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Hickory River Smokehouse

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$$ - $$$
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135 S Garber Dr, Tipp City, OH 45371-1147
+1 937-669-2271
11:00 - 20:00
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1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good stuff. Portion sizes are large for the price compared to any chain. Great taste. Friendly people. Can't ask for more.

Thank Dan H
Tipp City, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their beef brisket is wondeful! $5 pulled pro nachos on Thursdays can't be beat! It is easy to see why they've won so many awards!

Thank Mary B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great BBQ! Right down the road from the hotel. Very friendly staff. Very clean as well. I didn't care for the coleslaw but the mac amd cheese was on point.

1 Thank Samantha W
Hickory_River_Tipp, Marketing at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks, Samantha! We're very happy to hear about your good experience with us. Thanks for sharing! More 

Tipp City, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Top notch award winning barbecue. The pulled pork, brisket and even the turkey are amazing and awesome Mac& cheese as well...worth the trip.

1 Thank arrows45344
Hickory_River_Tipp, Marketing at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear about the foods you tried and are very happy you liked them all! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More 

Fairborn, Ohio
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is Texas style barbeque (sauced, not dry rub). We have been here several times and everything has been good. There are LOTS of meat choices and a good selection of side dishes. I prefer the beef brisket, it is melt in your mouth tender and lean. They have mild or hot sauce. The mild is not at all bland,... More 

1 Thank RLW96
Stryker, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great alternative to fast food when you're on the road. We often stop here when traveling between NW Ohio and Cincinnati, and it's always good. Lots of options on the menu.

1 Thank Tammy S
Dayton, Ohio
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is very easy to run up the bill at the restaurant. You walk past all the delicious food and add them to your tray. It's when they had you the bill at the end of the counter that your eye's pop out. If you are not use to bbq, be prepared to have an upset tummy in an hour... More 

2 Thank DaytonWoman
Tipp City, Ohio
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Food is consistent, staff is friendly. Building and bathrooms clean 😃 Also good for catering any size event

1 Thank tadleta
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Pulled Pork Nachos were AWESOME! We also enjoyed the 1/2 chicken and the Polish sausage. I would definitely go back

1 Thank Candy T
Oviedo, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I enjoy non-chain restaurants. Fast service, great smoked BBQ. Large servings. I had the brisket and loved every bite. 3 sauces to choose from. Right off the interstate. Worth the stop if traveling through.

1 Thank FLWeddingPro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S Garber Dr, Tipp City, OH 45371-1147
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Tipp City
  • Phone Number: +1 937-669-2271
At Hickory River Smokehouse in Tipp City we pride ourselves in hand-slicing your meat to order, smoked in our on-site smokehouse. Try our award-winning pulled pork, ribs, and BBQ sauce today!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?