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Skeeter Barnes

516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
+1 308-236-6400
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
“ribs” (38 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just off I-80, great BBQ, good portions (not too large) and satisfying. Pulled pork was my favorite. Others in our group had the three meat special and raved. Server was attentive but not intrusive.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just looking for a quick dinner and found Skeeter Barnes. Very pleasant decor and ordered a Tex Mex Burger and on the first bite was blown away by how good the meat was. We called the waitress over and asked what kind of...More

Thank RDC3
Reviewed 20 February 2018

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 17 February 2018

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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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