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414 1/2 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
509-838-5071
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Barbeque north of Texas

We love barbeque, and unfortunately can't make it to Texas very often. Chkn-N-Mo is a very close second and much less expensive than flying to Texas. The ribs and the brisket are some of the best we have ever eaten. The sauce is spicy with a hint of sweetness. The beans and rice are excellent. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Peacefulhearts
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Spokane, Washington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Spokane, Washington
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We love barbeque, and unfortunately can't make it to Texas very often. Chkn-N-Mo is a very close second and much less expensive than flying to Texas. The ribs and the brisket are some of the best we have ever eaten. The sauce is spicy with a hint of sweetness. The beans and rice are excellent. We rarely have room after... More 

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Airway Heights, Washington
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Probably the best fried chicken I have ever had. I am not a big fried chicken guy but they are seriously in a league of their own. My friend ordered the catfish sandwich and had nothing but positive things to say. My only complaint is how expensive it is. 3 piece chicken with two sides will cost you $13! Crazy!... More 

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Snohomish, Washington
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A block or two away from the "upscale" downtown shops and eateries I found this little hole-in-the-wall joint. I will always choose a mom and pop place over a chain when it's just me. This place was awesome. I got the southern fried chicken which came with two sides and a roll. The chicken was really good, the sides were... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews and meeting Bob we went to try it out. We were the only one's in the place. We both ordered the day's special, 3 piece chicken dinner. We were warned that the chicken would take 20 minutes which sounds like Broasted Chicken. Our food was served on paper plates with plastic untensils. The side of Chili... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The lunch wasn't terrible but way overpriced. This is not Southern Fried Catfish. Maybe the nearest thing to southern food is to drive to a cracker store in Missoula. The beans were way too sweet. The gumbo was alright. Why would a "southern" style restaurant serve cheap dinner rolls instead of biscuits or cornbread?

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Moscow, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a great place for individuals who love meaty BBQ. I had the beef brisket sandwich, and a side of fried jojo's. The sandwich was incredibly satisfying, with amazing flavor (the meat was fatty, but delicious). The jojo's were good, but nothing to write home about. I'm looking forward to a pulled pork sandwich tomorrow.

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Edmonton, Alberta
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Went for supper here for our first evening while in Spokane. Being from Alberta Canada, we haven't had many experiences with BBQ/Southern style Cooking. All in all, we were quite pleased with our meals. My wife had the 2-piece chicken meal, and I had the Rib/Chicken combo. Wife said the chicken was a tad greasy, but quite good. I enjoyed... More 

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Spokane, Washington
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I have lived here a while and had never tried this place. I'm originally from Texas, as is the owner, so I was intrigued to see what was passing for southern cooking in Spokane, Washington. First off, it isn't cheap...Spokane wise. This is my home, but Spokanites can be some of the cheapest people around who will eat garbage if... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I go here at least once a month with family or friends. The owner is a great guy and loves to talk to the patrons and they have the best bbq in town without question.

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Albany, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Went there for the first time. Had the chicken dinner. Lots of food. The sides were okay (greens and mashed potatoes). The chicken was excellent! Staff is friendly. Good value. Parking in downtown can be a little annoying and there aren't many seats.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 414 1/2 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: 509-838-5071

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?