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Skeeter Barnes

510 E 23rd St, Columbus, NE 68601-2827
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
510 E 23rd St, Columbus, NE 68601-2827
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met a group of friends one evening at Skeeter Barnes. They weren't busy on a Wednesday so we were seated immediately. It's a BBQ place with an extensive menu. It all sounded good but I settled on a Pulled Chicken Sandwich that came with one...More

Thank Barb N
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My husband and I went here for lunch and were very disappointed with the results. The restaurant was not busy at all - perhaps 3 other tables had customers. The service was extremely slow. My husband's soda was very flat and tasted like diet -...More

Thank kcooli
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Service has been VERY slow when we go even if there is only a few tables filled with people. Food is great! Recommend if you don't mind waiting for awhile.

Thank Kayla H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The menu is fair if you like smoked meat a lot. I thought it would be better. Service was good and staff did a good job if seating and taking order.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

this is one of my favorite places to eat in Columbus! Sandwiches to steaks & prime rib on the weekend. if you are not into BBQ, no problem cuz they let you add your own [or not]

Thank karen h
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I had the misfortune of visiting here after arriving late at my hotel which was next door. The service was poor, the food was poor and the hygiene of the cutlery wash terrible. There was one customer who was very load and his language was...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Went there to enjoy a nice meal, food looked really good but when we took our first bite everything was so salty, the fries were just drenched in salt and the burgers were salty also, had brisket and that was really salty also, just ruined...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Right next door to the Holiday Inn Express, the best hotel in Columbus. They also offer a 10% discount for people who stay in the hotel. Attentive staff and really great food. For a barbeque place, they sure put a lot of effort into their...More

Thank Charles Alan S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Took customers there for lunch. Several of us had the Lunch portion brisket with a side of bourbon mashed sweet potatoes. For me, the brisket was cooked properly, very flavorful, moist and priced reasonably. Others commented the food was very good. The service was good...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My Dad came in from out of town and we wanted something nice for family and kids. We were not disappointed, the food and service were excellent.

Thank 94Hawkeye
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 E 23rd St, Columbus, NE 68601-2827
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Columbus
ph 402) 562-0030
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