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Hickory River Smokehouse

2330 S Mount Zion Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-9719
217-864-1874
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Ranked #24 of 143 Restaurants in Decatur
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Decatur, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love the pork barbecue with side cold slaw. Lot of pork for the money. Pork very tender and moist. Service was fast and very pleasant.

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Decatur, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I visit thsi place at least once a week when I am working day shift. The food is alway excellent and you can't go wrong wtih the pulled pork.

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Maroa, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had lunch today and normally love this place, but today the chopped beef was surprisingly fatty and when I told the order taker I wanted extra sauce on the side, he must have misunderstood and I got only sauce on the side. Stick with the turkey next time which is always a winner and my husband loves the pulled... More

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Decatur, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good food - carry out available - love all of their meats and the smoked turkey! I mainly use them for the carry out - take home the meats and add our own side dishes. love it!

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Bradley, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The restaurant is in a converted Wendy's building. Décor was ok but it could have been better. Everything appeared decently clean. The food was really good. My son and I shared a combo platter with brisket, turkey and pulled pork. It came with 2 sides and cornbread. We had mashed potatoes and cole slaw, the potatoes were good, the coleslaw... More

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Decatur, Illinois
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

the chicken, ribs, and brisket are amazing. The sides are generous. Fast Food setting is a turnoff. This is not cheap but the only great barbecue in town!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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539 reviews 539 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Although we live in the city, we had never eaten here till today when we attended a geocaching event. Glad it was here! We both had the pulled pork with sides. The pork was excellent and we each got a large serving...probably could have shared, but glad we got our own! Waffle fries were awesome! Corn bread and the Texas... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is a chain restaurant we have never eaten at before. We had the special for the evening and the portion were huge. My husband and I could have shared a meal. Every thing was good. The staff was friendly and polite.

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Decatur, Illinois
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Pulled pork, potato salad & coleslaw. Drive through bbq restaurant? I thought I'd give it a try since I'm on my lunch break. Some meat was mushy, some was dry. The potato salad was still frozen. The coleslaw was weird...just purple water, cabbage etc The bbq sauce wasn't bad but it wasn't good. Won't be going back

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Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I enjoyed the pulled pork but did not care the side dish recipes. The meal was quite pricey for a fast food restaurant. Restaurant was clean.

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