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Bully's Smokehouse

) #3 of 20 Restaurants in Columbia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue,
1280 Columbia Ctr, Columbia, IL 62236-2560
+1 618-281-2880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (22 reviews)
“turkey” (9 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar
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1280 Columbia Ctr, Columbia, IL 62236-2560
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Reviews (89)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ribs were great and the sides very nice, the chunky applesauce went well with the ribs and the beans were pretty good. The grilled corn was so/so I would skip it unless corn was in season. My wife had the smoked pork steak that...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

WOW, my wife and I visited Jax FL in Dec and four of us had a Bono's Feast/4 at $40 that was very good. So last weekend after a day of moving family we were hungry so the Feast for 4 at $59.99 was the...More

Thank curtisrnormanciv
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I with our son and daughter-in-law and 18 month old granddaughter ate here for supper. We were here a year and a half ago and loved it. We were anxious to return to see if the food was just as good as...More

Thank aablodgett
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Have eaten here on several occasions and still am not impressed! The bbq always seems to have too much fat and gristle especially for the cost.

Thank runfromthekids
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Arriving at 12:30 we found the parking lot almost full as many were eating here at noon. We enjoyed the pulled pork with sweet potato fries and chunky apple sauce. All were excellent. We will be back!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

So I was in town on business. Any time I see competition BBQ on a menu its a must for me to go. I do several amature competitions every year. I usually compete and sometime judge. I have to say the standards for competitions must...More

Thank C9945JZwilliamc
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Came here as the establishment was highly rated and close to hotel and left a bit disappointed. Starting off with the positives, we were greeted with a warm smile and the service was very good. But smiles do not quaff a hunger - The portions...More

Thank MrModu
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Been here several times now. I had the pork steak which was tender and excellent. Their sides are also very good. Good kids menu. Family friendly. One of the areas finest BBQ joint in and around St. Louis.

Thank HiggySt_Louis
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Met friends here while in town and the food and drinks are always good. Love the pulled pork and the selection of sauces. Great place to meet family & friends.

Thank Trish M
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party for 40 to 50 people cost
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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