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Skeeter Barnes

516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
308-236-6400
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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195 reviews 195 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Easy access from the highway so I gave it a try. The steak was good but the rib was dry. The sauce at the table was good but nothing outstanding. The service was friendly and quick, though there was only a few of us there. Pleasant and roomy interior and the price was reasonable.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great bar-b-que. Pork and beef brisket. Wife had shrimp with a salad. The shrimp (in the middle of Nebraska) bar-b-question with bacon. Yummy!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One of our worst dining experiences ever. Slow, indifferent service. Side orders are billed as "all U can eat". Apparently this is feasible inasmuch as the food is nearly inedible. The salad was atrocious - stale, as if it had just come out of an old bag. Purportedly the establishment specializes in ribs so my wife and I ordered them.... More 

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Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place has really improved since the last time we ate there a few years ago. We liked it so much that we ate there a few times during the week. With great service and wonderfully fresh and tasty BBQ each time! Very clean,friendly and helpful employees. It was so nice to have the clean damp warmed cloth and lemon... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Senior Contributor
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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14 reviews 14 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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