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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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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.

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

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.

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.

McK's Chicks

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

McK's Chicks

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

High-quality BBQ joint featuring sandwiches, tacos, chili, and sliders.

High-quality BBQ joint featuring sandwiches, tacos, chili, and sliders.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 jalapeño cornbread. There is limited seating at this location, but carryout ordering is popular here... 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

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.

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

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

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

Smokin' This and That BBQ

South

Approximately 16.65 miles from your location

Smokin' This and That BBQ

South

Approximately 16.65 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.

Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Pontiac

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.

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

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

SmoQ

North

Approximately 15.01 miles from your location

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

York St. Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.37 miles from your location

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.

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

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

Scalded Hog

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.44 miles from your location

Scalded Hog

South > Southwest

Approximately 27.44 miles from your location

New take-out restaurant serving some of the best pulled pork barbecue, ribs, burgers and grilled items with all the fixings to satisfy your summer appetite.The pork is... Read more

New take-out restaurant serving some of the best pulled pork barbecue, ribs, burgers and grilled items with all the fixings to satisfy your summer appetite.The pork is slow-cooked for hours in a cast iron smoker, which results in the juiciest, melt-in-your-mouth, fall-off-the-bone barbecue around.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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