Local BBQ Restaurants in Ohio
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BBQ at Its Best

Discover 5 local delicious barbecue restaurants.

Smoked or grilled, sweet or savory; everyone has their favorite way to BBQ. These local restaurants each serve delicious meats, homemade sides, and signature sauces that will be sure to satisfy your tastebuds.   

1. Brent's Smokin' Butts & Grill

1206 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio

Brent's Smokin' Butts & Grill, Middletown Ohio

Fan-favorites include the Not Your Nachos, The Loaded Boat, and the Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese that includes your choice of smoked brisket or pork and tangy BBQ sauce. Brent's Smokin' Butts & Grill is also known for their popular Wing Tuesdays; the only day of the week to get your fix of Brent's plain or BBQ wings, smoked to perfection. 

2. Combs BBQ

2223 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio

Combs BBQ, Middletown Ohio

What all began as a food truck has turned into this quaint, eclectic and fun barbecue joint. The menu at Combs BBQ offers all of the classics: brisket, pulled pork, ribs, traditional sides, and a sweet signature sauce. Their BBQ Nachos are super popular, along with their melt-off-the-bone ribs. 

3. Dreams BBQ & Grill

6025 Dixie Highway | Fairfield, Ohio

Dreams BBQ, Fairfield Ohio

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This restaurant is one of the new barbecue joints on the block, featuring a big menu of smoked meats, burgers, Philly cheesesteaks, and sandwiches. Dreams BBQ & Grill offers great comfort food; customers rave about their cornbread, collard greens, and smoked chicken wings.  

4. McK's BBQ

7521 Gibson Street | Liberty Township, Ohio

Mck's BBQ, Liberty Center Ohio

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On your first trip to McK's BBQ, be sure to try their famous Pork Grenade; a sweet cornbread muffin, with maple butter, pulled pork, homemade coleslaw peppered bacon and BBQ sauce. With a variety of meats and sauces— sweet, spicy, tangy or fruity— there's something for everyone. 

5. Neal's Famous BBQ

202 N 3rd Street | Hamilton, Ohio

Neal's Famous BBQ, Hamilton Ohio

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Come learn more about southern style at Neal's Famous BBQ. Their slogan is great food and great people; customers love the friendly service, pulled pork dishes, and the handcrafted sides like potato salad and mixed greens. Neal's four signature sauces are also sold by the bottle!

It's always a great time for BBQ!


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