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275 Pictoria Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45246-1614
+1 513-671-7667
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1,008 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ is as good or better than anything in Cincinnati. The ribs are very tender and the brisket outstanding. Sides are good. Try red beans & rice and also grits are best. This is authentic southern cooking. Excellent! Staff does a very nice job too.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has one of the best barbecue selections in the city of Cincinnati. I attended this for a wedding party and the selection of meats and sides was so good. I have the brisket with baked beans and collard greens. Can I say Yum? I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank jaxxx902
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place had really good food. The portions were huge. Staff could be a bit on the friendlier side

Thank JAMlovestotravel
Salt Lake City, Utah
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My son and I enjoyed a delicious, authentic tasting mega-meal at SmoQ. My son is 16, and we both had big appetites on this early evening. I ordered the Memphis Barbeque Sampler for Two, and we were pleasantly surprised. What we received was the best tasting meal that we had ever shared. The server brought us a platter filled with... More 

Thank rand0mvisits
Hamilton, Ohio
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The smoked meats had great flavor with a choice of sauces. Service was really good and did not wait long for our food.

Thank beckerde
Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Catching up with Cousin's for the new year was great at SmoQ! I had the turkey and berry salad, it was enough for 2 helping's, but I ate the WHOLE thing it was so delicious! The price for my salad was unbelievable!

Thank wdt2015
Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We went to SmoQ to celebrate my daughter's birthday. I wasn't sure what to expect. I had heard great things about SmoQ. And they were all true. They have an expansive menu, and their slogan is true, "If it's legal, they'll smoke it". I had the SmoQ'd Fried Chicken, it was phenomenal. There were also ribs, pulled pork and brisket.... More 

Thank 88Jacqui888
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, good ambiance and good prices! I always have the BBQ ribs with my two sides of. coleslaw and sweet potatoes. The service people always nice and they are fast.

Thank Ana Paula V
Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

If you enjoy smoked meats, this is your place. Prices are moderate, food is always delicious, service is friendly, it's the total package. I can never decide what to order so I usually go with a "half and half" which is half brisket (unbelievable!) and pulled pork (yum!). Never gotten a bad meal from this place.

Thank Sherie K
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

That being their slogan. This restaurant offers good barbecue style fare in a comfortable setting. Ample menu of smoked meats including ribs, tasty sides and three kinds of barbecue sauces from sweet to hot. Tried the two meat combo with ribs and pulled pork. Mac and cheese and sweet potato casserole (which was awesome) as sides. Good food and service.

Thank Camello_Blanco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, 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: 275 Pictoria Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45246-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-671-7667

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