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Parker's Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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715 1st Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2425
+1 402-873-0557
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not good, the service was very good, the food not so much. I had the prime rib melt, shredded prime rib, many, many sauteed onions and mushrooms, wheres the meat ?? Bread was crunchy. Potato salad 4 spoons and done ? Have been to the ones in Lincoln and Ashland, very good. Maybe just a bad day.

Thank TomW7
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were traveling through town from Kansas to Iowa and thought this looked like a good place to try for lunch. We were not disappointed. We were very happy with our burgers and sides and enjoyed the Nebraska beers on tap. I had the BBQ burger with baked beans on the side and was thoroughly satisfied with all of it.... More 

Thank Catharus
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Having moved here from Kansas City which boasts about the best BBQ in the country, I am thrilled to have Parkers in Nebraska City. Parkers' ribs rival KC's Smokestack, Gates or Arthur Bryants. No need to go to KC for good BBQ. We have great BBQ at Parkers in Nebraska City!!!!

Thank gratefuldarcy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

people from nebraska city obviously love this place,,,,unfortunately we had awful experience, our waitress the second after finishing her cigarette outside came up to our table and without even saying hello, she proceeded with what do you want to drink! she smelled like a cigarette and she was rude!

Thank Madina W
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Really scrimpy on the sides....for $1 extra we got the sweet potato fries...all 10 of them. The naked ribs had a good smoked flavor but not much meat. I didn't eat the potato salad, too bland. Good atmosphere and GREAT BLUES MUSIC!!

Thank ofiliogirl
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through town while traveling on vacation. The beef brisket sandwich was delicious and the steak fries were good too! The service was good! We would recommend this restaurant to others!

Thank Tiffany K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Sub par food, bad, real bad service. I gave the new location on Pacific 3 chances, and it was worse every time. Spoke with the owner a few times, real nice guy, but not nice enough to overcome crappy attitudes and ridiculously mediocre food. Won't be back..

Thank jsaitta
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My wife and I and another couple ate at Parker's on a Saturday night in September. We arrived around six o'clock and found the place very uncrowded. We were quickly seated, quickly served our drink order, and quickly served our food. The waitstaff was very attentive telling us about each item on the menu and responding to our needs. At... More 

Thank Tim D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We loved the ribs, rib tips, pork but do not forget the sweet potato fries! Sweet tea and strawberry lemonade were a nice contrast to this small town favorite.

Thank Marcia B
Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Facility - looks clean but tables had crumbs and floor was slippery, our visit was before the noon rush so it should have been clean and ready to roll. Food - just OK BBQ, catfish was super greasy, the ribs they tried to add to every order were overcooked and more like Jerky, chopped pork was flavorless and fatty. Sauces... More 

Thank Lonnie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 1st Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2425
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Nebraska City
  • Phone Number: +1 402-873-0557

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