These guys also have a food truck and now an actual restaurant! It’s called Roadhouse BBQ and it’s just getting started. When we went – there were only 2 tiny tables inside and then a few big picnic tables outside. I think they’re planning on more – but it was just their 2nd weekend open.
Inside they have a little shop with jams, hats and knick knacks – cute country stuff. There’s also an area for a bakery. The owners mom is the baker and she’ll have more items more often as they get established. I hear the pies are great!
I love that their menu has so much variety! Instead of just sandwiches or ribs – there’s tacos, pizzas, burgers, bowl, potatoes, etc. The main thing was I knew we’d be back because I couldn’t decide what I wanted!
There’s also a great ice cream selection along with sundaes and brownies – yes please! That’ll be a fun little drive after dinner some night too.
I went for pulled pork tacos ($7) and they were topped with pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream. I couldn’t wait to dig into these and they looked and smelled great! You’ll have to wait to see what I thought…
We HAD to try a couple of sides ($2 each) and – of course – I got macaroni and cheese of course and it was cheesy and creamy perfection! I was going to say “delicious” but Food Network Star hates that word because it doesn’t describe anything – so I’m going to work on that. It’s a very thick creamy cheese sauce (Velveeta?) but I loved that the pasta wasn’t mushy and overcooked – that’s a huge pet peeve.
Larry got red beans & rice and it was pretty good – the beans and onions were well seasoned and the rice was okay – a bit plain once you got down to the rice – I might like it mixed more – but the container was too small to stir.
Larry got a pulled pork sandwich ($7) and was nice enough to give me a bite and it was tasty. It was the same pork in my tacos but with sauce on it. I like that they didn’t skimp on cheap buns. Good stuff.
How about my tacos? Loved ‘them! Corn tortillas might make them a little better but I’m not surprised to find flour. They do have a little sweeter flavor then say the carnitas at Chipotle (if you’re thinking of getting tacos or a bowl) – even without bbq sauce – they still have that sweet & smoky flavor.
Why Should You Go? I love small businesses! I chatted with the owner and she’s great. If they’re busy – you’ll have to wait a few minutes for your food – there are only a couple people working – but it’s worth it. We took ours home – but don’t hesitate to grab a picnic table and enjoy!
10059 State Route 132 Pleasant Plain, Ohio 45162
Saturday- 7:30-3 (bakery and ice cream only until October)