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City Barbeque

5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
+1 937-312-1350
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (34 reviews)
“corn pudding” (24 reviews)
“hush puppies” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do place if you want some of the best BBQ in the country. They have perfected their craft. When you are in the vicinity you can see, and smell, the smokers putting out wafts of smoke. Wood is piled up outside...More

Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We get it by the pound! Always hoping to have extra to take home! The side salad is very nice and fresh and a good value! My husband always uses the original bar-b- que sauce, but it is so great I don’t put anything on...More

Thank com4table
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Don't know why I waited so long to try this place. Excellent bbq. I got the pulled pork and it was delicious. The fries were also different from most places and usually I don't eat many fries, but I ate all of these. Very good....More

Thank travel4CEU
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

If you like meat this is a very good place for lunch and dinner. Sides are very tasty. Even of there is a long line, it goes down fast. Plus it is right next door to Graeter's ice cream.

Thank cavreb
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I eat here often and love the food ! Pulled pork is delicious and they have a good selection of sauces.

Thank JeffG4917
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go when you want some good brisket!! I even love their salads with the smoked turkey!! You can’t go wrong eating here!!

Thank KenEsha B
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We used them for our laid-back wedding. Their catering team was professional, friendly, on-time and even offered to help us cut our wedding cake for our guests. The food is always good and most importantly, consisistent!

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been coming here for years!! Moved out of state and miss their style of food. It has its own, unique barbecue taste that is not Texas barbecue. And its wonderful. Lots of great food choices, sides and can't beat their chocolate cake. Down...More

Thank baseballfamily13
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I hate that I am being negative with this review. I am a native of Centerville and enjoyed the food here for years. Then I moved to Texas, visited South and North Carolina and Virginia where I ate real deep flavored simmered down south slow...More

Thank D C
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the feedback! Would you mind emailing me at jordan@citybbq.com with some information on what you like about those other places? While we do smoke our meats for upwards of 18 hours in our in-house smokers over hickory wood, we definitely know that...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Excellent food great variety. Tuesday is rib special day. Sides are good. Portion sizes are good. Staff is very friendly.

Thank Bryan C
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Bill B
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Agree, what is the question? If its the menu, its on line at citybbq.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 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: 5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: +1 937-312-1350
The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food. Our award-winning barbeque is made with only the highest quality meats and served with our signature sauces on the side. Huge smokers are loaded daily to guarantee the very best hickory smoked, juicy, tender meat anywhere. So if an authentic barbeque experience is what you're after, look no further. Small groups of folks like us still believe in honoring quality, generations of tradition and true service. Whether you call it barbecue, Bar-B-Que, BBQ, or barbeque - we've got what you are looking for!
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