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Urban Bar-B-Que

5715 Richards Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6901
+1 410-461-1818
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good20%
  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“soul rolls” (3 reviews)
“brisket” (10 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5715 Richards Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6901
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Stopped in for a quick dinner before heading to the movies on a Saturday night. We were the only ones there. Music playing was nice, although they changed it mid-song and we were enjoying the song! They have several TVs playing sports games which was...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Decided to try UBQ as I was on that side of Ellicott City and it wasn't bad. Prices were decent and quantities were about right. Not sure about their other offerings, but Mission BBQ pulled pork is much better.

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beef was alittle tough & employees do not seem like they care at all. They do give one a ton of fries. The specials don't start til 4pm so that is a bummer.

Thank lisakF8677RL
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Urban Bar-B-Que certainly isn't bad for classic BBQ, it's just that there are other BBQ places close by that offer steep competition and better food. The dining room has an industrial style--casual and modern. The food is pretty good overall, however a lot of the...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had the brisket, collard greens, cucumber tomato and corn salad and the corn bread. The brisket was very good, tender with a nice smokey flavor. The greens were just as they should be tender smokey and full of bacon very delicious. The corn bread...More

Thank 708Anna_W_12708
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ordered 3 small chickens with cole slaw and macaroni and cheese side dishes to go. The chickens were dry and the mac & cheese was also. The cole slaw had no flavor. We were not given any sauces on the side either. I will...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

First time at an urban BBQ, and I found it to be just average. It was certainly not the worse chain BBQ place but not near the best either. Found the food to be not very tasty, although it was not bad. I am sure...More

Thank mss12078
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We got take out and it was just not good.... the brisket was very fatty, and the shredded pork just no flavor. We all thought the cole slaw had no flavor and was just cabbage without any dressing that we could tell. Did not care...More

Thank wabina
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I appreciate a place that has consistency in the product it offers. Urban BBQ has that. I have gone on several occasions and ordered different things each time. All times I have been happy with what I've eaten (The one minor exception being when I...More

Thank Janno814
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

On New Years Day I called UBQ to see if they were open. Samantha said yes we are. I was already in route on my cell phone maybe 10 mins away. I placed an order for 1 1/2 slabs of ribs w/ 2 sides each...More

Thank Tony W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5715 Richards Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6901
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-1818
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