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City Barbeque

) #59 of 1,873 Restaurants in Columbus ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
2111 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-7346
+1 614-538-8890
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (24 reviews)
“brisket” (57 reviews)
“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2111 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-7346
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meat is about a 6/10. It's decent but needs more flavor and could be served more fresh. I had the brisket and ribs, neither were the best I'd ever had. The sides and BBQ sauce were great, but the meats need some help to...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been fans of City BBQ for years and I am sorry I have not submitted a review for them before! We have had BBQ in many different places, cities and states, but we always come back to Ctiy BBQ as the best. When...More

Thank Cebu1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Brisket was very tender and flavorful. We called it in for takeout and it was ready in the amount of time it took us to arrive (approx 10 minutes), they have a separate line for carryout orders, which was awesome since there was a long...More

Thank Deana C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was not our first experience with City Barbecue as relatives had introduced it to us at a family event. It is so good. Wonderful ribs, brisket, and pulled port. The sides are just as yummy -- especially the corn pudding and mac & cheese....More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The Columbus City Barbeques add a very special treat on Fridays only during Lent. They smoke the most delicious salmon which can be ordered alone on some greens with lemon butter or as a platter with two sides of your choice. It is amazing and...More

Thank Swimmer626
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Missus and I are avid barbecue enthusiasts, and we have spent a lot of time and treasure at barbecue joints across America. City Barbecue is right up there with the best. We've found the meats and side orders remain outstanding. What's not to like...More

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

We will gladly help you accomplish any goal you're going for ;) Thanks for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 3 March 2017

A group of friends and I stopped here for a late lunch on our way home through the area. I ordered the City Sampler because I believe in myself, and was very happy with it. Everything that came with it was done right. Sides were...More

Thank FourLugHero
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the City BBQ on west Henderson in Columbus OH and dearly wish I had not. I made a "Call Ahead" order and arrived at the restaurant approximately 10 mins after the pick up time I requested. The service was far less then I...More

Thank Douglas W
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Oh no! That is definitely not what we want to hear. We pride ourselves on being the best bbq in the city and I apologize that this visit was not up to par. Could you email me at jordan@citybbq.com with more information? I'd love to...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Always great! The BBQ boys nailed it when they put this place together. RIck Malir has made the operations run smoothly and you always get the same quality food. Love their brisket and pulled pork. The Carolina BBQ sauce is fantastic. Their hush puppies are...More

Thank mjboone
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Huge take out orders dominate the service line, so dine in customers and their smaller orders wait forever and a day. Thankfully the food is great once you finally get it.More

Thank JRSTravel
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Oh no! So sorry about that wait! We definitely don't want one customer to have to wait longer than another when we get busy. Would you mind emailing me at jordan@citybbq.com when you get a chance? I'd love to make it up to you. Thanks...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you take reservations and how big of a group can you accommodate?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Swimmer626 | Reviewed this property |
I think that they all have side rooms that can be reserved for parties! Great idea!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-7346
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-538-8890
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