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Hickory River Smokehouse

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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At Hickory River Smokehouse in Tipp City we pride ourselves in hand-slicing your meat to order, smoked in our on-site smokehouse. Try our award-winning pulled pork, ribs, and BBQ sauce today!
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Drive Thru
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All reviews brisket mac and cheese cole slaw turkey beans sandwich apple sauce chilli cafeteria style great bbq self serve award winning drive thru dry rub great taste hot sauce bbq place
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love my sandwich. Going back for the brisket. Pulles pork nachoes were amazing. Green bans ans vinegar cole slaw were good. Will be back

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Cathy G
MariaD10056, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cathy, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate our customers so very much!!

Reviewed November 5, 2019

Brisket chopped, sweet sauce, always good Staff polite Cafeteria style, wait your turn and order meat first, followed by your sides Pay and carry your tray to your table/booth

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ldnsigns
Maria D, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2019

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you as a customer!

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

Everything I have ate here is amazing. Great food for a low price. Cafeteria style. If I’m in the mood for bbq this is where I come.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 998tabathas
Maria D, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2019

Thank you! We appreciate your review very much, and look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed October 1, 2019

Don't believe the hype... This is one of the worst BBQ restaurants around... The brisket is sliced extremely thick, and it's pretty dang dry... They only have a few sauces which is a real downer... I'm a brisket guy, so why they don't find a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019

Went with my class, for monthly dinner. Real good BBQ, nothing fancy, but good food. Had the pulled pork, ribs, and briskit, real good

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ljflick
MariaD10056, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thank you for your review! We appreciate it very much.

Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

They asked if I wanted sauce on the brisket and I said yes but it was easy too much. With that said the brisket and slaw were both very good, brisket was cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been in many BBQ places all over the country. The food here is very good and the portions are big. I get the idea this place has been around for a while because the locals seem to have their own tables.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 639garyr
MariaD10056, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so pleased you had a great meal, and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Hoping my visit was an exception to the rule. Got the lunch special. Pulled bbq chicken was dry. Bun was dry. At least it was easy to avoid and save calories. Green beans ok, but underseasoned. Mashed potatoes no better than school cafeteria. Soda machines...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Cindy H
MariaD10056, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Hi Cindy, I’m so sorry. We will look into the issues with the food. The soda machine went down that morning, and we were waiting on Pepsi to come out and fix it. We apologize, and will address your other concerns with our staff. I...More

Reviewed July 21, 2019

Great food in a cozy environment right in Tipp City, Ohio. Family friendly with many deals and options for everyone. There's a different weekly special depending on the day so make sure to check those out!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Maria D, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We’re excited you enjoy the weekly specials!

Reviewed July 18, 2019

got the 3 item mixed plate, the ribs, polish sausage & brisket. it was better than I remembered . the cole slaw was delicious. love that the meat is smoked and not buried in a sauce. I like dry rub and it hit the spot...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Maria D, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

We are so glad you visited us again, and we’re happy you enjoyed your meal! Hope to see you again soon. Thank you!!

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