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City Barbeque

3292 Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40509-1811
+1 859-317-4430
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn pudding” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3292 Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40509-1811
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had sandwiches (pork and sliced beef). Both were good but not great. Would I eat it again? Yes. Would I go out of my way to eat it again? No. The tea and lemonade were the best aspects of the meal. We chose it...More

Thank 3_Kiddos_in_Tow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us ate here and were not impressed. Two of our group had eaten here before and were surprised that the brisket wasn't near as good as the last time they ate here. It had a salty/burned wood taste that we had to cover...More

Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by City Barbeque and got a take out order of ribs and sides. The ribs were prepared very well-tender enough to pull away from the bone and still firm enough to give them good texture. The sides (potato salad, baked beans, corn pudding...More

Thank Emmerdubya
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was some of the best BBQ we ever tasted. The servings were enough to share. Between my crew we got ribs, brisket, the sampler and sides - it was all very good. We recommend it highly!

Thank GA2go
Reviewed 30 May 2017

It smelled so good on the outside, we wen in and ordered pulled pork and turkey sandwich. It came to 18 bucks including fries. The sandwiches were plain and the fries were ok. Not worth the money at all..Disappointed.

Thank Crystal F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Even though you can eat in we opted to take food home. Both my husband and I had pulled pork, vinegar slaw and baked beans. It was all very yummy. The service was quick. The staff was friendly. It was a good experience and we...More

Thank mwardgamma1
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I've never had anything which wasn't good. The price is a little high, in my opinion. I wish they were cheaper on their sides - that would help. But, I keep returning.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

For my first visit to Kentucky I was looking forward to having good Barbecue. Unfortunately I found both the brisket and ribs to be dry and the sauces unremarkable

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 26 March 2017

First time eating here. Service was friendly and fast. We ordered the sample platter consisting of two slices of smoked turkey, one very spicy sausage, a little shredded, dried out pork, some dried out, crumbly brisket and two sides (collard greens and baked beans) and...More

1  Thank Glen1220
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Delicious, moist, beautiful smoke ring, above average sauces, and decent service. Their brisket and pork was moist and delicious. This place is a sample of how good Kentucky BBQ can taste. Go for a sample of many meats, because they have everything under the sun....More

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Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks so much! Hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3292 Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40509-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-317-4430
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The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food. Our award-winning barbeque is made with only the highest quality meats and served with our signature sauces on the side. Huge smokers are loaded daily to guarantee the very best hickory smoked, juicy, tender meat anywhere. So if an authentic barbeque experience is what you're after, look no further. Small groups of folks like us still believe in honoring quality, generations of tradition and true service. Whether you call it barbecue, Bar-B-Que, BBQ, or barbeque - we've got what you are looking for! Our menu boasts premium smoked meats such as Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, All Natural Turkey Breast, Texas Smoked Sausage, St. Louis-Style Ribs, All Natural Chicken. Pair any smoked meat with our delicious City Sides for a true 'que meal! City Sides include baked beans with brisket, mac & cheese, corn pudding, green beans with bacon, fresh-cut fries, mixed greens with pork, potato salad, hand dipped hush puppies, side salad, gumbo and corn bread. Finish it off with one of our made-from-scratch desserts: peach cobbler, triple chocolate cake and banana pudding. We proudly dedicate our lives to the pursuit of barbeque and happiness (yes, in that order)!
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