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Bully's Smokehouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
1280 Columbia Ctr, Columbia, IL 62236-2560
+1 618-281-2880
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (23 reviews)
“turkey” (9 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1280 Columbia Ctr, Columbia, IL 62236-2560
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The only complaint I have was that the ribs were only OK. The pulled pork was amazing, the fired corn was good, the service was great as well. To have a handful of drinks and two large plates of BBQ at a good price makes...More

Thank Edelan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pulled pork was great. Had the lunch platter and was a generous amount. Waitress was very nice. Would definitely go again!

Thank Live2Clog
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was good but the service left a lot to be desired. Bunch of kids working that were more interested in playing then giving good service. We have been there when it was better. Need to have an older person in charge to keep...More

Thank radar151
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I can highly recommend the pulled pork sandwich. One of the best I have had lately. The only negative point I have to mention is that you smell like fresh out of a smoker when you leave.

1  Thank muhkuh77
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We got ribs, pork pulled pork and pork steak as well as sweet potato fries, coleslaw hush puppies and also cheese fries. Everyone loved their meals and everything including all the sides were A+++! The meat on the ribs was fall off the bone and...More

Thank sunbeem4u
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This award winning smokehouse got us in and out on our time crunch deadline and still managed to serve up a couple of de-lucious pulled pork platters with cole slaw and pickles. The Carolina sauce was my favorite. They have a 1st place pork steak...More

Thank BosterCastle
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a great BBQ eatery. I tried the barbecued pulled pork nachos, and they were excellent. Our server was quite efficient.

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Waitress was good, no complaints. Food came out in a timely matter. It was good, nothing super special, but there aren't many options around town.

Thank gsgman777
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had dinner here with my parents on the 4th of July. We waited less then 30 minutes to be seated. The food was very good. I had the Al's Nachos which is listed on the appetizer portion of the menu. I got the small...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Stopped in on a weeknight while staying at a local hotel. I was seated right away and the service was great the whole visit. I had a Cobb Salad with Pulled Pork and Smoked Turkey on it. It was very good!

Thank David C
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2015|
Response from xpurt | Reviewed this property |
With a soda each figure minimum 18.00 each plus tip. Best of luck with service. They are extremely slow, doesn't matter how busy they are. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1280 Columbia Ctr, Columbia, IL 62236-2560
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 618-281-2880
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Welcome to the best St. Louis style BBQ restaurant in the metro area. Bully's Smokehouse specializes in slow smoked "Award Winning" barbecue. We take traditional St. Louis cuts of meat including pork shoulder, pork steaks, St. Louis style ribs, then hickory smoke them long ans slow. We also smoke plump chickens, juicy turkey breasts, and the best beef North of Texas. Our soups soups and side dishes are "made from scratch daily.(95% of our competitors can't say this) You can taste the difference. Bully's is a place for family gatherings,special occasions, or a quiet dinner. We offer everything from sit down dinners, to takeout, and even catering. We strive to offer fast and friendly service and reasonable prices.
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