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Briquettes Smokehouse

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405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
+1 440-964-2273
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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207 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our meal here - good food at reasonable cost. Have to laugh though - was told by the lodge front desk that we should go here for the great harbor views...absolutely not the case...

Thank Deb022
Lakewood, Ohio
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This came on a recommendation from someone else, and, boy, I owe that guy a drink. What a find! Briquettes sits right down on the Ashtabula waterfront, staring out at the river, boats and urban lakeside landscape (and we sat upstairs, looking right out at the water), and just off of historic Bridge Street. They have a sizable outdoors patio... More 

Thank Cowslower
Rome, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I traveled to Notre Dame over the weekend. (Unfortunately they lost to Duke!!!) On our way out Thursday 9/22 we stopped in Ashtabula and visited Briquettes. We were drawn to this place based on tripadvisors recommendation. This place was excellent. We arrived about an hour past the lunch hour rush. Our service was good, food was delicious... More 

Thank Brandon L
Geneva, Ohio
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cool location by the lift bridge! Great outdoor seating ! Super bar! Ok now the smoked foods.....yum! This is the place for drinks and BBQ. Husband could eat here every meal. I'm not a huge BBQ lover but this place is so good I'm hooked. Reasonably priced. Definitely check this one out

Thank Laura C
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cannot get enough of this place. This past weekend we went twice- once for dinner and once for lunch and drinks. As always, we loved every bite. The appetizers of fries or nachos are tasty; and the chicken, pork and brisket were all cooked perfectly. Then there's the obvious, it's never good BBQ without AMAZING sauce...and this place doesn't... More 

Thank nicolebrubaker
Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun location right by the drawbridge in a trendy area. However, we were quite disappointed in the service and the food. We were there on the Sunday before Labor Day. The outside patio was full, so we ate inside. Fairly busy, but we had no wait for a table, but he wait for our food seemed longer than average. We... More 

Thank mawmawdebby
ashtabula ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We stopped for lunch after church on Sunday and loved the new location! The whole patio is very attractive! Our lunch- the 3 meat combo and a bbq brisket - were both really good!! We enjoyed great service and love the new location with outside dining right on the river . We also enjoyed watching and smelling the smokers going... More 

Thank mamallama1124
Ashtabula, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Excellent food, great service you will not be disappointed. You may have a little bit of a wait but is well worth it.

Thank cfuentes1
Erie, Pa
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We were driving thru Ashtabula this afternoon and stopped near this pub/eatery. It was a nice, sunny day and there was outside seating. The place looked interesting so we took a seat outside. The server came to our table and warned us that the "bees" we're pretty bad, and as soon as our drinks, food came, they would congregate by... More 

Thank Larry R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I have eaten at Briquettes at both the new and old location. The food is good, and the view of the river at their new location is nice. One of Ashtabula's gems.

Thank kathleensU5497DH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $22
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: +1 440-964-2273
Serving smoked in-house meats, home made side dishes, award winning chili, and southern specialties. Huge craft beer selection with 12 rotating beers on draft.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?