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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Alabama Que

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Alabama Que

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Alabama-Q specializes in all things barbecue. The Pulled Pork Loin, Pulled Chicken Breast and Pulled Beef Brisket are smoked for hours. Meats are not boiled or baked, they... Read more

Alabama-Q specializes in all things barbecue. The Pulled Pork Loin, Pulled Chicken Breast and Pulled Beef Brisket are smoked for hours. Meats are not boiled or baked, they use the famous slow-smoked method here. The dry rub is passed down from several generations and the barbecue sauce brings in the crowd. There is a wide...... Read More

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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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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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Velvet Smoke BBQ

West

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

Velvet Smoke BBQ

West

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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Lalo

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Lalo

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.

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

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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Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Family-owned Montgomery Inn serves slow-cooked, fall-off-the-bone ribs, topped with top secret barbecue sauce. This "Ribs King" restaurants offers an awesome scenic view... Read more

Family-owned Montgomery Inn serves slow-cooked, fall-off-the-bone ribs, topped with top secret barbecue sauce. This "Ribs King" restaurants offers an awesome scenic view overlooking the Ohio River and the Kentucky skyline in an upscale but not stuffy atmosphere. Keeping the same look and tradition as the original location, this... Read More

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Pickles & Bones Barbecue

North

Approximately 9.26 miles from your location

Pickles & Bones Barbecue

North

Approximately 9.26 miles from your location

Barbecue joint serving wood-smoked meat and sides made from scratch.

Barbecue joint serving wood-smoked meat and sides made from scratch.

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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Just Q'in

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location
Just Q'in BBQ

Just Q'in

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

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... 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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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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City Barbeque

East

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

City Barbeque

East

Approximately 5.91 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. At this location, there is a small patio...... Read More

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Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Pontiac Bourbon and BBQ

Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

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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

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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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

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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City Barbeque

North

Approximately 17.82 miles from your location

City Barbeque

North

Approximately 17.82 miles from your location

Put a bib on and dig in. City Barbeque serves St. Louis-style smoked ribs with four different kinds of sauces. Or, try their slow-smoked chicken or pulled pork and chicken... Read more

Put a bib on and dig in. City Barbeque serves St. Louis-style smoked ribs with four different kinds of sauces. Or, try their slow-smoked chicken or pulled pork and chicken sandwiches. Don't forget about sides, like corn pudding or hand dipped hush puppies. End on a sweet note with fruit cobbler for dessert.

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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.

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

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.

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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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

SmoQ

North

Approximately 15.01 miles from your location
SmoQ

SmoQ

North

Approximately 15.01 miles from your location

Restaurant takes the concept of Southern slow-smoked barbecue and extends it to a large menu, including many unusual smoked items. In addition to hickory smoked pork and... Read more

Restaurant takes the concept of Southern slow-smoked barbecue and extends it to a large menu, including many unusual smoked items. In addition to hickory smoked pork and brisket, baby back and St. Louis ribs, they serve fried green tomatoes, chicken and dumplings, chicken and waffles, fried okra, corn chowder with lime-ancho... Read More

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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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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

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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