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Hickory BBQ Smokehouse

743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
+1 845-338-2424
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“hickory bbq” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (35 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
743 State Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401-7215
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big storm. No power. Time for dinner at barbecue. Had the meatloaf with good string beans and coleslaw. Healthy dinner. Very tasty. Wife had Cobb salad which was decent. Good extra dry martini. Friendly place. Good burgers, great brisket and ribs.

Thank bruce t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived early evening on a Saturday after passing this place by on several previous trips. I was promptly seated at a booth And told my waitress would be right with me. I waited for almost 10 minutes as I looked at the menu. Another...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Make time - even if it's a hike to go to Hickory BBQ- it's so worth it! We stopped after skiing/snowboarding- its close to 87 entrance - great place to tank up before heading home. We started with garlic buffalo wings - which were out...More

Thank VkmV04
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Heard many good things about this place, so I had high expectations. The Buffalo garlic wings were excellent. The chicken and rib dinner had good flavor but was a bit too dry for my liking. My sides were great, the garlic mashed was outstanding and...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We ate here twice as was so good! Amazing food, quirky building and great atmosphere. An absolute must if you are in Red Hook

Thank themurtys
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We used to go for dinner when we were in the mood for bbq. The food was never exceptional but mostly good and predictable. The mood is usually a bit cool from the staff as well, but we'd come to expect a less than warm...More

1  Thank twolgamuth
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This restaurant has been around for a while since we have managed to go for the past 7 years. However it has not changed in service or food. This is the only BBQ in the area, and it s you common BBQ restaurant. There is...More

1  Thank Ray L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Unfortunately I can't give a thumbs up on this one. Bar vibe when you walk in the door is icy but I'm sure liquor sales are what keeps it open because the food is substandard. BBQ and quality of meat is Cminus. Location is perfect...More

Thank Peyton J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to Hickory BBQ Smokehouse on Saturday. Made a reservation for 6 adults and 1 Baby. When we arrived, our table was ready and we placed our order for drinks and appetizers. The service was excellent and our waitress was very informative about the choices....More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The food and staff were amazing. I can't tell how impressed I was with both their competence and professionalism. They allowed us to completely forget about the food service altogether. They set everything up, served, bussed and cleaned up flawlessly. I can't even begin give...More

Thank Robert P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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