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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...and the indoor restaurant is always very clean. This is a must do at least twice a month for us.More
Date of visit: September 2019
Hickory_River_Mktg, Marketing at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2020
Thank you, Jane! We truly appreciate your kind feedback and hope to see you again soon!
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...your drinks, and they bring the food to your table when it's ready.More
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.
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...the vinegar slaw, which had a really strange aftertaste.
Zack, the order taker, was friendly and efficient. A keeper!!More
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)...and simply ordered sandwich with sides and drink... saving me several dollars.
Next issue...all food cold... not even a bit warm. Had to heat my meal in their microwave...all of it!
Asked staff if Decatur store same owner as Springfield or Campaign... they had no clue. Springfield and Champaign stores are great!!
Granted, half and hour before closing, but food served should always be hot!
Signage should have identified itms out of stock...and ribs should have been substitute in this case.
However, staff friendly!
I live nearby and have only been there 3 times... probably never again!!More
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!!!