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Firehouse BBQ

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400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
+1 765-488-0312
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Turnersville, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many awesome appetizers and meals to choose from. Don't pass up the cheesy potatoes. The nachos are so good. I had the pulled pork and it was tasty and tender. Would not hesitate to return when I'm in the area. You shouldn't either!

Thank Jane S
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why can't this place be near my house. Great bar, great service, good food and atmosphere. I had lunch and it was great. I travel all over and this is they type of local place I love to find and later tell friends traveling in the are to stop.

Thank vette1975
Richmond, Indiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had seen on TripAdvisor about Firehouse BBQ and knew we had to give them a try. Oh Boy was it worth it!!! My husband had the ribs with coleslaw and cheesy potatoes, The meal came with 1 corn muffin. He couldn't stop eating even when he was full. I had the pulled pork with coleslaw and cheesy potatoes, it... More 

Thank Laila G
Mason, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nice building, awesome atmosphere, good music, great food but most of all great service! Britney was our waiter and I couldn't believe how above and beyond she went. My child was sick and even though there was no tea available, she made it happen. Also she was very knowledgable about food and made a great suggestion when we couldn't decide... More 

1 Thank JKrko
Covington, Kentucky
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a pulled-pork sandwich with cheesy potatoes. The potatoes desperately need salt; was it forgotten tonight? After sprinkling some on they were pretty good. The pork is lean, serving size good. Flavor on the boring side. Needed sauce, sauce, and more sauce to give it flavor.

Thank SteveHereNow
New Paris, Ohio
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Love, love, love it!!! Every thing I have had is great. Love the food and atmosphere. My husband loves the potatoes, me too lol. Really relaxed.

Thank jennifer l
Richmond, Indiana
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This restaurant is located in a historic firehouse. The owners are former firemen who know how to put out some excellent food. Music is often a feature. This music is presented in an intimate atmosphere which makes the experience really great.

1 Thank HoosieDiner
Freeport, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Delicious food, great prices, and live entertainment! The building, especially the mural painted on the outside, was beautiful! Fun stop for dinner!!

Thank misty_n78
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The soup is the bomb! Meaty yumminess. A meal in itself, served with corn muffin. I've had the pork tacos too. No complaints there. The right amount of food. Fair price. Cozy ambience. We sat each time at the bar area but there is room for larger groups in the main area where live entertainment sometimes play. From the cute... More 

1 Thank Kjc1969
Carmel, Indiana
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We just happened by this one and stopped for lunch. It's kind of a pub like joint in an old fire house that specializes in barbeque. The pulled pork sandwich and a wrap were very good. Very good service.

Thank Jim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-488-0312
The Firehouse BBQ and Blues is Richmond Indiana's oldest firehouse. Owned and operated by two Richmond Firefighters, it is Indiana's premier BBQ restaurant. We specialize in southern style smoked pork, chicken, and brisket, and serve it up in a comfortable, nostalgic atmosphere. Live Blues music can be enjoyed every Friday and Saturday night. We also specialize in catering. You can plan your event to take place in our banquet room, or we can cater your event at your location.

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