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Red State BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
+1 859-233-7898
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Lebanon, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't drive by! Stop!! Food was delicious and service was quick and friendly. Decor was...interesting

Thank muncysells
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped at this the Red State BBQ after visiting the horse Farms. It was packed and the people in this restaurant were exceptional and took care of everyone. What was impressive was their customer service and how they handled a group of approximately 20 walk-ins with a packed restaurant. A must place to stop at!

Thank lbashaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For the last 4 years we have made a trip to Kentucky for #RTTH and couldn't find a decent BBQ until today. Thank you red state well done! 6 out of 5 stars

Thank Hugh G
Reno, Nevada
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here and both got the double smoked brisket. YUM! The sides were good but not great: cheese grits, corn pudding, beans and slaw. We prefer our brisket with a bit more rub flavor but this was moist and tender and none was wasted!

Thank jacqueet
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way to the Kentucky Horse Park. It was delicious. My husband voted it as his favorite meal of the whole trip. My brisket with beer cheese was amazing. We had a Kentucky Ale Kolsh and it complimented the meal. My children got the kids meal and it was a great size for them. I sampled... More 

Thank VolMom2014
Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only is Red State Bar BQ awesome, but the sides are fabtastic. Best corn pudding I've ever had! Our entire family loves it

Thank Ryan L
Harrison Township, Michigan
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410 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have driven past this one every time but we stopped in based upon a recommendation from a local. We were not disappointed. The walls and ceiling are all written on adding to the eclectic flair. The food was super good and reasonably priced.

Thank Scott R
Cleveland, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have lunch at this downtown eatery and we were so glad that we did. We got the three meat lunch special with a couple of sides. The three meats we selected were the pulled chicken, pulled pork, and brisket slices. All three were tender, moist, and tasted great with no sauce. The sauces only complimented the meats.... More 

Thank tdmcdowell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Red State Bbq and thank the bbq Gods we did...tender, fall off the bone ribs, vinegar greens cooked to perfection and plenty of delicious sauces to make any bbq lover very happy.

Thank Sara S
Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told of this gem by Shaun from Unique Horse Farm Tours so we stopped there for lunch our tour We had the pulled pork sandwich with fries. This pork was melt in your mouth good! The place is decorated with red check tablecloths, very cute. We hit it at lunchtime and people of all walks of life were... More 

Thank RVN4ME

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-7898

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