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Black Diamond Barbecue

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6404 Rucker Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46220-4880
+1 317-251-7427
11:00 - 21:00
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Bloomington, IN
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a small Barbecue restaurant. The people are very friendly and helpful. The portions are large and taste great. I enjoyed a brisket sandwich, chips and unsweet ice tea for under $10. This was no frills place that knows how to make good barbecue. The meat had a smoky flavor, but not overpowering. Everyone has a choice of 4-5... More 

Thank Rick B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff, quick to give suggestions. Food is really good, I've never had a bad meal here. The smoked hams for the holidays are great. Nice restaurant for the neighborhood.

Thank Tyler O
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

A few coworkers an I were looking for a good quick lunch. I had not been here before but had heard good reports. As we approached the smell was amazing. Good basic BBQ with southern style sides. Multiple sauces to choose from. We all had pulled pork and we're pleased. Small space inside with some outdoor seating. Nothing fancy but... More 

Thank Todd S
St. George, Utah
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We were hungry and not agreeing on what everyone wanted to eat. On the spur of the moment, we decided to try the Black Diamond BBQ since one local member of our party had heard good things about it. It has a unpretentious entry and decor, but once inside, we all just stood in awe, smelling. My feet started keeping... More 

Thank Jodell L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I go the Black Diamond BBQ a few times a month, whenever I can get there as they aren't in my normal routes of travel. What keeps me coming back are the wings. These are truly the BEST WINGS IN TOWN. I know I'm shooting myself in the foot, because the more in demand an item is the higher the... More 

Thank Aisha C
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

I was looking for something to eat, and my nephew told me about this place. I ordered the Turkey Ribs plate and found it to be delicious. When I return again to visit my family, I will go back to eat here.

Thank Diane M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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978 reviews
897 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Brisket is amazing, moist and tender. Cutting back on salt would make this perfect. Sauces are outstanding. Owner needs to figure how to charge 65 cents extra for the greens when a customer wants greens as a combo side. Don't blankly tell the customer they will have to buy a separate order of greens when they already spent 15 bucks... More 

Thank BatGuano30
Indianapolis, Indiana
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390 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The meat is consistently good. We now stop here and pick up dinner a couple times a month. We usually get pulled pork and ribs I also had pulled pork and pulled chicken catered for a large group. They got rave reviews. I'm not a big fan of the sides so I usually just get the meat. It's worth it.

Thank CRMays
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

I like little places like this. We pulled up and smelt the smoker out back, and couldn't resist checking it out. Nice setup. They cook outside and prepare the food inside. Between 3 of us we tried several flavors of wings, the pulled pork and the brisket. Way too much sauce on the wings. It was just glopped on. The... More 

Thank Chris F
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Best bbq joint in Indianapolis. The baked beans are to die for. As far as price goes, this place is a little expensive. I visit this place once, twice a month. Love it.

Thank Marvin B

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6404 Rucker Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46220-4880
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?