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Black Diamond Barbecue

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6404 Rucker Road, Indianapolis, IN 46220
+1 317-251-7427
11:00 - 21:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff, quick to give suggestions. Food is really good, I've never had a bad meal here. The smoked hams for the holidays are great. Nice restaurant for the neighborhood.

Thank Tyler O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

A few coworkers an I were looking for a good quick lunch. I had not been here before but had heard good reports. As we approached the smell was amazing. Good basic BBQ with southern style sides. Multiple sauces to choose from. We all had pulled pork and we're pleased. Small space inside with some outdoor seating. Nothing fancy but... More 

Thank Todd S
St. George, Utah
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We were hungry and not agreeing on what everyone wanted to eat. On the spur of the moment, we decided to try the Black Diamond BBQ since one local member of our party had heard good things about it. It has a unpretentious entry and decor, but once inside, we all just stood in awe, smelling. My feet started keeping... More 

Thank Jodell L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

I go the Black Diamond BBQ a few times a month, whenever I can get there as they aren't in my normal routes of travel. What keeps me coming back are the wings. These are truly the BEST WINGS IN TOWN. I know I'm shooting myself in the foot, because the more in demand an item is the higher the... More 

Thank Aisha C
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I was looking for something to eat, and my nephew told me about this place. I ordered the Turkey Ribs plate and found it to be delicious. When I return again to visit my family, I will go back to eat here.

Thank Diane M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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787 reviews
723 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Brisket is amazing, moist and tender. Cutting back on salt would make this perfect. Sauces are outstanding. Owner needs to figure how to charge 65 cents extra for the greens when a customer wants greens as a combo side. Don't blankly tell the customer they will have to buy a separate order of greens when they already spent 15 bucks... More 

Thank BatGuano30
Indianapolis, Indiana
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359 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

The meat is consistently good. We now stop here and pick up dinner a couple times a month. We usually get pulled pork and ribs I also had pulled pork and pulled chicken catered for a large group. They got rave reviews. I'm not a big fan of the sides so I usually just get the meat. It's worth it.

Thank CRMays
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

I like little places like this. We pulled up and smelt the smoker out back, and couldn't resist checking it out. Nice setup. They cook outside and prepare the food inside. Between 3 of us we tried several flavors of wings, the pulled pork and the brisket. Way too much sauce on the wings. It was just glopped on. The... More 

Thank Chris F
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Best bbq joint in Indianapolis. The baked beans are to die for. As far as price goes, this place is a little expensive. I visit this place once, twice a month. Love it.

Thank Marvin B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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359 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

Black Diamond has the best barbeque in the city. We get ribs and pulled pork every couple of weeks here and it is consistently good. Even our picky kids like it. The meat is always tender and cooked just right. We have even gotten the large pans of pulled pork and pulled chicken for gatherings. When we do, all our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6404 Rucker Road, Indianapolis, IN 46220
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-7427

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