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Blue Door Smokehouse

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226 Walton Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1453
(859) 252-4227
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best BBQ in Lexington. Reminds me of Texas. Sauces are not overly sweet and heavy. Brisket is on point. Just an all around great BBQ joint.

Thank moose0059
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brought a co-worker after talking about how great the Brisket was here and after the excellence rating from my previous visit. Ordered the same Brisket Platter as last time. The collared greens and potato salad were the same quality as before. However, the brisket had the great flavor, but was dry. In my previous review I spoke about the lack... More 

Thank Troy H
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely delicious. My friend I had brisket, and every bite is very tasty! I also had greens and potato salad, and I couldn't get enough. This little place serves explosive flavour and worth a visit!

Thank HakunaMatataMeh
Chesterfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Texas and have eaten good barbecue my entire life. This was the best brisket I have ever eaten.

Thank pdavis712016
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of delicious food. Everything fresh and they give you a very large portion! My only regret is that they do not have cornbread, but instead serve every dish with a slice of white bread. I live right down the street and come here quite often. I even order catering from them on occasion and the service/food is wonderful.

Thank colleencmaggard
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Time to graduate from boring fast food chains to grown up food. Great portion sizes and EXCELLENT food. Great job guys!

Thank John F
Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Door Smokehouse' brisket is so good, I arrive early, order a pound, forego the sauce and barely make it to my car before taking a bite of the melt-in-your-mouth burnt ends. Even though their sides are delish, I really don't waste my time, money, or calories on anything but the meat. After the initial lunch, I use any left-overs... More 

Thank tokk2mee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the atmosphere and the meat is worth the wait. Generous portions at a really good price. The sauces are wonderful.

Thank lolly_lag
Lexington, Kentucky
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've used Blue Door to supply food for 2 parties we hosted. The food is excellent. They gave us a pick up time and the food was ready. We were given instructions on how to keep the food heated to the proper temperatures. I highly recommend blue Door for parties

Thank Nkatko
Lexington, Kentucky
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

tTny little place with great BBQ at reasonable prices. Can buy by the pound and have for several days.

Thank GoldenGapYear

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Walton Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1453
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (859) 252-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?