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City Barbeque

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5 E Franklin St., Centerville, OH 45459
(937) 312-1350
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Stop by for the Q.....

Mmmmmmmm, boy howdy, good BBQ is hard to find. City Barbeque has it all. My measure of a Q is the brisket. Theirs is moist, nice smoke ring, and oh so tasty. Jim dandy pulled pork, nice sausages, all around good stuff. Excellent sauces, and the sides are amazing. Corn casserole, gumbo, sweet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Fred B
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Lima, ohio
via mobile
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  • Families with children
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Lima, ohio
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Mmmmmmmm, boy howdy, good BBQ is hard to find. City Barbeque has it all. My measure of a Q is the brisket. Theirs is moist, nice smoke ring, and oh so tasty. Jim dandy pulled pork, nice sausages, all around good stuff. Excellent sauces, and the sides are amazing. Corn casserole, gumbo, sweet tater fries.... Mmmmm. Stop by for some... More 

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Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this review

Thanks for rating us the best around. As a thank you, I would LOVE for your next brisket sandwich to be on us! Email me your mailing address at jordan@citybbq.com when you have time. Thanks again! More 

Bel Air, Maryland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Every time I travel to WPAFB I absolutely have to stop here for lunch. The beef brisket is excellent and my favorite two sides, the mac & cheese and baked beans are some of the best I have ever had. The heated spicy BBQ sause is a nice touch. Wash it all down with their sweet tea. Best lunch in... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We made a stop here knowing that service would be quick...the food outstanding...and the restaurant comfortable. The pulled pork is decadent with the smoky flavor of the perfectly prepared dish satisfying a potent appetite. The variety of sauces simply add to the appealing flavor. As a "mac-n--cheese" lover, I was a bit disappointment with the local offering. It appeared that... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We enjoy the brisket here and the fries are good. The chicken is flavorful and the pulled pork is very good as well. The baked beans are a bit spicy and the slaw is the vinegar dressing which I like but not everyone does. They have a lot of bbq sauce flavors to try as well. Good place to eat.

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Stratford, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We found this place by accident while touring the area! It turned out to be a good stop for lunch! Finger lickin good southern style bbq with coleslaw! Good atmosphere, busy, fresh food, nice staff, clean washrooms!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

You could smell that brisket as soon as you walk in.From the brisket to the greens and everything in between. (Just delicious).Oh and the staff makes you feel right at home. (Very Friendly) 1 of my favorite places to go to when i come to town.Got to try it.

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Dayton, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This Ohio based chain of restaurants serves consistently great barbeque. RIbs, pulled pork, pulled chicken, southern style green beans, corn pudding and seasonal sides are served up quickly to dine in or carry out. It's become almost a weekly ritual for me.

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Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! More 

Centerville, Ohio, Usa
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

If you like real barbeque....smoked meat, sauce on everything, sticky fingers when you're done.....this is the place for you. There's nothing fancy here, just delicious food. Order your food from the counter, take it to a picnic table that has a variety of excellent sauces (my favorite is the mustard based, or what I call "Carolina gold"), and dig in.... More 

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Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this review

You are awesome! Thank you for this incredible review. It's really going to make our teams day! Email me at jordan@citybbq.com with your mailing address and as a thank you I will send you a voucher so your next 2 sides are on us - free beans woo hoo! More 

North Vernon, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The atmosphere is really cool. When you first walk in there is a large ice filled tub with bottled pop just like you would have at a home BBQ. The pulled pork was good, but not great. There wasn't a lot of flavor and I didn't really care for any of the sauces. Maybe I am spoiled because we make... More 

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were driving to Dayton and got hungry for BBQ when we saw the roadsign for City BBQ. The staff were great in making recommendations to us "first timers" and we were not disappointed. All the food is homemade and tastes that way. The BBQ was amazing but so were all the sides. Next time we drive past we will... More 

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Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review! See you next time you're in Dayton :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 E Franklin St., Centerville, OH 45459
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: (937) 312-1350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?