RESTAURANT CLOSING: Star City BBQ shuts its doors after 3 years

Owner says building, furnishings for sale or lease


The Dayton area has one fewer barbecue restaurant — but the eatery’s building and contents are for sale or lease.

Star City BBQ at 1015 S. Main St. in south Miamisburg closed its doors permanently on Tuesday, owner Ray Isaac confirmed to this news outlet Tuesday night.

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“It’s been three years, and I’ve enjoyed it. I’m going to miss it,” Isaac said.

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The building and furnishings are now for sale or lease, the restaurant owner said. “It’s all set up, if someone want to own a restaurant,” he said.

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Isaac also runs a construction company, and said he was finding it difficult to operate both businesses. But he also said the difficulty in finding and hiring dependable help played a role in his decision to shut down Star City BBQ. He and his manager mutually agreed to close the restaurant, Isaac said. 

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