draw from Carolina, Memphis, Texas and Kansas City styles of barbecue. This is a great place to grab a beer and settle in with friends by one of the TVs, or order some takeout. If you do, don... Read More

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Chung Kiwha Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.89 miles from your location

Chung Kiwha Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.89 miles from your location

At most Asian restaurants, the only relationship you have with your dinner is plate, buffet, fill and back to your table. At Chung Kiwha in Florence,the buffet's still... Read more

At most Asian restaurants, the only relationship you have with your dinner is plate, buffet, fill and back to your table. At Chung Kiwha in Florence,the buffet's still there, but you bring morsels such as beef short ribs, squid, chicken and clams back to your table to cook yourself in a metal wellfilled with real wood charcoal... Read More

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StoneBrook Winery

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.89 miles from your location
StoneBrook Winery

StoneBrook Winery

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.89 miles from your location

Pair a barbecue dinner with a fine glass of locally grown wine at StoneBrook Winery in Camp Springs. The 100-acre farm has belonged to the Walters family since 1870. Fifth... Read more

Pair a barbecue dinner with a fine glass of locally grown wine at StoneBrook Winery in Camp Springs. The 100-acre farm has belonged to the Walters family since 1870. Fifth-generation owners Bonnie and Dennis Walters began the winery in 2004. They cultivate six acres of red and white grapes to make StoneBrook's signature Vidal... Read More

Hooligan's Pub & Eatery

North

Approximately 5.78 miles from your location

Hooligan's Pub & Eatery

North

Approximately 5.78 miles from your location

A favorite of Pleasant Ridge residents and those in their delivery area alike, Hooligan's is a fun neighborhood eatery. Breakfast is served all-day, every day; or try... Read more

A favorite of Pleasant Ridge residents and those in their delivery area alike, Hooligan's is a fun neighborhood eatery. Breakfast is served all-day, every day; or try their award-winning ribs with a signature tangy sauce. Then work up a sweat during their popular spring volleyball leagues.

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York St. Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.37 miles from your location
York Street Cafe

York St. Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.37 miles from your location

Located in an 1880's-era pharmacy, York St. Cafe has your prescription for a great night out: It's a romantic restaurant, lounge, live music venue and art gallery all in... Read more

Located in an 1880's-era pharmacy, York St. Cafe has your prescription for a great night out: It's a romantic restaurant, lounge, live music venue and art gallery all in one. York St.'s Mercantile sells art, antiques and collectibles. It's open Wednesday-Saturday, noon-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.

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Montgomery Inn

North

Approximately 9.16 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn

Montgomery Inn

North

Approximately 9.16 miles from your location

World and locally renowned for their ribs and barbecue, Montgomery Inn is a Cincinnati favorite. The tradition carries back to this original location which is full of... Read more

World and locally renowned for their ribs and barbecue, Montgomery Inn is a Cincinnati favorite. The tradition carries back to this original location which is full of Cincinnati history and culture. Montgomery Inn is a stop for celebrities of all trades, as evident by the hundreds of autographed pictures surrounding the several... Read More

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Eli's BBQ

Uptown

Approximately 3.94 miles from your location
Pulled Pork Sandwhich at Eli's BBQ

Eli's BBQ

Uptown

Approximately 3.94 miles from your location

Eli's BBQ started small: a booth at the Fountain Square Tuesday Market, then a weekday stand, then Findlay Market. Now they have opened a permanent location. Elias... Read more

Eli's BBQ started small: a booth at the Fountain Square Tuesday Market, then a weekday stand, then Findlay Market. Now they have opened a permanent location. Elias Leisring owns Eli's with Drew Simmons. Though in their previous stands, they did only pulled pork sandwiches, with or without coleslaw, in this spot they also offer... Read More

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Montgomery Inn Fort Mitchell

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.21 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn Fort Mitchell

Montgomery Inn Fort Mitchell

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.21 miles from your location

Montgomery Inn's ribs are a Cincinnati tradition, but Kentucky folks also like to tuck in a white bib and indulge in the famous barbecue sauce from time to time. The... Read more

Montgomery Inn's ribs are a Cincinnati tradition, but Kentucky folks also like to tuck in a white bib and indulge in the famous barbecue sauce from time to time. The Montgomery Inn location in Fort Mitchell serves the legendary combos of ribs and chicken, ribs and shrimp, and more juicy and grilled items like salmon, steaks and... Read More

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Yardbirds Southern BBQ

North

Approximately 27.12 miles from your location

Yardbirds Southern BBQ

North

Approximately 27.12 miles from your location

This joint never stops rocking. Live music of the country or rock variety fills the air on Friday and Saturday. Then on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, you get some... Read more

This joint never stops rocking. Live music of the country or rock variety fills the air on Friday and Saturday. Then on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, you get some acoustical blues, country and karaoke. A nice way to be served a good meal and a good drink. Come down with friends to be entertained for a night.

Texas Roadhouse

East

Approximately 10.42 miles from your location

Texas Roadhouse

East

Approximately 10.42 miles from your location

Better bring a Texas-size appetite to Texas Roadhouse. The chain restaurant specializes in hand-cut steaks, chicken and 'fall-off-the-bone' ribs, but also serves... Read more

Better bring a Texas-size appetite to Texas Roadhouse. The chain restaurant specializes in hand-cut steaks, chicken and 'fall-off-the-bone' ribs, but also serves up heaping helpings of complementary sides like steak fries and baked beans and satisfying appetizers like the Cactus Blossom fried onion. Wash it down with a 'mug-o... Read More

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Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.00 miles from your location

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

South > Southwest

Approximately 15.00 miles from your location

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que is legendary. The walls are littered with the detritus of the automobile era - maps, gas cans, road signs - and each table is set with a roll of... Read more

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que is legendary. The walls are littered with the detritus of the automobile era - maps, gas cans, road signs - and each table is set with a roll of paper towels and a "six-pack" of their signature barbecue sauces. The sampler platter is a big favorite, as are the pit-smoked ribs, which include corn bread... Read More

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Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location

Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location

One of the most successful BBQ chains featuring ribs and pulled pork. Offers a friendly atmosphere plus plenty of TVs for sports viewing.

One of the most successful BBQ chains featuring ribs and pulled pork. Offers a friendly atmosphere plus plenty of TVs for sports viewing.

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Lamarr's Lounge

North

Approximately 10.81 miles from your location

Lamarr's Lounge

North

Approximately 10.81 miles from your location

Lamarr's Lounge serves up fairly priced drinks and specializes in barbecue dishes. The lounge has knack for soul and R... Read more

Lamarr's Lounge serves up fairly priced drinks and specializes in barbecue dishes. The lounge has knack for soul and R&B jams, and it hosts DJs for bashes, remix parties and all things danceable.

Eli's BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Eli's BBQ

Eli's BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

The saying 'Necessity is the mother of invention' does hold some truth. Eli and Drew, partners in the restaurant, met roughly 10 years ago in Findlay Market. They both... Read more

The saying 'Necessity is the mother of invention' does hold some truth. Eli and Drew, partners in the restaurant, met roughly 10 years ago in Findlay Market. They both decided to travel the U.S. together, hitch hik'in it, footin it, hobo'n.During their travels, they'd eaten good food in some rough places and bad food in some... Read More

Q's Raxx

North

Approximately 8.99 miles from your location

Q's Raxx

North

Approximately 8.99 miles from your location

Owner Quintin Johnson says Q'd Raxx makes its ribs in a smoker, and does both spareribs and baby backs. They also do beef ribs, not so common in the area. Johnson... Read more

Owner Quintin Johnson says Q'd Raxx makes its ribs in a smoker, and does both spareribs and baby backs. They also do beef ribs, not so common in the area. Johnson recommends their okra fries (cut long instead of into nuggets) and their macaroni and cheese that he thinks beats anyone's.

The Patio Sports Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 12.75 miles from your location

The Patio Sports Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 12.75 miles from your location

Sport bar with large outdoor front patio. Sunday brunch available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Happy Hour runs 3 pm.-6 p.m. Monday -Thursday.

Sport bar with large outdoor front patio. Sunday brunch available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Happy Hour runs 3 pm.-6 p.m. Monday -Thursday.

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Smokin' This and That BBQ

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.47 miles from your location

Smokin' This and That BBQ

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.47 miles from your location

Where 2 Pitmasters came together to smoke the best meats for your taste buds to enjoy. Home of the BBQ Parfait and Smoked Egg.

Where 2 Pitmasters came together to smoke the best meats for your taste buds to enjoy. Home of the BBQ Parfait and Smoked Egg.

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