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Hickory BBQ Smokehouse

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743 State Rte 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
(845) 338-2424
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good BBQ But Not An Extensive Menu

Been to the place three times. The barbecue chicken is great. The St. Louis style ribs are meaty and tasty but the last time I was there the ribs seemed to be reheated cause they were very dry and somewhat burnt. They do not offer baby back just St. Louis style ribs. The pulled pork is very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Staten Island, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Staten Island, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Been to the place three times. The barbecue chicken is great. The St. Louis style ribs are meaty and tasty but the last time I was there the ribs seemed to be reheated cause they were very dry and somewhat burnt. They do not offer baby back just St. Louis style ribs. The pulled pork is very good and the... More 

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Ate her with a companion. They offer a MicroRootbeer on tap which I felt was a bit sweet but my friend enjoyed. For an appetizer we split the Buttermilk Onion Rings. Huge rings but the coating was bland and leaked oil. For my entree, I ordered the Half-rack of St. Louis ribs, which comes with two sides. I chose the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

P retty good bbq, we order the big sample plate and was delicious. Oir favorite was the smoke turkey and the ribs were to die for. We ate took the rest home and couldn't finished. The side were bland, the coleslaw was great. The place is very low key n simple.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Do not go here if you are expecting anything good. The brisket is horrible they don't know how to braise or slow smoke anything. Complete BBQ amateurs here. Brisket and ribs are chewy and tough.

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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stopped here to have lunch, for only $9, got a giant BBQ pulled pork sandwich, a side, and some coleslaw. What a value! Great kids meal selections also!! The sweet tea could have been a little better!! Tasted like there wasn't real sugar in the tea!! I would say that is the only thing they need to improve!!

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West Hurley, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Have been here many times. Everyone in the family has their favorite meal but ironically for a BBQ place, my favorite dish is the grilled veggie wrap with a side chopped salad, be sure to add goat cheese crumbles.

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Saugerties, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Been there many times for burgers, pulled pork and the brisket dinner. Brisket is amazing if you are ready for a lot of food. The sides are good as well, mac and cheese is my favorite. Good all around barbecue joint. Bar looks pretty good but I don't frequent it.

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Brewster, New York
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144 reviews 144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I went there after skiing because I had been craving good BBQ. The dining room was very cold, but the waitress said she was not allowed to adjust it. The Ladies room was filthy! I have to say, had I gone in there before I ordered, I would not have stayed to eat. The floor had dirty grime in the... More 

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Long Island, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The place is very old and in need of updating. Plenty of parking and the service was good. I would have enjoyed myself more if I wasn't so grossed out by all the flies. I had to keep swatting them away from my food. I had a brisket sandwich which was huge and very good. But the atmosphere was such... More 

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New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stopped coming home late one Saturday. Typical BBQ menu done pretty well. Prices were reasonable. We had brisket and meatloaf. Comfort food for a non-special day. Quantity was sufficient to provide lunch the next day. We'll come back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 743 State Rte 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: (845) 338-2424

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm

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