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Barrel & Boar Scratch Kitchen

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
5 N 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055-5506
+1 740-258-6017
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (5 reviews)
“brisket” (14 reviews)
“smoked wings” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 N 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055-5506
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to a different BBQ restaurant first and they were out of pork. Out of pork at a BBQ restaurant? Cmon.... We went ti barrel & boar and im glad we did. The food was great and the service was good. Can't wait to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Stopped in for a recent lunch, place was empty but it was a late lunch. We were greeted and seated. Server too very good care of us. Got the BBQ lunchbox off the lunch menu (brisket, pork, and your choice of either 3 wings or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roger C
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This place has some different food choices, for the area. A nice place to bring out of town visitors. It is on the expensive side

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Judy H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Good barbecue. The Burnt Ends are amazing and I love the Brussels sprouts side dish. Nice place for lunch or a dinner after work.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OhioClovergirl
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I would tell you to please - find another restaurant! We were greeted and seated by a pleasant enough woman; a party of three adults and one child. We were served by a young woman with no personality; her name began with an S -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tamara H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Spinach salad is fantastic! They have great lunch specials. Other than that menu items are average. Nice atmosphere. Not a regular place for us.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dan T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Like the many different option that are available & variety of meats & dishes. Love the spicy Mac & Cheese!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times, food is always good, staff is friendly, atmosphere and music is good. Great addition to Downtown Newark!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank des43055
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the beer; loved the loaded chip appetizer and loved the ribs. Really can’t go wrong — it’s just all so good!!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 253MaryB
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I frequent This local BBQ joint for great food, drinks and if we’re lucky, treated to great live music mostly blues. I’m a chef by trade, and this place does it right.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Greg G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 N 3rd St, Newark, OH 43055-5506
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 740-258-6017
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