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Fire Fresh BBQ

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211 S 5th St, Louisville, KY 40202-3203
+1 502 540 1171
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11:00 - 14:00
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Ohio
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were passing through the Louisville area, wanted barbeque, and somehow managed to NOT find any of the really interesting restaurants online. This one is in a strip mall and has several spots reserved for carry out. They do have daily specials. I got the one with three small portions of meat- brisket, chicken, and rib tips. The meat was... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia, USA
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166 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on a whim and glad I did. They sweetbreads me very quickly. Loads of pork. Good sauces. Not pricy.

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Thank Jimbobka
Portland, Maine
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Walking distance from most downtown Louisville hotels, with daily lunch specials for about $8. I stopped in three days in a row and enjoyed the pulled chicken and pulled pork and mixed up the sides for variety. Several sauces available; my choice is called hazmat. Get there before noon when the line gets long. Service is fast.

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Thank Relentless_Traveler
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

Had Rib Tips and they were almost inedible. About 1/3 fat and the meat was so overcooked it was like eating shoe leather. A real shame because the sauces were excellent

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Thank stevenhuts
Lake Ridge, Virginia
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122 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

The best chicken I have tasted. The sauces are great (of course the Georgia sauce is m favorite---- since I am from GA) The green beans tasted like my grandmother's. The staff (especially the cook) was very friendly.

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Thank trvln_d_wrld
Nashville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

Great quick place to grab a bite to eat for lunch. If you're a pork eater, definitely get the green beans that are flavored with the smoked pork.

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Thank CallisBurks
Cincinnati, Ohio
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332 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

who would have thought I would have found this barbeque gem in Louisville. This is some Memphis style barbecue joint. They keep it simple for you with daily special and short menu. But they rather you spend your time eating and trying their sauces right on the table and at your disposal. I had the BIG Bruce with 2 sides.... More 

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Thank kevin c
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

I always get the pulled pork sandwich plate with two sides. They make southern style green beens with pork and their fries are my favorite... dip them in the hot sauce. The service is good too. Don't be fooled by their stoic appearance... they're very friendly.

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Thank FoodieMan5
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

Ther is no there there. It tastes like a decent chain BBQ with nothing special to recomment it. Most chains (with he exception of Lucille's in Phoenix Az) just don't seem to have anything other than an ordinary meat with ordinary sauces.

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Thank Aviv52
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2012 via mobile

I used to stop by here at least once week but food started to loose their taste I dont know if they changed some diffrent seasoning or somthing like that but,its still not that bad to eat

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Thank BDzevad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 S 5th St, Louisville, KY 40202-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502 540 1171
Description
Fast and Fresh BBQ, the Kentucky way.

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