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Firehouse BBQ

400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
+1 765-488-0312
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheesy potatoes” (36 reviews)
“pulled pork” (29 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are going through Richmond you need to stop here. Mapquest will get you there. Parking is available. Excellent BBQ. Pulled pork was excellent and so was the sweet potato casserole.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rae Ann H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good pub food and atmosphere. Good BBQ. For dinner and late diners there is entertainment. This is in the historic depot district.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Michele C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

First time dining here and I will return next time in town. I enjoyed their cheesy potatoes and the beef brisket sandwich.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a really neat place. It used to be an actual fire house. The outside is really cute. Food is very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

If your ever traveling I-70 east of Indy, turn off on state 27 to Richmond Indiana to drive 1 block off to the Firehouse BBQ and blues. Look for an old building with murals of fires burning in the windows and old time fire fighters...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank calmish
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The atmosphere is outstanding. An old fire house with fire themed graphics on the walls, blues/country photos/quotes surrounding the dining area. The ribs are, literally, the most tender, fall-off-the-bone, melt in your mouth I have ever had anywhere. The chili is hearty but could probably...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gregory M
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. The food and service is fine. But the murals are amazing. Super recognition of our firefighters.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Florence M
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner....everything was fantastic. Portions were good. Beer was ice cold and a good selection to choose from. Servers were friendly and quick. We will definitely be back..... the scalloped cabbage was amazing. Different bbq sauces to try all were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kellye T
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This used to be at firehouse, hence the name. If you are fire bath, you will love to look at all the memorabilia he’s collected. This place is great for a quick lunch, a nice dinner, or some snacks While watching a band on the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mike E
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We are from Dayton but were in the area. Read reviews and chose Firehouse for dinner last night. We had a great time. Great food and good beer. We got the Jar of Bacon, highly recommend it! Also got the smoked sausage and pulled pork...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank saturdave2017
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Response from Rae Ann H | Reviewed this property |
I think they could handle the group size but if the ladies want to talk I would suggest something else. It is very noisy there. I would suggest the candle outlet off 70 near Richmond. Warm Glow is the name. They have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-488-0312
  • E-mail
The Firehouse BBQ and Blues is Richmond Indiana's oldest firehouse. Owned and operated by two Richmond Firefighters, it is Indiana's premier BBQ restaurant. We specialize in southern style smoked pork, chicken, and brisket, and serve it up in a comfortable, nostalgic atmosphere. Live Blues music can be enjoyed every Friday and Saturday night. We also specialize in catering. You can plan your event to take place in our banquet room, or we can cater your event at your location.
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