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Dexter Bar-B-Que

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124 N Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801-4210
+1 573-471-6676
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I've been to Lamberts many many times over the years. But the food really isn't that good and eventually caught enough thrown rolls. So if you've already been there and you're just looking for good food check out Dexter's barbecue. The ribs are amazing that the brisket is incredible!

Thank Mignonnew
Ashcroft, Canada
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The BBQ is some of the very best around. I ordered the rib salad and loved it. I will definitely go back and highly recommend it.

Thank bcarney07
Springfield, Missouri
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

...you are looking for sustenance, and Ruby Tuesdays rates high in the town you're in. That said, this BBQ isn't bad. I ordered the pork steak and it was large as advertised and cooked well (albeit, not exactly hot). The sides weren't huge, but they were adequate. Others have complained about the flies, and there were a few, but i... More 

Thank mcasagrand
Sikeston, Missouri
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times and have always been very satisfied. I've never had any food here that I didn't like. Their ribs are very good and so is their loaded potato.

Thank tjcruiser98
Springfield, Missouri
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is real deal BBQ. The chopped pork is moist & delicious. The ribs are meaty with a great smoky flavor and prepared with a dry rub and not covered with sauce. Lots of side choices. We always make it a point to visit when passing through.

Thank RuralRoadRunners
Metropolis, Illinois
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187 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and got a rib plate and a combo plate. The meat is smoked and flavored well. The ribs and pulled pork are absolutely delicious. The sides are well made and the fried corn on the cob was exremely sweet and surprisingly good. Its a little expensive for a BBQ joint, but based on how good... More 

Thank jlcarter1975
Gatineau, Canada
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192 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

As Canadians, we have not acquired the same taste for BBQ as the Americans have. Having said this, I was not very impressed with my pork bar b que steak that I had for lunch. My wife's turkey sandwich seemed a little better. Like I said, I have not acquired a taste for smokey BBQ cooking so it is not... More 

Thank GerryPhilippe
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has excellent ribs. A lot of tender meat. Great menu! Lots of sides to pick from. Cozy environment. Excellent and friendly service. Will definitely go back!

Thank Susan B
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We got BBQ sandwiches and fries. They were very good but could have been excellent if they were not so stingy with their sauce. The fries were some of the best I ever had.

Thank trekluvr
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food. Employees very courteous! First time I went I got food to go they thought I waited a few minutes too long so gave me an extra brownie! Fries were still hot as heck even when I got home! Keep going back on way home from work at least once a week!

Thank Tacklamb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 N Main St, Sikeston, MO 63801-4210
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sikeston
  • Phone Number: +1 573-471-6676

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