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Red State BBQ

4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
+1 859-233-7898
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corn pudding” (134 reviews)
“ribs” (173 reviews)
“pulled pork” (166 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This little restaurant looks like a dive and even like it’s closed from the outside. But there are wonderful Flavors waiting just inside. The restaurant is simple and extremely basic. But the BBQ is very good !

Thank Copper1010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early because this place sells out quick and for good reason! Red State BBQ sets the standard for BBQ in this area. If you're a barbecue fan you will not be disappointed.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy local BBQ worth the drive outside of Lexington. Great sides and sauces, all with a homemade feel.

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I saw a red sign on the highway “BBQ”. That was all it said. I followed the signs and pulled into a local joint. There was writing on all the walls and ceilings. They let customers sign there name and comments. Everyone was very friendly...More

Thank OhioTexican
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Had heard that this was some of the best BBQ ever but was completely surprised as to how tasty it actually was! Would recommend this restaurant to anyone and to the BBQ lover it is a must have!!!

Thank Vanillaswdd
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The barbeque chicken and pork was good. The sauce was not enough for all of the barbecue, so you will want to get extras. Fries and mac n cheese were enjoyed by the kids.

Thank Tami N
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The reviews I read were not lying. Red State BBQ is a great place for lunch / dinner! I stopped by late on a recent evening. It was not busy anymore so service was quick. I had the double smoked brisket plate with smoked beans...More

Thank AvdV80
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My husband and I recently ate here for the first time while driving through horse country. After taking our order, we were asked if it was our first time to eat there. We were then handed a marker to sign the walls. This is a...More

1  Thank Fiery2015
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious ribs, mac, pulled chicken and corn pudding. Good brisket and pulled pork. Super friendly staff and quick service. Close to the expressway for easy on and off.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Love this place. Waiters and waitresses all very attentive. Love the BBQ and interesting side dishes. My favorites are the corn pudding and the bread pudding.

Thank Sandee M
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sindhu w
5 May 2015|
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don't remember there being a patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-7898
  • E-mail
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