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Briquettes Smokehouse

) #1 of 50 Restaurants in Ashtabula €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
+1 440-964-2273
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again my lovely and talented wife and myself looking for somewhere to eat one of my coworkers have you ever eat at Briquettes where is that at i must have driven by one hundred times Boy was i suprised Great Ribs and Apps Really...More

Thank Kim M
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

I'm so glad your coworker sent you our way, Kim! Our barbecue won't let you down. It's wonderful to know our ribs, appetizers, and service were all a hit. Thanks a million for the support, and I hope to have you back in to try...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Perch! Tasted great. Nice view of the bridge. Can eat upstairs, downstairs, or on the patio.

Thank bpbieste
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just recently went to this restaurant and my family has been trying to get me to go here for months. When we went we had to wait about 10 minutes which wasn't bad because it was busy. The server didn't come to take our...More

Thank bogey1217
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Though I'm glad our service was a joy (despite being overwhelmingly busy), I'm bummed our food didn't leave you wowed. In terms of your order, we have several inspection points for the plateware and flatware between the diswashers, the managers, the cooks, and the expo...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expected more. The ribs were fatty, had little meat and the meat was tough. The cole slaw was bland. The beans were tasteless. The pulled pork was mostly fat. The only thing I liked was the hot pickles. The place looks nice but go for...More

Thank s j
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

I'm disappointed our food let you down. Yes, our ribs contain fat, but many good racks do. As for your coleslaw and beans, I'm surprised you didn't think they had enough flavor, that definitely not something we ever hear. I am also surprised you got...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Granted we ate at this restaurant during a very busy weekend of the Ashtabula Harbor Beach Glass Festival. We were seated immediately at the outdoor dinning area as requested. Server was there immediately to take our order. There were two of us in the party....More

Thank VasePlace
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

VasePlace, I'm disappointed you didn't enjoy your visit. As you mentioned, that weekend was very busy for us and we did our best to stay on top of serving everyone in good time. As for your order, I'm disappointed your brisket salad and soup weren't...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on our way thru town. Based on other reviews I expected more. One says "great view" - of a few huge piles of sand/ gravel. We sat outside on the patio picnic tables and it was enjoyable to be outside. Food...More

Thank tolasi
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to check us out! I'm so glad you enjoyed our patio space, service, and food. We've got so many delicious dishes over here and I hope that if you ever find yourself back in Ashtabula, you pay us another...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Terrific BBQ place. Casual decor. Short but interesting craft beer list. Pulled pork was tender and delicious. Smoked turkey Ruben also very tasty. Modest prices. Highly recommended.More

Thank Hill G
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

I'm so glad your visit was a huge success, Hill! From our craft beer options to our smokey BBQ food, I'm pleased it was all a joy to you. Thanks for the fantastic rating, and I hope you come back to try more soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Drove over an hour to get here can't wait to go back. Best BBQ around period!!! Great building!! Great scenery!! And wonderful staff!!! First class place all the way around.More

Thank m4forlife
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

I'm flattered you made a special trip out just for us! You can always count on us for quality barbecue and friendly service. Thanks a million for the support, and I look forward to having you back for more tasty food soon! Until next time,...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Really good food, fun atmosphere! That's the good part. The not so good... Service is less than stellar. Servers forgot items, tried to give us other people's good, etc. It is a shame since the food is so delicious. Hopefully management will be replaced, they...More

Thank Tambra1968
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

I'm thrilled you enjoy our tasty food and atmosphere, Tambra! We've got plenty more delicious dishes where that came from. We do have really high standards for service and usually receive great feedback. We are starting to hire a whole bunch of people in preparation...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great pulled pork sandwich and ribs. Excellent choice of sides, different bbq sauces , and a strong selection of craft beers. Nice decor with a cool viewMore

Thank Thomas D
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

I'm thrilled you enjoy all we have to offer, Thomas! From our barbecue to our craft beers to our views of the harbor, I'm happy it was all a hit. Thank you so much for the kind words and support, and I can't wait to...More

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debbie h
22 July 2017|
Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure i know there are docks south of bridge not sure if public or not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Morton Dr, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: +1 440-964-2273
We combine a retro style operation with a contemporary atmosphere to provide you with the most authentic southern style BBQ and a fun-filled experience.
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