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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%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I arrived from a long day of driving. Since it was next door to the Holiday Inn Express motel, I could walk over for dinner. I was given a table quickly & there wasn't much of a wait for my sandwich. The BBQ sauces are...More

Thank RASBERRY1947
Reviewed 12 September 2017

6 adults we ordered 2 Skeeter Feeder Platter, MISTAKE. it said one platter would feed 2-3, Well one platter would have been enough to feed us and still have leftovers. Very good BBQ, The Brisket was great

Thank JRegg D
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A friend and I ate here 😝4 years in a row as most of the restaurants were closed on Labor Day. The food was poorly prepared and salty. Each time we ate we got sick. We finally realized that we had to go to a...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This place was recommended by a friend from the area. The decor is comfortable quirky barn, the noise level was nice and low, and the staff friendly and helpful. The side dishes are typical, but the meat is the star. I tried the brisket and...More

Thank Muirenn
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I had the grilled chicken salad and my husband had bacon-wrapped shrimp. Everything was good, and the portion size was just right.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

we haven't been here in awhile so i was surprised at the changes. my fav. drinks was the skeeter reeta that has been changed and is no longer good, that was my main reason for going. bathrooms were dirty and out of paper weeds growing...More

Thank budandmel3749
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11 April 2016|
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, 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: 516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-236-6400
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