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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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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Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn Boathouse (photo: Montgomery Inn)

Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salads and seafood. Additional location: Montgomery (the original establishment)

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salads and seafood. Additional location: Montgomery (the original establishment)

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Eli's BBQ

Uptown

Approximately 3.94 miles from your location
Eli's BBQ (photo: Cincinnati Nomerati)

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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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

Unassuming outfit with a large, patriotically decorated dining room & classic BBQ like ribs & wings.

Unassuming outfit with a large, patriotically decorated dining room & classic BBQ like ribs & wings.

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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

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Riverside BBQ and Drive-Thru

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

Riverside BBQ and Drive-Thru

West

Approximately 10.08 miles from your location

All in one Pony Keg, Gas, and BBQ! Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and great bbq options while they last daily! 

All in one Pony Keg, Gas, and BBQ! Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and great bbq options while they last daily! 

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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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Station + Family BBQ

North

Approximately 10.32 miles from your location

Station + Family BBQ

North

Approximately 10.32 miles from your location

Get your fix of great BBQ from this Wyoming local brewpub founded by Cooking with Caitlin, Caitlin Steininger and Kelly Trush. This family freindly space will serve up... Read more

Get your fix of great BBQ from this Wyoming local brewpub founded by Cooking with Caitlin, Caitlin Steininger and Kelly Trush. This family freindly space will serve up smoked pork, brisket, salmon carrots and sausages daily! 

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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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Mission BBQ

North

Approximately 15.39 miles from your location

Mission BBQ

North

Approximately 15.39 miles from your location

Serving up the most patriotic food; BBQ! Each location is filled with a dining room of patriotism and tributes to those on the front lines and the first responders.... Read more

Serving up the most patriotic food; BBQ! Each location is filled with a dining room of patriotism and tributes to those on the front lines and the first responders. Serving up delectable and fresh BBQ! Menu items include pulled pork, Texas inspired brisket, and half a chicken AKA Half a Yard Bird. They also offer catering...... 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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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.

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Mck's Chicks

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Mck's Chicks

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

McK's Chicks is a family-friendly restaurant bringing high-quality BBQ to the downtown Kentucky community. We use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere -... Read more

McK's Chicks is a family-friendly restaurant bringing high-quality BBQ to the downtown Kentucky community. We use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere - perfect for everyone who likes good flavors and smoked meats. 

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The Double J Cafe

North

Approximately 11.31 miles from your location

The Double J Cafe

North

Approximately 11.31 miles from your location

Enjoy a great meal at a great price. Try menu items that include delcious BBQ, Sandwiches, and more! 

Enjoy a great meal at a great price. Try menu items that include delcious BBQ, Sandwiches, and more! 

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Sweets & Meats BBQ

East

Approximately 0.68 miles from your location

Sweets & Meats BBQ

East

Approximately 0.68 miles from your location

Carry out BBQ restaurant featuring smoked meats, homemade sides, and desserts. 

Carry out BBQ restaurant featuring smoked meats, homemade sides, and desserts. 

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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

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salad and seafood. Additional location: The Boathouse

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salad and seafood. Additional location: The Boathouse

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Smoke Justis

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Smoke Justis

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

New Sports Bar in the Roebling Point District of Covington, Kentucky featuring smoked meats, whiskey, craft beer, live music and arcade games.

New Sports Bar in the Roebling Point District of Covington, Kentucky featuring smoked meats, whiskey, craft beer, live music and arcade games.

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Harmon's Barbecue

South

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

Harmon's Barbecue

South

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

BBQ joint serving wood-smoked meat as well as handmade sides and dessert. 

BBQ joint serving wood-smoked meat as well as handmade sides and dessert. 

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Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

Just Q'in

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location
Just Q'in BBQ (photo: Just Q'in)

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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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.

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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

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The Bourbon Smokehouse

Uptown

Approximately 3.88 miles from your location

The Bourbon Smokehouse

Uptown

Approximately 3.88 miles from your location

Barbeque joint serving pulled pork, brisket, and jumbo chicken wings all tossed with a secret recipe seasoning.

Barbeque joint serving pulled pork, brisket, and jumbo chicken wings all tossed with a secret recipe seasoning.

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Sugarfire Smokehouse

South

Approximately 77.08 miles from your location

Sugarfire Smokehouse

South

Approximately 77.08 miles from your location

St. Louis based barbecue has opened it's newest spot in Cincinnati! The menu includes two daily specials that rotate with the help of fine-dining chefs in the kitchen... Read more

St. Louis based barbecue has opened it's newest spot in Cincinnati! The menu includes two daily specials that rotate with the help of fine-dining chefs in the kitchen getting to show off their talent and skill in the BBQ kitchen. 

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

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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.

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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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Sis's on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.21 miles from your location

Sis's on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.21 miles from your location

Sis's offers a full bar, fine dining, and great music. Live music Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays including Nashville stars!

Sis's offers a full bar, fine dining, and great music. Live music Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays including Nashville stars!

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Lyle’s Bikes, Brews & BBQ

North

Approximately 13.48 miles from your location

Lyle’s Bikes, Brews & BBQ

North

Approximately 13.48 miles from your location

Located right on the Miami Bike Trail, pop into Lyle's for wraps, sandwiches and more in theit patio or inside seating area. 

Located right on the Miami Bike Trail, pop into Lyle's for wraps, sandwiches and more in theit patio or inside seating area. 

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