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Hickory Road BBQ

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914 Central Ave, Auburn, NE 68305
14022749988
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Description: Well worth visiting...please try to include in your site

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I'd just like to hear, "thanks for coming today" when I leave.

We ate at their new place in Lincoln, at the corner of Hwy 2 and 48th. They were not busy, the food was OK, but upon leaving, 2 employees walked right in front of us, not an excuse me, not a thanks for coming tonight. Hey, after food, drinks, and dessert, plus a NICE TIP, where's at least a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
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Nebraska
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We ate at their new place in Lincoln, at the corner of Hwy 2 and 48th. They were not busy, the food was OK, but upon leaving, 2 employees walked right in front of us, not an excuse me, not a thanks for coming tonight. Hey, after food, drinks, and dessert, plus a NICE TIP, where's at least a smile,... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Terribly disappointing!! We were so excited to try this addition to Lincoln, and couldn't be more of a bust..TOUGHEST RIBS we've ever had anywhere..Good smoke flavor, but not much meat, and it needs to be pried off the bone. We believe the beans to be slightly jazzed up pork and beans. The website shows wedge fries, they serve plain shoestring... More 

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Thank Nancy B
Vincennes, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Husband & I stopped on our way thru town. The bbq was good, I tried the mild sweet sauce which also was good. I didn't care for the cole slaw, too creamy, but did enjoy the potato salad.

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Thank TJen72
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great food, love the tritip. Will definitely visit again. Good & fast service. Located off the main strip.

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Thank Rebecca S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We could have just been there on a bad night but the service was super slow, our brisket sandwich were full of fat and the waitress hardly ever came by our table even to see if we needed refills on our drinks. If we are in the area we may try again but our first visit was definitely disappointing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Arived on a rainy afternoon. PArking on stree is close. I walked in anthe the bartender could tell "I was treated with decent service but no attempt to make me feel welcome. The brisket was very good-better than anything in the South. The ribs were excellant-meaty, with lots of flavor and little or no fat. The beans are a bit... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were very surprised by this place. The setting is clean and inviting, with booths, tables, and a bar area with big screen TVs. The service is friendly and attentive, the sauces (especially the spicy sweet one) are excellent, and the meats are very good. Our favorites were the pulled chicken and the brisket. The pulled pork was OK, but... More 

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Thank Jays911
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went on a Sunday evening. They only had a few other customers, yet service on drinks was fairly slow. The food was good BBQ, however, the waiter brought me three sides instead of two and two of the three were the wrong sides. Then my mother-in-law ordered a steak cooked medium and it came out rare. Although they took... More 

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Thank unlvlawyer
Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We ate here one recent Monday evening. It looks like a typical bar, and we were somewhat hesitant at first. But, it also had historical charm. The food was actually quite good. My wife had a 1/2 rack of ribs, and the was tender and flavorful. I ordered a brisket sandwich. The meat seemed to be a little less brisket... More 

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Thank Van D
Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

For a small town it's really good. Worth your time. We got the ribs and were very happy with them. Neat old building. You get plenty of food. We would definitely stop again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 914 Central Ave, Auburn, NE 68305
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 14022749988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Description

Well worth visiting...please try to include in your site

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