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Hickory River Smokehouse


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Barbecue, American
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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All reviews cornbread order taker this is our go to place fast food bbq sides meats
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

This is our go-to place after church on Sundays or on a weeknight when we don't feel like cooking. We love to get a pound of something with large sides to go. This will feed us for several days. The people are so very friendly...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank janewright2215
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Great selection of meats and nice large portions. Their combination plates and sides are also good. Daily specials make it a great place to visit any day of the week. And the counter staff is always courteous and helpful. You order at the counter, get...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank WilhelmGGW
Reviewed June 20, 2019

My wife, two sons, and I visited Hickory River Smokehouse for lunch on Father's Day and thoroughly enjoyed our meals! Not only was the food tasty but affordable as well. Only had to wait a few minutes for our food. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank bluegrassfan76
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Our group (about 30) invaded the business and they handled it very well. I heard no complaints and the food I sampled was great. Would definitely go back .

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

In a fast food setting, not bad. We both had the 1/2 rack of ribs. She had the honey bbq sauce and I had the hot. Both good. Hot not really hot. Did not care for the cornbread (my wife is the cornbread queen) or...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Speckul8r
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Came in late, approximately 8:30p. Saw special on wall...$22.00 two plates, drink and sides. So far good...then after wife orders I'm told, out of chicken...and by the way, ham, turkey and ribs not included". Had we known, we would not have ordered plates (larger portions)...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank T C
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

This is our go to place when we have a large family group drop in its all good with a lot of options

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Deggto
Reviewed December 6, 2017

As always no matter which Hickory River Smokehouse you visit you get the same high quality BBQ. Their sevice was friendly and quick. Best of all the food was great!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Quite impressed w this place, stopped in on a Saturday evening w family, the service was excellent and the food was served immediately!!! As BBQ goes, it was very tasty, w LOTS of it!!! If ever in the area again I wouldn't hesitate to return!!!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank gregf521
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Some of the best smoked meats in Illinois. Their sampler plate includes the pork, beef and what other you choose, it is all fantastic. The side dishes are no disappointment either...you can make a meal with these as well. Our favorite is their brisket... very...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank meandje
Hickory_River_Mktg, Guest Relations Manager at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

Hi meandje, We want to sincerely thank you for you detailed and honest review of Hickory River! We're glad to hear about your good experiences with us, and that you love our food as well! We hope you'll be back in soon to try even...More

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