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Holy Smoke BBQ

59 Spruce St, Columbus, OH 43215-1622
+1 614-223-0322
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
59 Spruce St, Columbus, OH 43215-1622
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We waited for this place to open on our visit. The Brisket, pork shoulder, rib tips, kielbasa and sides were great. Generous portions and very nice people working the counter.

Thank emeraldprincess71
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Like many from the south I am kind of picky about BBQ and alittle suspicious of BBQ "up north". But this was pretty decent. I had the beef brisket and it was moist, tender and well-smoked. My buddy had the pulled pork- same story. The...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We got grilled cheese sandwiches for the kiddos and thought they'd also like to eat mac and cheese. When we got back to the hotel, we'd found they ditched the sandwiches and fought each over over every last elbow mac in the container of mac...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I was at the Columbus convention center for a conference and headed back to the North Market for a second day at lunch time. This barbecue place is legit. Amazing, amazing barbecue. I had the ribs and chips. They were amazing, meaty and smokey, so...More

Thank Frankc4261
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The hustle and bustle of the north market is amazing, from the shops to the eateries. There is amazing these to see, eat, and enjoy. Unfortunately holy smokes is not one. For $17 I got two sides and a tiny sandwich, compared to the other...More

Thank Brett A
Reviewed 29 July 2016

yummy bbq dosent look like it but they make a great bbq sauce..sides are huge and real ingredients..

Thank kimmy3131
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a brisket sandwich, it was just ok! The sauces were interesting, but maybe for the value, I would rather have something else.

Thank GigiMommy
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This BBQ could hold up to any Texas BBQ I ever had. The Brisket was prefect and the ribs are to die for. Very unexpected for Ohio. Great BBQ folks.

Thank BudgetTravelerMR2
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I had the brisket sandwich that came with creamy coleslaw. The brisket was tender and flavorful. I tried a few of the bbq sauces and liked the "smoke" the best to compliment the meat. The coleslaw was okay. It could have used a smidge more...More

Thank JuanPedro44
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This was my first visit to North Market in Columbus, OH and as I was walking around trying to figure out what to eat, I came upon Holy Smoke Barbecue, the aroma of the smoke flavor was great. I tried the six ribs and Mac...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 59 Spruce St, Columbus, OH 43215-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-223-0322
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