Local BBQ Restaurants in Ohio
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BBQ at Its Best

Discover 4 local barbecue restaurants that are smoked to pork-fection.

Smoked or grilled, sweet or savory; everyone has their favorite way to BBQ. These local restaurants each serve un-grill-ievable meats, homemade sides, and signature sauces to satisfy your tastebuds.   

1. Brent's Smokin' Butts & Grill

WHERE: 1206 Central Avenue | Middletown

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Fan-favorites from this smokin' BBQ joint include the Not Your Nachos, The Loaded Boat, and the Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese wi your choice of smoked brisket or pork and tangy BBQ sauce. Brent's Smokin' Butts & Grill is also known for their popular wings— smoked to perfection— as well as their new BBQ Flights!

2. Combs BBQ

WHERE: 2223 Central Avenue | Middletown

Combs BBQ, Middletown Ohio

This quaint, eclectic and fun barbecue joint offers all of the classics: brisket, pulled pork, ribs, traditional sides, and a sweet signature sauce. Their BBQ Nachos are super popular, along with their melt-off-the-bone ribs.

3. McK's BBQ

WHERE: 7521 Gibson Street | Liberty Township

Mck's BBQ, Liberty Center Ohio

Photo Credit : Liberty Center

First time visiting McK's BBQ? We recommend trying their famous Pork Grenade; a sweet cornbread muffin, with maple butter, pulled pork, homemade coleslaw, peppered bacon and BBQ sauce. With a variety of meats and sauces— sweet, spicy, tangy or fruity— there's a little something for everyone. 

4. Neal's Famous BBQ

WHERE: 202 N 3rd Street | Hamilton

Neal's Famous BBQ, Hamilton Ohio

Neal's Famous BBQ's slogan is great food and great people. Customers of this popular BBQ joint love the friendly service, pulled pork dishes, and the handcrafted sides like potato salad and mixed greens. Neal's four signature sauces are also sold by the bottle!


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