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Briquettes Smokehouse

405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
+1 440-964-2273
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
“chili” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

We had a great lunch. I had the Corn Beef Reuben which was big and tasty. The corn beef was tender and flavorful and the toppings were fresh and perfectly balanced. I had pub chips ( home made potato chips) which were good. Careful with...More

Thank StevenLee13
Management response:Responded July 31, 2017

I'm so glad you and your party enjoyed lunch with us, and it's great to know our top-notch service was such a highlight from your visit. What's more, I'm thrilled you were a fan of our Corn Beef Reuben and our spicy pickles -- they...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Once again my lovely and talented wife and myself looking for somewhere to eat one of my coworkers have you ever eat at Briquettes where is that at i must have driven by one hundred times Boy was i suprised Great Ribs and Apps Really...More

Thank Kim M
Management response:Responded July 21, 2017

I'm so glad your coworker sent you our way, Kim! Our barbecue won't let you down. It's wonderful to know our ribs, appetizers, and service were all a hit. Thanks a million for the support, and I hope to have you back in to try...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Loved the Perch! Tasted great. Nice view of the bridge. Can eat upstairs, downstairs, or on the patio.

Thank bpbieste
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I just recently went to this restaurant and my family has been trying to get me to go here for months. When we went we had to wait about 10 minutes which wasn't bad because it was busy. The server didn't come to take our...More

Thank bogey1217
Management response:Responded July 12, 2017

Though I'm glad our service was a joy (despite being overwhelmingly busy), I'm bummed our food didn't leave you wowed. In terms of your order, we have several inspection points for the plateware and flatware between the diswashers, the managers, the cooks, and the expo...More

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Expected more. The ribs were fatty, had little meat and the meat was tough. The cole slaw was bland. The beans were tasteless. The pulled pork was mostly fat. The only thing I liked was the hot pickles. The place looks nice but go for...More

1  Thank s j
Management response:Responded July 6, 2017

I'm disappointed our food let you down. Yes, our ribs contain fat, but many good racks do. As for your coleslaw and beans, I'm surprised you didn't think they had enough flavor, that definitely not something we ever hear. I am also surprised you got...More

Reviewed June 27, 2017

Granted we ate at this restaurant during a very busy weekend of the Ashtabula Harbor Beach Glass Festival. We were seated immediately at the outdoor dinning area as requested. Server was there immediately to take our order. There were two of us in the party....More

Thank VasePlace
Management response:Responded June 30, 2017

VasePlace, I'm disappointed you didn't enjoy your visit. As you mentioned, that weekend was very busy for us and we did our best to stay on top of serving everyone in good time. As for your order, I'm disappointed your brisket salad and soup weren't...More

Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on our way thru town. Based on other reviews I expected more. One says "great view" - of a few huge piles of sand/ gravel. We sat outside on the patio picnic tables and it was enjoyable to be outside. Food...More

Thank tolasi
Management response:Responded June 24, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to check us out! I'm so glad you enjoyed our patio space, service, and food. We've got so many delicious dishes over here and I hope that if you ever find yourself back in Ashtabula, you pay us another...More

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Terrific BBQ place. Casual decor. Short but interesting craft beer list. Pulled pork was tender and delicious. Smoked turkey Ruben also very tasty. Modest prices. Highly recommended.More

Thank Hill G
Management response:Responded June 21, 2017

I'm so glad your visit was a huge success, Hill! From our craft beer options to our smokey BBQ food, I'm pleased it was all a joy to you. Thanks for the fantastic rating, and I hope you come back to try more soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Drove over an hour to get here can't wait to go back. Best BBQ around period!!! Great building!! Great scenery!! And wonderful staff!!! First class place all the way around.More

Thank m4forlife
Management response:Responded June 2, 2017

I'm flattered you made a special trip out just for us! You can always count on us for quality barbecue and friendly service. Thanks a million for the support, and I look forward to having you back for more tasty food soon! Until next time,...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Really good food, fun atmosphere! That's the good part. The not so good... Service is less than stellar. Servers forgot items, tried to give us other people's good, etc. It is a shame since the food is so delicious. Hopefully management will be replaced, they...More

Thank Tambra1968
Management response:Responded May 25, 2017

I'm thrilled you enjoy our tasty food and atmosphere, Tambra! We've got plenty more delicious dishes where that came from. We do have really high standards for service and usually receive great feedback. We are starting to hire a whole bunch of people in preparation...More

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I saw a boats tied up there in the little Canal. The Coast Guard is also right there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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
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We combine a retro style operation with a contemporary atmosphere to provide you with the most authentic southern style BBQ and a fun-filled experience.
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