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Skeeter Barnes

516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
308-236-6400
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Williamston, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This BBQ restaurant/sports bar is located right off of I-80, sharing the same parking lot as the Holiday Inn Express. The BBQ is very good, with a variety of sauces offered to suit any tastes. There is a variety of local brews on tap. Service is very friendly and effiecient - even when you arrive just before closing time. If... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The atmosphere and staff were great, but I didn't really care for much of the food. I had the brisket and it was pretty fatty. Husband had pulled pork which was much better, but could have benefited from more seasoning. I also didn't care much for their bbq sauce which makes a huge difference. They have all-you-can-eat sides which is... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant is BBQ, but not Texas BBQ. It is okay and the atmosphere and service make up for the food. Friendly staff made this trip enjoyable.

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Yantis
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

In addition to the excellent beef and pork the baked beans are very good. The fresh baked loaf of bread is a nice touch. The restaurant is just off the interstate in Kearney.

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Hastings, Nebraska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were there to celebrate my father's retirement as a family. We had a large party (16 people), so I expected our waitress to take more time. However, that much time was more than I expected. We had empty glasses on the tables, which is a feat as they serve their drinks in quart mason jars. We had a long... More 

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Jewell,Iowa,Usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A couple of years ago a review warned visitors to "Don't get Stung at Skeeters." We ate at Skeeters Sunday night, October 5th mainly because a couple of the top trip-advisor places were closed on Sunday. Let's see: the hostess who took us to our table was excellent(meaning explaining Skeeters' offerings before our waiter arrived. The waiter: HE was absolutely... More 

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Minneapolis
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place was a very pleasant surprise (off the interstate in the middle of Nebraska.) Food was good and so were the drinks. Had the prime rib. Yum.

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Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is one of my favorites when I'm in town the food and service is always good the carrott cake and death by chocolate cakes are a must.The bbq is always good no matter what you order.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A very good barbecue place. I recommend you try the brisket is excellent. And the sweet potatoe chips are very good too!

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Hobart, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

More than pleased with the service. The food was excellent. A very full menu's .Nice atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. And the prices were very reasonable.

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Additional Information about Skeeter Barnes

Address: 516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
Phone Number: 308-236-6400
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse

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