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The Hickory Hog

2310 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
732 714-7427
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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- Jul 1, 2014
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English first
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went on Fathers Day. It was obvious that the staff was not prepared for the continuing stream of people. The wait staff was tired as they told us. We waited 40 minutes for our dinner after waiting a 1/2 for seats. The ribs were not good. They were tired and looked they had been sitting awhile. The sweet potato... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This restaurant was Awesome !! The Food was Awesome, the Waitress was Awesome Everything was Awesome. There was a bit of a wait but it was dinner time and they are Very busy!! Take out seemed to be the quick way out. We chose to wait and so glad we did. Such a wonderful staff and the menu was filled... More

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New Jersey
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29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was our second visit. First visit several months ago, I'd say was average, when I had the pulled pork sandwich. This visit, was a step backward. I had the pulled chicken cheddar wrap. It was mediocre, no real wood barbecue taste. The one barbecue sauce present at all the tables was bland, there are far better ones in the... More

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New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

After going to a bunch of chains in the area, this was recommended to us. We'll never go anywhere else. Ribs were awesome! The fried onion loaf was amazing as were the wings- kind of a grilled wing. Then with it being a BYOB, it's a bonus.

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Jersey Shore
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27 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The franchises have nothing on "The Hickory Hog"! My wife and I order a Full Rack of St. Louis Ribs, with two sides. Right next door is Gerard's Liquors (Beer, Wine, Etc) and we stopped there first to bring some beverages with us. The ribs were awesome and more than each of us could eat. They had a really great... More

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Westfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I would only get the ribs here, everything else, to be honest is subpar compared to the ribs. Just get ribs and fried pickles.

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Nothing fancy here, just "fall off the bone" tender baby back ribs. They may have other items on the menu, but our group zeroed in on the ribs.. and all four of us left happy! This place moved to Bridge Ave., and is co-located with a liquor store--how convenient, since it's a BYOB. Not a lot of atmosphere, but if... More

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Really great BBQ but very pricey. If you are in the mood for BBQ, this is the best place around but be prepared to lighten your wallet.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The place has consistently great ribs! The key word is "consistent". A lot of places are good one time and so-so the next. This one is terrific every time. Great food, wonderful service. David

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New York City, New York
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54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Went there tonight. Service was excellent and the staff was very eager to please and to serve. We started with the fried onion block and it was really quite good. The sauce that accompanied the onions was excellent! The ribs were done perfectly but the pulled chicken was flat. It needed something. The sauce wasn't enough to get it there.... More

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