Barbecue

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.

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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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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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

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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LaDonna's Cafe

East

Approximately 8.43 miles from your location

LaDonna's Cafe

East

Approximately 8.43 miles from your location

LaDonna's opened in the fall of 2010 in the former Miguel's spot as a casual, all-American restaurant with a full bar and nice outdoor patio. Chef and owner Randy... Read more

LaDonna's opened in the fall of 2010 in the former Miguel's spot as a casual, all-American restaurant with a full bar and nice outdoor patio. Chef and owner Randy Baumgardt wanted to create a place to serve comfort food from scratch. Appetizers include Cold Poached Shrimp, gourmet pizzas and homemade soups. Entrees, also known... Read More

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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Seecretz Sports Lounge & Grill

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location

Seecretz Sports Lounge & Grill

North

Approximately 11.78 miles from your location

Seecretz features live DJs, bands, poetry readings and more to entertain the masses on weekends. With an open layout, full bar, dance floor and bangin' beats, this is a... Read more

Seecretz features live DJs, bands, poetry readings and more to entertain the masses on weekends. With an open layout, full bar, dance floor and bangin' beats, this is a good place to go to hear some hip-hop, jazz or R&B rhythms. The bar also serves food like ribs, fish, green beans and more until 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p... Read More

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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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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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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Velvet Smoke BBQ

North

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

Velvet Smoke BBQ

North

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

VS.Que is a 5-time Grand Champion competitive cooking team founded in 2009 who competes on the KCBS professional BBQ circuit and serves their championship barbeque to the... Read more

VS.Que is a 5-time Grand Champion competitive cooking team founded in 2009 who competes on the KCBS professional BBQ circuit and serves their championship barbeque to the Cincinnati metro area.

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Woots Barbeque and Catering

North

Approximately 14.07 miles from your location

Woots Barbeque and Catering

North

Approximately 14.07 miles from your location

Family-owned restaurant specializing in wood-fired barbeque pork, ribs, chicken, and brisket.

Family-owned restaurant specializing in wood-fired barbeque pork, ribs, chicken, and brisket.

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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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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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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

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

Just Q'in

East

Approximately 2.57 miles from your location
Just Q'in BBQ

Just Q'in

East

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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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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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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Big Art's BBQ

North

Approximately 15.79 miles from your location

Big Art's BBQ

North

Approximately 15.79 miles from your location

Bengals and Reds memorabilia decorates the walls, and a Gibson SG signed by ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar hangs near the ceiling. The remaining wall space is plastered... Read more

Bengals and Reds memorabilia decorates the walls, and a Gibson SG signed by ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar hangs near the ceiling. The remaining wall space is plastered with posters and signs from various decades to give the restaurant a fun atmosphere. Big Art's doesn't waste time on fanfare, they concentrate on making damn... Read More

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Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 25.26 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

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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Smoke and Grits

North

Approximately 15.54 miles from your location

Smoke and Grits

North

Approximately 15.54 miles from your location

Owner Davidson Muldrow brings smoked ribs, shrimp and grits and fried chicken to the West Chester area. Muldrow uses applewood to smoke ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken... Read more

Owner Davidson Muldrow brings smoked ribs, shrimp and grits and fried chicken to the West Chester area. Muldrow uses applewood to smoke ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken and jerk chicken. He also offers fried chicken, cod and catfish, flat iron steak, rotisserie chicken and southern side dishes and five different sauces for...... Read More

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.

Swampwater Grill

East

Approximately 3.59 miles from your location

Swampwater Grill

East

Approximately 3.59 miles from your location

Authentic Cajun fare, smoked foods, breakfast buffet on Sunday

Authentic Cajun fare, smoked foods, breakfast buffet on Sunday

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JB's Bar and Grill

North

Approximately 12.02 miles from your location

JB's Bar and Grill

North

Approximately 12.02 miles from your location

JB's has multiple personalities - part cozy corner bar, part neon-lit reception hall, part no-frills neighborhood bistro and, depending on the night, part sports bar.... Read more

JB's has multiple personalities - part cozy corner bar, part neon-lit reception hall, part no-frills neighborhood bistro and, depending on the night, part sports bar. Despite the diverse decor, the atmosphere is laid-back and welcoming. In the way of food, beyond the usual burgers and wings, JB's offers steak, fish and chicken... 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.

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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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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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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Just Q'in

East

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location
Just Q'in BBQ

Just Q'in

East

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Enjoy pulled pork, chicken and beef brisket with homemade sides like 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 jalapeno cornbread.

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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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Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 13.32 miles from your location

Walt's Barbeque

North

Approximately 13.32 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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City Barbecue

South > Southeast

Approximately 5.38 miles from your location

City Barbecue

South > Southeast

Approximately 5.38 miles from your location

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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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