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Hank's Smoked Briskets

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3736 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St, Ste A, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4166
+1 317-925-1689
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Danville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

I wish I'd read the reviews before making plans to meet a friend here for lunch on a weekday because I'd have known there is no restaurant seating (outside of the waiting area), but as it happened, we only learned this upon arrival. We were both pretty limited on time and decided to do a car picnic, but you'll want... More 

Thank Jenny K
Evansville, Indiana
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Out of the way, but worth the drive. The smoked brisket is juicy, flavorful, and the best I have ever had. The owner is a hoot, and if I could spend the day there eating BBQ and chatting with the owner, I would. Go, you'll love it,

Thank Janice A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

This carry-out joint is always busy. If you want to take meals back to the office or your hotel room, or wherever, call ahead. I had the large rib-tip (my favorite) dinner and it easily fed two or possibly three. The menu is limited but the taste is unlimited- don't plan on eating in your car. This food merits a... More 

Thank Sharon M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Great place to pick up some amazing BBQ. Brisket and corned beef are phenomenal. Friendly owners who offered up samples to try a few things even after the order was placed. Highly recommended. Keep in mind this is take out only with no seating available.

Thank Adam G
Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

And it can be found here at Hank's. Watch for the sign next to the Dairy Queen or you will miss it. Be prepare for tight parking. Carry out only, no seating. But it does not matter where you are coming from, it is worth the trip. The wonder smell of wood smoked meats wraps you in a loving embrace... More 

Thank Franklin R
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

I'd been to Hank's several times and learned early to just get 1/2 lb. of meat. Hank was talking about his trips to Texas to get mesquite wood. He gave me a sample on the smoked corn beef and I was totally blown away! Absolutely delicious!. I got a half lb. of each. The next time I was in he... More 

Thank Dan-Carol
Saucier, Mississippi
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is the best I have ever eaten. I had the Big Hank, WOW! but they give you samples and the corned beef, no words to describe.

Thank Darinda P
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

Hank is a pro! I have NEVER had better smoked brisket. Putting this meat on any bread is a waste of calories in my opinion. Just eat the meat! (and this is coming from a bread lover). Every item smelled great and tasted even better. The beans were tops. You can't get sauce better than his. The really cool thing... More 

Thank CarpeTrainium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

Hank and his wife are always very personable/ laughing and having a great time while making and serving the best brisket in Indiana. My fiance and I love coming her to get a small slice of heaven.

Thank David B
Indianapolis, United States
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

There are 2 outstanding smoked briskets. One is a Texas smoked brisket. One is a smoked corned-beef brisket. Each is delicious. This is a take-out only restaurant.

1 Thank Terry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3736 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St, Ste A, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4166
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-1689

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?