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Charlie Staples

372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502
(330) 743-7427
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Ranked #24 of 235 Restaurants in Youngstown
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Warren, Ohio
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251 reviews 251 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Youngstown BBQ by the campus of Youngstown State this is the place to go to for down home BBQ. As owner Charlie Staples would say cup of love. The service is very good here as is the BBQ. Love the ribs.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are in Ytown or just going through please stop at Charlie stapes . It may not be a big city restaurant but it is YTOWN . You may even be served by Charlie . Who is a super guy and try's HARD to do a good job >

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cheap huge portions great food really best BBQ in ytown, and if u like fried chicken try it dry without sauce also very very good

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We are from out-of-state and visited after anticipating it a long time. We went for a late lunchtime in a weekday. When we entered, the staff seemed genuinely friendly and the atmosphere was cheerful and colorful. We ordered ice tea and they brought us water, but did bring the sweeteners, but no yea. When the waiter came to take our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Always treat you like family, whether it's your first or 10th time down there, food is superb. You have to try this place.

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Detroit, MI
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our visit to Charlie Staples was rather disappointing. Three of us walked in on a Friday evening and were pleasantly surprised to be seated immediately. The decor is of a New Orleans street. I thought it was interesting with a fake balcony with doors, windows, etc. What I didn't care for, though, was the loud music. It was at a... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We've visited here several times over the years and the restaurant is clean and staff have been good. The owners are local and pride themselves on the quality and the unique experience. Myself, I'm not a fan of the sauce. It's a very strong vinegar base and when you walk in the establishment it hits you like a wall. I've... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wait til you try this gritty, delicious BBQ sauce. Even the mild has some kick. Place is really cool inside with that New Orleans vibe. Might sound basic but the chicken strips with (SOF) Sauce on Fries is the way to go; and, get a few extra saucy breads on the side (white bread slices with sauce on them). Definitely... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love ribs .. these ribs are good and the hot sauce is great and messy. The sides are just okay. pies. were good. pictures. of owner. with the President of the USA was cool. worthwhile meal

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Boardman, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Have been a fan of Staples for over twenty years. Best BBQ of chicken and ribs my family and I have ever had! I always have liked Famous Dave's, but, Staples is better!

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Additional Information about Charlie Staples

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

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