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Buckingham Smokehouse BBQ

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3804 Buttonwood Dr, Columbia, MO
(573) 499-1490
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Never too busy, very fast service

We came to Buckingham's today to celebrate my graduation. They were a reasonable amount of busy but since they aren't downtown there was NO wait at all even for a group of 11. The food is always good. My family really enjoyed the brisket sandwich and their pulled pork is great with or without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Missouri
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

When i got my food it looked like a bun from the store. And the middle of my sandwich looked caned not so sure about that. But it's not to busy or loud that's one good thing.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I have eaten at Buckingham Smokehouse twice and the ribs were amazing. The sides they offered were even better: fried okra, sweet potato fries, fried cord, and many more to choose from. The staff is always welcoming and friendly!

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Columbia, Missouri
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are many BBQ restaurants in Columbia, but I have to say that this one is the best. The owner is very very nice. All of the employees make you feel at home. The food is amazing and I never regret coming here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

All the meats are fixed well. Juicy. The baked beans are good with meat added for favor. The coleslaw has a bit of horseradich in it so there is a punch to it.

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

BBQ lovers differ in what "great" BBQ means. For my wife and I Buckingham's tops out list. Good and fast service with food that is consistent in quality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We came to Buckingham's today to celebrate my graduation. They were a reasonable amount of busy but since they aren't downtown there was NO wait at all even for a group of 11. The food is always good. My family really enjoyed the brisket sandwich and their pulled pork is great with or without the BBQ sauce. I LOVE LOVE... More 

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Hannibal, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

loved the food. Manager was an jerk about where we sat and was rude to his staff but waitress was good and sweet

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The sweet potato fries were excellent and a large order. Ribs are very good. Good service very casual dining. Good choice of beers.

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Tooele, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great ribs and BBQ chicken. We started with the heavily breaded onion rings and peppers...not too great, but good main courses. The sides we had that we liked were the sweet potato fries, baked beans, Mac and cheese, coleslaw and side salads. The service was good as well.

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Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Real bbq great selection. Excellent service and friendly atmosphere. Authentic St. Louis bbq and there is something for everyone. The beans are a must for side dish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3804 Buttonwood Dr, Columbia, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: (573) 499-1490

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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