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soozycue520
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Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 09/7/08 2:10 AM
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Here is a pictorial for the curious.

Montgomery Inn is not BBQ in the sense that the meat is smoked. It is meat covered in BBQ sauce.

Montgomery Inn Boathouse {not the original location in Montgomery, OH} is located on the Ohio River. Great Views.






The inside of the restaurant is full of sports memorabilia.




It's cozy, when it's not packed {which it usually is}~





They give you a great bread basket, including some great salted rye~



On to the food. This is a combo plate of ribs, a pork chop, baked potato & onion straws~





Beef Brisket {smothered in MI BBQ sauce}, mac & cheese, & cornbread.




A wider view {with broccoli}~



The sides are great. The pork chop was pretty darn good. The BBQ sauce on the ribs & brisket cover up the lack of flavor {because it's boiled meat}.

But if you come to Cincinnati, you must come to the MI Boathouse for the views~





~ {and some guy cleaning the riverside} ~


And, Montgomery Inn also serves steak and seafood for those who do not wish to partake in boiled meat covered in an interesting BBQ sauce {secret ingredient ~ anchovies!!}. They also serve Saratoga chips with a side of the interesting BBQ sauce {sorry, no pics}.

It's not all bad. Just not smoked BBQ. Uniquely Cincinnati.





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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 09/7/08 7:05 AM
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They told me at the original location that they go through 50,000#/week of ribs.
Also, you might try the revolving restaurant on the KY side of the river for some excellent pics. Your coverage of the Boathouse was outstanding!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 09/7/08 8:02 AM
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Oh that porkchop dinner looked superb!!!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 09/7/08 8:09 AM
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Never been here, but their BBQ sauce? The best bottled sauce I have ever had. Thin consistancy, yet incredibly flavorful. This is a very famous place. Friends from the "Queen City" brought me back their sauce and then send us their ribs. The ribs were very good, too. No, not really "Q" but very good ribs. Who cares if they taste good. Their's do.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 09/11/08 10:33 AM
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How were the prices? I thought the original location was over priced.

Baah Ben, their ribs were well prepared, but the suace did nothing for me.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 09/11/08 4:59 PM
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Looks good,soozycue-they get kudos from me for serving salted rye and onion straws.The view is wonderful, as is the " view " of the rest of the food!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 09/11/08 11:52 PM
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Yum!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 09/26/08 11:32 PM
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Originally posted by Baah Ben

Never been here, but their BBQ sauce? The best bottled sauce I have ever had. Thin consistancy, yet incredibly flavorful. This is a very famous place. Friends from the "Queen City" brought me back their sauce and then send us their ribs. The ribs were very good, too. No, not really "Q" but very good ribs. Who cares if they taste good. Their's do.


Totally agree with you about their sauce. Excellent.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sat, 09/27/08 12:03 AM
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Earl... Glad you like the sauce, too. Sorry, Sfreader didn't. I just realized I have another bottle in my pantry!

Here's some of the things the label says:

"#1 in the USA..Montgomery Inn Barbeque Sauce"
"Heat before serving"
"New Bottle (plastic) - Same Great Taste"
"Ted Gregory - The Rib King"
"18 oz"
"Sauce is specially blended to be heated"
"#1 ingredient in our sauce is tomatoes"
"Montgomery Inn Boathouse"
"Arnold Palmer, Johnny Bench, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Gerald Ford, Ronald Regan"
"Do not microwave this bottle"

This is a sauce that you do want to heat up. It makes a big difference.

www.montgomeryinn.com

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 01/23/09 10:22 PM
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I ate at the original Montgomery Inn about 10 or 11 years ago, and I have to say that I was very unimpressed. I knew in advance that the ribs were not going to be true barbeque, but due to the Inn's lofty reputation in Cincinnati, I decided to approach the food with an open mind. The ribs themselves were pretty decent ( nice and meaty ), but that "famous" sauce was something else.... just plain bad. In the late ' 80s/early ' 90s, Bob Hope ( of all people! ) was doing radio commercials for that sauce that were heard on Cincy's WLW-AM, and with that kind of endorsement, I had high hopes for the stuff. Boy, what a letdown. I consider Montgomery Inn's sauce to be one of the three or four worst BBQ sauces I've ever had. Not a place that I care to return to.  

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 01/23/09 11:43 PM
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they make a homemade bleu cheese dressing that is amazing!! best ive ever had!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 8:08 AM
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Gotta tell ya - lived in the area over 25 years and this is probably the worst BBQ I've ever had.  We gave it several tries over the years, to make sure we had not hit them on a bad day, but we never eat there anymore.  To us, the sauce is nothing more than sweet catsup, and the meat was overcooked...

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 8:35 AM
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Any idea how many years the Montgomery Inn has been in business?  I know it's quite a few.  They must be doing something right.


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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 9:28 AM
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BaahBen,
~~Everyone has different tastes which is why Baskin-Robbins has 31 flavors yet also they are on no lists for best ice cream in America. McDonalds is biggest "food seller" in the world but many people will never eat there. I went to the same Montgomery's Inn and I didn't much care for what I thought  were 24/7 Greek diner-style ribs. You are right in that they are very popular so it must be just my tastes that are askew. I loved the view but not the ribs, the sauce to me also tasted like sweet ketchup, and I never enjoy potatos cooked in aluminum foil. Different strokes for .......
Beautiful job on the pictures soozycue.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 9:51 AM
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Ive said it before but they have the best bleu cheese dressing ive ever had on their salads and i thought it was pretty darn good considering its not the "real thing".
btw they used to fly their ribs year after year out to Bob Hopes desert classic golf tourney!
He was a huge fan and I even dined inthe Bob hope room upstairs all the way in the back. really nice views of newport on the levy and such!
He lived to be 100 so it must have been the ribs!!!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 9:58 AM
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I have eaten at the original location three times, but never the Boathouse.  I am squarely in the camp of not enjoying the ribs or the sauce, but I certainly understand the allure of this place.  That does not take away from my enjoyment of another fine report, soozycue520, so thank you and keep them coming!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 10:22 AM
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They're opening a new Montgomery Inn in Columbus, this week, I believe. It will likely be successful. But, having had their ribs and their awful sauce I won't be a customer.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 12:29 PM
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Three "likes" and six "don't likes" on the sauce.

Now I'm worried, as my cousin wants to take to one in Cincinnati.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 1:07 PM
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MiamiDon


Three "likes" and six "don't likes" on the sauce.

Now I'm worried, as my cousin wants to take to one in Cincinnati.


you can always order a bottle and give it a shot! they ship anywhere! and you might be able to pick it up in some places!

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Thu, 04/16/09 1:36 PM
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Baah Ben
Any idea how many years the Montgomery Inn has been in business?  I know it's quite a few.  They must be doing something right.
Yeah, marketing to suckers who don't know the difference between real 'Que and stuff they serve at Montgomery Inn.

Buddy



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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 04/17/09 11:43 AM
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I can't abide the place. Boiled ribs, sweetie-sweet flat sauce. And whereas at other restaurants they serve livestock, at Monty Inn, you are the livestock -- packed in, fed fast, ushered out.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 04/17/09 2:15 PM
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Nice to know that so many people share my opinion of Montgomery Inn's food, especially that sad excuse for BBQ sauce ( see, great minds DO think alike! )

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Fri, 04/17/09 4:51 PM
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I don't think I mentioned this, but the reason why I went, this particular time, is that my cousin, who is not from Cincy, had been told over & over that she had to try it.  I warned her that is wasn't "all that", and after trying it, she agreed.  Being a southern girl, she was not impressed with the ribs.  I ordered the brisket that day because it was a special, and I didn't know they would drown it in sauce.

I have been on other occasions {when someone else insists on it}, and I tend to order a filet.  It is good, albeit over-priced.  And I like their side dishes.  So, if someone insists that you go, you can still get a decent meal, while avoiding the pseudo BBQ.

The pork chop is also very good, and they do not sauce it {sauce comes on the side}.  It is mentioned here that the blue cheese dressing is good.  MI's salads are much better than they used to be {i.e. not just iceberg & carrots}, and their house dressing was a walnut & gorgonzola vingrette that was excellent.

If I get to choose, MI is not the place I would pick, but if I have to go, I can make due.
 
I wanted to post this because there is a lot of discussion about MI, and i thought people would be interested.  And, with all this discussion here, others who might visit can make up their own minds whether to visit MI or not.
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Re:Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sat, 04/18/09 11:22 PM
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Ate there earlier this year, I would not bother going there again.  The ribs were not good at all, and I don't remember the sides or anything else being other than run of the mill at best.
 
I left rather disappointed.

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Re:Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 04/27/09 12:00 PM
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I am a BBQ maven (I'll put up my pork and brisket to anyones) and a cincinnati resident, so here is my take on the Inn.

They are a decent restaraunt with some excellent items...just don't expetc BBQ.  Their baby backs ribs are meaty and tender and have a decent rub.  They are boiled/steamed and then finished on a grill.  I order them with sauce on the side and enjoy them but, again, they are not smoked bbq...they are a whole different product.  My buddies really recommend the Inn's duck and typically order the duck/ribs combo.  My kids like their onion straws.  The boathouse has nice view...good place to take visitors.  The Inn has gotten quite expensive these days, but everyone else has too.

Their sauce is pretty good, if you like a "northern style sweet sauce".  I doctor it up a bit - add a little cider vinager to cut the sweetness and a little Jamaican Pick-a-Peppa sauce for heat and complexity.  After doctoring, it really is better than any sauce I have come up with on my own.

If you want the best real ribs in cinti, check out KT's in Reading.  It is a small take-out place and their ribs are world class.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 04/27/09 12:16 PM
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Baah Ben
Any idea how many years the Montgomery Inn has been in business?  I know it's quite a few.  They must be doing something right.
Yeah, marketing to suckers who don't know the difference between real 'Que and stuff they serve at Montgomery Inn.

Buddy


It's funny to read this now.  I BBQ'd some pork ribs the other day, planning to try the Montgomery Inn BBQ sauce (which I had previously ordered, after reading Danny Botz' suggestion).  Whilst rummaging through the BBQ sauce larder, I came upon a couple of bottles of your Roadhouse BBQ sauce.  I ended up not opening the MI sauce!  BTW, the Hot Sweet & Tangy was too hot and spicy for the spousal unit.
 
soozyque520:  Thank you for posting the Montgomery Inn Boathouse report and the great photos.
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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 04/27/09 1:09 PM
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Don,
I hope someone got some enjoyment out of our Hot, Sweet, & Tangy Bar-B-Que Sauce.  I'm sorry it was too hot for Mrs. Miami, but when we created it, we decided if we're going to call that version our "Hot" sauce, we'd better live up to that expectation.  Not too hot, mind you, but we didn't want anyone challenging our claims to heat either.

We do have four versions of our sauces, the "Original Recipe" being the mildest.  Mixing and matching the varieties will yield you excellent results as well.  My current favorite mix is about a one to one ratio of the "Original Recipe", a sweet smoky sauce, mixed with our "Southern Sunset" a tangier vinegar based sauce that pays homage to classic southern style sauces.  The combination of the sweet with the tangy and the little bit of heat in the southern sauce provides a perfect balance for me.

Thanks for using our products.  Hope they met with your satisfaction.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sat, 05/2/09 3:29 PM
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I tried some of the Montgomery Inn BBQ sauce today.  Wow.  It really does taste like ketchup.  Now mind you, I like ketchup.  I make some very good BBQ sauces based on ketchup, but I add enough other things that they don't remind one of ketcup, in consistency, color or taste.
 
So now I have four bottles of odd ketchup.  Maybe I'll just use them instead of ketchup, on burgers and fries! 

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sat, 05/2/09 4:45 PM
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MiamiDon


I tried some of the Montgomery Inn BBQ sauce today.  Wow.  It really does taste like ketchup.  Now mind you, I like ketchup.  I make some very good BBQ sauces based on ketchup, but I add enough other things that they don't remind one of ketcup, in consistency, color or taste.
 
So now I have four bottles of odd ketchup.  Maybe I'll just use them instead of ketchup, on burgers and fries! 


May I suggest hot dogs?

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/4/09 10:35 AM
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Montgomery Inn was here before any real Barbq came into town. So I tend to give CIncinnatians a break on it. I will get the chicken if i go. I wont touch the ribs tho.
  At least a few good Barbq joints are starting to open up now around town, which is good.
  So I guess I am 20,000ing the report that Montgomery Inn is meh.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/4/09 12:20 PM
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baughman, 20,000 "meh" votes seems light by my estimate.  You are right though, there are a few real 'Que joints opened up around Cincy.  Two of my favorites, discovered with Cincinnati Roadfooders jjjrfoodie and Tumbleweed, are Pit To Plate and BBQ Revue.  I've also heard good things from TJ Jackson about Jim Dandy's.

I visited City Barbecue (based out of Columbus) and, although certainly an improvement over Montgomery Inn, was unimpressed with the overall product.

Are there any other places you would recommend in the Cincinnati metro area?

Buddy

Pit To Plate
8021 Hamilton Ave.
Mt. Healthy  OH  45231
(513) 931-9100

Barbecue Revue
4725 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati  OH  45227
(513) 871-3500

Jim Dandy's
2343 E. Sharon Rd.
Cincinnati  OH  45241
(513) 571-4888

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/4/09 12:40 PM

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/4/09 1:07 PM
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In my opinion, the very best BBQ in Cincinnati at the moment can be found at Boston Butz in Ross - for out-of-towners, this is at the extreme NW corner of what might still be considered "Greater Cincinnati" with a stretch (or three) of the limits.

Solidly at number 2 is Pit to Plate.



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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/4/09 7:50 PM
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A short while back I was in Ross for the first time in 40 years, I saw the pink pig out front and decided to stop there at Boston Butz. I can't say it is the best in the area (like I said, I've been gone for 40 years) but their pulled pork is very good. 'Q' joints don't usually impress me, I have a couple smokers at home and I know how good smoked 'Q' tastes. Theirs is as good as any that I have had in a restaurant.
www.bostonbutz.com
 
Montgomery Inn "BBQ sauce" could possibly be the worst I have ever tasted - but then, if we all had the same tastes, this would be an awfully boring world.
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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/11/09 10:15 AM
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We live close to the "Butz" - for BBQ it's pretty good.  But I have to be honest, nothing tastes as good as what I do in my Smokin Tex smoker (pork shoulders, brisket, turkey, hamburgers, steaks, <Cold Smoke>: cheese, salsa, etc.).

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Mon, 05/11/09 11:34 AM
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mr melvis,
There are few commercial 'Que joints in this world that can consistently and unerringly match the quality produced by an experienced home pit master.  I have no doubt that what comes out of the smoker in your backyard is superior in every way to the typical product that is put out at most greasehouses.

However, when you consider that most commercial pit masters are tending to literally dozens, if not hundreds of briskets, pork shoulders, chickens, ribs, and sausages all at the same time, while the home smoker looks after a tiny fraction of that amount, it is an unfair comparison at best.

Truly, I'm not trying to be snarky or to denigrate your 'Que in any way.  Certainly, if you've read any of my comments above, you know I'm not defending The Montgomery Inn.  I'm just sayin', what comes out of a commercial kitchen as opposed to what is made with the skilled hands of a home cook who is able to focus all of his or her attention on one item defies comparison.

I offer this comment not just in response to your post, but also to all those individuals in so many other threads where "The Best" is being discussed.  Whether it be burgers, 'Que, pasta sauces, salsa or lutefisk, their response is, "Nothing beats what comes out of my kitchen/porch/backyard/what have you."

Well, duh.

Buddy
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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 05/27/09 3:33 PM
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Buddy:

No offense taken at all (but a small bit of snark WAS detected...)   ;-) 

In relaying that nothing (to me) tastes as good as what I put out, I was only judging against what commercial options are available to us in this area - not Que from "around the world".  I am more than positive that somewhere out in this great wide world of ours, there is BBQ that just makes mine look and taste like wet paper bags filled with feathers.  That's ok - it's not a competition with me, I just groove on food!  As far as the Montgomery Inn is concerned - someone earlier said they must be doing something right to be in business this long.  That is very true - somebody (*lots of somebodys*) evidently digs it.  I kind of look at it this way:  I am not a big fan of Ozzy Osbourne's music at all - but God love him, somebody is because he makes a ton of dough off of it - so more power to him (and The Montgomery Inn!).  I'll just keep listening to Motorhead and eating my Que...  ;-)

mr_melvis

BuddyRoadhouse


mr melvis,
There are few commercial 'Que joints in this world that can consistently and unerringly match the quality produced by an experienced home pit master.  I have no doubt that what comes out of the smoker in your backyard is superior in every way to the typical product that is put out at most greasehouses.

However, when you consider that most commercial pit masters are tending to literally dozens, if not hundreds of briskets, pork shoulders, chickens, ribs, and sausages all at the same time, while the home smoker looks after a tiny fraction of that amount, it is an unfair comparison at best.

Truly, I'm not trying to be snarky or to denigrate your 'Que in any way.  Certainly, if you've read any of my comments above, you know I'm not defending The Montgomery Inn.  I'm just sayin', what comes out of a commercial kitchen as opposed to what is made with the skilled hands of a home cook who is able to focus all of his or her attention on one item defies comparison.

I offer this comment not just in response to your post, but also to all those individuals in so many other threads where "The Best" is being discussed.  Whether it be burgers, 'Que, pasta sauces, salsa or lutefisk, their response is, "Nothing beats what comes out of my kitchen/porch/backyard/what have you."

Well, duh.

Buddy




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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 9:17 AM
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I'm having a meeting in Cincinnati in August and want to take a group of 30 out for dinner one night.  Where would you suggest I go? 

p.s. We're all tourists from Canada

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 10:39 AM
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Conlon


I'm having a meeting in Cincinnati in August and want to take a group of 30 out for dinner one night.  Where would you suggest I go? 

p.s. We're all tourists from Canada


Tourists or business? It kind of makes a difference. I used to travel a lot on business and I would classify the Montgomery Inn as an out of towner businessman's kind of comfort place. Middle of the road, can't go wrong, won't feel out of place and won't make ripples on the expense account. I would not consider it a tourist destination.

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 11:47 AM
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I have been there for many meetings also. I don't love there Ribs but they are definately good. Saratoga Chips with there Hot Mustard mixed 50/50 with BBQ sauce as a dip is excellent(This is a local trick). Steaks are pretty good also. Well run bar and service. Great View. Can be loud but they are set up for groups. You wont be amazed but you wont be dissappointed...Russ 
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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 12:35 PM
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Conlon, take a look at TJ Jackson's Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky thread  for some good suggestions in the Queen City.

Buddy

P.S. To the moderators: Why this informative thread has not been made a sticky at the top of the "Trip Report" forum is a mystery to me.  It is a very useful source for anyone visiting Cincy.

Just a suggestion.

Buddy

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 1:17 PM
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After looking at their menu, can someone tell me why all the meats on their dinner sandwiches claim to be "slow smoked", but their ribs aren't?

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Wed, 06/10/09 1:32 PM
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'Cause they're not.

Frankly, I'm not sure anything at Montgomery Inn is actually smoked in the traditional Barbecue manner, but that is between them, their conscience, and their customers.  This is definitely a case of caveat emptor, "Let the Buyer Beware".

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RE: Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 06/14/09 3:32 PM
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I live quite close to the original Montgomery Inn and dine there or get carry-out several times a year.  Their ribs are quite good.  Very meaty and nice flavor.  They are not BBQ though, so don't expect smoked pork.  I'm a bit of a bbq maven myself - prefer my own - but for best real smoked ribs in cincy, check out KT's in Reading. Most of the folks I eat with at the Inn get the Ribs/Duck combo and rave about the duck.
 
Their sauce is quite good, but a little sweet for my taste.  I cut it with a bit of apple cider vinager and add a little hot sauce and it is just about perfect.  Unlike many bottled sauces, it does not have artificial smoke flavor...I let my smoking do the talking.

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Re:Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Tue, 12/29/09 3:40 PM
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Hey Steve, how much pickapeppa sauce and cider vinegar do you add to the Mongomery Inn BBQ sauce?

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Re:Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Sun, 02/28/10 12:51 AM
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I have been to the BoatHouse Montgomery Inn but it was several years ago and I don't really remember the sauce. I am sure I got the chicken though since I am not a big fan of ribs.

What I can tell you though is that THE VERY BEST Ribs are from "Marks Feed Store" in Louisville, KY. These ribs are perfect so if you are in that area check them out. Also try their buttermilk crunch. ....if you have room for it.  It is buttermilk pie topped with soft serve ice cream with butterscotch sauce and nuts on top...oh my word...scrumptious....

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Re:Montgomery Inn/ Cincinnati - BBQ? [pics] - Tue, 03/2/10 9:22 PM
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Sunshine-  I am afraid I have to disagree with your evaluation of the Marks Feed Store BBQ. We have tried a couple of their stores...They are a local chain... and found that the food was only about a 5 on the scale of 10, and more importantly the service was not as good or as consistent as we have found at most FF Burger Joints. The gum-chewing help spent more time swapping stories with each other while our food waited to be delivered on more than one visit. No 'adult' management help were in view at either of the stores during busy lunch hours on three visits within the past year.