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The Hucklebuck Smoke & Grill

) #1 of 12 Restaurants in Ava ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
204 NE 12th Ave., Ava, MO 65608
+1 417-683-2555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
“potato salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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204 NE 12th Ave., Ava, MO 65608
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Reviews (33)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a big place but the food is really great. Dress is casual and you can visit with friends and family as there is no loud noise.

Thank Loretta L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mom and I took vacation to get away and find someplace quiet to spend a few days. We settled in Ava, MO. After looking the town over, we decided to have lunch at Hucklebuck. We got the cherry smoked ribs with a side of green...More

Thank PJude03
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat !!! Best BBQ I've ever eat !! Staff every friend .. would go there again if I ever visit the town

Thank 55Bean55
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Best Barbecue in Ava! Smoked meats, delicious potato salad and coleslaw, and can't forget about the baked beans! Family friendly, great for any outing and worth the stop. Will go anytime if going through town.

Thank opelrj
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Solid barbecue. Very quick service and very friendly staff. Pulled pork and smoked sausage was filling and tasty.

Thank chrisdente
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The flavor of the smoked meat at Hucklebuck is just too delicious to put into words. My favorite is the smoked brisket which is always moist and tender with enough smoke that I almost don't want to put sauce on it. However the sauce, too,...More

Thank valelys
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Handy for barbeque carryout now that restaurant has opened additional site in Mansfield. Delicious ribs, brisket, beans, and even the cole slaw.

Thank familytravelagent58
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Driving though town, we were not optimistic about our chances of getting great food for lunch and nearly settled on convenience store offerings when we saw this place. The BBQ is absolutely delicious and our food was ready almost as soon as we were finished...More

Thank KatrinaPa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I had the brisket dinner. The brisket I would rate as good. The potato salad was not very good and the beans were average. There could have been more beans and less sauce with the beans. Garlic bread is not a good fit with barbeque,...More

Thank 68jerryb
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This BBQ joint was a pleasant surprise. My husband had the 3 meat meal with pulled pork, sausage and brisket. I had the pulled pork and 2 ribs. The meat was moist and tasty. A BBQ sauce for several tastes. The baked beans and Cole...More

Thank Cathomeyer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 NE 12th Ave., Ava, MO 65608
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ava
  • Phone Number: +1 417-683-2555
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