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$6 - $18
American, Barbecue
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One trip here convinced me why this is a top rated restaurant. I had the low-carb meal with sausage, brisket, and a rib. It was very good. The rib was amazing, probably the best I have ever had. If you like bbq you should definitely...eat here. We will be back. The social distancing was excellent also.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing in the Big City can even compare to Hickory Hut. Im hooked on zFrito Pie and the Texas Stacker. Can't leave out the Party Potato! Drive through at least once a week!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 11, 2020

This place is definitely a place to stop. It has some of the best barbecue I’ve had in a long time. The prices are reasonable it was a little difficult to locate but once we found it we shouldn’t have a problem the next time....The food was delicious warm and plenty :-)More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 22, 2020

Compliments to the BBQ chief. We live in St. Louis and have great BBQ but this tops it. Try the brisket sandwich. Excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 18, 2020

Last year, the manager of a hotel were staying at recommended this place. It was great then, and still amazing now!!! Every time we drive through Kansas we make this one of our pit stops!!!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 4, 2020

During our pit stop in Salina on a two-day road trip, we had dinner from the take-out window here. The bbq ham and the brisket sandwiches were excellent, with good size portions. The fries are so good that I could just have had those for...dinner. And the cole slaw was one of the best I had. The window service was quick, and the server was friendly. Despite the fact that they were out of pork (so we had second choice for our sandwiches) it was some of the best BBQ I've had.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

On our way home on the final leg of our vacation, we found ourselves famished and looking for some great eats. Based on their no. 1 rating in Salina, KS, we chose Hickory Hut BBQ. Sure glad we did! We each chose the rib dinner...with plenty of great ribs, 2 great sides, TX toast and a drink for only $15.99 each. We both chose a side of BBQ baked beans. They were special. She chose their slaw and shared it. Awesome. I chose the O'rings and would pass on that choice. Toast was super good. As we approached Hickory Hut, we were worried about being the only car in the lot at 4pm on a Friday. Not to worry. Went right in to what appeared as a Covid safe dining room. We were immediately greeted, checked in and then served quickly at our table. Their drive through appeared to be busy the whole time we dined. Since we could not eat all the fabulous ribs, we took them back to our hotel for a snack and reminder of how good this BBQ place is/was.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 13, 2020

Everything on the menu rocks! From the juicy ribs and variety of barbecue meats to the Santa Fe Party Potato (which is amazing) and beans and sausage, you cannot go wrong with the options to choose from. This barbecue is high quality and you can...taste it from the first bite. Come hungry. It's clean, with quick friendly service, won't break your wallet and easy access from I-135 or I-70. Seriously, this is Kansas barbecue at its finest!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 30, 2020

The portion sizes were very generous. The flavor and variety of food was very good. There were also "specials" to choose. There were plenty of tables and all were adherent to the social distancing recommendation. Very clean inside.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 29, 2020 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! I like to visit unique places and Hickory Hut BBQ is certainly that! Must stop!

Date of visit: July 2020
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I didn't see beer, but we were traveling on a road day so beer wasn't on our radar.
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