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Pappy's Smokehouse

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Grand Center / Midtown
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3106 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 535-4340
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 150
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  • 28
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best BBQ in a BBQ state

Get there early as they run out of ribs and brisket, as they only cook so much per day to keep it fresh. Frito Pie anyone? It is sinfully good give it a try if your hungry.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Phil O
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Keller, Texas
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Keller, Texas
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Get there early as they run out of ribs and brisket, as they only cook so much per day to keep it fresh. Frito Pie anyone? It is sinfully good give it a try if your hungry.

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Thank Phil O
St. Louis
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great place, get there early - line gets long at lunch!!! Ribs - to die for - brisket and chicken - amazing!!! They close when they run out and they do so if you want dinner - order ahead. Go!!!

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Thank beachbabe1002
Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best BBQ in St Louis and maybe beyond. Their ribs were recently rated one of the best in the country. Everything is good there. Plenty of food. Reasonably priced. Expect a line, especially on Cardinals home game days, but it moves quickly.

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Thank Mike W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had our company dinner there for the last two years at Christmas. We actually had it on a weekday afternoon, so it was not the most crowded time of day. The food was good, and we had our own room which was nice. However, the bathrooms were quite dirty, and the parking was limited. They did have a security... More 

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Thank STLFamily_Guy52
Saint Louis
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fast service and food is awesome. I love their sweet potato fries and their pulled pork is excellent.

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Thank Jayne M
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this place. The food was excellent, so much to choose from. The staff was friendly and helpful. My only regret was I did not but a t-shirt. But i will be back soon.

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Thank Beth E
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great good and low key atmosphere. Don't be scared off by the line, it moves super fast. Love the pulled pork sandwich and brisket. My friend has the ribs which were to die for. Various sauces to choose from for a variety of palates. Awesome sides as well.

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Thank Julie D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy but just great food. Great for friends, family, business lunch or dinner. Everything is good from sandwiches to dinner plates. Sides are plentiful and many choices. This place is very busy for lunch or dinner so come early or be prepared to wait.

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Thank Satisfied44881
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ribs were really good but the brisket was very meh. Not sure it was worth the wait, St Louis needs more BBQ options.

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Thank Tim M
Springfield, IL
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

That there is some tasty brisket! Will trying the pulled pork tomorrow. Potato salad and slaw were just ok, but the meet and sauce were excellent. I will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3106 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: (314) 535-4340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?