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Pappy's Smokehouse

3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
+1 314-535-4340
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (1,508 reviews)
“pulled pork” (428 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was looking for some good ribs & man did I go to the right place!!!! Went during the week at lunch had no waiting & got your food really quickly. My ribs were "lick your figure to die for" & had several sauces on table...More

Thank 861kimjohn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Some of the best BBQ I have eaten. And I am from the south. I had pulled pork and pork ribs - both delicious. Tried a couple different BBQ sauces and my favorite was Hoodoo. Had coleslaw and potato salad. The coleslaw was sooooo good....More

Thank LParnell
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The BBQ was life changing!! The ribs were the Best I have ever had!! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful! ( including the owner)

Thank Wellsandtrip
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have lived in Oklahoma all my life and we have had some awesome BarBQ here in Oklahoma but Pappy's was the best I have had in a very long time, The ribs were so tender fall off the bone, smoked just right seasoning was...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here after a Joyce Meyer Conference. We came in because the smell from the street was to difficult to dismiss! The owner come to our table and had given us some history about the place. We had the pulled pork, brisket, pulled chicken,...More

Thank lauralZ6900MR
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the great experience of eating here whilst visiting St. Louis. DO NOT MISS THIS PLACE! My husband and I are KCBS BBQ Judges and this food was PERFECT. We visited during the week and there was a relatively short line and they had already...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We all know that one of St. Louis's specialty's is BBQ. Over a few recommendations from locals and our FOOD TV app we decided to give Pappys a go. It was very intimating especially when the cashier was screaming at the cooks and was extremely...More

Thank Princeton1212
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ribs and brisket were dead on. The sauce was perfect (Jane's Sweet). Try the corn on the cob and baked beans!

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went because is was highly rated by several TV shows and food review sites. Got some pulled pork and their "burnt ends". Pork was nice but the ends were awesome. Good serving of sides with the meat and unlimited soda with a good selection. Service...More

Thank blueswarrior
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all - WHY DO THEY HAVE 2 LINES!? You have to wait in one to get to the line to order, what's the point of that!? Have one line! Then they only had one person taking orders until another caught on and started...More

Thank Olivia G
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Chadwick A | Reviewed this property |
No. But they do sell their sauce in several stores, perhaps you can find it online.
21 January 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what the lines will be at that time. seems most people ding have a problem. only thing I have heard is that when they run out of bbq for the day than that is it. it's closng time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-535-4340
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