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Rick's Smokehouse

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3102 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47803-1518
+1 812-235-8335
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Columbus, Indiana
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family birthday party with 15-20 people. Food was great, staff was very accommodating and had a banquet room available for our group with late notice. We plan on meeting regularly for family dinners at this fine establishment!!

Thank Kim C
Terre Haute, Indiana
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Rick's has really good BBQ, but some of his dishes are a little overpriced. Taste wise, you will never be disappointed, just not enough on the plate or bowl on some orders.

Thank tcmalone16
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is classical hickory smoked barbeque that is consistently good. We go with our son, daughter-in-law, and my grandson and can all find something good to eat. The beans are an especially good side dish to the brisket or ribs, The chicken is moist and well flavored. GOOD FOOD!

Thank Daniel R
Anderson, Indiana
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I had been wanting to try it since I dropped my son off at ISU. You walk in and order, they will bring it to your table. Each table has 3 bar b q sauces for you to use. I got the beef brisket, which was very tender. Fall apart at the fork touch. Chicken, which was ok. And pulled... More 

Thank Victoria K
Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

All the meats (ribs, pulled pork, brisket and burger) were excellent. The sides were all great - especially the hash brown casserole. The only complaint was the cole slaw was a little sweet for my taste, but still good.

Thank JT L
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a really solid BBQ place. Decent sized portions, reasonable prices. It won't redefine BBQ, but if you want a good brisket sandwich, you could do a lot worse.

Thank Matt E
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Not eating there again. Poor food presentation. They make so much advertisement for there great BBQ. They should invest in better quality. And the staff is really stuck up goodie goodie. Not coming back nor referring this to anyone..

Thank Italianleader
Terre Haute, Indiana
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The food wasn't even completely hot! The meat comes prepared and you can add your own sauce. The meat was cooked well but not great. The sauce tastes like spicy ketchup. I could've came on an off day but I was not impressed.

Thank aalbrecht1
Terre Haute, Indiana
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Very good smoked pork, ribs, etc. Hash-brown casserole is delicious. Nice atmosphere, friendly service.

Thank pst469
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We love getting our ribs from here because they are so meaty and the BBQ sauce is amazingly great! Country atmosphere and great place to get dinner for carry out or eat in.

Thank Lhedges2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47803-1518
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Terre Haute
  • Phone Number: +1 812-235-8335

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Terre Haute, Indiana
Canton, Ohio
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?