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Pappy's Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Grand Center / Midtown
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3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
(314) 535-4340
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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palmerston north
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Went here after reviews on trip advisor, went about 2-3pmish line Was long but service was very fast. I was one of the last to get ribs for the day. They were yum, sides I had were coleslaw and potato salad both were good. My companion had the brisket sandwich with sweet potato fries she enjoyed same

Thank neo200120018
St. Louis, Missouri USA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Try the burnt ends. They were very good. Everything on the menu is good. You can't go wrong. Go at off peak times to avoid the large number lines

Thank keithgk
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have the best Turkey! I didnt have the BBQ that they are famous for. I had the turkey!! Atmosphere is friendly, casual. The lines may be long but move quickly and smoothly.

Thank Bonnie845
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got sandwich quickly even though there was a long line. Meat piled high on the bun and sides are great. Always someone coming around to see if everything is ok and to clean up. Atmosphere is very relaxed.

Thank ED C
Everett, Washington
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283 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My colleagues and I arrived in town via the airport around 6:30 pm. Being from the NW we were all dying to have some real St. Louis Ribs! everyone said to go to Sugarfire's only to find out that Sugarfire a block from our hotel was OUT OF RIBS!!! by this time it was close to 7:35, we hailed a... More 

Thank Shawna M
High Ridge, Missouri
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friend of mine took me there this summer. Long line but moved fast.Ordered bbq sandwich with fries.Fantastic food.

Thank phalanx1
Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want good BBQ, come to Pappy's. Everything on the menu is good, although I always like the ribs and the corn. However, there will be a line, and once they run out of food for the day, the restaurant closes, so come for an early lunch.

Thank Paige Y
Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent BBQ in a friendly simple setting. Long lines at traditional lunch and dinner times, but call-ahead carry-out is a quick option.

1 Thank Delish45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent!!! The pork was my favorite. The only thing I wish they had were kids meals. I will say, my large size portions were enough to share though. The staff was very friendly. Good location.....downtown. Great atmosphere. Oh the sweet potatoe fries were fabulous!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Oxford, Mississippi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was THE BEST BBQ I've ever had. The half slab and corn were so good that I didn't need my usual sauce and salt! I will be going back next time I'm in St. Louis!

Thank ctjones2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: (314) 535-4340

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