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Hickory River Smokehouse

2330 S Mount Zion Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-9719
+1 217-864-1874
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
2330 S Mount Zion Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-9719
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Our barbeque was rained out and Hickory River saved the day. We fed 7 adults for less than 60 bucks and the food was amazing. The website needs to be updated to show the family specials; otherwise we had a great dining experience.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed December 2, 2014

good bbq sauce on side and has a large variety of side items to choose from. Usually go to the drive thru.

Thank Lori K
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Everything in this place tastes like smoke...if you like that, you'll be happy....I do not like the heavy smoke taste...tried just French fries (they are smoky too)

Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love the pork barbecue with side cold slaw. Lot of pork for the money. Pork very tender and moist. Service was fast and very pleasant.

Thank Butch1944
Reviewed August 6, 2014

I visit thsi place at least once a week when I am working day shift. The food is alway excellent and you can't go wrong wtih the pulled pork.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had lunch today and normally love this place, but today the chopped beef was surprisingly fatty and when I told the order taker I wanted extra sauce on the side, he must have misunderstood and I got only sauce on the side. Stick with...More

Thank cmitch920
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good food - carry out available - love all of their meats and the smoked turkey! I mainly use them for the carry out - take home the meats and add our own side dishes. love it!

Thank Augie022
Reviewed February 24, 2014

The restaurant is in a converted Wendy's building. Décor was ok but it could have been better. Everything appeared decently clean. The food was really good. My son and I shared a combo platter with brisket, turkey and pulled pork. It came with 2 sides...More

Thank msstas1
Reviewed February 16, 2014

the chicken, ribs, and brisket are amazing. The sides are generous. Fast Food setting is a turnoff. This is not cheap but the only great barbecue in town!

Thank gaye-and-dodie
Reviewed December 11, 2013

Although we live in the city, we had never eaten here till today when we attended a geocaching event. Glad it was here! We both had the pulled pork with sides. The pork was excellent and we each got a large serving...probably could have shared,...More

Thank MNM1011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2330 S Mount Zion Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-9719
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-864-1874
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