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City Barbeque

2111 W Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-7346
(614) 538-8890
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Ranked #47 of 1,987 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Middletown, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was by far the best and cheapest barbecue i have ever had in my life! It was savory and juicy and I got the two sides, macaroni and french fries. The macaroni was by far amazingly cheesy and the french fries were salty and perfect. I will so go here again soon!

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Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Ordered the full rack of baby back ribs looked good large portion size . Meat came right off the bone. Disappointed with the meat dry and hard. Baked beans were good tasting. Will not get the baby back ribs again.

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

Thanks for the feedback! I am disappointed to hear about the ribs, if you will allow - I would love to make this up to you! Please email me at jordan@citybbq.com with your mailing address (I will send a voucher) as well as when you were visiting this location, so I can let the manager know about the ribs that... More 

Bexley, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Their new Cow Bell sandwich is delicious. They also have great seasonal sides....cukes & onions in the summer and sweet potato casserole for the fall. Nice variety of sauces. Ask for extra bark...the best part.

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

You gotta have more cowbell! ;) Thanks for the review, hope to see you soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is the best. The people are the most friendly people you will meet anywhere. Jason, the manager is the best also. He will walk around and talk to you and ask how things are. And you just cannot beat the food, regardless of what you get. And the price is not outrageous either. When you go, look for... More 

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

Thanks so much for the very sweet review! You really made our day! I will definitely have to check out the photo next time I am in the restaurant... which will probably be in about an hour for lunch :) Please email me at jordan@citybbq.com, as a thank you for being so kind I would love for your next dessert... More 

mansfield, oh
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were looking for something different while in Columbus this Sunday. I wanted barbeque so I looked on tripadvisor to get some suggestions. We had always drove by City Barbeques locations before but never stopped. I'm glad we finally tried it. It puts the rest of the bbq places to shame that we have tried. We had our grandbaby with... More 

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

Thanks so much for the sweet review! I am so happy to hear your grandbaby loved it - that is great! We hope you will all come back and see us again very soon :) More 

Marion
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We LOVED the food here. We aren't big bread eaters and didn't notice until we were eating you can order any of the platters NAKED ( without the bun!) Believe me you will be full and won't miss the bun! Very laid back atmosphere. You wouldn't want to go here on a 1st date- can be a little messy but... More 

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

Hi Kenya! Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad you love our low & slow smoked meats, I agree - no bun necessary. And hey, if a first date can't appreciate a face full of bbq sauce, maybe they don't deserve a second date! ;) More 

Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

All joking aside, this place has really good food. We tried the pulled pork with barbeque beans and cornbread and it was great, especially the beans. The portions are generous, and the prices are relativly cheap. I plan to return the next time I'm in the area and try the ribs or sausage. If you like you barbeque, give this... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed and thanks for the review! You'll have to let us know what you think when you get a chance to try the ribs and/or sausage...in fact, email me at jordan@citybbq.com ;) More 

Mt Holly
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I always frequent a good BBQ place when I can find one near my stay. While in Columbus, Ohio I went to City BBQ on Henderson Rd. and had the best Brisket sandwich. Nice place, service good, and food was great! Recommend you try it when in the area, you will not be disappointed.

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

Thanks for the review, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed and hope to see you again when/if you make it back to the area! More 

evansville, in
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I read several reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to give the place a try on vacation. My husband and son shared a rack of ribs and they said they were delicious. I had the pulled pork and loved it as well. My daughter had chicken and the portion was huge. It was a little on the pricey side but that... More 

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

Thanks for the review and we hope to see you and your fam next time you're in town! More 

Wooster, Ohio
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Second time I've eaten at a City BBQ. Really good brisket and ribs. Does tend to be a little on the pricey side but the food is delicious. My wife practically inhaled her ribs and said if she had known they were that good she would have ordered a whole rack. Give it a try sometime, there are several in... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review! I'm glad she enjoyed the ribs, make sure to check out our rib bone Tuesdays where rib bones are $1.15 each. Definitely get her the whole rack next time, those ribs are beyond addicting! :) More 

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Address: 2111 W Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-7346
Phone Number: (614) 538-8890
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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