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395 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3444
+1 775-324-7427
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Reno, Nevada
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the lunch special that included a sandwich, 2 sides, and beverage. My wife ordered a sandwich, so we split the sides and had a very filling meal. Paid the same price as a fast food plate, but had much better quality and service. Good selection of sauces for the sandwiches. Mac and Cheese side was very good, as... More 

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Thank Christopher C
San Ramon, California
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201 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to grab a quick bite while your out and about.the brisket sandwich with the Dickeys BBQ sauce (I enjoyed the sweeter option). The toasted fool is an excellent base and the onions were amazingly fresh. Great service, warm and friendly staff.

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Thank Robert S
Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Being from Texas, and also being the former owner of a BBQ food service operation, I was pleasantly surprised when I tried this place for lunch. I expected to be disappointed, but I wasn't. I had their 2 meat combo plate: brisket with the Jalapeno Cheddar sausage, along with 2 sides, macaroni and cheese, and coleslaw. I must say the... More 

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Thank Randy_Faulk
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Having a small party at our house and wanted to serve BBQ. So I went online to check the menu out. Called up the location but they do not serve the food to go as depicted on the menu So that was frustrating, would have been easier to go to the location and order but I was trying to save... More 

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Thank Gene B
Hemet, California
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214 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The bbq place was actually decent (I'm not a meat eater)! My recommendations: the quarter plate with cheddar sausage, the 1 meat ribs, and the western sandwich. Our food was so hot and steaming I had to wait for a good 10-15 mins for my first bite! The free soft serve was s wonderful surprise!

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Thank almahaffey
Tallahassee
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130 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Vegans, beware: This is a meat-eaters place! Our big piles of meat included very tender and flavorful beef brisket, and equally tender but not as flavorful pulled pork. The coleslaw was remarkably good, but the jalapeño beans needed some seasoning in addition to the nice pepper bite. We also enjoyed trying the various sauces, and favored the hot and spicy.... More 

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Thank Frank W
Sparks, Nevada
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Well on a positive note it is one of the few places you can smoke, eat, drink and gamble on the bar side. The restaurant side looks like a dingy fast food place in the 50's. The brisket is ok, pulled pork did not smell fresh the one time I tried it, and ribs a bit dry. They claim they... More 

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Thank 1950Dan
Reno
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Many years ago I went to many eateries in Reno rating best Mexican, Chinese and BBQ. Dickey won and was my close #1. I wanted BBQ ribs, recently and give my #1 place a try. I ask for the ribs 'dry' no sauce on then so I can get the flavor of the rub and smoke, fried okra and BBQ... More 

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Thank Raymond L
Other
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Very good place for a quick bite to eat. Standard menu items but all prepared very well and they have tubs of sauce on the side so you can drench your BBQ to your hearts content! We really enjoyed the ribs as they were so tender that my SO could eat them with no problems! Sides were just okay nothing... More 

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Thank Bilyahn
Anchorage, Alaska
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Very good Pulled Pork and Beef Brisket! The ribs fall off the bone, and the Green Beans with bacon and Mac & cheese are great. Fast service and clean restaurant. It is a Franchise, so no menu changes--ever. but other than that, really good food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-324-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?