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Dexter Bar-B-Que

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124 N Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801-4210
573-471-6676
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Some of the best ribs and BBQ you'll find anywhere.....

I've driven 2 hours, one way, to get these ribs. In my opinion you'll be hard pressed to find better ribs. These rival the Hickory Log in Poplar Bluff. They are dry rubbed and smoked. I've served them at super bowl parties, tail gating and try to keep several slabs frozen for when I get the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Jay H
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've driven 2 hours, one way, to get these ribs. In my opinion you'll be hard pressed to find better ribs. These rival the Hickory Log in Poplar Bluff. They are dry rubbed and smoked. I've served them at super bowl parties, tail gating and try to keep several slabs frozen for when I get the urge..... Do yourself a... More 

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Thank Jay H
Corpus Christi
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Try as they might this BBQ don't cut it. Too much salt as well as too hot of a pit which drys out the ribs. The baked beans were decent but the potato salad needs more dry mustard and again less salt. For many try to compete with us but barely a handful come close. Better luck next time neighbor!

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Thank Lawrence G
poplar bluff mo.
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I love this place great food and the price is great for the amount of food you get. The dexter BBQ sandwich on Texas toast has so much meat on it you have to have a fork to eat it. We go as often ashes can. It is a cross between a sit down and a fast restaurant. They also... More 

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Thank 9mmjames
Smyrna, Tennessee
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Wow, the best Ribs anywhere. I always get the ribs and take back to Tennessee about 3 times a year. Worth the time to visit. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Glenn M
Sikeston, Missouri
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great ribs, and the pulled pork is great. You can get the pulled pork with or without sauce on it. I get mine without the sauce because I like mine a little hotter, and I have my on hot sauce. But my family loves the different types of sauces they offer. All of the meat is smoked daily so it... More 

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1 Thank William M
Sikeston, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Whether your preference is ribs or bbq sandwiches, it's all very good! Baked beans, potato salad, baked potatoes, you can't go wrong

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1 Thank Barb1331
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Just tried their bar-b-que sandwich with cole slaw yesterday. It was huge and so delicious! Check this restaurant out if you are in Sikeston, MO. I think you will enjoy their food.

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1 Thank Ada R
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is the best bbq in Sikeston. The ribs are dry with 4 or 5 sauces to choose from after they are served. The bbq sandwich is on toasted texas toast and huge. The brisket plate is excellent and enough for 2. Lots or sides to choose from with the baked beans as a must have.

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1 Thank Mitch S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I love getting Dexter BBQ for lunch. They have excellent sandwiches with slaw, and the sides are great too. One thing that I just noticed and loved is that they offer turkey or BBQ salads now, which are very good.

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Thank Justin B
Columbia, Missouri
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I stopped for lunch prior to leaving Sikeston on my latest business trip. I had seen this restaurant on a list of 21 BBQ places you should try in Missouri. I had the beef brisket sandwich with slaw, potato salad, and fried corn on the cob. I was blown away. This was the first time I'd ever had slaw on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 N Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801-4210
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sikeston
  • Phone Number: 573-471-6676

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?