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“Just delicious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pappy's Smokehouse

Pappy's Smokehouse
3106 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO (Grand Center / Midtown)
(314) 535-4340
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Ranked #6 of 2,549 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
Burlington, IA
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Just delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

This restaurant is a must visit attraction for any BBQ lover of ribs, pulled pork, chicken, turkey and sausage. The ribs are tender, the portion size good, and its your choice if you want to pour on the Sweet Baby Jane BBQ sauce. The line is long at lunchtime but do go early in the day because when the ribs are sold out thats it! The price is reasonable and Pappy may come in which makes for a wonderful photo opp. I did not care for the seating at the picnic tables because you are told to order first and then find a seat at the table. However, it was a good meal.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Everything I hoped it would be!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

My goodness, just standing outside taking in the smell was enjoyment enough, but the food was phenomenal! I can count on one hand my mom like any food as much as she did tonight, the ribs well they were a treasure!!! So was Crystal, the host/circulating welcomer! She was helpful and made you feel like you were the only one in the place, very attentive and personable. She made the place as much as the food! Thanks again for everything will tell all of Minnesota about y'all

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Indiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The BBQ at Pappy's is very very good! I really enjoyed it. The line was out the door, but it moved fairly quick. The only thing I did not like, about it, was the seating. There are not enough tables to house all of these hungry customers. The Ribs are great. I will try this again the next time I'm in STL!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Awesome BBQ in St. Louis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This place was amazing. We got there early on a Sunday, line wasn't very long yet. The owners greet you as you wait in line and you can see all the plates of Q coming out to eagerly waiting patrons.
The ribs were fantastic-sugary, smokey goodness. Some of the best I've ever had. Also really enjoyed the brisket, pulled pork and smoked turkey. All was devoured!!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Best ribs I've ever had.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

I've had ribs in Memphis, Kansas City and many other places. These were the best I've ever had. The service was great, and my food was ready before I got back to my table. Crazy busy, but well worth it.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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