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How would you rate Midwest Best BBQ & Creamery?
When I first traveled to this place I could not believe how small it was. I didn't notice it. But when I went in the building it had a comfortable atmosphere inside. When I ordered their food, it was delicious. Everything tasted fresh and I like how the made everything from scratch. I would come back to Cincinnati and eat this food again.
G-Funk wings are amazing. The staff are always kind, and treat you like family. Clean,delicious, amazing!
Love this place so much. The G-funk wings are to die for. Can't get through the weekend without my "fix". The brisket and chopped chicken are so tender and delicious...my favorite sandwiches. And Hersheys ice cream for dessert...so yummy! Worth the trip to charming Camp Dennison and very close to the bike trail too.
Great BBQ! I had the beef brisket and a friend had the pulled pork sandwich. Both were excellent. We both really liked their spiciest BBQ sauce very much. I'll definitely go back again.
While I'm from Cincinnati, I lived in SC for the last ten years prior to moving back. My husband was born and raised in the south. We have tried many bbq joints around town. MBs is our favorite. We love the family that runs it. The bbq is done quite well, the sides are delicious. We like Eli's sauce slightly better, but only slightly. I love that I can get ice cream right there after my bbq. It's a cozy little place. The fact that they run out of things tells you just how good they are, especially when they can only fit about 20 people for dine-in. Such a great little spot!
Staff was very friendly and the food was delicious! Pulled pork barbecue sandwich paired perfectly with their coleslaw and the fries were seasoned well and crispy! Will definitly stop back in to try some other options.
Always impressed by the food and staff members. The owner is always talking to customers and making us feel welcome.
Awesome food, reserve the wigs early cause they ROCK & they sell out quickly.
Great food and service.
Ribs are fall off the bone tender.. LOVE the mac and cheese
Delicious bbq in a small family owned restaurant. They also have delicious ice cream. Ava the prices are affordable
Food was great. Very friendly staff. Very quaint. Save this one on your favorites list.
This place is a hidden Gem. I had the Brisket with their spicy sweet BBQ sauce. One of the best I've had in a long time!
Best BBQ in the city! Love the wings (only available on the weekend) but the pulled pork and brisket is also excellent. Great for kids as well. Good affordable kids meals and ice cream for dessert.
staff is great food is even better. Wings and brisket to die for macaroni is slapping and the freezys are insane! Keep up the good work Midwest I'll stay a dedicated customer.
My wife and I worked with Nicole and Midwest Best BBQ for our wedding and had them cater the reception. WOW! We were extremely impressed with the entire process. Nicole and the team were kind, helpful and the prices were fair for a lot of BBQ. Best of all, the food was amazing! Be prepared to get way more brisket and Mac n cheese than you think you need because it will go fast!
Thank you so much Nicole and team for your help with our special day. We are forever thankful and are blessed to have had you be part of it.
Excellent place for ribs and all kinds of BBQ stuff!...and the staff welcomes new customers with good old country hospitality!...I WILL DEFINITELY BE GOING BACK!
The best pulled pork, smoked wings and pork nachos around. Great food...fun people. MB's for sure. 5 big stars!!
Good pulled pork. Friendly staff and ownership. Quiet, quant place and an ice cream bar for dessert.
This is the best Cincinnati BBQ joint, period. The smoked and deep fried wings are easily the best I've ever had (G-funk recommended), the smoked pork is heavenly. Friendly people. Love the family atmosphere. Excellent ice cream selection and a variety of the thickest shakes. Deserves 6 stars. Midwest really is the Best.
Delicious. Don't expect fast food, speak clearly when ordering from a great menu and your belly will love you for it. Great people too.
Great food, great people, and Cappuccino Crunch ice cream! All within a close bike ride from the bike trail. What's not to love!
Hands down best BBQ in Cincinnati. No wings can match the G Funks and Buffalo Blues. Keep up the great work!
Almost 100% 5 star reviews! See you for NFL Sundays!!!
Absolutely one of the best-kept secrets for barbecue in the Cincinnati area . Super friendly staff, amazing food and outstanding options for dessert make this hands down one of the best places to go to fill your tummy .
their wings are the best but only available on sat and sunday. i keep asking them to offer them more, but no luck so far.
bbq is pretty darn good as well.
Great BBQ and wings. Friendly staff. If you're looking for good food and a great place then this is the place.
The ribs were cooked perfectly to competition standards. The pulled pork had really nice bark in it. The flavors in both were excellent. We will be back!
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this place! Awesome owners, incredible food! Worth every minute and every penny you will spend.
When I say some of the best smoked turkey I have ever had! Professional, and reasonable! Midwest Best is one of the best kept secrets around.
Great people and great food! The wings are outta this world so call ahead to make sure you don't miss out. You will not be disappointed!
Great food and family service! Love the owners and the wholesome environment. Great homemade food and looking forward to when they expand.
I would like to give this place a good review however I can't because I have never had it. I have tried several times to go there but they are either closed because they have crappy weird hours or they are out of BBQ?? A BBQ place that runs out of BBQ?? 3 strikes your out is my motto so I'm headed to Eli's BBQ!
Wings were so so. Have to go back to try the ribs. Mac n cheese was great!
The brisket, pulled pork and fries are excellent, but the G-funk wings steal the show. They are dry-rub, smoke-fried wings, with an almost candy like, savory crunch. You can dip them in one the excellent house sauces, but I like them best without. Darned good coleslaw too; has a nice crunch, and a subtle spice. They can run out of more popular items later in the day. Call ahead if you are looking for something specific.
We come here for the smoked wings. They are excellent and only prepared certain days of the week so call and ask if that is what you want. They do run out quickly and they are pricey but I highly recommend them. They do serve other bbq fare as well as ice cream. This is the true definition of a family local business.
Very delicious. Little slow though but I guess patience is a virtue.
Went on advice that they had the best wings in Ohio. Wings were good but not deserveing of such a claim. I ordered the g funk, buffalo and their version of jerked all were so so on a decent wing . I will say that if in the area again I will be back the Mac and cheese was delicious .
Great Bar b q my new favorite reminds me of Bar b q Revue Pork and Mac are great
Such good food. I only wish they served wings and ribs throughout the week.
Unbelievable BBQ. Good portions too. They even have ice cream for dessert! This place runs out of meat, so get there early.
Great food, fun atmosphere, very friendly service. The spicy sweet bbq sauce loves up to its name!
Took my daughter and wife her after reading it has the best wings in Ohio. I would fully agree with wings being amazing and the brisket was some of the best we have ever had as well. Also the people working there(I think the owners) were so incredibly friendly and good to us! Would highly recommend.
So Amazing! The ribs and pulled pork were to die for! So glad we decided to try a family ran restaurant for supper. The owners came out to talk to us and they are so friendly! Reasonably priced for our family of five. They were out of wings but I would love to come back to try them! Good Luck at the new location and we will be back!
They have the best Pulled Pork I've ever had and their Mac & Cheese is great too. They bake it and that's the best way to eat it
Pulled pork sandwich was great. Service was friendly. Would definitely recommend.
I have been to Midwest BBQ many times. This place is a family run business with friendly staff serving you amazing food.
Stopped by the new location on a Sunday, its second day of operation. The place was packed. We decided to take our order to go. They explained the wait for food would be approximately 45 minutes. Let me say it was well worth the wait. We had the G-funk wings, pulled pork, brisket, and Mac and cheese. Every item was delicious! The wings steal the show! They have to be the best wings I have ever experienced. The staff did a great job of managing the crowd and remained professional throughout. We are very happy the new place is open and so close! Looking forward to our future visits!
We love the new restaurant.
The new location is a nice space (much bigger than old space with a nice outdoor patio). The food was wonderful, as it always has been. The wings, pulled pork, mac and cheese, slaw, and fries are the best around. We went on the second day of opening in new location. Even though there was a crowd, service was good. The owners were walking around the tables introducing themselves and making sure everything was good. We love it and will be back over and over again.
LOVE the new digs!! The g funk wings are THE BEST wings I’ve had! The smoked turkey is succulent and more than tasty....it’s DELICIOUS!! Can’t wait to have it again and cheer on the Bengals there some Sunday!!
Favorite items: G-Funk wings , Ribs and mac n cheese!! yum! Love the atmosphere and ownership treats you like family. Super excited that they are even closer to home now. Right off the exit on the way home.
The wings are fantastic!!! We liked the food so much we had them cater our wedding! The staff was great, they worked with us deciding what they thought we needed and didn't over sell us! Everyone loved the food and they even delivered it to our venue and set it up! I definitely will use them in the future! And am so excited for their new location!!!!
Whoa! Pricey lunch! Just paid $14 for a sampler of 3 small sandwiches and side of Mac n cheese with a coke. I don’t know about you, but I like a lot of sauce on my barbecue and three sandwiches come with one small container of sauce. It’s an extra $.50 for another :(. Parking lot was packed so I had to park on a side street. 2 stars because the taste of the food was good. Parking and price bad.
Absolutely delicious! Our first time there. We had pulled pork wraps with the sweet sauce. Good spicy cole slaw, too. Friendly service. We'll definitely be back to try more of their BBQ menu.
Excellent BBQ brisket and pulled pork with very fine sauces! Mac & Cheese was great and really enjoyed the baked beans. Only complaint, small parking lot. We will try the rest of menu on future visits.
Loved this place. Had the dragon wings and also some G Funk wings. Very good. Fries were great as well. I suggest a side of the spicy buffalo sauce. It was great to dip stuff in. Also had some IPA craft beer that I've never had before and it was great. Picked up some pork rinds for later. They make them while you wait! Parking lot was full but it wasnt over crowded inside. Still plenty of room and a couple tables left.
Great tasting barbecue. Had the MB Combo with pulled pork and chopped beef brisket sliders with the G-Funk smoke-fried wings. Had the MB's Spicy Sweet sauce on the side to dip the sliders in. The meats were tasty; the Spicy Sweet sauce has a nice kick to it. The wings were amazing. Will definitely be back.
The ribs are my favorite along with the Mac and cheese! You can’t go wrong with anything That they have here! The G-Funk wings are great and my wife had the brisket sandwich with the spicy barbecue sauce!! This place is amazing!! Thank you Midwest!!
Service is great. Menu is ala'carte but reasonable. Food is great! Business is brisk and steady. Small dining area about ten tables with an outside patio (it was closed at my visit because of weather)
Cutlery is cheap and flimsy but overall an enjoyable visit. Highly recommend!
I had the wings with a delicious sweet BBQ sauce on them with a side of green beans bathed in butter. Oh man. You guys have to try this place. The wings have a smoky flavor to them and would taste just as good with no additional flavor at all. Highly recommended
The BBQ is phenomenal. I highly recommend the G-Funk wings. I just wish they had more seating and a little more organization with seating. Besides that, great place!!
The ribs were falling off the bone, had a wonderful sweet-ish rub, with delightful sauces, and delicious homemade mac and cheese. Kind of expensive as sides don't come with the meats, but well worth the splurge. Very yummy!!
Our family loved our outing to Midwest Best - excellent food and great service. My only suggestion is get there early. We have been here numerous times and always enjoyed our food. Well done Tim and Nicole.
I originally went to try their wings after seeing them listed as the #1 place for wings in Ohio by Esquire Magazine. I was not disappointed at all! The fried and smoked G-Funk wings were juicy and had a fantastic flavor.
I've been to the new building in Loveland a few times now and it is clean, well laid out, and we were served quickly. I will definitely be going back...
This was our first visit to the new location, boy was I impressed! Having first eaten here at the old location near the bike path, I was not expecting such nice place for a small business. Plenty of seats indoors and out, large screen TVs for the games, great service and awesome food. You won't be disappointed!
The food is excellent and the staff is very friendly. The price is a little high, but since there aren't a lot of choices in the area, it is worth it. So glad to have an easy and convenient option off of the Wards Corner exit.
Great food. Very tender ribs. Great brisket sandwich. Mac n cheese was some of the best I've ever had. However, the Cole slaw was the worst I've ever had. Taste like one ingredient is tarter sauce. Not a fan at all! But still highly recommend.
Best BBQ hands down. We tried several items. The ribs are fantastic, pulled pork amazing, wings very good. This place is the best by far. Wish hours were better. We will return!
Service was quick and great, food was delicious and came out timely. Fresh pork rinds a total win for my keto diet. Can't wait to try more of the menu
My husband says the BBQ is as good as he's had in Kentucky and Tennessee. The staff is polite and pleasant. The owner came around to greet everyone in the restaurant and to make sure we were enjoying our food. Nice to have this place close to home.
I was blown away from my experience and MB's BBQ! The atmosphere was awesome with comfy seating and cool glass garage doors- like a firehouse. The menu was simple but had everything you would want from a bbq place, including pulled pork, brisket, wings, and ribs. I got a half rack of ribs, baked beans, green beans, and a cherry coke. These were the best ribs I've ever had, easily topping Montgomery Inn, and for less than half the price. I simply cannot wait to go back.
Fantastic food I would say the best smoked wings I have ever had. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, nice touch to have owner visit each table and ask how was everything. You don't see that very often these days. Keep up the great work!
Staff, service, food, cleanliness and prices = PERFECTION!!!! Even if you're looking to find something wrong it's going to be extremely hard to find and take a hard effort to do so. Rarely does something seem to good to be true this is one of those unique situations!
Amazing staff, love the atmosphere & big TVs.. But most of all, THE FOOD.. WOW!! Off the hook!! I had brisket, turkey, wings & Mac n cheese. By far, the best BBQ I have ever had. Im a retired veteran & have been all around the world. Thanks guys, you seriously killed it!! See you tonight for dinner 😁
It's delicious, fries nice and crispy. Staff, awesome. Manager/ owner (?) Super nice. Outdoor seating, wow! We watched the sunset, it was really lovely. Now it's near a gas station and a some other food places, but that wasn't my focal point.
Ribs were definitely the best I've ever eaten. Chopped brisket didn't even need any sauce. Loved the lil bit of smokiness in the chicken. Baked beans and green beans both were delicious! Everyone there is very friendly and attentive. Ended our meal with a scoop of cappuccino crunch ice cream!
Good local BBQ. The Carolina sauce is my favorite. Friendly and courteous. Clean and very family friendly. Take out orders do not take too long to prep, but may be best to call ahead.
Gross. Not good at all. Brisket was as tough as a baseball glove. It came pulled with no fat. Ribs were tough as well and had some weird sweet syrup all over them. Ever since just Q'in left Newtown I've been searching for a place with good Brisket. Still haven't found one. Sorry Midwest I won't be back.
We had an amazing at this spot. We liked the nice vibes and the menu. The waiters were super personal. I am happy we eventually decided to try this place.
This restaurant is excellent and spacious, the food was delicious and the rates were very reasonable. fast, efficient service and very friendly staff members. Recommended.
Iz good. I've only had the chicken wings but they are awesome. They taste like they are smoked then fried, and are very flavorful on their own. Lots of sauces and dry rubs to choose from, and they have real ice cream: 8-12 flavors. Great value for product also...
We were feeling bbq for dinner the other night and decided to give Midwest a try. We had heard their food was good and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was both friendly and patient. We had the ribs, pulled pork, and wings all were outstanding. The sides were delicious as well. If you like bbq I can't think of a better place to get it.
This spot has excellent service and yummy food. One of my favourite places around here. The drinks and food came out fast and the rates were affordable. Recommended.
Delicious macncheese. Delicious green beans. Delicious pulled pork sandwich that didn't have too much bread. I loved the sweet BBQ ND the mustard.
Comfortable little place with 4 tvs. Clean. Not too loud.
I will Definitely come back.
AMAZING!! The two ladies at the front desk were very nice and helpful. Gracie who checked my food,and Jordan who bagged my food both did a great job...(side note) there was a gentleman in a wheelchair who had placed a carry out order, the two ladies gladly and without being prompted offered to hold the doors open for him.....The food was delicious!! They have a huge selection of food. We can't wait to come back. Thanks for a great experience!
In my opinion this is the worst BBQ in Cincinnati. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich and my wife ordered the beef brisket sandwich. Neither the pork or the beef tasted like they came off the smoker, it actually tasted like the meat was cooked in a crock pot, there was not even a hint of smoke. The people there were not that friendly either. I ordered a large fry and a small mac n' cheese along with the meat. The waitress delivered 1 small and 1 large mac n' cheese. When I informed her that I ordered 1 small mac and 1 large fry she told me that I didn't order any french fries and that I would have to go back to the register to order the fries. Don't bother wasting your time or money at this place and go to one of the several other real BBQ places in Cincinnati.
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