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Red State BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
+1 859-233-7898
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here on our way to the Kentucky Horse Park. It was delicious. My husband voted it as his favorite meal of the whole trip. My brisket with beer cheese was amazing. We had a Kentucky Ale Kolsh and it complimented the meal. My children got the kids meal and it was a great size for them. I sampled... More 

Thank VolMom2014
Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not only is Red State Bar BQ awesome, but the sides are fabtastic. Best corn pudding I've ever had! Our entire family loves it

Thank Ryan L
Harrison Township, Michigan
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410 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would have driven past this one every time but we stopped in based upon a recommendation from a local. We were not disappointed. The walls and ceiling are all written on adding to the eclectic flair. The food was super good and reasonably priced.

Thank Scott R
Cleveland, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to have lunch at this downtown eatery and we were so glad that we did. We got the three meat lunch special with a couple of sides. The three meats we selected were the pulled chicken, pulled pork, and brisket slices. All three were tender, moist, and tasted great with no sauce. The sauces only complimented the meats.... More 

Thank tdmcdowell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled upon Red State Bbq and thank the bbq Gods we did...tender, fall off the bone ribs, vinegar greens cooked to perfection and plenty of delicious sauces to make any bbq lover very happy.

Thank Sara S
Midland, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were told of this gem by Shaun from Unique Horse Farm Tours so we stopped there for lunch our tour We had the pulled pork sandwich with fries. This pork was melt in your mouth good! The place is decorated with red check tablecloths, very cute. We hit it at lunchtime and people of all walks of life were... More 

Thank RVN4ME
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here during a business trip in March 2017. I had heard good things, and was eager to try their barbecue. It's a small place a little further out. Don't expect fine dining. It's a cheerful, family friendly place with plenty of charm and polite waitstaff. Our service was fast, food hot and fresh. It was absolutely delicious, and... More 

1 Thank Torene3
Lexington, Kentucky
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went by at lunch one day and had a Pulled Pork plate with sides of corn pudding and greens ... I tried a couple of their home made sauces, my fav was the North Carolina Spicy Vinegar. Will go back for sure! Going for the Brisket next time! If you haven't been to this white and red roadside restaurant... More 

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Delta, Ohio
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here twice and it was good with the exception of the double smoked brisket which was fatty. However, that is what it is supposed to be according to the staff. The regular brisket and pulled pork were excellent. The ribs were outstanding and were nice and meaty. There sides are excellent and the peach bread pudding is delicious

Thank Phillip164
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to eat based on recommendation of a friend. We were not impressed. First it took a while for our party of 6 to get seated. We looked over the menu while waiting and was excited to try some of our favorite BBQ dishes. We were able to overlook the condition of the restaurant believing it was part of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 Georgetown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-9065
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-7898

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