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City Barbeque

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3758 West Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
(614) 224-8224
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Chester, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We moved to Ohio in February and discovered this place. NOW WE'RE HOOKED! THE sweet tea is perfect..the lemonade is better than Chick-fil-A's lemonade and the brisket is so yummy! Get a full cut beef brisket on Texas toast and you will not be disappointed! We've pretty much TRIED everything from the greens, potato salad, and brisket baked beans and... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there after the zoo on our trip to Columbus. Lady at counter was awesome. She started small talk and comped our drinks for our "first visit" there. Also heard me and wife talking about peach cobbler and threw in an order of that for us at no charge. Food was really good and portions were good size. I thought... More 

Thank Aaron S
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the sampler platter. Vinegar slaw and potato salad sides. Platter had brisket, pulled pork and turkey. Turkey was a little dry but otherwise very good.

Thank John S
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670 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch after visiting Columbus Zoo (separate review). Hubby had been here before and recommended it. For around $22, we got a lot of food and unlimited self serve soft drinks. I couldn't begin to finish my half roast chicken, potato salad and barbecue baked beans but I made a good dent in it and... More 

Thank travelkitty50
Naples, Florida
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96 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We recently returned to Ohio from our winter home in Florida. As we travel up and down the mountains and the east coast, we are always on the look out for BBQ. Luckily, we always can find the best at City BBQ in Powell Ohio. No one else compares. Back only a month, we have dined four times here. The... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great tasting shredded meats! Not so great atmosphere. Super for take out and ultra casual eating The corn bread is awesome, . The cole slaw not so great.

Thank Mary B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We are new to the area and are looking for a non-burger lunch spot. We loved the food and atmosphere. At the end of our meal, we stopped up to get a dessert to go and the owner asked if we'd been there before and we said it was our first time and he gave us our dessert for free.... More 

Thank travelmom1710
Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome, the food is always so fresh and tasty, the staff very prompt, courteous and very friendly, I always get the pulled pork sandwich and baked beans and the delicious corn pudding and of course you gotta get the sweet tea and the heated barbecue sauce. I come here a lot and it never grows old I... More 

Thank Stacey H
Erie, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited City BBQ with our son's family to include our 2 young grandchildren. Very good quality , southern BBQ with generous portions at reasonable prices. Great "side choices " ,especially the hand cut fries. Outdoor seating is also available for nice weather days. Service is prompt and friendly

Thank winetravelers2014
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

If you like bbq and are in the Powell vicinity be sure to stop! It's pretty reasonable for a family. Our family of 5 ate there for $50. And we were all beyond stuffed. The atmosphere is really cool and rustic. I can't wait to go back again!

Thank Jennifer K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3758 West Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: (614) 224-8224
The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?