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Rick's Smokehouse

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3102 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great BBQ

We were in town for a few hours and following the advice of a friend, we ate lunch at Rick's Smokehouse. It's very casual, you order at a counter and they deliver to your table. Two of us had the brisket sandwich combo (large sandwich, one side plus pickle and drink) , our third party member had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Joyce S
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Attica, Indiana
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Attica, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were in town for a few hours and following the advice of a friend, we ate lunch at Rick's Smokehouse. It's very casual, you order at a counter and they deliver to your table. Two of us had the brisket sandwich combo (large sandwich, one side plus pickle and drink) , our third party member had the pulled pork... More 

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Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The decor is interesting. All kinds of photos and items on the walls. This is the first time I have seen a wild turkey skin. It was hanging on the wall. We had the brisket. It's flavor was very good but our sandwiches were only lukewarm. The fries were the thick kind, which I do not prefer, but they were... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This locally owned reataurant serves up excellent BBQ. I've eaten there many, many times and always have a good meal.

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Terre Haute
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Rick's is a nice traditional barbecue joint, replete with rustic tables and kitschy poster-clad decor. The smell of meats roasting in the hickory smoke hits you as you get out of the car, setting the stage for a mouth-watering meal to come. Try the 2-inch pork chop, or the brisket. Both are delicious. Prices are moderate for the locale (a... More 

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Indiana
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

RIck's is a great place for casual dining-no alcohol served, so if you're seeking that, you're out of luck. Their ribs are great, their catfish is great ad so is their tenderloin. My son likes the brisket. A lot of food for a reasonable price!

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Robinson, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have ate ate this restaurant many times and have never been displeased with food or service. They have the best ribs and brisquit around. The only place that compares to this place is Bennents barbecue on ski mountain road in Gatlinburg Tennessee.

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Clinton, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

First off, if you have ever eaten REAL BBQ, this place will thoroughly disappoint you. The prices are way too high for what you get, quality and quantity wise. If they ran a half price special it still wouldn't be worth it.

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Senior Contributor
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11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great BBQ, and a really cool restaurant. Stop in, try the brisket, and check out the history of Terre Haute, proudly displayed all over the walls of the Historic Wassell Inn. Everything from photos and mementos from the old City Basketball Tournaments to handbills and posters from great old music acts from Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley. Absolutely worth... More 

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lompoc,ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Had the Pork, Beef and Chicken as take out with beans and salad. It was really good and moist. Best I have had above the Mason-Dixon line.

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Rockville, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We love this place and go there often. For lunch I usually get the BBQ bowl and if I'm there for dinner my favorite is the brisket. The atmosphere is great and most decorations are local and historical.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3102 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Terre Haute

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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