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Lucius Q

1131 Broadway St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7311
+1 513-421-2447
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 17, 2018
“Great brisket ”
Sep 2, 2018
“Favorite Lunch Joint ”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
1131 Broadway St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7311
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We went on Sunday around 1pm. No wait. We sat at the bar. Our bartender Suze was very nice. We ordered the brisket and turkey. We both preferred the brisket. The greens and corn muffins were great. The Mac n cheese was ok...not bad, not...More

Thank EJsgirl527
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

I work in downtown Cincinnati, so I have plenty of lunch options. Yet my favorite place by far is Lucius Q. I don’t eat red meat, so I always opt for the turkey. I know there’s a lot of talk about Eli’s BBQ around town,...More

Thank Mark W
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thank, Mark! That is some high praise for our turkey! Eli's is the benchmark in town, so we really appreciate the comparison.

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It was great to get a table for a big group. The neighborhood is full of trendy places. Service was fast. The ribs were amazing. The pulled pork was tender and smoky. It was easy to find what was gluten free.

1  Thank jjlutefisk
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thanks for the awesome review! We love hosting large groups!

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Cool atmosphere. Very open space in an old brick building. Lots of huge TVs playing sports. I went with 2 co-workers for lunch and we all got something different and we all liked it. I had the whole chicken wings. It was pretty good but...More

1  Thank Jake F
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thanks, Jake! We appreciate your business and feedback.

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Lucius Q. The place combines BBQ, beer, music, and OTR in a very accessible and fun atmosphere. We ordered more or less family style with brisket, baked beans, queso, sausages, broccoli, and greens. The food was excellent, our teens...More

1  Thank BobFitz2012
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks for the kind words, Bob. We truly appreciate your business and help in spreading the word.

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a late lunch last week and Lucius Q did NOT disappoint. The menu is extensive - lots of meat (obviously) but vegetarian options as well. I had the hot mess and my guy had the Pendleton Porker. Great...More

2  Thank Candy995
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you, Candy! You're too kind, and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were in Cincinnati visiting family and we were wanting to experience the city. One afternoon we stopped in to enjoy a cold drink. I decided on the peach bourbon slushy. It was awesome, I actually had two before leaving. We returned...More

1  Thank Larry M
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you, Larry!

Reviewed June 12, 2018

This is a fantastic space and a great place for a group get together, especially the gallery layout of the 2nd floor area. It is a new venue so some of the comments and observations may be teething problems and will change with time. The...More

2  Thank John S
Aaron S, Owner at Lucius Q, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thanks, for coming in and providing the feedback, John. Sorry for any confusion on the ordering process. We are a traditional counter-service barbecue joint without servers of any kind. The idea is to order at the register and pick up your food at the end...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 Broadway St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-2447
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Lucius Q is a traditional barbecue joint with a modern-industrial vibe located in one of Cincinnati's hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods, bringing together the best barbecue styles from around the country. Call it comfort food. Call it soul food. The approach is simple. We smoke our meats low and slow over oak and cherry wood and serve them with simple southern sides.
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