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City Barbeque

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Blue Ash
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10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-4703
+1 513-257-0362
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Cincinnati and came across this place. Really good. Hubby had beef brisket sandwich, fries and Cole slaw. All were excellent. I had the smoked Turkey salad. Equally good. We are BBQ experts and this one is excellent

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Thank joyj401
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst part of my experience was the pulled pork was VERY dry. I had to totally saturate every strand in the sauce--not necessarily a bad thing to do. After that the sandwich was good. I'm from the south where a pulled pork sandwich has coleslaw on it, and this one could have benefitted from it. Three sauces--original, sweet, and... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love good BBQ. I've eaten it in Texas, Mississippi, the Carolinas. I've had the best and the worst. City BBQ ranks as one of the better joints I've eaten at. Brisket is my thing. City BBQ smokes it right - a generous helping of great smoke flavor with ring and moist; they serve it with 4 different types of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really liked this place for barbecue! My one complaint is that the cornbread was dry, however, the food in general was just excellent!

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Thank William C
Sebastian, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of six went here for a late lunch and we all were very happy with our meals. The staff was extremely friendly as well. Probably our favorite meal experience of our stay in the area.

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Thank Susan M
cleveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this place, as I normally don't do chain BBQ restaurants. I would definitely go back for more of this! I enjoyed their ribs, which were quite tender and very fresh, fast service, friendly workers. I ordered to go and did not have to wait more than a few minutes to have my order bagged and... More 

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Thank cledoc23
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

During a recent visit for the 2016 Western & Southern Tennis tournament, six of ate here for dinner twice during our stay. The usually assortment of pulled and picked barbeque. I really liked the home-style feel of the restaurant. The brisket was tender and mild. The smoked turkey is tasty. Our party was equally pleased with the pulled pork sandwiches.... More 

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Thank 1stserve
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We are accustomed to Four Rivers Smokehouse in Florida. This restaurant would be able to compete no problem. The food was reasonable and very tasty. We enjoyed the Judge's Sampler Platter which had barbecue ribs, chicken, brisket and 2 sides plus garlic bread and cornbread. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very friendly.

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Thank Tracey D
Hamburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Couldn't decide so we shared a city sampler. Brisket was great, practically melted in your mouth. Turkey was also very tender and tasty. Before we got there I didn't realize it was more of a fast food style restaurant, but the food was definitely worth the stop.

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Thank jpyzek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Very friendly staff and wonderful atmosphere. The pulled pork and chicken was amazing, very moist and great portion sizes (our family of four had extra to take home). This was our first time visiting City Barbeque and we were not disappointed! If we are ever in Cincinnati again we will definitely make this one of our stops. As a military... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-4703
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Blue Ash
  • Neighborhood: Blue Ash
  • Phone Number: +1 513-257-0362
Description
The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food.
Our award-winning barbeque is made with only the highest quality meats and served with our signature sauces on the side. Huge smokers are loaded daily to guarantee the very best hickory smoked, juicy, tender meat anywhere.

So if an authentic barbeque experience is what you're after, look no further. Small groups of folks like us still believe in honoring quality, generations of tradition and true service. Whether you call it barbecue, Bar-B-Que, BBQ, or barbeque - we've got what you are looking for!
Our menu boasts premium smoked meats such as Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, All Natural Turkey Breast, Texas Smoked Sausage, St. Louis-Style Ribs, All Natural Chicken. Pair any smoked meat with our delicious City Sides for a true 'que meal! City Sides include baked beans with brisket, mac & cheese, corn pudding, green beans with bacon, fresh-cut fries, mixed greens with pork, potato salad, hand dipped hush puppies, side salad, gumbo and corn bread. Finish it off with one of our made-from-scratch desserts: peach cobbler, triple chocolate cake and banana pudding.

We proudly dedicate our lives to the pursuit of barbeque and happiness (yes, in that order)!

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