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City Barbeque

5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
+1 937-312-1350
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (33 reviews)
“corn pudding” (24 reviews)
“hush puppies” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years!! Moved out of state and miss their style of food. It has its own, unique barbecue taste that is not Texas barbecue. And its wonderful. Lots of great food choices, sides and can't beat their chocolate cake. Down...More

Thank baseballfamily13
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I hate that I am being negative with this review. I am a native of Centerville and enjoyed the food here for years. Then I moved to Texas, visited South and North Carolina and Virginia where I ate real deep flavored simmered down south slow...More

Thank D C
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for the feedback! Would you mind emailing me at jordan@citybbq.com with some information on what you like about those other places? While we do smoke our meats for upwards of 18 hours in our in-house smokers over hickory wood, we definitely know that...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Excellent food great variety. Tuesday is rib special day. Sides are good. Portion sizes are good. Staff is very friendly.

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A bit pricey however their food is worth it. The sides are as great as their bbq. Parking can be challenging, but so what.

Thank bpbeth
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

City Barbecue is a great place to get all kinds of barbecue. The pulled pork is simply delicious and probably something that is often overlooked is that the sides are also delicious.

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We go there regularly and always find the food great. We get a variety of items and share - love the mac and cheese and also the potato salad. Generous prtionso n sandwiches

Thank Judi S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I eat at City Bbq quite often, but always in Beavercreek. This Centerville location is not even close to being as good. I pretty much always have the pulled pork. It lacked flavour. The fries and potato salad were also less tasty.

Thank AlainSDL
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You smell it before you see it. Love the brisket & coleslaw. They also generously support the local community via group fundraiser nights.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at City Barbecue for years and love their food. The brisket and green beans are our favorite. My husband loves the baked beans as well. The desserts are a hit with the whole mosaic of our family from grandma to the...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A little hard to find, where the GPS on phone said it was in the next building over. The food is great, and the staff friendly. We were there during dinner hour and it wasn't too busy. You can totally tell that it's fresh food,...More

Thank 542bernadettew
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Bill B
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Agree, what is the question? If its the menu, its on line at citybbq.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: +1 937-312-1350
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!
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