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Rudy's Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2222 S Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45505-4732
+1 937-324-0884
11:00 - 21:00
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Rudy's. The location isn't the best, but the customer service and the food make up for it. Up until about a year ago, I hadn't tried the brisket. Now that I have, it's my favorite. I always get it with their chips and coleslaw. My husband gets the brisket with macaroni. Our toddler also loves the macaroni. We've... More 

Thank fusionchick
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time to the area and we had to come back here... the ribs are fantastic and the scalloped corn is great!!!

Thank Jjerrichetti
Springfield Ohio
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

They have the best pulled pork and smoked turkey sandwiches! I like the coleslaw on my sandwiches! And the homemade chips are the best! Even the iced tea is good..

Thank larryandmitzi
Findlay, Ohio
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We love BBQ and when traveling try to visit different places. We stopped here for dinner and it was just ok. I honestly thought the meat was a bit dried out and the corn muffin was just awful. .definately not fresh. On the positive side, the bbq sauce was some of the best and the sweet potato and corn dish... More 

Thank MJ S
Sweetwater, Texas
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very unhappy with my food and service.. I did not get what I ordered initially, when I politely brought it to the cashier's attention, she wanted to argue.. Another girl got my order pseudo straight.. Still wrong but closer to what I ordered.. I sat down to eat.. Food was barely warm, portion was much smaller that I have received... More 

Thank BlimpGuy14
Mentor, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The portions were huge! Even my "starving" husband couldn't finish his 3 meat meal. We both had the brisket & pulled pork. The brisket was fork tender. The rub on both was delicious & the amount of smoke was perfect! The sides were equally as good.

Thank Busybean2014
Bloomington, Illinois
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure if their claim of being the best BBQ east of the Mississippi is true or not, since I've never been to the Carolinas for BBQ but Rudy's is very good. Generous portions of meat and a pleasant, not overpowering, smoky taste. We had brisket and pulled pork; both tender and delicious. Were very surprised by the sides. Corn... More 

Thank Suzanne35691
Dayton, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Hubby and I were headed into Springfield for an event and decided to try Rudy's on our way in. Right off the bat we were welcomed into the restaurant with a "Welcome to Rudy's". There was a bit of a line, but it went down quickly and we ordered our food at the counter. It didn't take long to get... More 

Thank Grizzybel
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We'd been at the Air Force Museum all day and were hungry and saw a billboard on I70 and decided to give it a try. Super good choice!! I got a St. Louis 1/2 slab and 2 sides. The baked beans were unique but delicious. Probably some of the best cole slaw I've ever had. Seriously worth a stop. Staff... More 

Thank Tate_Antrim
Ingomar, Pennsylvania
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Wow, how enjoyable! I ordered a combo plate so I could try a little bit of everything and it was well worth it. You order at the counter when you walk in without waitress staff but don't let that bother you. Food was ready at a really nice pace and every bite was great. I will definitely have to go... More 

Thank mfs20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2222 S Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45505-4732
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 937-324-0884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?