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BBQ Train

Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars
11 reviews onYelp logo
(812) 334-0266
Location905 N Smith Rd Bloomington
CategoriesBarbeque

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updated: February 29, 2024
Price$$
Year Established2009
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Lindsey C.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars05/11/2018
Yes it is gas station food, kind of.... $6 Lunch combo is my JaM! BBQ Sandwich, chips, and a drink, you likely be stuffed, I always am. They have a sweet or... read review
Jamie H.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars07/06/2023
BBQ Viceman Grill the best jerk chicken and jerk pork around you've gotta come down and taste this food it's worth it!! Taste buds will approve!! Pulled... read review
Sean V.
Yelp Rating - 3.0 stars06/17/2023
The food was ok. I'm from Texas so maybe that's why i don't rate as high as others have. The seasoning was not there as well. read review

Business Description

If you're looking for some authentic, mouth-watering barbeque, then look no further than BBQ Train in Bloomington, Indiana. This unassuming gas station turned eatery has become a local legend, thanks to their finger-licking good pulled pork, ribs, brisket, and chicken.

But it's not just the meat that makes BBQ Train stand out. They've also perfected the art of the side dish, with homemade macaroni and cheese, baked beans, and coleslaw that are the perfect complement to any barbeque dish.

The history of BBQ Train is deeply intertwined with the local community. The property owner, Chris Smith, returned to his hometown of Bloomington after working as a civil engineer in Charlotte, NC. He took over Short Stop Food Mart and was devoted to reinventing the neighborhood grocery by focusing on customer service, a friendly atmosphere, and local products.

Sarah, a BBQ Train employee, has worked there for six years and has honed her BBQ skills by trying new recipes, studying the history of BBQ, and attending BBQ Bootcamp with nationally recognized elite competition barbeque chef Chris Marks.

But don't just take our word for it. Yelp reviews rave about the food, with one reviewer saying, "Excellent excellent food excellent. I can't say it enough. The green beans are amazing like none you've ever had before." Another reviewer was initially skeptical but was won over, saying, "I am NOT going to lie to you -- I was very skeptical about this place. My coworker had told me about 'the barbecue in a gas station.' And where from, I..."

If you're in the Bloomington area, make sure to stop by BBQ Train and experience the best barbeque in Indiana.

Gift Ideas for BBQ Train

If you're looking for a gift that will make your loved one's taste buds sing, then BBQ Train in Bloomington, Indiana has got you covered. Here are some ideas for gifts that are sure to satisfy even the pickiest of BBQ connoisseurs.

First up, the BBQ Train gift card. It's the perfect present for any occasion, whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or just because. The lucky recipient can use it to indulge in all of BBQ Train's delicious offerings, from pulled pork to brisket, and everything in between.

For the BBQ lover who has everything, why not check out BBQ Train's catering services? Whether it's a backyard BBQ, a wedding, or a corporate event, BBQ Train's catering team can deliver a feast that will leave everyone raving. And the best part? You'll get all the credit for putting together an unforgettable event.

If you're looking to add some spice to your gift-giving, then BBQ Train's signature BBQ sauce is a must-have. Made with a secret blend of spices and love, this sauce will take any dish to the next level. It's perfect for marinating meat, as a dipping sauce, or even as a gift on its own.

Last but not least, why not indulge in some of BBQ Train's famous sides? From their creamy macaroni and cheese to their tangy coleslaw, these sides are the perfect complement to any BBQ meal. And with takeout and delivery options available, you can surprise your loved one with a delicious meal without even leaving the house.

No matter what you choose, a gift from BBQ Train is sure to be a hit. With their commitment to quality, flavor, and community, BBQ Train is more than just a restaurant - it's an experience.

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