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City Barbeque

8491 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2164
+1 614-573-8686
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
“great bbq” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8491 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2164
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. The staff was friendly and took the time to explain their menu. It's a fast food type of restaurant. I had the brisket and it's was great. The decor is what you would expect from a BBQ restaurant, its barn like....More

Thank Ross C
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Ross! Thanks for taking the time to make a review, so glad you enjoyed. If you download our app you'll get $5 towards your next purchase :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We don't get to the Columbus area often, but when we do, City Barbeque is a must-do. On a recent visit we had a great lunch at the Polaris location. It did not disappoint. This location is on a side road next to Polaris Towne...More

Thank Dan556
Rachael L, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Dan, thanks for your awesome review! We're so glad you're able to enjoy multiple locations of City BBQ!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into a moderatly busy house. Friendly staff took our order, only waited about 6 minutes for our food to hit the counter. Ice machine was empty, and there were no forks. The dinning room was messy and scattered with dirty tables, and food...More

Thank Zetena T
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Visited City BBQ while on a business trip to Columbus. The pulled pork was outstanding. They do not put sauce on the meat allowing you to try your own selection of sauces. Both sauces that I tried were excellent. The restaurant is well designed and...More

Thank FourStarSplash
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This place really knows how to do BBQ, we went with a group of friends and we all had excellent meals. Make sure you are hungry when you go there.

Thank jonbeerotten
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I look forward to stopping at this City Barbecue every time I am in Columbus. I almost always order the beef brisket and I haven't had a bad meal yet. I love great bbq and this restaurant never disapoints. I just wish that I had...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very good predictable BBQ no matter what state they're in! Have to try. You won't be disappointed!! Great beans and potato salad! Good selection of sauces plus unlimited pickles!

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch. Got the Pulled Pork and Potato Salad. The meal was very good. Cashier gave us free drinks for being first time customers. The restaurant is decorated very uniquely. We liked the different chairs/seats that were in the restaurant and thought the...More

Thank drock09
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Crazy good and consistent barbecue in Columbus, Ohio! I get down to Columbus about once per month and one of my first stops is one of the City Barbecue locations. It's hard to believe a BBQ chain in Ohio can consistently produce this quality of...More

Thank share24
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Learned what BBQ was supposed to be on the coast of NC. It's hard to really find that in Ohio. City BBQ comes very, very close. Delicious meat, plenty of side dishes. This is a go to restaurant when down in the big city. A...More

1  Thank Daniel T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8491 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2164
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-573-8686
  • E-mail
Fast-casual barbeque restaurant serving authentic comfort food. Serves award-winning BBQ, huge sandwiches, homemade sides, fresh salads, and incredible desserts. All meats—beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis–cut ribs, Amish chickens, turkey breast, and special-recipe sausage—are smoked on site, and all sides and desserts are made fresh daily in the restaurant. Caters thousands of events every year, of all sizes and styles: everything from formal weddings and backyard graduation parties to company picnics and family reunions. Great for lunch, dinner, dine-in, or carryout. Supports teammates and communities alike; prioritizes giving back to local charities and non-profits.
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