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Bill & Daves Smoking Pit

1527 11th St, Tell City, IN
(812) 547-9900
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Ranked #10 of 27 Restaurants in Tell City
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are looking for some "home cooking" they have a great selection. I didn't know how hungry I was before going here. Had to skip breakfast and go straight to work then we all went here and I had a hard time not eating too much. Really enjoyed their stuffing and casserole too. Ate that instead of dessert. Has... More 

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Tell City, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Good Bar B Q, Good Ribs and Good service. Great prices. You can get stuffed for about $!0 Best Bar B Q outside of St Louis or Louisville. They also put out a good catered meal.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went here for lunch after a business meeting and was not sure what to expect. But the people were nice, the pulled pork was tasty, the amount of food was amazing and the price was cheap. I'm a bbq snob and have eaten pulled pork in Raleigh, Charleston, Nashville, Austin, and Kansas City (both), and this was pretty good.... More 

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Cannelton, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

They have good selection of meat that is smoked. They also have some of the best fish on their buffet I've ever tasted!!!! Desserts are pretty good. A little high in price tho

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Tell City
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Best BBQ in town...great shrimp, best fried chicken around, love the ribs..great salad, and great desert options. staff is fast and friendly..atomosphere isn't bad..love the country feel to it gotta try it out!

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Lowell, Arkansas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011 via mobile

Buffet always available, plus many choices on menu. Dining room recently (2011) enlarged. Friendly, home- town people with a great product to share. Buffet is $11.95 on weekend, offers more choices. Very casual, low-key place. Come here to eat your fill of barbecue.

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Jasper, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2011

Bill & Dave's has a great buffet with the BEST fried chicken and bbq for the BIG eaters. The also have a wonderful tender sirloin steak and shrimp dinner for those who do not go for the buffet ever time. Thanks, Bill & Dave for a great experience.

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Stuck in Midwest USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

If you like bland tasteless leftovers that came out of a can, this is the place for you. Supposedly it is better on the weekends, but I doubt I give them another chance. Lettuce out of a bag, instant potatoes, and they do not even try to cover it up. Everything from the salad to dinner items and dessert ALL... More 

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Imperial, MO
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

My family & I at there because of the good reviews. They had a BBQ Buffett which sounded great, but tt was dry & expensive ($8.95). Atmosphere is not to good either. Looks like it hasn't been updated since 1970. The only thing I could say positive about this place was their dessert. But I wouldn't recommend this place.

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Hawesville, Ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

Bill & Dave's is a family owned bar-b-q restaurant and it sure shows. From the home-cooked meal to the friendly service, Bill & Dave go out of their way to make you feel at home.

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Additional Information about Bill & Daves Smoking Pit

Address: 1527 11th St, Tell City, IN
Phone Number: (812) 547-9900
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Tell City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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