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Buckingham Smokehouse BBQ

3804 Buttonwood Dr, Columbia, MO 65201-3740
+1 573-499-1490
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coleslaw” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“pit beans” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3804 Buttonwood Dr, Columbia, MO 65201-3740
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service and atmosphere were good. Brisket barely had a smoke ring, no bark, and little flavor. It was tender though. Half chicken was ok. Both meats probably spent more time in an oven than a smoker imo. Grease temp for their fries is probably about...More

Thank MoMike35
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had lunch here while visiting Columbia. The ribs were great, good sauce and not over cooked. They give you a very generous portion for both the full and half slab. Their side dishes were all very good. I had the potato salad and BBQ...More

Thank jes22
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Buckingham's is a pretty good BBQ place. Getting "great" BBQ every time is impossible; BBQ done right takes a like time to prepare, and you really don't know how MUCH to prepare. So, unless you roll a seven, you will get something passable, or something...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My family stopped here at 2 on a Sunday afternoon. Are BBQ was still fresh from the grill. My husband and daughter both had sliced brisket sandwiches and they enjoyed the Smoky flavors. I had something that was new to me called burnt ends brisket...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had Buckingham's cater our small wedding on short notice. The owner was wonderful (he actually did the delivery), as well as the food. Nice sized portions and the meat was delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank Skeena
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in based on reviews and really enjoyed it! Had brisket which was excellent, potato salad which was good & I'm really picky about potato salad, and the coleslaw with a touch of horseradish was very unique. Great service and nice atmosphere!

Thank Banshee694
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on Friday evening and it was busy but not full. The brisket was ok but not great, I like it thick sliced not thin like they do it. The BBQ beans were pretty good but the potato salad was store bought. Overall...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Wife and I love to eat here so much that we don't even open the menu ( we already know). Fast friendly service. Food always prepared as we like. Meat has that just right smoke taste. Wife generally eats the pit salad with turkey and...More

Thank nuprofessor
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to make a quick trip to Columbia to do a little shopping and we stopped in for a late dinner. Our girls ordered the brisket sandwich and our son had the pulled pork. My wife had the brisket with sweet potato fries and...More

Thank mhuff612
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were stopping in Columbia just for one night and this was the only BBQ place nearby that was open past 8pm. We got some ribs and pulled pork as take out. It was prepared quickly and the food was delicious! The meet was perfect,...More

Thank Marie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3804 Buttonwood Dr, Columbia, MO 65201-3740
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 573-499-1490
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