The BBQ Train is a quaint establishment serving up some of the best barbeque in Bloomington, out of the Short Stop Food Mart. Local residents enjoy partaking in the delicious barbeque that is served up at the BBQ Train. The BBQ Train is a perfect example of how good food can come from the simplest setups. There are no frills, no fancy get-ups…just good barbeque that keeps people coming back for more. With weekly specials, takeout, and catering, the BBQ Train continues to establish itself as the go-to spot for barbeque in Bloomington.

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Restaurant Hours

BBQ Train is open 6 days a week. Specific days and hours of operation are as follows.

Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Sunday: CLOSED


The menu at BBQ Train is solid Southern barbeque at its finest. From pulled pork to ribs and all the sides, BBQ Train is the place to be for those seeking some of the best barbeque in Bloomington, Indiana. The full menu is simple but packed with all the essential barbeque favorites. Both lunch and dinner options are available as well as specials.

Main Menu

· Sandwiches - Pulled pork and BBQ chicken sandwiches

· Burgers - Cheeseburgers and black bean burgers

· Hot Dogs

· Ribs - Half and full slab ribs

· Classic Sides - Available in individual and family sizes

o Coleslaw

o Potato salad

o Mac n’ cheese

o Baked beans

o Sides of BBQ sauce

· Drinks - Canned sodas and water

Special Thursday Menu – BBQ Thursdays 10:30am - 6:30pm (or until the food runs out)

· Sandwiches - Pulled pork sandwich and grilled chicken sandwich

· Burgers - Cheeseburger and black bean burger

· Hot Dogs

· Ribs - Half and Full Slab

· Pulled Pork - by the pound with BBQ sauce

· Brisket

o Brisket sandwich

o Brisket per pound with BBQ sauce

o Burnt ends

· Sides - Available in individual and family sizes

o Coleslaw

o Potato salad

o Mac n’ cheese

o Baked beans

· Dessert - Slice of pecan pie

· Beverages - Canned sodas and water

· Lunch Special - $6 lunch special includes pulled pork sandwich, bag of chips and can of soda

Gift Certificates

BBQ Train offers online gift certificates for purchase via PayPal. Gift certificates are delivered via email to the recipient’s email’s address and the amounts are determined by the purchaser. BBQ Train gift certificates are valid up to one year from the date of purchase and can be bought online.


Good barbeque makes any occasion special, which is why BBQ Train is a great choice for any event. From luncheons to private parties, many people trust in the BBQ Train to deliver tasty barbeque for their special events. BBQ Train offers a catering menu that customers can use to create their own specialized menu for their special event. BBQ Train is capable of feeding groups of 10 to 5,000 within Monroe County.

Those interested in using BBQ Train for their next event are encouraged to review the catering menu and contact BBQ Train at (812) 219-7731 for more catering information.


BBQ Train, Short Stop Food Mart, 901 N. Smith Rd., Bloomington, IN 47408, website, Phone: 812-219-7731

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