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Firehouse BBQ

400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
+1 765-488-0312
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesy potatoes” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great BBQ and a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. On weekend nights they also have good music that you would find in larger cities.

Thank melissawM641QW
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Went there with a large group and the wait staf did an excellent job of serving us. The food was aslo a plus as it was served hot and we were all served at the same time

Thank Darbykid
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This was in an old firehouse built in the 1860's, adding a nice historical touch. Ribs were great, although when they say "fall off the bone" that means picking up the bones means they completely fall off! You need a fork to eat them. But...More

Thank chuck k
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This restaurant features music shows at various times. We were here for lunch and the music was present but not live. We had a lunch special that had pulled pork with coleslaw. Because the side dishes come in those cute jars, fries were not an...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 19 November 2017

After five months of a relocation project, our GM took us here for a celebratory dinner. Firehouse came through or us. The food was great, hot & fresh. The upstairs room was private and very spacious. The ambiance of the late 19th century building was...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I don’t get over that way a lot but when we do we always enjoy our meals. The sides are delish too! Definitely make a trip to check it out! Love the ambiance.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Food was good, service was friendly. We had brisket and smoked chicken quesadilla. Sides served in cute little ball jars. Will definitely return.

Thank ErinWadeD
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Richmond Indiana and we found this BBQ blues restaurant and bar totally by accident. Parking was street parking and free from meter charges. The food was great, the blues decor is really very cool! The place was clean and...More

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Their basic tag line is hickory-smoked meats with classic sides, plus live entertainment, offered in a former fire station. Yes, this is a restaurant with a bar, but they have regular, live entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7 PM, 8 PM or...More

Thank ChiefGuru
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

In just a few words: good food, good prices, good service, great atmosphere! Live music some nights although I have never been there for it. Love the new use for the old firehouse!

1  Thank h0llyw0607
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18 February 2016|
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Response from Rae Ann H | Reviewed this property |
I think they could handle the group size but if the ladies want to talk I would suggest something else. It is very noisy there. I would suggest the candle outlet off 70 near Richmond. Warm Glow is the name. They have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-488-0312
  • E-mail
The Firehouse BBQ and Blues is Richmond Indiana's oldest firehouse. Owned and operated by two Richmond Firefighters, it is Indiana's premier BBQ restaurant. We specialize in southern style smoked pork, chicken, and brisket, and serve it up in a comfortable, nostalgic atmosphere. Live Blues music can be enjoyed every Friday and Saturday night. We also specialize in catering. You can plan your event to take place in our banquet room, or we can cater your event at your location.
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