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Firehouse BBQ

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400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
+1 765-488-0312
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I went for dinner to Firehouse BBQ for a typical American dinner (in my eyes ;) ). My colleagues told me this was the best BBQ restaurant in town, so I had to verify that. I ordered a plate with Pulled Pork, Brisket and Ribs. Sides are Mac'n Cheese and Baked Beans. I really liked the Brisket, this is how... More 

Thank Johan P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. Would love to go back when they have live entertainment, we were there at lunch time.

Thank Gary G
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had lunch, pulled pork sandwich with the cheesy potatoes. Food was great. Service was bad, told them 30 minutes to take our order and 30 minutes to cash us out.

Thank Zakk W
Franklin, Tennessee
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Let's talk food first, the Texas Tater, topped with BBQ, was awesome and except for them being closed on Sunday, we would have gone back for another. At $9, it was a great lunch. Located in the Historic District, the exterior of this building and surrounding buildings is gorgeous. Trompe l'oeil paintings are everywhere and they are excellent.

Thank Kate L
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I'm so happy we found this place. We loved the food and the beer selection was great. The decore was so fun! I loved reading about all the different blues artists. For food, we had something like jalapeno poppers as an appetizer. Very good. The jalapenos were fresh and the entray was yummy. BBQ sandwiches after the appatizer. Great food,... More 

Thank Sandy B
Turnersville, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

There are so many awesome appetizers and meals to choose from. Don't pass up the cheesy potatoes. The nachos are so good. I had the pulled pork and it was tasty and tender. Would not hesitate to return when I'm in the area. You shouldn't either!

Thank Jane S
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Why can't this place be near my house. Great bar, great service, good food and atmosphere. I had lunch and it was great. I travel all over and this is they type of local place I love to find and later tell friends traveling in the are to stop.

Thank vette1975
Richmond, Indiana
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I had seen on TripAdvisor about Firehouse BBQ and knew we had to give them a try. Oh Boy was it worth it!!! My husband had the ribs with coleslaw and cheesy potatoes, The meal came with 1 corn muffin. He couldn't stop eating even when he was full. I had the pulled pork with coleslaw and cheesy potatoes, it... More 

Thank Laila G
Mason, Ohio
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nice building, awesome atmosphere, good music, great food but most of all great service! Britney was our waiter and I couldn't believe how above and beyond she went. My child was sick and even though there was no tea available, she made it happen. Also she was very knowledgable about food and made a great suggestion when we couldn't decide... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a pulled-pork sandwich with cheesy potatoes. The potatoes desperately need salt; was it forgotten tonight? After sprinkling some on they were pretty good. The pork is lean, serving size good. Flavor on the boring side. Needed sauce, sauce, and more sauce to give it flavor.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N 8th St, Richmond, IN 47374-3037
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-488-0312
The Firehouse BBQ and Blues is Richmond Indiana's oldest firehouse. Owned and operated by two Richmond Firefighters, it is Indiana's premier BBQ restaurant. We specialize in southern style smoked pork, chicken, and brisket, and serve it up in a comfortable, nostalgic atmosphere. Live Blues music can be enjoyed every Friday and Saturday night. We also specialize in catering. You can plan your event to take place in our banquet room, or we can cater your event at your location.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?