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Belly Busters BBQ

1159 E Main St, Ashland, OH 44805-2831
+1 419-903-0930
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1159 E Main St, Ashland, OH 44805-2831
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in based on Trip Advisor ratings after a basketball game. I ordered the meat only half smoked chicken. It was dry and tasted like it had been prepared a while ago. I ate only the leg and left the rest....More

Thank Czaplicki
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

sorry you had a bad experience here but glad to hear you enjoyed the ribs. we have a lot of other things to pick from the menu and hope you might reconsider. thanks for giving us a try

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best BBQ places in Northeast Ohio. Fantastic food, generous portions and great prices! Pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, hushpuppies, fresh cut fries and sweet potato fries all highly recommend. Great food, great service....go eat there now!

Thank pburr
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the food and experience here. Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 22 January 2018

After finding that the management originally was also from the south, we knew the food would have some familiar taste. Surprisingly, it did. We ordered a pulled pork sandwich and enjoyed the order. We've been back several times and have been pleased with the variety...More

Thank thomasguion
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The BBQ was very good as was the greens. We went as as they were closing on Sunday and they were still very nice and took great care of us.

Thank Marshall L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner. Check out the menu you can even get pollock or catfish by the piece. Great greens & cornbread, Cole slaw, brisket. Next time I will add some pieces of fish. Husband got pork but sauce was on it. He prefers no...More

Thank bestboatwasa4winns
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

I’m glad you enjoyed our food and atmosphere. Just say sauce on side and you can have without sauce. Thanks for stopping by

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Excellent Food! I had the best brisket ever today. I never knew it could be this tender and delicious! The rib meat falls off the bone. Great slaw! Such friendly people working there too! We made it a motorcycle ride destination today and will be...More

Thank Barb T
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for the great review. I remember talking to you both on Sunday. Our customers are a blessing to us and we try to be a blessing to them. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Eight of us dined for lunch. You walk up to the counter and order and they bring the food to you. Everyone enjoyed their meal. I can only comment on my meal. I ordered 12 chicken wings and the gumbo soup. The soup was very...More

Thank HRKC
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for the review and comments. Our wings are smoked in smoker so the crispness is different than deep fried. As for soup I'm sorry they suppose to temp at 135 degrees. Sometimes its hard as some want really hot and others don't We...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Very good food and service. Not fancy but an overall great meal. Next time I try the BBQ. Highly recommend!

Thank drscale73
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Where else can you get such a wide variety of yummy food that include choices from fish, BBQ pulled pork, brisket, comfort foods such a chicken & dumplings over real mashed potatoes. Love love love this restaurant and the owners are such caring people who...More

Thank travelingfam3237
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food is the greatest combined with the friendliest owners and staff anywhere you can go! It is like eating at one of your family's house!!!

Thank Nick M
Linda A, Owner at Belly Busters BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for the nice review. We try to make it as homey and family friendly as possible.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 E Main St, Ashland, OH 44805-2831
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 419-903-0930
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