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Charlie Staples

372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1120
+1 330-743-7427
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“ribs” (28 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1120
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Have loved C. Staples for years...They have changed the sauce for the ribs...Change it back PLEASE!!!

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean and a nice atmosphere. The New Orleans vibe is definitely working. The food is good not great

Thank shawn_k_cartersr
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My boyfriend has been coming to C. Staples since 1974 and he says he has never found better ribs anywhere. He took me for the first time a few years ago and now we go whenever we are in Youngstown because it is true -...More

1  Thank NYCLady90504
Reviewed 4 December 2016

If you are looking for BBQ in Youngstown this is the place all of locals go to. It is Louisiana themed, with good food and BBQ.

Thank Cory V
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Let me start this by saying we did not eat here, but it did smell delicious. That being said my family and I stopped in for drinks after a football game so we just went to the bar. We were the only 4 people at...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Husband had 1/4 rib/chix w fries & slaw $12.45. And I had leg & thigh dinner ($5.90) plus $.25 for sauce for my fries plus 2 Yuenglings $3 Ea Both were good and a lot of food for lunch. Service was great. Greeted by a...More

Thank TikiDreams
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great BBQ. Excellent cole slaw and decent pricing. Great combination. Recommend their sauce. You can even get it on he fries. Bread pudding delicious also.

Thank BuckeyeBob44471
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Elvis approved BBQ venue!!! Excellent food...great people!!! We have eaten there many times...and Every time is a real Pleasure!!!

Thank hillbillycat7
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great environment. Slow slow kitchen. Food was good but not amazing. Needed more kick. Having been in New Orleans I expected more I suppose.

Thank Meagan A
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Skip the chain restaurants and visit Staples. The BBQ chicken strip dinner w/ sauce on the fries was my favorite late night, after-party meal in high school and college. As an adult, I only eat seafood for meat, but I still come to Staples for...More

Thank Christine A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 W Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: +1 330-743-7427
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