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Charlie Staples

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372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502
(330) 743-7427
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ Baby, BBQ

Great tasting BBQ at a reasonable price. Cole Slaw very tasty too. Offering BBQ ribs and chicken in a New Orleans style ambiance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
BuckeyeBob44471
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Struthers, Ohio, United States
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English first
USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I eat at Charlie Staples somewhat regularly and both the food and service are top notch. Obviously, Charlie is known for his barbey, and he excels in that area. The sauce is incredible and not overpowering. The food is always prepared fresh. The servers are all very upbeat and efficient, and really enjoy what they are doing. Since this is... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The BBQ ribs were great. We ordered the hot BBQ-not real hot but packed with wonderful flavor. The loaded baked potato was incredible and large enough for two. The staff are so kind and helpful. You won't be disappointed. They have a bar upstairs and an outside patio. Check them out and you will have a wonderful time. Reasonable prices.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Our party had the ribs, chicken, brisket. Everything was delicious and served piping hot. Staff is welcoming. Surroundings are pleasant.

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Struthers, Ohio, United States
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great tasting BBQ at a reasonable price. Cole Slaw very tasty too. Offering BBQ ribs and chicken in a New Orleans style ambiance.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Charlie's is a wonderful place to eat. The sauce is outstanding. Try some of the sides, like macaroni and cheese. Besides a great place and food, Charlie is a great guy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I am 7 months pregnant and have been craving fish. Went to Charlie Staples and was not disappointed!! The bbq sauce on the fish was excellent and fries were not greasy and best of all the baby approved!!!

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Youngstown, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

First time finally at Charlie Staples~four adults for lunch. First for the food: two people in the party had the half-rack of ribs, one with mild bbq and the other had the hot. Both were very happy their choices. Mild had just enough bite and the hot wasn't too hot that you couldn't enjoy the flavor of the ribs. The... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We love this restaurant the food is always good and the owner is a very nice man. If you go on a nice day sit out on the balcony and listen to the music!

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Youngstown, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You owe it to yourself to dine in...really cool atmosphere and you feel like your somewhere else. Chicken is the bomb...prefer the Royal Oaks for ribs. After dinner check out the live jazz at Frieda's across the street...great music!!!!

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Boardman, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I'll keep this quick and easy since our's was a carryout: I CAN MIX HOT SAUCE AND KETCHUP TOGETHER AND CALL IT BBQ SAUCE! (and save myself the expense of going out!) Also, if your going to have "rib tips" PLEASE include actual rib tips NOT just the gristle, lathered in hot sauce and ketchup. I could have had my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: (330) 743-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?