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3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Cleveland, OH

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Cleveland, Ohio. All of our barbecue restaurants actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

MABEL'S BBQ

2050 East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 DIRECTIONS

Since 2016

Here’s The Deal:
Mabel's BBQ is an excellent, bi-level, and industrial-chic BBQ spot with communal tables and a long bar. It is Chef Michael Symon's BBQ restaurant. This Cleveland-style barbecue restaurant is located in the heart of downtown. Mabel's BBQ's arched ceilings, industrial lighting, and exposed brick evoke the feel of a rustic smokehouse with a laid-back vibe. All their house-smoked meats are from humanely raised animals that have never got antibiotics and are free of added hormones. Finish your meals with their delicious banana cream pie and chocolate cream pie desserts.

SPECIALTY:
Crispy Tails, Ribs, Chilled Zucchini, French Toast, Bourbons, Smoked Beets, Pork Belly, Sides, Coleslaw, Brisket, Broccoli Salad, Cucumber Salad, Pickles, Chocolate Pudding, Spicy Cabbage, Turkey Breast, Baked Beans, Banana Pudding, Hot Greens, Desserts, Sandwiches, Key Lime Pudding, Cracklin, Whiskey, Scotch, Beef Sandwich & Turkey Jones Sandw

Price: Meats by The 1/2 Starts from $10
Sides Starts from $6
Dessert Starts from $6
Drafts Starts from $6
Signature Cocktails Starts from $10

... More Prices Meats by The 1/2 Starts from $10
Sides Starts from $6
Dessert Starts from $6
Drafts Starts from $6
Signature Cocktails Starts from $10
Aged to Share Cocktails Starts from $32
Drinks Starts from $3
Bourbon Starts from $9
Scotch Starts from $15
Whiskey Starts from $8

Online Order

[email protected]

mabelsbbq.com

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Tue-Thu: 12pm - 8pm
Fri & Sat: 12pm - 9pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

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OHIO CITY BBQ

3829 Lorian Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113 DIRECTIONS

Since 2017

Here’s The Deal:
Ohio City BBQ is one of the traditional BBQ restaurants in Cleveland. It offers sandwiches, BBQ platters, and other Southern food in its spacious dining room. Ohio City BBQ is collaborating with multi-award-winning veteran Rib Cook-Off Champions to bring Clevelanders delicious smoked BBQ right here on Lorain Avenue in Ohio City. Their management and staff have been training to prepare the best dishes. They strive to deliver the best in service, quality, and product to their guests. Their catering team can bring you the best Ohio City BBQ has to offer to any area within the town. They cater to business luncheons, private gatherings, and events. Their full-service option is available for your catering.

SPECIALTY:
Polish Boy, Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Pulled Chicken, Smoked Sausage, Cleveland Porkanator, Ohio City Platter, Ultimate Platter, Southern BBQ Rib and Chicken Platter, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Fries, Mac and Cheese, Collard Greens, Peach Cobbler, Cornbread, Sampling of Pulled Pork, Lightly Glazed with Sauce, Sandwich, Sides & Slow Smoked Brisket

Price: Sandwiches Starts from $7
Bbq Ribs Starts from $8
Platters Starts from $17
Sides Starts from $37

Online Order

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ohiocitybbq.com/menu

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Mon-Thu: 11am - 7pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 8pm
Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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THE RIB CAGE SMOKEHOUSE & BAR

2214 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, Cleveland, OH 44118 DIRECTIONS

Since 2012

Here’s The Deal:
The Rib Cage Smokehouse & Bar is a comfy late-night fixture with a warm vibe. It is located at the corner of Meadowbrook and Lee in the Cedar-Lee neighborhood of Cleveland Heights. The Rib Cage Smokehouse & Bar is a proud sponsor of the Cleveland Greenhouse Project. They strive to use as much of their product as possible. Their team creates smoked masterpieces from scratch that is unmatched by any other Cleveland barbecues. They prepare locally sourced, sustainable smoked meat dishes every day at fresh. Most of their regular customers like their smoked rib tips because that is seasoned with house spice and served with your sauce choice. They are also serving at 1834 West 25th Street in Cleveland.

SPECIALTY:
Beef Ribs, Beef Brisket, Pork Spare Ribs, Turkey Ribs, Smoked Wing Ding Dinner, Farm Fresh Chicken, Pulled Pork, Pork Rib Tips, St. Louis Style Pork Ribs, Baby Back Rib Dinner, Catfish Fillet, Collard Greens, Green Beans, Homemade Garlic Mashies, Cheese and Mac, Corn on the Cobb, Bourbon Baked Beans, House Salad, Rib Cage Cole Slaw & Fried Chicken

Price: Starters Starts from $3.50
Entrees Starts from $16
Fish Dinners Starts from $16
Sides Starts from $4
Specialty Sandwiches Starts from $11

... More Prices Starters Starts from $3.50
Entrees Starts from $16
Fish Dinners Starts from $16
Sides Starts from $4
Specialty Sandwiches Starts from $11
from The Bar Starts from $5
the Catering Menu Starts from $15 per Pound

Online Order

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ribcagesmokehouse.com/menu

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Mon-Thu: 4pm - 2:30am
Fri-Sun: 11:30am - 2:30 am

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