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Pit To Plate Barbeque

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8021 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231-2321
+1 513-931-9100
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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521 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small bar and BBQ joint in Mount Healthy. Nothing fancy here, just a rustic, Texas-style ambiance. The food is really good and smoked in house. Platters (meat and two sides) run around $14 and sandwiches (slaw and chips) are about $7. They offer 6 different BBQ sauces, such as hot, sweet, mustard, etc. We tried a pulled... More 

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Thank Bob S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The ribs were a little dry and expensive. The brisket sandwich very good. Wings good. Beans good. Mac and cheese ok. Chilli Mac was $5 for about 5 mouthfuls. Waitress was good, but seemed she didn't know the answer to anything we asked.

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Thank Donna S
Cincinnati
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This restaurant serves up real homemade barbecue. Chicken, pork, ribs, brisket, turkey, and best of all beef ribs. All the meats are lightly smoked and the sauces are served table side, so you can choose your own…from mild to fiery and everything in between. Their side dishes are terrific.

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Thank AZKCincinnati
Bellbrook, Ohio
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372 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We ate at the Pit to Plate BBQ food truck at a recent weekend event in Dayton. The Pit to Plate offered a pulled pork sandwich as one of the entrees. You could order the cole slaw for an additional dollar. We opted instead for side orders of the baked beans. I also selected one of their potato chip bags.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

They do it Carolina style, my personal favorite. If you're a transplanted southerner, or have those roots, this is your spot. Super table service, and good variety of tasty sides. If that's not enough, they have QUALITY--not mediocre--jazz and other music on the weekends for free! You can't beat this place, easy to find up on Hamilton Ave just past... More 

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Cincinnati
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Had the Rib Tip dinner and it was delicious. Service was awesome. Will be back soon? They even had a live band.

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Thank Crystal M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

ordered the brisket dinner with two sides.when i got home the brisket was a small order of fat ! the sides were very small portions. the meal was not worth $6.00 but i paid $15 for the terrible meal. Won't be back. Don't waste your money. they wanted to charge extra for a piece of corn bread.

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Thank bob60993
Deer Park, Illinois
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I was traveling for business & had a taste for some BBQ & found Pit to Plate on TripAdvisor. I ordered the combo pulled pork & brisket and it was very moist and delicious. The basic BBQ sauce (mildly sweet) did it for me, but they have a half dozen to choose from. I saw several reviews that were negative... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

The food is very good and it is a rare place that has beef ribs (think they also do turkey). The sides are nice. I'd give it an excellent rating but the service has been spotty at times.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

just got home from another tasty meal at pit to plate. we've eaten there 5 or 6 times a year since they opened and we can always count on a good meal. their meats (chicken, pork, brisket) have a nice smoky flavor but not overpowering. their sides are good. i especially like the cold slaw. they bring a whole bucket... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8021 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231-2321
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-931-9100

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?