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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the BEST Brisket ever at Red State BBQ. Visiting for the day and found this place. I've never had really good Brisket but knew one day I'd find it - and I did. Wife and kids loved the BBQ Half Chicken and met...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel 40 weeks a year, and I love bbq! Red State BBQ is hands down the best BBQ brisket sandwich I have ever eaten! Smoky fall apart brisket, on a perfectly grilled buttered bun, topped with caramelized Onions and Homemade beer cheese! Truly a...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered online for pick up as we were driving through town. Food was ready when we arrived. Very busy but they had a system for social distancing. Employees were friendly and wearing masks. Barbecue chicken with sweet sauce was served in a soft bread bun...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A true hold on the wall place located off of Hwy 25 about z5 miles north of New Circle. Part of an old hotel called the Sunset, this simple block building seats about 50 If every table were packed. Order at the counter and pick...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t understand how this place has such good reviews. Maybe we just ate on an off night? Ribs were dry, flavorless, definitely not fresh and were reheated.....also, still had the membrane on them! Brisket was also dry and hard. Neither had much for smoke...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 5, 2020

I love finding a good BBQ spot and I finally found one in Kentucky! I had the double-smoked brisket and all I can say is wow! no sauce needed (although the sauce was very good)

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 4, 2020

We were visiting Lexington and stopped here for lunch on a weekday and it was a steady flow of people. BBQ was delicious! Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

I Love a good hole in the wall but staff could have been more polite! Good was good , but they don’t provide a very good dine in experience- seems like they would prefer you to just grab and go!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

Delicious, good, perfect for lunch after a day at Lexington horse park. Very close to that. Great portions

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020 via mobile

Ordered a half slab of ribs and a half a pound of beef. Beef was awesome. The ribs were terrible. Ribs were slide off bone similar what you’d get at a Chili’s. Yuk. No social distancing, but hey, it’s Kentucky. Not sure they have TV...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Response from marciaj313 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess no; but you won't know for sure unless you call first. Good luck.
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Response from 83bridgetw | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio
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