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City Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
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5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
+1 937-312-1350
10:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Ellettsville, IN
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we are in the area we have to hit this place up. Although we have eaten at other locations of City Barbeque we like this one the best. It has ample parking, the best BBQ we have eaten and the atmosphere is awesome. Well worth a try.

Thank ebitner
Tallahassee, Florida
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105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got this Saturday night togo and was not disappointed. We got the pick 2 meat platter and the 3 sides plate and it was definitely enough to feed two people. It was all tasty but the brisket was phenomenal! I will certainly be dining here again when in the mood for BBQ.

Thank winelover128
Centerville, Ohio
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its almost "just fast food" I love good BBQ and this is ok, but not great. You go through a corral to order and are processed through the line quickly and that is what you get. Processed food quickly. Its ok if you are in a hurry but don't expect it to be great.

Thank gburdette
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself love to buy food at City Barbeque in Centerville. Sometimes, we eat in inside and most of the times my husband goes on Tuesday night Ribs night ($1.00). Take out. He buys ribs enough for our family of four. My grandson and myself loves the ribs. My husband prefers their brisket. It is excellent. Their barbecue... More 

Thank Spaguetty
Mansfield, Ohio
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Outstanding service! Quick, correct order, great personalities. Fun with the customers! My wife and I both got the naked brisket, bakes beans and she got corn bread and I got hush puppies. The food was hot! Exceptional good taste. And plenty of food for the cost!!!

Thank 71Sarge
Jordan F, Guest Relations Manager at City Barbeque, responded to this review

So glad you guys had a great time with us! Congrats on the new granddaughter. We hope to see you all soon! More 

Centerville, Ohio
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even though it is a corporate owned restaurant it has a local feel. Award winning BBQ and it's not even from the south!

Thank Tr236
Wilmington, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I didn't think it was worth the cost. They charge you like a fine dining place but they use paper plates plastic utensils. I didn't think the food as that great. This would be my last choice to go if I were searching for a place to eat.

Thank Insured1986
Miamisburg, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have yet to have a bad meal here. When the family can't decide what to get, we always end up here. If you're not in the mood for BBQ, a person could a great meal out of the side items alone.

1 Thank beerme247
Dayton, Ohio
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Best barbecue in town and I don't care for barbecue but this place has the right combination of everything good. I usually go on Tuesdays when they have half-price rib bones . Meaty and moist they don't need any sauce . I have also tried the brisket which in my opinion is the best in the city since it's not... More 

Thank thatwoman2016
Centerville, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent food. Quick service. A variety of foods and able to make choices to go with the bbq. The staff is very helpful and the restaurant is clean.

Thank Scarlett332

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 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: 5 E Franklin St, Centerville, OH 45459-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: +1 937-312-1350

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