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Pappy's Smokehouse

) #2 of 2,348 Restaurants in Saint Louis ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
+1 314-535-4340
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (1,418 reviews)
“pulled pork” (425 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
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3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being from NC I had to try the BBQ ribs while in St.Louis. Wow these ribs were wonderful! Meaty, rack was plenty and needed nothing added, Opps, except cold beer, which I ndiscovered across the hall. Interesting that Pappy's has Piedmont and Western NC vinegar...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner on a Tuesday night. Place was busy but not crazy. The line to order was relatively quick. Prices a bit high but not outrageous. Wait for food was reasonable. I had ribs and brisket with green beans and sweet...More

Thank Japruzze
Reviewed 3 days ago

My dad bought like 10 bottles of Pappy's sauce last time he could - and I'd never heard of it. But he's an expert, so I went to try it out last time we were in town. WOW. So much food, great tender meat (tried...More

Thank Chadwick A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am an avid grilled and occasional smoker of all things meat. When I was told I needed to go to Pappy's I was skeptical. Mind officially blow. The burnt ends were to die for. I wasn't thrilled with the sides, but seriously, I didn't...More

Thank christinaelbers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's one thing to serve some of the best BBQ in St. Louis, but they could also teach other restaurants about exceptional customer service, with a small. How do they move all the people through so fast, and then deliver your exact order to your...More

Thank 585vickih
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the baked potato with pulled chicken, loaded with beans, cheese, and onions. This was definitely a meal for a hungry person, and it was absolutely delicious. I brought that idea home to my family in NC and we have had it twice for...More

Thank christina t
Reviewed 6 days ago

We now eat at Pappys every time we go to St. Louis. I don't know if it's possible but their ribs seem to be getting better! This last trip, the ribs were fall apart tender and so freaking good that I didn't bother with any...More

Thank Asa49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hungry for some BBQ.. this place was suggested by the locals.. It was a pleasant place. The owner was very friendly and gave us a good deal. The food was okay the meat was a little tough we got the variety plentiful.. but could use...More

Thank 1Rhonda501
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pappy's was one of the most frequently recommended restaurants when I asked the locals where to eat. My family and I were in town for sight-seeing and wanted to try some local BBQ. The ribs were phenomenal!!! Staff was friendly and inviting, reasonable prices, sides...More

Thank HungryTraveler1700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One thing to keep in mind, if you decide to go towards the end of the day (4pm and on) call ahead and be sure they still have enough food!! Our über driver gave us that tip so I wanted to share it! Pappy's was...More

Thank Maggie O
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Hello: Thanks for your great Pappy's review. I am quite nervous though. Will be visiting the city for the first time in early Feb. Thinking of going for dinner at approx 5-6pm. Based upon what you said, quite worried about availability. Any thoughts? Much thanks!
21 January 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what the lines will be at that time. seems most people ding have a problem. only thing I have heard is that when they run out of bbq for the day than that is it. it's closng time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
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: 3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-535-4340
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