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Skeeter Barnes

516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
+1 308-236-6400
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
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516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a Saturday night had to wait 20 minutes to be sited not bad. We all had salads to start actually , a pretty good salad. One individual wanted to no croutons one wanted no onion of course she got onion and had...More

Thank nighthawk779
Reviewed 1 week ago

The brisket was tender and smoked, and I think is this restaurant’s specialty. The pulled pork had a great smoked flavor and I would have appreciated a Carolina mustard sauce but only three red sauces are served: mild, medium, and hot. The pork baby back...More

Thank SeenEnough2Know
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We go there for lunch to get the stuffed baked potato. It's amazing and you get unlimited sides with it. I love that we can go for lunch under $10 and get a great meal.

Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by there this evening and even the waitress commented that the food was slow. But while waiting, another staff member decided to clean the restrooms, almost hitting my wife a couple of times with the mop handle. We were also...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had supper here after a long day on the road. BBQ pork and brisket was excellent. The cold soup was not very tasty. Service was good and the local beer was good. Would eat here again

Thank xuanlocdoc
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

These folks know how to cook BBQ. Got the 3 meat and all three were excellent. Pulled pork was great, been to alot of BBQ restraunts and they usually serve dry pork. Not here. Brisket was moist and I think the sausage might have been...More

Thank dukeebear
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We honestly were looking for another restaraunts, recommended by someone but couldn't find it. ....so we stopped at Skeeter's & were thrilled we couldn't find the other place. The food was good, the service quick & friendly....but as others have said...the meat is the star....More

Thank fishingtrip2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Second time we have dined here during our trips out West, while staying in Kearney. The atmosphere is casual/Western. There were 4 of us and everyone was happy with their meal. I had a BBQ pulled pork sandwhich (which was great) and peanut slaw (which...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I arrived from a long day of driving. Since it was next door to the Holiday Inn Express motel, I could walk over for dinner. I was given a table quickly & there wasn't much of a wait for my sandwich. The BBQ sauces are...More

Thank RASBERRY1947
Reviewed 12 September 2017

6 adults we ordered 2 Skeeter Feeder Platter, MISTAKE. it said one platter would feed 2-3, Well one platter would have been enough to feed us and still have leftovers. Very good BBQ, The Brisket was great

Thank JRegg D
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
It didn't notice that. We didn't leave hungry, so it probably wouldn't matter. The dessert was very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-236-6400
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