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Combs Bar-B-Q- Central

2223 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4603
+1 513-849-2110
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2223 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4603
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The nostalgic feel of Combs was our favorite draw back. Their BQ meat and sauces are good and the service was quick. Their prices are a little high for average BQ. A small side is $2 and a sandwich with 2 small sides range $10-$12.

Thank jkcarter
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Rib day. They cook what the public wants -- fall off of the bone, which is overcooked for me. Get sauce on the side. The potato salad is a killer, as is the jalapeño cornbread. The mac & cheese is run of the mill. The...More

Thank DoctorRandy
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The food is awesome, the BEST BBQ, they are very friendly and they always do a great job catering for me at work.

Thank tmb3090
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The bbq is always delicious if you need a bbq fix. There aren't many bbq places in town so it has been a nice addition. Some of the sides are mediocre but typical for fast food bbq. If you want a bbq sandwich, this is...More

Thank gambrepm
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I am super picky about meat and I have really bad luck with getting less than ideal quality meat even if I'm the only one in the group to have that experience. I was a vegetarian for about 10 years so when I say that...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I had pulled pork it was very good, some of best I have had, husband had brisket it was very good also. I sampled his. Only draw back I have is I wish they had more sides. I am not a baked bean or potato...More

Thank JFrancis1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Well I called to place an order and there answering machine says they are open ... it's a day and time they SHOULD be open. But they are closed for several days. So even though I called to check ... made a trip here for...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great find! We had the BBQ ribs, pulled pork & the roast beef. All amazing! Jalapeño muffins r the bomb. Will def be back.

Thank Mikki B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Might be the best place to eat in Middletown. Good food, Great deal and service. Don't blink or you might pass it but it's worth turning around. Solid BBQ for this area. Enjoy

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great food, decor, and people! What more could you ask for...?!? Trip Advisor had this the #1 restaurant in Middletown. I'm not at all surprised!

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 Central Ave, Middletown, OH 45044-4603
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 513-849-2110
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