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Pappy's Smokehouse

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3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
+1 314-535-4340
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (1,533 reviews)
“pulled pork” (450 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife surprised me with a lunch at pappys and it was noting short of perfect. Both of us had the burnt ends and they were flavorful and tender. The sweet potato fries were perfect and the portions were huge. I can’t wait to go...More

Thank waldfam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here with a friend and really enjoyed the BBQ. Food was great, service was quick and a most enjoyable meal.

Thank kevinfU2005JV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can usually gauge a bbq restaurant first by the smell when you walk in. This place is the real deal. There was a good sized line when we got there but it moved quick. The menu had all the usual stuff you would expect...More

1  Thank Batholemew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My advice is to GO EARLY! They sell out of the beef brisket and burnt ends (THE BEST EVER) pretty quick. The night we were there, they sold out of the burnt ends before 6:00 pm (before the dinner rush even got there). The burnt...More

1  Thank 808traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard Pappy's was the place to go and it didn't disappoint! We caught it at a great time and there was no line. We ordered, sat down and had our food within minutes. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich and it was HUGE!...More

Thank kmrich82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ordering was a little odd, but once you ordered and sat down everything went smoothly. The food is served in HUGE portions. I ordered the burnt ends and sweet potato fries and green beans. It was all superbly done. I even went so far...More

Thank lutracy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After looking through TripAdvisor reviews we decided to try Pappy's and I am so glad we did! We got beef brisket, turkey and chicken and all were amazing! Cooked to perfection and you can add your favorite BBQ sauce! Absolutely amazing! There was a line...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some great BBQ in STL and Pappy's is one of the best. I've had several items here but alway enjoy the brisket and pulled pork. Long lines that go really fast so don't let that deter you.

Thank jaymoorescmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favorite of ours and the best BBQ that you're going to find anywhere. If you eat in the restaurant, you are going to wait awhile unless you show up early. We always call in our orders and take it to go. Get the ribs...More

Thank bradk406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there about 30 minutes prior to opening with short line. After opening from line to food on the table was around 15 minutes! The best BBQ we have ever eaten we make sure to plan a stop at Pappy’s anytime we are in STL!

Thank MaxandMegan
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Questions & Answers
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Chadwick A | Reviewed this property |
No. But they do sell their sauce in several stores, perhaps you can find it online.
January 20, 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what the lines will be at that time. seems most people ding have a problem. only thing I have heard is that when they run out of bbq for the day than that is it. it's closng time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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: +1 314-535-4340
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