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Dexter Bar-B-Que, Sikeston, Missouri

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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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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 17
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always delicious

I frequently eat at Dexter BBQ and it is always delicious. I don't eat in too often because I feel like the atmosphere inside is boring and plain! I like to get the carry out and take it back to the house where it is anything but boring and plain. Definitely worth your time to check out the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Sikeston Missouri, United States
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Sikeston Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I frequently eat at Dexter BBQ and it is always delicious. I don't eat in too often because I feel like the atmosphere inside is boring and plain! I like to get the carry out and take it back to the house where it is anything but boring and plain. Definitely worth your time to check out the food at... More 

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Sikeston, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

we ordered ribs to go from Sikeston restaurant and when we got them home and opened them they were black, dried up and looked as though they came from the day before,we salvaged as much meat as possible but did not finish them,they were so terrible. My husband decided to call and at least tell them about it but when... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant is order at the counter from the menu placed on the wall. The staff will then bring your meal to your table with a number upon completion. I ended up paying $14 for two ribs, a large spoonful of pulled pork, bbq beans, a baked potato with cheese, and a piece of garlic toast. I must say I... More 

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Oshawa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Visited the Farmington Mo location. Not yet on Trip Adviser. The restaurant used to be the Pig Iron, great BBQ, friendly atmosphere great food. It was a must visit place on our yearly trek to Bonne Terre Mo. We get there and it has changed to Dexters. Friendly like a fast food restaurant, they don't have back ribs and when... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am not joking when I say, but this is the best BBQ of my life. My hubby (from the Northwest) moaned throughout the meal. We had the pulled pork sandwich, a twice baked potato and he had a side of brisket, pulled pork AND ribs (when in BBq country, eat BBQ!) After eating it, we went looking for houses... More 

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Jefferson City Missouri
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This place is truly a tiny "hole in the wall" which I'm sure is part of its charm. My parents ran a BBQ restaurant so I ate a ton of the stuff when I was younger, and it is no longer one of my favorite foods. My husband saw the reviews and wanted to try it so we got carry-out... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Dexters has really good beef brisket and pulled pork BBQ. Having grown up in Texas, I miss beef BBQ now that I live in TN. Both my sons gave Dexters a thumbs up! Quick friendly service and the food comes fast to get you back of the road.

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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Best brisket ever had, ribs are great also,service was fast and friendly ...if your ever in sikeston stop and try them..

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I grew up in Sikeston and moved away several years ago. I have not been able to fon barbeque anywhere as good as Dexter.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stopped by Dexter's Bar B Que on the way out of town. Four slabs of ribs to go ! Took it home to the ST. LOUIS folks, all agreed it was better than anything in our town. We have many new places but this stuff was GREAT!

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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
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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