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Hickory BBQ Smokehouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
+1 845-338-2424
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“hickory bbq” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
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11 - 20 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been to Hickory dozens of times, as I am a hiker working on the 3500 list and some of my fellow hikers and I stop here after almost every hike we do. It's affordable, great location on Rt 28, great beer selection, great food...More

Thank breezy5string
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in Kingston and looking for BBQ, give it a shot. It's not far off of the Thruway. Portions are a good size and pretty good. Staff was friendly. A bit pricey, but probably worth it.

Thank davidloew
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took an impromptu trip up to the cat skills for weekend skiing and didn't put much thought into what food will eat during our stay. Since we come from Jersey and can be very particular about restaurants and good food, we...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We took my father in law there for his birthday. He got the ribs, which he adores. However, the ribs at this place are kind of like shoe leather, though shoe leather is tastier. I had fried shrimp. OMG. Disgusting. We took some pulled pork...More

1  Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 22 October 2016

No one can complain about the great food served here. Love it and have been there for very long. Simple, wonderful food for a local place or take-out to NYC. Lovely people take care of you!

Thank Frances G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We frequently travel along Route 28 on the way to our place in the Catskills, and Hickory BBQ is a favorite place to stop for lunch or dinner. Great, fast, friendly service, amazing side dishes (try the mac and cheese or the collared greens with...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ordered the pull pork sandwich with potatoe salad, but was served fried (German) potatoes according to server. Food was good, but nothing to write home about.

Thank balloontwister
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our group of 8 stopped here after a long ride from CT. They made a spot for us on the side deck in the shade and service was prompt (thanks Jordan!). The mother of the owner was there and she was quite a hoot. It...More

Thank KristenCT
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Service was good and food was very good. Had the chopped salad which was pletiful and tasty and a half rack St. Louis style ribs and they were excellent. I did not care for their baked beans or their mac n cheese. Nothing wrong with...More

1  Thank dceagle
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Was there with some friends. Always good and dependable. Burgers, ribs, brisket are always delicious and satisfying. Its a keeper for sure. Good bar crowd but not my thing.

Thank bruce t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 845-338-2424
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