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Hickory River Smokehouse

2130 Bloomingdale Rd, Glendale Heights, IL 60139-1852
630-529-1227
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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English first
Chicago, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Soo disappointed. I went with my wife for lunch. I ordered the brisket dinner with the following side orders: coleslaw, fries and beans and she ordered the pulled pork sandwich. Coleslaw was horrible, never had slaw so terrible but they say there is a first time for everything. Don't order the coleslaw here! The beans were just ok, they lacked... More 

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Glendale Heights, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great Texas BBQ, wonderful staff, fast and efficient! The Tuesday special is a great deal! Drive thru really convenient!

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My sister and I just love this place. You can smell the smoked meat before you even walk into the door. I prefer the pulled pork plate or the smoked turkey plate. Yes the sides are only average and I prefer the sweet corn or the green beans but it is the meat that counts. If the meat is smoked... More 

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Good BBQ. However, A bit pricey for the amount of food received and the ambiance. It would be nice if they put some extra sauce on the table because the meal could have used more.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I want to preface this review by saying I have not visited the south and tasted the BBQ there. My wife and I have been here many times and enjoy it. I have taken other people here who have visited the south and experienced BBQ in the south and they say this place is decent. I like you order your... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Being from Kansas City my standards are high. This place was worst than Famous Dave's. I got the brisket. It was tasty. But the sides were terrible - the beans were spicy pork and beans (not baked beans) and the slaw was bland. I did like the apple sauce - chunky and fresh. Also, the corn bread was good. The... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Stopped in on a way to a friend's house in the area. I was hoping to try their rib-tips which were on the menu the last visit but they had been dropped so I settled for their pulled pork dinner plate with a side of beans and chili with the obligatory cornbread. With a drink this ran $12.50. The establishment... More 

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hanover park
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We enjoyed the food at Hickory River Smokehouse. My husband & son had pulled pork sandwiches with a side of beans. I had the chili & cornbread. The portions were plentiful & delicious. We liked the casual atmosphere. The employee's were friendly. If you like smoked meats, this is the place to go. If you don't there's a few other... More 

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IL
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73 reviews 73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were looking for great barbeque, and we found it at Hickory River Smokehouse! The food is good and reasonably priced. It's counter service with a pick-up window, nothing fancy, but they were very accomodating. We sampled several different offerings, and all were tasty and well prepared. The owner was there, making sure everyone was satisfied and enjoying the food,... More 

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Chicago Il
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164 reviews 164 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Went to this restaurant on a Groupon .Mid weekend day and 8 tables filled and more coming in BBQ was excellent and tender .The ol "cut it with a fork" type meat Nicely smoked and fair portions for the money .Everything was great tasting and staff was very helpful.Great if your in the area but Q`s has a small edge

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Additional Information about Hickory River Smokehouse

Address: 2130 Bloomingdale Rd, Glendale Heights, IL 60139-1852
Phone Number: 630-529-1227
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Glendale Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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