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Rodeo City Bar-B-Q

204 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3310
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Ranked #22 of 92 Restaurants in Ellensburg
Price range: $5 - $20
Tue 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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  • English first
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English first
Walla Walla, Washington
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stopped here for the first time on a trip over the pass a few nights ago and it was awesome. Good food, healthy sized portions (Healthy as in big, not healthy as in ...well healthy) We even got four bottles of sauce to go to give out as Christmas Presents. Can you think of a better gift this holiday... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was surprised. This place has some really great BBQ. I got ribs and sausage. I loved the sausage! Great smoky flavor cooked perfectly. The ribs were good, too. Not fall-off-the-bone, but they are good.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Ah. BBQ. Cornbread muffins to die for. Even the burgers are good, and the service is great! Buy a boot mug so you can feel like a cowboy at home. The only thing that could probably use an update is the carpet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great food wonderful service by a young lady a senior at central. The BBQ was more than we could eat. Plenty left over for lunches. And prices are reasonable. Can't wait to go back and have regular old steak med rare. Probably at rodeo time. We'll see how that goes.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We loved the service and food here. Pulled pork and brisket were very tasty. Great smoky flavor, homemade sides and cornbread. I wish we were able to save room for the dessert, they sounded delicious.

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Fredericton, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Rodeo city BBQ has a nice casual rodeo setting and great service. We had the half chicken and half rack of pork ribs. The BBQ sauce was great along with the fixings but the meat tasted like it had been under-reaheated from the previous day or days! If you get their BBQ that is smoked and cooked all in... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

For years we stopped at fast food in Ellensburg only because we didn't know about the BBQ at Rodeo City. The corn bread alone is worth the stop.

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Cle Elum, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I ordered a Rib Eye steak and they served me a Top Sirloin. Never went back again. My friend ordered the full rack of Baby Back ribs and he received like 6 ribs. How is that a full rack? Stay away from this place!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a true BBQ restaurant. The decor is spot on for the theme, the staff is very friendly and the food came amazingly fast. I was very pleased with the quality of the food and the price of the meals. I've been to this restaurant many times and they are consistently good. I highly recommend.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

How does this place stay open and why do people come? My whole group thought it was the worst BBQ food ever and so expensive! The only thing they have going for them is their cornbread and the atmosphere. I say pop your head in to peek And head elsewhere to eAt. Sorry rodeo city but you need to change... More 

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Additional Information about Rodeo City Bar-B-Q

Address: 204 N Main St, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3310
Phone Number: 509-962-2727
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ellensburg
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse

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