RayRay's Hog Pit is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

1. RayRay's Hog Pit

9.4
2619 N High St (at Duncan St), Columbus, OH
BBQ Joint · Old North Columbus · 43 tips and reviews

John L.John Lawler: Awesome BBQ! My favourite in Columbus.

Ryan B.Ryan Brownfield: The brisket is amazing, but don't miss the ribs. Beans and collards are outstanding too.

Mike S.Mike Singleton: Best BBQ in Columbus. Go with the habanero sauce, not too spicy. There's indoor and outdoor seating next door and a kind bartender who will advise on the best beer to pair.

City Barbeque is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

2. City Barbeque

8.8
2111 W Henderson Road (Dierker Rd.), Columbus, OH
American Restaurant · 28 tips and reviews

Rob S.Rob Schroeder: Best BBQ in town! If you don't like what you ordered after 1 bite, they'll let you order something else for the same price.

Robert F.Robert Floyd-Williams: The best beef BBQ outside of Texas. Brisket. The End. /they actually stock several seasonal Shiner varieties. City does it right!/

Todd B.Todd Bradley: Super secret menu item, The Kitchen Sink: brisket topped with creamy slaw, over a bed of fries! Gah.

Brassica is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

3. Brassica

9.3
680 N High St (Brickel), Columbus, OH
Restaurant · Short North · 32 tips and reviews

Don H.Don Hornsby: The brisket and the lamb bacon are amazing!

Kelli K.Kelli Kroehling: I had brisket sandwich with baba instead of hummus .. everything looks amazing!

Amman S.Amman Snob: Brisket, Chicken, Falafel, Baba Ghanoush, Eggplant... everything is flavorful and amazing. Truly a gourmet salad and falafel sandwich. Highly recommended by The Snob Team. ColumbusSnob.com

City Barbeque is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

4. City Barbeque

8.2
8491 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH
American Restaurant · Polaris South · 24 tips and reviews

Tony D.Tony DiSanza: Some of the best brisket in tiwn

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Payton L.Payton Lindsay: Best bbq ever

Hickory House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

5. Hickory House

8.2
550 Officenter Pl (Corner of Taylor and Morrison), Gahanna, OH
Bar · East Columbus · 21 tips and reviews

Mark O.Mark Ozment: The ribs are amazing, the best rack in town!!!

Lea S.Lea Smith: Onion straws were great. I really liked the rib dinner and salad. My husband had crab cakes and he said they were mostly filling and will not get them again. We will definitely go back.

Leah P.Leah Parker: Ribs and steak are great! Mac n cheese, my kids won't touch it. I won't either. But all else is wonderful!!!

Bakersfield Short North is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

6. Bakersfield Short North

8.6
731 N High St (Buttles Ave), Columbus, OH
Taco Place · Short North · 48 tips and reviews

Claudius J.Claudius Jr: Chips and guac were great. Use the green sauce. The short rib torta did not disappoint. Good food, nice staff, and good ambience.

Michelle H.Michelle Haidet: Short rib tacos are BOMB. Awesome quac and queso and top notch Margs. Great staff as well! Can't wait to go back.

Asha A.Asha Augustine: If you like it spicy and don't mind ginger, try the Red Headed Stranger. Short rib taco is my fave.

Smokehouse Brewing Co. is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

7. Smokehouse Brewing Co.

8.3
1130 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH
BBQ Joint · Grandview South · 42 tips and reviews

Scott B.Scott Blanchard: Great Sammies: pulled pork & brisket. Very good house made beers too.

Paul G.Paul Gonser: Happy hour prices are great. BBQ + great selection of brews made in house = near perfection! Be sure to try the sampler trio of beef, chicken & pork brisket sliders overloaded with meat.

Guy M.Guy Merrill: Really great BBQ, the wings are something special too. Kids eat free on Tuesday.

North Market is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

8. North Market

9.5
59 Spruce St (at Park St), Columbus, OH
Market · Arena District · 154 tips and reviews

Louise M.Louise Morgan: The pulled pork roll from Barbeque is awesome!!

Janine J.Janine Janson: Authentic, Vietnamese, Indian, Italian, American comfort food BBQ and amazing Jenni's ice cream all under one roof in Ohio!? I think I found my favorite spot in Columbus I could stay here all day

Danny Y.Danny Yeager: I love this place. The Belgian breakfast is killer. The polish kielbasa is my favorite, get it with a perogie and bbq.

Condado is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

9. Condado

8.9
1227 N High St, Columbus, OH
Taco Place · Dennison Place · 35 tips and reviews

Emily S.Emily Smith: Delicious tacos and the best margaritas I've had in Columbus! Get the brisket taco and the blood orange Margarita.

Robert B.Robert Bickis: Beef brisket is the bomb & great tequila selection!

Paul N.Paul Nichelson: Brisket tacos, happy hour margaritas

Market & Boar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

10. Market & Boar

8.3
59 Spruce St (at North Market), Columbus, OH
BBQ Joint · Short North · 6 tips and reviews

Nicholas J.Nicholas Jackson: I am not a big BBQ fan but their brisket was wonderful. I had the cheesey potatoes with it. My friend from Cleveland also ate here and loved it.

Goose R.Goose R: I had ribs in Memphis Kansas City and Minneapolis. This are the best bar none. And his BBQ sauce is also the best. Only topped by a wonderful service by Samm

Mickey H.Mickey Hawk: Brisket and chips. Cheesy potatoes. Love the pickles!

Sweet Carrot is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

11. Sweet Carrot

8.3
1417 W 5th Ave (Grandview Ave), Columbus, OH
Comfort Food Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

jireselljiresell: Great spot, and don't let the name fool you. Mac & cheese and really great brisket amongst other great choices.

Jim O.Jim Organ: Great selection of beers and the BBQ is awesome! Nice patio that wraps around the front.

DanDan: A bit pricey for the amount of food you get, but it is tasty. I got the brisket on a corn cake with mac & cheese.

Loving Hut is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

12. Loving Hut

8.7
6569 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg, OH
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · East Columbus · 17 tips and reviews

Rich S.Rich Stewart: The BBQ panini is the best!

Kristina L.Kristina Lerch: The spicy barbecue is fantastic!! Also love the spring rolls!

Bianca LoBianca Lo: BBQ chicken sandwich... Scarfed this down in 3 mins how can fake meat taste So good?!

The Hickory House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

13. The Hickory House

8.0
7051 E Main St (Rosehill Road), Reynoldsburg, OH
BBQ Joint · East Columbus · 10 tips and reviews

Lou R.Lou Ramos: The BBQ pork sandwich was killer!

Hunter Y.Hunter Young: Filet and Ribs. All-time best.

Amanda S.Amanda Smith: Awesome ribs!!!

Flatiron Bar And Diner is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

14. Flatiron Bar And Diner

8.0
129 E Nationwide Blvd (btwn 3rd & 4th), Columbus, OH
Bar · Uptown District · 37 tips and reviews

Doug W.Doug W: Great people, environment, and BBQ

Jim G.Jim Greenhalge: Try the Sausage and Ribs Sampler!

Jim G.Jim Greenhalge: Try the Rib Sampler!

Luckys Grille & Billiards is one of The 15 Best Places for a Barbecue in Columbus.

15. Luckys Grille & Billiards

8.1
5387 Roberts Rd (at Hilliard-Rome Rd.), Hilliard, OH
Bar · Hilliard Green · 29 tips and reviews

chuck g.chuck groezinger: Best wings, hot southern bbq

Mike R.Mike Redmond: Try the half rack of ribs with bbq sauce and half order of wings with hot southern bbq sauce. Side of onion chips and your favorite pint of cold draft beef! A real winner.

Ricki R.Ricki Ramey: Great sliders, wings, and pulled pork!