There’s a New BBQ Restaurant Open on Martin Luther King Drive

We have a new BBQ spot for you to try.

The owner of Ashley’s Bar-B-Q (1501 N. Center St.) just opened another restaurant, serving a broader menu than its brother. It’s called Q (2730 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive) and at this time serves dinner only, with lunch service coming soon.

The dinner menu includes a couple of BBQ dishes (brisket and pork shoulder, both served with two sides and cornbread), alfredo pasta, pork chops served smothered, grilled or Southern fried, boneless chicken prepared similarly to the pork chops, as well as shrimp and lobster mac, salmon croquettes, shrimp and grits and pan-fried catfish ($13-$21).

   

There are also wings (a vegan option, also), soups and salads, and weekly specials: build-your-own mac and cheese (Tuesday), gumbo (Wednesday), Fred Flintstone/beef ribs (Thursday), fish fry (Friday), smothered lamb over rice (Saturday) and soul food (Sunday). Desserts include caramel cake and peach cobbler. 

Hours: Tues-Sun from 4 p.m. 

Proprietor Darnell Ashley also operated a second Ashley’s location, on National Avenue in Walker’s Point.   

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Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.