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“Good Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Hickory Hog

The Hickory Hog
2310 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
732 714-7427
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Love the beef brisket, ribs and pulled pork. Eat in or take out. Sides are good.Good local bbq joint.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brick, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Hit and Miss Spot”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Hickory Hog recently changed to a new location adjoining a liquor store. The space is larger than their previous one but the food seems to have declined in quality. The baby back ribs had a good taste and were tender but we've had better elsewhere. The ribs were actually served cool and eventually I was able to find the waitress so she could have them heated up. After waiting for close to10 minutes they still came back lukewarm. The baked beans tasted like they were out of a can. No add-ins or bbq sauce in them which seems to be the norm at other bbq restaurants. My husband had a combo plate with fried fish which he didn't like at all. The coleslaw was bland. We'll go back but I hope the next experience is better. We were there about 6 pm on a Saturday and got one of the last tables. Our waitress was personable and did what she could for us. It's a very popular spot for take-out and sit down meals.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Brick, New Jersey
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“southern house food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

try onion loaf. best anywhere. southern house owners here now. take out place. great ribs and wings, good for parties etc.,

Visited March 2012
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Nashville
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“FINGER LICKIN' GOOD”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

We LOVE this place! The ribs are amazing and the pulled pork is excellent. Even the southwest shrimp salad is a delicious light choice. We always get the onion loaf as an appetizer, but they have many delicious apps to choose from. You have a choice of 2 sides to accompany your entree from sweet potatoe fries to mac N cheese. Their new location on Bridge Ave is even bigger and better. The owner is from the "SOUTHERN HOUSE" which burnt down many years ago. A must when you're in the Point Pleasant area!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toms River, New Jersey
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115 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Used to be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

In the past this place has been excellent, last time we went, everything tasted like it was poor quality or old.

Visited June 2012
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