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Hickory Bar-b-que

1082 Brown St, Dayton, OH 45409
(937) 228-5252
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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Last Sunday evening my wife's family and I made reservations for nine people at 5 PM at Hickory Barbeque on Brown Street. We were seated immediately and served water and drinks. Two of us ordered appetizers which were shared with anyone who wanted to try them. The cabbage roll was well liked, but the shrimp cocktail was nearly inedible. The... More 

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West Carrollton, Ohio, Usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love to go to Hickory BQ for our special dinners and always recommend it to out of town friends. Dress is very casual, jeans are OK. It is convenient to UD campus and arena. We have been going there for years. The menu is not extensive but what they have is excellent.

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miamisburg
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Have been here on friday and saturday and the place was always packed so we never waited. Went on sunday this time and the place was full but got seated in a couple minutes. Been going here for years and there's a reason its been in business for a long time. Prices are reasonable, service is good, house dressing is... More 

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Charleston
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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My parents went here decades ago. We were in town and thought we'd stop in to reminisce. To be honest, the BBQ was not as good as I remember. Wish I had gotten a steak. The bread basket was excellent. The server was great. The restaurant is small and was filled on a Friday night. The room temperature was hot,... More 

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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Busy place, very accommodating. Prices very reasonable. Loved the house salad dressing and the salty rye bread.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

As a freshman at UD in1958 when the Hickory Barbeque was the Old Heidelberg, I used to go for drinks with some of my friends from New York who had phony driver's licenses. I remember 7&7's being popular. NY permitted 18 year olds to drink more than 3.2 beer, so I tagged along with my "adult" NY friends conveniently forgetting... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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782 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a very good BBQ restaurant on the burgeoning Brown St. strip near the University of Dayton. When I was in college at UD about three decades ago, this section of Brown St. was not very interesting. Now there are several good eateries on this three or so block stretch. Ironically, the one extant business I recall being there... More 

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Minster, Ohio
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80 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was my second visit to Old Hickory. The place was packed, but our wait was very short, in particular following the local UD game had just finished. Service was quick and friendly and the salads were awesome. But ..... I ordered the full rack of ribs, and I was not impressed. The others in my group ordered the steaks... More 

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Kettering, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

When I first moved to the Miami Valley of Ohio, I was told that I just had to visit the Hickory Bar-B-Que Restaurant in Dayton. I thought...hmm...Bar-B-Que! Yummy! I ordered the specialty of the house - Bar-b-que Ribs. I realize that there is vinegar in a bar-b-que recipe. But this was off of the charts! The primary flavor of the... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

ribs were dry, not meaty and a total disappointment. service was adequate and only redeeming feature.

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Additional Information about Hickory Bar-b-que

Address: 1082 Brown St, Dayton, OH 45409
Phone Number: (937) 228-5252
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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