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Central City BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
1201 S Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70113-1233
+1 504-558-4276
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spoonbread” (8 reviews)
“burnt ends” (19 reviews)
“brisket” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1201 S Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70113-1233
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome! We had a taste for some BBQ and seen a line outside the establishment the night before. So we decided to come by today and it was everything we could have imagined. They have a great sauces for you and the...More

Thank ChinnyChin2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bbq at this joint is amazing! Make sure to get the burnt ends and pulled pork. The smell of the wood smoke is present but not over powering. The portions are XL and all the sauces are great.

Thank Blake B
TA-Manager-Response, Manager at Central City BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for rating us Blake!! We appreciate your kind review!

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I make it a point to eat at every bbq spot in every city i travel to. This is definitely one of my top picks for bbq. Burnt ends and brisket was amazing, as well as the sides.

Thank Mike_Bush1984
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

If no one is at the door, so don't take a seat - go to the window to place your order. I learn that after asking a staff member. We had The 5+4 Sampler Platter($59): pulled pork/chicken/sausage/sliced smoked turkey + fries/corn spoonbread/beans/mac & cheese. The...More

Thank Boobearer
TA-Manager-Response, Manager at Central City BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thanks for the feedback! We appreciate the time you took to review us. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Central City is pretty clearly the best BBQ in NOLA for me, outdoing The Joint and Frey. You can't go wrong with any of the meats on the menu, and the sides selection is larger than other BBQ spots. The highlight side is the spoonbread....More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is my second review. My first was not too soon after their opening, but apparently things may not have been completely grounded at that time. Had a chance to visit (for the fourth time) this past weekend. Of course, it was Father's Day, so...More

Thank ScottRandolph
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very neat restaurant, nothing fancy, a very laid back atmosphere. We first had started off walking to this destination, it got dark on us, we got scared and ran back to what we thought was a safe spot and sent for an uber driver. We...More

Thank Ronald E
TA-Manager-Response, Manager at Central City BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for the feedback! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Great food! The BBQ is awesome, not to mention the Brussels sprouts. The beans were a little too spicy but everything else made up for that. Super friendly staff too!!

Thank Rosebud858
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Happened upon this place. Been wanting to try it for awhile. Rib tip plate was great. Added the sweet sauce on the side. Perfectly done. Heard the burnt endz are great, but couldn't eat that much in one sitting. Would not recommend the potato salad...More

Thank SARAVIN2013
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We tried two barbecue places in town and this one just beat the other one. You ask why ? The Mac and cheese was cheesy with bacon bits. The fries were wimpy but ok. The sauce was sweet , vinegary and great spicy ones. The...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70113-1233
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-558-4276
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Central City BBQ opened in December 2016 to provide delicious all wood smoked BBQ...come eat, drink & hang out on our decks & yard & listen to live music.
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