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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” (1,623 reviews)
“pulled pork” (453 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I most recently visited in March 2018, but every time business takes me to St. Louis I eat at Pappy’s smokehouse at least every other day. That said, I’ve been known to eat there twice in a day, and I don’t even feel guilty saying...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The other selections are good, but you're going to have a tough time finding better ribs. Perfect in all respects: nice bark, tasty and not stiff, tender tear off the bone meat, balanced rub, and a ton of flavor with just the right amount of...More

Thank ksrichter3000
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, there may be a line to order food, but the wait is not long and the food is worth the wait! Parking in the area can be a slight problem, but the food is very good and servings are very generous. One is given...More

Thank sandyBrowerville_MN
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to get smoked food. The line is crazy so go early. They have a board of what's available. Once they run out they erase it. They don't keep making it.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Back in St Louis for an event and decided to eat at Pappy's again. Got there around 4:30 PM and the line was already out the door. Took a bit to be seated, but food came out almost before we had gotten our drinks (self...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This will be a simple review. Don’t hesitate to eat this amazing BBQ! Even with the long lines ( which move faster than you’d think) it’s worth the wait! Yum. Can’t wait to come back!

Thank Erikjoot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They had the best ribs that I’ve ever eaten. Could definitely taste the wood smoke flavor. Bathrooms were on the nasty side though.

Thank tourist2
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the brisket burnt ends platter with baked beans and Cole slaw.beat & slaw were really good(I prefer vinegar based Cole slaw) had better beans elsewhere in STL..Would go back for sure!

Thank pandaladykk
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is worth the wait and every penny. The BBQ food was tender and very tasty. They were kind enough to let me try a few different BBQ sauces before deciding which one I wanted. Great staff and friendly atmosphere.

Thank L R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I are BBQ fanatics and pretty much try every BBQ place that is well known. We stopped by for lunch as we passed through the city. I had beef brisket and pulled pork with beans and corn on the cob. The beans...More

Thank FencePert
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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