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Firehouse BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
+1 765-488-0312
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheesy potatoes” (36 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going through Richmond you need to stop here. Mapquest will get you there. Parking is available. Excellent BBQ. Pulled pork was excellent and so was the sweet potato casserole.

Thank Rae Ann H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good pub food and atmosphere. Good BBQ. For dinner and late diners there is entertainment. This is in the historic depot district.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

First time dining here and I will return next time in town. I enjoyed their cheesy potatoes and the beef brisket sandwich.

Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This is a really neat place. It used to be an actual fire house. The outside is really cute. Food is very good.

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

If your ever traveling I-70 east of Indy, turn off on state 27 to Richmond Indiana to drive 1 block off to the Firehouse BBQ and blues. Look for an old building with murals of fires burning in the windows and old time fire fighters...More

Thank calmish
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The atmosphere is outstanding. An old fire house with fire themed graphics on the walls, blues/country photos/quotes surrounding the dining area. The ribs are, literally, the most tender, fall-off-the-bone, melt in your mouth I have ever had anywhere. The chili is hearty but could probably...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. The food and service is fine. But the murals are amazing. Super recognition of our firefighters.

Thank Florence M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner....everything was fantastic. Portions were good. Beer was ice cold and a good selection to choose from. Servers were friendly and quick. We will definitely be back..... the scalloped cabbage was amazing. Different bbq sauces to try all were...More

Thank Kellye T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This used to be at firehouse, hence the name. If you are fire bath, you will love to look at all the memorabilia he’s collected. This place is great for a quick lunch, a nice dinner, or some snacks While watching a band on the...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We are from Dayton but were in the area. Read reviews and chose Firehouse for dinner last night. We had a great time. Great food and good beer. We got the Jar of Bacon, highly recommend it! Also got the smoked sausage and pulled pork...More

Thank saturdave2017
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19 February 2016|
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Response from Rae Ann H | Reviewed this property |
I think they could handle the group size but if the ladies want to talk I would suggest something else. It is very noisy there. I would suggest the candle outlet off 70 near Richmond. Warm Glow is the name. They have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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 - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-488-0312
  • E-mail
The Firehouse BBQ and Blues is Richmond Indiana's oldest firehouse. Owned and operated by two Richmond Firefighters, it is Indiana's premier BBQ restaurant. We specialize in southern style smoked pork, chicken, and brisket, and serve it up in a comfortable, nostalgic atmosphere. Live Blues music can be enjoyed every Friday and Saturday night. We also specialize in catering. You can plan your event to take place in our banquet room, or we can cater your event at your location.
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