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City Barbeque

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10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
+1 513-257-0362
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Description: The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in...
The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food. Our award-winning barbeque is made with only the highest quality meats and served with our signature sauces on the side. Huge smokers are loaded daily to guarantee the very best hickory smoked, juicy, tender meat anywhere. So if an authentic barbeque experience is what you're after, look no further. Small groups of folks like us still believe in honoring quality, generations of tradition and true service. Whether you call it barbecue, Bar-B-Que, BBQ, or barbeque - we've got what you are looking for! Our menu boasts premium smoked meats such as Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, All Natural Turkey Breast, Texas Smoked Sausage, St. Louis-Style Ribs, All Natural Chicken. Pair any smoked meat with our delicious City Sides for a true 'que meal! City Sides include baked beans with brisket, mac & cheese, corn pudding, green beans with bacon, fresh-cut fries, mixed greens with pork, potato salad, hand dipped hush puppies, side salad, gumbo and corn bread. Finish it off with one of our made-from-scratch desserts: peach cobbler, triple chocolate cake and banana pudding. We proudly dedicate our lives to the pursuit of barbeque and happiness (yes, in that order)!
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Outdoor seating

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  • 44
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY

I'd read a number of positive things about the local chain, so I decided to give it a try. I found it to be yet another in an ongoing chain of BBQ joint variations. The metal serving dishes, hand-painted and vintage tin signs, checkerboard motifs and the omnipresent blues music all feels contrived... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Brian K
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Lorain, Ohio
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  • Outdoor seating
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Lorain, Ohio
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'd read a number of positive things about the local chain, so I decided to give it a try. I found it to be yet another in an ongoing chain of BBQ joint variations. The metal serving dishes, hand-painted and vintage tin signs, checkerboard motifs and the omnipresent blues music all feels contrived. The food was good and portions ample.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich with mac and cheese side. Great choice since we were pressed for time! Highly recommend if you're in the area!!

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Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lunch - plenty of food, Kenwood location easy to get there, fast service. Pulled pork sandwich gumbo(the best) and slaw. They have added a pecan muffin to take back to office with afternoon coffee or pick up for morning coffee. Nice size and not overly sweet It was busy moved right along I had a nice clean table to enjoy... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We always eat at the "City" location in West Chester. We met someone at the Blue Ash location on Kenwood Rd. The layout is different than what we were used to, but the taste and service were the same. I had the lunch size brisket with baked beans & fries. My wife had the turkey with mac & cheese. Our... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review. I am sorry to hear about the salad, but I am glad the staff took care of that for you! We hope to see you in again soon. Happy New Year! More 

Cincinnati
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The wife and I ate at City Barbeque today. I had beef brisket and she had pulled pork. My brisket was top notch. I've had good and bad brisket, and this stuff was done right. Tender and smokey. Yum yum. The sides were just ok. I had cornbread and mac & cheese. I found both to be a little bland.... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Always a good feed.... Went with business associates and we all enjoyed it! A local favorite I am told...

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Springfield, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our family travels together a lot. Wherever we go we're interested in good bar-b-que. City Barbeque in Blue Ash (Cincinnati) is GREAT. One of our two favorites nationally - consistently. We're in Cincinnati at least four times a year for family events and we always stop back. The food is slow cooked and all food choices are options - pork... More 

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

Thanks so much for the nice comments! When you get a chance, email me at jordan@citybbq.com with your mailing address - I'd love to send you a little something for making our day! ;) More 

DC
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Anytime i see a roll of paper towels on the tables i start to drool a little bit. You walk in place your order and before you get to the end of the line your food is given to you on a large silver tray. hot. not room tempature but hot. i ordered the pulled pork combo and two rib... More 

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

Thanks for the great feedback! I have passed your comments along to the Blue Ash location and they were very excited. See you next time! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a great BBQ restaurant with delicious food, a friendly, helpful staff and close to local hotels. We had a Beef Brisket sandwich and pulled pork. Moist tender and plenty of food , dinner for two ended up at $20, a great value!

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

Thanks for the review! We hope to see you again next time you're in town! More 

Fairfield oh
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Our go to bbq joint! I could make a meal on the baked beans and corn bread, but save room for the pulled pork. It is awesome! Have tried the barbeque chicken and the pulled chicken and those were great too. Great mac and cheese and love the deep fried pickles. Nice atmosphere with picnic tables, a choice of sauces... More 

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

Awesome review! Thanks so much! Congrats on the wedding - I am glad you chose us for the meal and your guests had a delicious dinner. See you soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Blue Ash
  • Neighborhood: Blue Ash
  • Phone Number: +1 513-257-0362

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food. Our award-winning barbeque is made with only the highest quality meats and served with our signature sauces on the side. Huge smokers are loaded daily to guarantee the very best hickory smoked, juicy, tender meat anywhere. So if an authentic barbeque experience is what you're after, look no further. Small groups of folks like us still believe in honoring quality, generations of tradition and true service. Whether you call it barbecue, Bar-B-Que, BBQ, or barbeque - we've got what you are looking for! Our menu boasts premium smoked meats such as Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, All Natural Turkey Breast, Texas Smoked Sausage, St. Louis-Style Ribs, All Natural Chicken. Pair any smoked meat with our delicious City Sides for a true 'que meal! City Sides include baked beans with brisket, mac & cheese, corn pudding, green beans with bacon, fresh-cut fries, mixed greens with pork, potato salad, hand dipped hush puppies, side salad, gumbo and corn bread. Finish it off with one of our made-from-scratch desserts: peach cobbler, triple chocolate cake and banana pudding. We proudly dedicate our lives to the pursuit of barbeque and happiness (yes, in that order)!

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