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Brooks BBQ 2 - CLOSED

771 E New Circle Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-2905
+1 859-523-7529
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Nov 2015
“Recommended BBQ in Lexington”
26 Oct 2015
“Best BBQ in town”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
771 E New Circle Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-2905
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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the staff at the hotel where we stayed. Being a KCBS Master Judge, I'm probably a bit more critical than others might be. First of all .. the restaurant was very clean and the staff, very friendly and helpful. Good...More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Best BBQ in Lexington, KY! This is a family owned business and they know what they are doing in terms of cooking! My first time ever trying beef brisket was here, and it is amazing. I love BBQ, everything on the menu is a winner....More

Thank Alicia P
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon Brooks Bbq on a random day trip to Lexington. It's easy to miss as it is surrounded by car lots and Hispanic restaurants ! We ordered: Pulled pork - delicious, needs very little sauce and that is huge coming from me as...More

1  Thank Jenn914
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I went here looking for some good BBQ, and was left on the fence about this place. The place looks pretty run down from the outside. It looks as though it might have been a KFC at one time, and they revamped it a bit....More

1  Thank shedevil
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Brooks BBQ 2 has great food and a friendly staff. The seating area is clean and bright but you good there for the food. The smoked chicken wings which include the drum stick and lower wing are fabulous. You gotta try them. Being a lo-carb...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We found this little gem by accident when driving to FL from OH. It is very small, but the food is excellent. I've eaten BBQ brisket all over the country, and this place ranks right up there with the best. My wife had pulled pork,...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We were in town for a show, and had a coupon for another restaurant near here that turned out to be closed on the evening we arrived. We drove down the street and noticed Brooks BBQ, and thought we'd give it a try. As so...More

Thank franks402
Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

My son and I drove from Chicago to check out UK and stopped here for dinner. We ordered pulled pork, brisket, both hot and regular slaw, and a side of beans. The beans and pork were so good that my son asked for more to...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 16 September 2013

This little place was totally empty when we went there. Everyone's loss but ours. The food was fantastic! The brisket was perfect, the ribs were perfect, and the hot spiced slaw was the perfect addition. Service was handled personally by the manager, friendly, knowledgeable, food...More

4  Thank ParrotLaureateJeff
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Great spot for excellent bbq. Tried the pulled pork ,brisket & wings. All were great!! Family business with long tradition!

1  Thank Basole
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 771 E New Circle Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-2905
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-523-7529
  • E-mail
Barbecue restaurant serving hickory smoked pork, beef, whole chicken, boneless chicken breast, whole chicken wings and pork ribs. We also offer several sides including, mac & Cheese, baked and green beans, potato salad, cole slaw and Brooks' special slaw. Desserts include, bread pudding w/boubon sauce, lemon pie and other special day desserts.
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