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City Barbeque

10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-4703
+1 513-257-0362
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn pudding” (19 reviews)
“brisket” (50 reviews)
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-4703
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Reviewed yesterday

I had the More Cowbell sandwich. Very good. There were a good variety of sides. The gumbo was good, but the collard greens were over-the-top outstanding. If I lived in the area, I would definitely be coming back again.

Thank Curt S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is probably best BBQ place I've ever been to, and I've been to many. I eat here every time I visit Cincinnati and have never has anything less than excellent. The meats are on par with anything you'd find in Memphis, but with a...More

Thank Adam Frank L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pork and chicken fantastic! Sides of baked beans and potato salad- awful- we threw them out. Wouldn’t make a special trip here unless for takeout

Thank mnspje
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh no! Thank you for the feedback, but we're disappointed that you didn't enjoy the sides. Would you mind emailing me at jordan@citybbq.com? We'd love to invite you back in to try some new items. Thanks!

Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had the Judge's Special so we could sample a variety of their meats. It was very good and all the meats were tender. The rib meat came easily off the bone and there was a nice variety of sauces to choose from. I only...More

Thank 25MandM
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Didn't get brisket in Asheville, only pulled pork at Biltmore, so stopped here, right off 71 on the way home to Columbus OH area. We are lucky enough to have City Barbeque, but I don't go often since it's a little rich for my diet....More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at a local hotel for a soccer tournament the coach called the hotel and they told us we could use their breakfast area to bring in dinner for about 45 people. The coach sent an email out to the parents to see who...More

Thank Love2Travel100
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I expected full service but it's more of a BBQ McDonald's. The selections were good and prices fair. I probably could have chosen a different meal selection and enjoyed the food more. I found the sauces I tried to be bland. It was very crowded...More

Thank vacatnr
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visit family in Cincinnati at least three times a year. Always make a visit to City Bar B Que. Fun atmosphere, great sauces, but let’s face it....it’s the meat that makes it. I usually have ribs or chicken...and love it all. Has taken over from...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Great bbq - great tea - great people! You won't go wrong with this restaurant! Don't be put off that it's a chain restaurant - well worth a stop!

Thank Porthos7
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I love BBQ and try to visit these restaurants wherever I go. City Barbeque was on the average scale for this trip. I have tried them before and felt the food was better when I was here last year. I had the beef brisket with...More

Thank Scott C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 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: 10375 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-4703
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-257-0362
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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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