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City Barbeque

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££ - £££
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3758 West Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
+1 614-224-8224
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Elmira, New York
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seating is insane but once you get a table and can enjoy your bbq it's very good. The Husband and I got the 2 meat meal for $14 plus you can add 2 sides for $4. If we had known the fries were shareable we would of gotten one fry and something else. Nonetheless the greens are good, cornbread was... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall the food is OK, no standouts. Ribs were a little dry, bbq sauce very good. Good choices of sides, very good baked beans, OK corn souffle.

Thank Mike_Harriet
St. Louis
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Seven for dinner. We all enjoyed the meaty ribs, pulled pork, and chicken. (even the kids loved the ribs) Great sides too. City BBQ locations are one of our favorites.

Thank 8BALLSt_Louis
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I go about twice a year because there aren't many BBQ options around, and am always a little unfulfilled. Most recent visit, ribs were meaty and tender, but sausage and brisket seemed ordinary to me. On sides, green beans and gumbo were both good, but quite small for the price. Baked beans a notch below the others but certainly not... More 

Thank William N
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332 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to many barbecue restaurants all over the country, including the Carolinas and Texas - this is among the very best! The choices are many and the quality is great. I loved my brisket and Turkey breast combo plate with okra and slaw. My family all enjoyed their orders. The servings were sumptuous! You order at the counter... More 

Thank Dave J
Uniontown, Ohio
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226 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

They arrived later than anticipated per the host. Food was very good. Pork and chicken with different sauces. Sides were great also. Host made the salad or munchies beforehand. Desert was provided by a bakery.

Thank DavidB19922014
Fullerton, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Absolutely Premium BBQ! We ordered 1.5 lbs. of slow smoked brisket and 1.5 lbs of slow smoked pulled pork, 32 ounces of baked beans with pork a 12 pack of fresh rolls to go and they through in all the plates napkins and plastic forks knives and spoons PLUS three different 16 ounce tubs of BBQ sauces. We got Mustard,... More 

Thank Ralph A
Lakeland, Florida
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321 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

sl pricey but good food, be prepared to wait after 6 PM brisket , pulled pork and ribs all v, good -above average. sides of mac-cheese and green beans-- good-ordinary. sides of fries and corn pudding --v.good-above average. sides of potato salad --excellent - above average. \self cleaning of food not good, sloppy-- need wait staff to clean up

Thank travelroc12
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food!! We were in the area for a family trip to the Columbus Zoo.My husband had the pulled pork sandwich. He said it it tastes very good. I ordered the 1/2 bbq chicken. it tastes so good! It was cooked perfect. We all had the collard greens.They also tasted extremely good. My son ordered the chicken strips with... More 

Thank Sonya B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Always a good place for lunch or dinner. Larger portions. Nice to have outside dining option. Was crowded, but we found a table and enjoyed the meal with large family.

Thank Julia F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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: 3758 West Powell Road, Powell, OH 43065
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: +1 614-224-8224
The idea for City Barbeque was born as an invitation to all the people in the city to enjoy great barbeque- America's food.

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