Alabama Que is a Black-owned BBQ joint with a few sit-down tables that specializes in Southern-style smoked meats and accompaniments. Unlike other BBQ places, this savory spot uses a smoker to ensure maximum flavor. Operated by Dwan Ward, an African American restaurant owner, the business is located on Short Vine in Corryville, just blocks from the University of Cincinnati, Downtown Cincinnati, Mt Auburn, and Avondale.
Alabama Que offers a wide array of meats including turkey, beef, pork, chicken, and salmon. The Black-owned barbeque joint has traditional sides such as mac & cheese, greens, green beans, baked beans, yams, potato salad, and coleslaw as well as baked goods like banana pudding, lemon cake, chocolate cake, peach cobbler, apple cobbler, cornbread muffins, wheat rolls, and buns. You can get four different sauces of varying heat levels on the side of your meal. Original and Gold sauces are not hot at all, but heat does increase with the Medium and Hot sauces.
Alabama Que offers both delivery and pickup services through platforms such as Grub Hub, Door Dash, and Seamless. The African American-owned restaurant also has a catering service as well as a food truck. The catering menu is almost the same as the regular menu except it is intended for much larger events. A 24-hour notice is required for catering large events. The food truck runs irregular hours, but you can find out where it will be next by checking the website for the food truck calendar.
I ordered catering for work from Alabama Que. I arrived a bit early since I was picking up near closing time. It is quite popular and now I know why! The owner met me with my order on a cart and brought it to my car (even though it was not super close). He told me a bit about his work (fire/ ems- sorry I do not remember exactly) which was cool because I am in healthcare. Everything was very well packed. They double foiled everything which was so nice. The hot items were hot, and the cold items were cold. Everything was a hit and made with LOVE.
The barbecue sauce on the turkey tips is impeccable & has quite a bit of a spicy kick! The baked beans are the best I have ever had! The baked beans have brown sugar & unknown seasoning; a must-try. Food takes a while to receive but is worth the wait!
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