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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (22 reviews)
“baked beans” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great loaded BBQ Nachos pilled high. Big portion, reasonable price, good quality food. Next time I'm in the area I hope to make a return trip to try a few other items

Thank rsbeckett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location across from the Model-T Ford Museum. Great food and personnel. Lots of fun things to look at while your there.

Thank bendicottmailbox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic building that is beautifully restored. You will appreciate the themed murals and fun atmosphere. The staff is friendly and have a lot of pride in their local history. Reasonably priced menu items and high quality food. This would be a frequent dining location for...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the free sample of chocolate ice cream that was offered on "The Chocolate Trail." It was hands down the best ice cream on the trail, and because of that, we returned for dinner which was equally awesome. The portions were large and...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area looking for something different. What a great find!! We ordered the Sampler plate and it did not disappoint. Try the house bbq sauce. Our bartender Tim was extremely helpful..explained all the menu options, daily specials, and made beverage suggestions. We...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is in a cleaned up firehouse. In a historic part of town. Good BBQ. Relaxed atmosphere. Sometimes has live music.

Thank SuziShapiro
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

The prices here seemed rather reasonable. Went for lunch and ordered the brisket w/ cole slaw and baked beans. The prices were fine, and the brisket wasn't bad (wasn't great either), but the cole slaw and baked beans were both pretty bad. The corn bread...More

Thank JOestreicher
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Smokehouse Tacos were well worth it. All of the sides we got were good but the cheesy potato casserole was so good.

Thank Shane T
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! Stopped in for lunch and left wishing we had time to stay until the music started. Character galore! Immersed in Blues history! And great food to boot! We'll be back...with friends! The BBQ is incredible, as is the Dalmatian (hot dog...More

Thank dmark521
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here. The menu had all your favorites from a good BBQ joint. Had the beef brisket sandwich and cheesy potatoes and they were very good. It's in an old historic firehouse complete with pole! Excellent selection of great beers on...More

Thank Seth B
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.03 miles away
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.11 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Model T Ford Museum
48 reviews
.05 miles away
Wayne County Historical Museum
45 reviews
.32 miles away
Richmond Art Museum
11 reviews
.88 miles away
Gennett Walk of Fame
13 reviews
.07 miles away
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Checking this for my wife. She is looking for something to do for their June 2016 Red Hat event and was wondering if you accomodate things like Red Hat meetings? Maybe 10-15 rowdy ladies. :-) Thanks. Hal
February 18, 2016|
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, 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
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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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