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Briquettes Smokehouse

405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
+1 440-964-2273
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on our way thru town. Based on other reviews I expected more. One says "great view" - of a few huge piles of sand/ gravel. We sat outside on the patio picnic tables and it was enjoyable to be outside. Food...More

Thank tolasi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Terrific BBQ place. Casual decor. Short but interesting craft beer list. Pulled pork was tender and delicious. Smoked turkey Ruben also very tasty. Modest prices. Highly recommended.More

Thank Hill G
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

I'm so glad your visit was a huge success, Hill! From our craft beer options to our smokey BBQ food, I'm pleased it was all a joy to you. Thanks for the fantastic rating, and I hope you come back to try more soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove over an hour to get here can't wait to go back. Best BBQ around period!!! Great building!! Great scenery!! And wonderful staff!!! First class place all the way around.More

Thank m4forlife
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

I'm flattered you made a special trip out just for us! You can always count on us for quality barbecue and friendly service. Thanks a million for the support, and I look forward to having you back for more tasty food soon! Until next time,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, fun atmosphere! That's the good part. The not so good... Service is less than stellar. Servers forgot items, tried to give us other people's good, etc. It is a shame since the food is so delicious. Hopefully management will be replaced, they...More

Thank Tambra1968
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

I'm thrilled you enjoy our tasty food and atmosphere, Tambra! We've got plenty more delicious dishes where that came from. We do have really high standards for service and usually receive great feedback. We are starting to hire a whole bunch of people in preparation...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great pulled pork sandwich and ribs. Excellent choice of sides, different bbq sauces , and a strong selection of craft beers. Nice decor with a cool viewMore

Thank Thomas D
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

I'm thrilled you enjoy all we have to offer, Thomas! From our barbecue to our craft beers to our views of the harbor, I'm happy it was all a hit. Thank you so much for the kind words and support, and I can't wait to...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

There were 4 of us in our party. Each one of us got something different, and not one of us was disappointed! We got an appetizer and a few beers with lunch, and prices were reasonable. The server was friendly and quick to answer any...More

Thank LWinterberger
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

I am so happy you and the rest of your party were pleased with your orders! We always do our best to provide a delicious dish. I'm glad our service left a good impression on you as well. We're always happy to answer any questions...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here tonight. I must say that this was one of the worst dinners both of us have ever had. I'm not the kind of person to post reviews, good, bad or otherwise. But now that we've both made it out...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 2 May 2017

Jeff, it's disappointing to hear that you were left with this impression on your most recent visit. I can assure you that we follow all health and safety guidelines to the letter and would never serve anything that wasn't prepared accordingly. As to the buffalo...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you want an amazing meal, come on Friday night and order the smoked prime rib. This is an amazing cut of meat and when they smoke it, OMG! Do not pass the chance to stop in on Friday night and give it a try.

Thank Jeffrey C
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Our smoked prime rib is no joke, Jeffrey! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. We've got plenty more tasty smoked meats where that came from. Thanks for the fantastic rating. I look forward to having you back for more soon. Until next time, Nate

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were told about this quaint tasty location by some friends and being we were on a jeep road trip thought "hey let's give it a try " and man we were not disappointed. Large portions of exciting menu options left us wondering just what...More

Thank theJeepDAD
Management response:Responded 13 April 2017

I'm so glad you made a special stop on your road trip just for us! From the nachos to the chicken tenders, I'm thrilled your dining experience was such a hit. We put a lot of love and care into our homemade sauces and Southern...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Service was OK but waitress didn't review specials. Heard them as another waitress reviewed them at another table. We had already ordered by then. As someone who enjoys IPAs, I found the selection on tap disappointing. High ABV doesn't mean a great IPA. Headhunter, Firestone...More

Thank ErieRH
Management response:Responded 11 April 2017

Thanks for checking us out! I'm so glad you enjoyed our barbecue and vibe. We'll be sure to address with our staff the importance of telling every guest about the specials. I appreciate your feedback on our draft selection. Our goal with our draft set...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: +1 440-964-2273
We combine a retro style operation with a contemporary atmosphere to provide you with the most authentic southern style BBQ and a fun-filled experience.
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