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Charlie Staples

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372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1120
(330) 743-7427
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Husband had 1/4 rib/chix w fries & slaw $12.45. And I had leg & thigh dinner ($5.90) plus $.25 for sauce for my fries plus 2 Yuenglings $3 Ea Both were good and a lot of food for lunch. Service was great. Greeted by a hostess and food came out within 15 mins. We were checked on frequently. (Almost too... More 

Thank TikiDreams
Struthers, Ohio, United States
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106 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great BBQ. Excellent cole slaw and decent pricing. Great combination. Recommend their sauce. You can even get it on he fries. Bread pudding delicious also.

Thank BuckeyeBob44471
Girard, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Elvis approved BBQ venue!!! Excellent food...great people!!! We have eaten there many times...and Every time is a real Pleasure!!!

Thank hillbillycat7
Youngstown, Ohio
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great environment. Slow slow kitchen. Food was good but not amazing. Needed more kick. Having been in New Orleans I expected more I suppose.

Thank albanimeagan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Skip the chain restaurants and visit Staples. The BBQ chicken strip dinner w/ sauce on the fries was my favorite late night, after-party meal in high school and college. As an adult, I only eat seafood for meat, but I still come to Staples for the sauce whenever I'm in town. #youngstowntradition

Thank Christine A
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121 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

We happened upon this restaurant by accident several years ago. We live over hour away and make it point to eat here once or twice a year. Never had a bad meal. The BBQ sauce is awesome! Always full when we leave. We usually order ribs and chicken. The sweet potato pie is the best!

Thank Vicki C
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

We visited the first time today! The food was fantastic, along with the atmosphere and and our friendly and attentive server Mike! We will certainly be returning!

Thank Ellen B
Cleveland, Ohio
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

It was my first time visiting. I was with a larger lunch party and we had to wait two hours for our food. We did not receive drink refills and we were not asked. There was no apology for the wait time. Everyone food was brought out at different times. The food was okay but I would not return or... More 

Thank Pickyeaterallthetime
Warren County, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

The worst food i ever ate, the mac and cheese was like something out of a can and the corn muffin was dry and burnt the bbq sauce on the chicken was horrible like it sat out for weeks,never again

1 Thank Ann M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

We went there on a very busy weekend with a big party, no reservations. We were seated quickly and the party of 13 ordered. Food arrived correctly. There was a lot of food, but it was telling that the food was good because at the end of the meal, little was left and only a couple of to-go containers took... More 

Thank pq1229

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: (330) 743-7427

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