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$5 - $20
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Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Justice was our waitress today and she gave us excellent service. I can’t remember the last time I had sweet tea but it was pretty dang good. I haven’t been to this restaurant for at least four years and it was as good as I...remembered. Cherry smoked brisket, ribs and pulled pork, the baked beans were to die for. I WOULD recommend and I would go back.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed March 15, 2021 via mobile

This place is DELICIOUS!!! A hidden gem off of Interstate 44. We saw the signs on the interstate and had to stop we had the beef brisket wrap, broaster chicken, bread pudding and Blackberry cobbler with ice cream. Everything was delicious and the service was...great! Highly recommend Hicks BBQ!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 5, 2021 via mobile

Traveling cross country and got off 44 for barbecue. We had ribs and a brisket sandwich. Great barbecue, friendly service and well worth getting off the highway!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 21, 2021

Being from rural Missouri, I did not know if restaurants were following safe COVID practices. I was glad to see the employees were masked and the tables were distanced or they had partitions. They only concern was that we didn't know if the BBQ squeeze...bottles were cleaned between use. They may have been. The food was good and was served promptly.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 11, 2021

We are traveling the country and was sent here while looking online for SL BBQ. Being from SC, we are used to a mustard based sauce, but I have to say this topped anything I have had. Ribs were tender and the brisket nicely smoked....Tried the sweet and smoky sauce and not disappointed. Would go back anytime.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed November 8, 2020

Family came up from the Missouri Bootheel for a funeral, hotel recommended this place. Prices are okay kinda cheap (red flag) No smoke flavor AT ALL! I think it’s oven cooked, meat was red like it had been smoked (no smoke ring) but I suspect...it was paprika or chili powder turning it that color, several of us ordered the sampler plate and all of us had pulled pork had large gobs of fat with it. The brisket didn’t have a beef flavor I thought I was eating pork the waitress said no it’s brisket and my ribs? Well first bite no smoke flavor, hard as a rock on the outside, bland tasting and worst of all bloody on the inside, waitress comped my order, the sides were good. I got nothing good to say except in my opinion this is not bbq not even close. If I could give it zero stars I would.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

Hick Bowl with mash topped with brisket, gravy, and cheese was super delicious and special. Bracket had nice burnt ends. They also sell beer and wine. Friendly staff. Pulled pork was ok but nothing to write home about.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

Wow, were they busy! We were pulling a trailer, and were able to park across the street on a huge gravel shoulder. Its on Historic Route 66, right next to a charming motor court, complete with ^^ Neon, called the Wagon Wheel. Service was excellent...starting with our hostess which led us upstairs to our patio table. The building this BBQ joint is in is worth trip by itself. The ribs were amazing, smoked in CHERRY wood. I love cherry wood smoke (I love it all, but seems cherry wood smoked meat is harder to find). The sides were tasty and ample portions. We finished with a slice of Coconut Cream pie, which was actually coconut meringue, piled high with meringue, and some of the best coconut pie I've ever had. The space was amazing with a hillbilly meets Route 66 vibe, rather eclectic but altogether very very cool. I would heartily recommend planning a stop at Missouri Hick on your next road trip. After a big meal like that, maybe the Wagon Wheel as well....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 6, 2020

We had both variety plates. The German potato salad and cucumber red onion were delicious as well as the smoked sausages. I thought the ribs were the best though. Beef and Pork were tender and juicy but not really BBQ or smoked. But when I...added a bit of the sweet and smoky sauce and it was quite tasty. I also had the baked beans which were pretty good too. The servers were all masked when we were there so we were quite comfortable. They were not very busy so we also didn't have a concern about crowding either even though it was 1 p.m. on a Saturday.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 2, 2020 via mobile

The BBQ was very decent. We ordered ribs and BBQ pork. Both were very good, as were the side dishes. They offer beer and wine - no hard liquor. The dining hours in this part of the country were very abbreviated and a challenge for...us at times. They were closing at 8 pm, so all of the closing activities were happening around us while we were dining.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Missouri Hick Barbeque

Yes, Missouri Hick Barbeque offers takeout services.

Yes, Missouri Hick Barbeque offers delivery services.

Missouri Hick Barbeque is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5