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Hickory Road BBQ

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914 Central Ave, Auburn, NE 68305-1616
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlantic, Iowa
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and had excellent food and service. My beef brisket sandwich was tender and moist and the grilled green beans were excellent. My wife had the wings and she said they were delicious. Our server was very attentive and friendly. And great decor - exposed brick and barnwood.

Thank Todd H
Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Good bbq for north of Mason Dixon line. Fun place staff and shirt logos. Cool old building and decor.

Thank cls1924
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We ate at their new place in Lincoln, at the corner of Hwy 2 and 48th. They were not busy, the food was OK, but upon leaving, 2 employees walked right in front of us, not an excuse me, not a thanks for coming tonight. Hey, after food, drinks, and dessert, plus a NICE TIP, where's at least a smile,... More 

Thank realter
Lincoln, Nebraska
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Terribly disappointing!! We were so excited to try this addition to Lincoln, and couldn't be more of a bust..TOUGHEST RIBS we've ever had anywhere..Good smoke flavor, but not much meat, and it needs to be pried off the bone. We believe the beans to be slightly jazzed up pork and beans. The website shows wedge fries, they serve plain shoestring... More 

Thank Nancy B
Vincennes, Indiana
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Husband & I stopped on our way thru town. The bbq was good, I tried the mild sweet sauce which also was good. I didn't care for the cole slaw, too creamy, but did enjoy the potato salad.

Thank TJen72
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great food, love the tritip. Will definitely visit again. Good & fast service. Located off the main strip.

Thank Rebecca S
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We could have just been there on a bad night but the service was super slow, our brisket sandwich were full of fat and the waitress hardly ever came by our table even to see if we needed refills on our drinks. If we are in the area we may try again but our first visit was definitely disappointing.

Thank jeep2586
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Arived on a rainy afternoon. PArking on stree is close. I walked in anthe the bartender could tell "I was treated with decent service but no attempt to make me feel welcome. The brisket was very good-better than anything in the South. The ribs were excellant-meaty, with lots of flavor and little or no fat. The beans are a bit... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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545 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were very surprised by this place. The setting is clean and inviting, with booths, tables, and a bar area with big screen TVs. The service is friendly and attentive, the sauces (especially the spicy sweet one) are excellent, and the meats are very good. Our favorites were the pulled chicken and the brisket. The pulled pork was OK, but... More 

Thank Jays911
Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went on a Sunday evening. They only had a few other customers, yet service on drinks was fairly slow. The food was good BBQ, however, the waiter brought me three sides instead of two and two of the three were the wrong sides. Then my mother-in-law ordered a steak cooked medium and it came out rare. Although they took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 Central Ave, Auburn, NE 68305-1616
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 14022749988
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