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Red State BBQ

4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
+1 859-233-7898
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corn pudding” (134 reviews)
“ribs” (177 reviews)
“pulled pork” (168 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It can get packed in here. Make sure to sign the wall. The food is outstanding. Very laid back atmosphere. The corn is awesome. The eggrolls they serve on Mondays are good. The bathroom is a tight space for us bigger folks. I have zero...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The exterior may need work but the inside is where the heart is! You go in, place your order and find a seat and they will bring your food to you. The cashier was the sweetest thing ever! They have a great system that works?...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 3 days ago

If I had not read about Red State BBQ on TripAdvisor, I never would have stopped to eat there. The restaurant is easy to miss and the exterior is almost shack-like. The decor inside is also decidedly low-brow. But THE FOOD is excellent. My brisket,...More

Thank KatrinaPa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were flying down 75 looking for a good place to eat and found this joint on TripAdvisor, cut it hard over onto to the exit and we were in bbq in a few minutes. Very friendly waitress greeted us and slid the 2 empty...More

Thank Unlucky-itseemz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were simply looking for a good meal after 600 miles pulling our RV. Camped a few miles away at the Kentucky Horse Park campground. Has all the signs of good BBQ, building looked decrepit but the place was packed. Excellent pulled pork. Sides were...More

Thank KWhyte1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the Red State BBQ during an overnight stay in Georgetown. The sliced brisket was excellent. The meat was so tender that a fork was all that was needed to eat it. While I typically shy away from fat on meat the portion on my...More

Thank hounds75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was great. We were two, so we got two plates. These come with two small sides. For meats we got sliced brisket, double smoked brisket, and pulled pork. For sides, we got coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, and mac and cheese. Everything...More

Thank Sebastian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical great Southern q building n middle of nowhere great service fast good food. All good southern q joints meet these requirements w/ease as does this place all the meats are smoked exceptionally n full of taste n flavor in true q fashion the meats...More

1  Thank srb1996
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best in BBQ recommended by locals and so it came to be. Brilliant double smoked brisket. Our hospitality-gene server Allen recommended a try for ribs. Black as a kettle was no concern as rack was super moist. It’s all about da’ sauce ... and...More

Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to Red State happened to have ribs, my favorite, as a special. The ribs did not disappoint! The full rack was enough for 3 people and were delicious. As were all of the sides that I, and the rest of my family...More

1  Thank kelleycs1
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sindhu w
5 May 2015|
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Response from suburban-countess | Reviewed this property |
don't remember there being a patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-7898
  • E-mail
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