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Hickory BBQ Smokehouse

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743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
(845) 338-2424
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Woodstock, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No one can complain about the great food served here. Love it and have been there for very long. Simple, wonderful food for a local place or take-out to NYC. Lovely people take care of you!

Thank Frances G
Larchmont, New York
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequently travel along Route 28 on the way to our place in the Catskills, and Hickory BBQ is a favorite place to stop for lunch or dinner. Great, fast, friendly service, amazing side dishes (try the mac and cheese or the collared greens with pork), and of course the BBQ is justifiably famous - all of it is good... More 

1 Thank Tony C
Northeast Aegean Islands, Greece
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered the pull pork sandwich with potatoe salad, but was served fried (German) potatoes according to server. Food was good, but nothing to write home about.

Thank balloontwister
Somers, Connecticut
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Our group of 8 stopped here after a long ride from CT. They made a spot for us on the side deck in the shade and service was prompt (thanks Jordan!). The mother of the owner was there and she was quite a hoot. It seems like a comfortable and informal place for locals and travelers alike. Prices and portions... More 

Thank KristenCT
Bloomingburg, New York
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Service was good and food was very good. Had the chopped salad which was pletiful and tasty and a half rack St. Louis style ribs and they were excellent. I did not care for their baked beans or their mac n cheese. Nothing wrong with them; just not my taste. Delicious cornbread and cole slaw. I had lemon sorbet for... More 

1 Thank dceagle
Saugerties, New York
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154 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Was there with some friends. Always good and dependable. Burgers, ribs, brisket are always delicious and satisfying. Its a keeper for sure. Good bar crowd but not my thing.

Thank bruce t
Woodstock, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

As transplanted Manhattanites we have been spoiled when it comes to restaurants. But when we moved to Woodstock seven years ago we discovered Hickory BBQ and have made it our go-to restaurant for great ribs, catfish, and the best hamburger this side of the Hudson River. Their daily specials are always great and diverse and when they have the fried... More 

2 Thank PFK48
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Hickory BBQ catered our wedding on 7/9/16 and it was SPECTACULAR. The food was delicious and plentiful - we had four cocktail hour appetizers: the smoked trout, pigs in a blanket, spring rolls, and the crudité. Our meal was pulled pork, chicken, and grilled veggies with mac'n'cheese, mashed potatoes, and black bean and corn salad. Our guests also enjoyed cornbread... More 

1 Thank randyandruta
Hyde Park, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Kept hearing how good this is so tried it again after a so-so meal a year ago. Service was very slow. I got a smoked trout salad special in a wrap. The wrap was literally like tough, stale cardboard! Took insides out and the trout salad was dry and tasteless. Hubby got ribs- fatty and tough- no falling off the... More 

Thank Brenda D
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This place has delicious BBQ. What's more they offer vegetarian options as well. It's family run and I think they have live musical entertainment. The decor is quaint and it is kid friendly. Try it. You'll like it!

Thank veg888

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: (845) 338-2424

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