"no surer way of gathering a crowd than holding a barbecue"

Depot Barbecue is 150 years in the making. The historic Madeira Train Depot was built in 1872, and it quickly became the community gathering place. Like many such train stations in small town America, the Depot no doubt hosted many community barbecues.

We honor that historic marriage of railroads and barbecue with Depot Barbecue. Here you will find favorite barbecue staples, from award-winning smoked meats, creamy macaroni & cheese and baked beans with bacon to vegetarian and lighter dishes to decadent desserts and soft-serve ice cream.  Come in for a craft beer, pulled pork sandwich and cole slaw and you might find your toe tapping to blues, bluegrass or big band music.

All aboard!

7701 Railroad Ave., Madeira OH

Andrew and Kristi Benson, owners

PH: 513.271.1234​​​​


We will close early at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving eve (11/21) and closed  on Thanksgiving Day.

Seasonal Hours​​

Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.



Download our App to order on line for pickup or delivery conveniently from your phone or tablet. There is no quicker way to get our barbecue to you.

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               Bourbon Ham                        Chicken Chipotle                     Turkey Cranberry

We have immediate openings for crew members and shift managers for shifts on weeknights and weekends. Ideal candidates are 18 or older, have a car, and have a background in food service. Download application and return to us by mail, email, or in person.

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Donut Days!

Holtman's Donuts for sale Saturdays starting at 8 a.m. We will have new varieties! Quantities are limited. You can order and pay ahead by calling 271-1234.












Live at the Depot!
Music Saturdays from 7 to 9 p.m. No cover.


Forest Hills Bluegrass Band - 11/10

Bluegrass








​​Corncobs -11/17

Old-time string band







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​"A 146-year-old train station in Madeira  is now a hot spot for barbecue."​​

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Check out our APP!

We fired up our smoker to bring you a new sandwich lineup that blends fresh ingredients with hickory-smoked meats.

Our Bourbon Ham & Swiss sandwich features tender slices of ham marinated in a Maker's Mark bourbon and brown sugar glaze, topped with swiss cheese and honey mustard, served on a honey bun. Only $6.50.

Our Chicken Chipotle & Pepper Jack marries hickory-smoked white meat chicken with crisp lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayo served on a honey bun. Only $7

The Sliced Turkey & Cranberry piles smoked turkey on a honey bun and tops it with our cranberry mustard spread. Add lettuce if desired. Only $8.

There here for a limited time, so stop by and try them!


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150 years in the making!

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OUR new sandwich Lineup!

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