Treat Yourself to the Irresistible Flavors of 2G’s Barbecue in Downtown Bellefontaine

Treat Yourself to the Irresistible Flavors of 2G’s Barbecue in Downtown Bellefontaine

If you find yourself seeking an authentic, local, slow-cooked barbecue experience, look no further than 2G’s Barbecue, located at 116 North Main in Downtown Bellefontaine. Slow cooked brisket, colossal one pound loaded baked potatoes, and all-you-can-eat fish every Friday are just a few of the reasons this restaurant is one of the most popular in the area. Reviews and customers rave about the food, but it’s the family friendly environment and small-town hospitality that puts this restaurant above the rest.

At the heart of 2G’s Barbecue is how its founders set out on a dream after facing adversity, as narrated by the dynamic duo behind the establishment—George and Vanessa Hunter. Their journey to culinary success was paved with challenges, and George, in a candid reflection, shares the transformative power of faith and perseverance. Overcoming personal obstacles, he found solace in a loving savior, God, who not only brought hope into his life but also paved the way for the realization of his dreams.

In George’s own words, “I know first-hand what it feels like to be hopeless. Obstacles and difficulties, most of my own making, drove me to find hope in God.” The acknowledgment of divine intervention and the unwavering support of the local community culminated in the birth of 2G’s Barbecue—a testament to the belief that, with faith, nothing is impossible.  These values are at the core of the companies mission, treat others with love, respect and kindness.

Beyond the flavorful dishes, 2G’s Barbecue distinguishes itself with a commitment to personalized service. The 2G’s family endeavors to make each visit a memorable experience, ensuring that patrons feel a genuine connection not commonly found in other establishments. It’s a place where you’re not just a customer; you’re part of the 2G’s family.

Now, let’s talk about the star of the show: the menu. Bone-in smoky ribs, savory wings, and mouthwatering pulled pork sandwiches with a host of delicious side options that include house made mac and cheese, collard greens and fresh baked cornbread too.  And if you’re in the mood for something a bit different, why not try their seafood options? From shrimp and frog legs to catfish, 2G’s caters to all tastes.

For those looking to share an appetizer, indulge in the loaded fries, generously covered with pulled pork, or the nachos made with Doritos, pulled pork, and an original sauce. It’s a feast for the senses that showcases the culinary creativity and dedication of the 2G’s team.

Of course, save room for dessert because 2G’s Barbecue doesn’t disappoint. Treat yourself to George’s Banana Pudding or savor a slice of pie—whether it’s peach, cherry, apple, or black raspberry, each bite is a sweet symphony that concludes your culinary journey on a delightful note.

Yet, 2G’s Barbecue isn’t just about the food, it’s about inspiration and spreading positivity. George and Vanessa aim to share their story and create an environment where every visitor feels the love of God and leaves encouraged, knowing that, despite life’s challenges, dreams can always come true.

In short, your journey to 2G’s is not just about filling your stomach—it’s about nourishing your soul. Stop in and see for yourself!

You can learn more about 2G’s by visiting their website at:

Please note that 2G’s Barbecue takes a break on Sundays and Mondays. Stay connected and stay informed about the latest happenings by following 2G’s on Facebook.