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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” (1,479 reviews)
“pulled pork” (434 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ribs here are hands down the best you can get in Saint Louis. Super tender and full of flavor. They set the bar high for BBQ. It doesn't get much better. Facing the long line that may form is more than worth it.

Thank B902
Reviewed 2 days ago

First time there. Will go back. Ribs are excellent. Love all the signed menus from famous visitors. Unique way of ordering your food.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great! We loved the food! The line was long when we arrived. By the time we ordered 3 of the meats were sold out! Be sure to go as early as possible.

Thank Bj12345
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place! Great food reasonably priced, excellent service. Brisket great, green beans great, sweet potato fries best I've ever had. Don't be discouraged by long line to get, it moves quickly.

Thank illini14
Reviewed 3 days ago

For some reason people line up for this place. The BBQ is similar to Bandana's Bar-B-Que. Adam's Smokehouse and a bunch of other BBQ places in St Louis. The ordering procedure is to stand in line, place your order, pay for it, get your own...More

Thank jameslP4003NT
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've had Pappy's BBQ several times at catered events. Loved it every time. As a business woman, I'm always interested when I hear about successful entrepreneurs. So, Pappy's comes up time and time again when people talk about the best BBQ in the area, whether...More

1  Thank saharadweller
Reviewed 3 days ago

We first visited Pappy's last year and it's now a must stop when in St. Louis. We had a mixture of orders that included ribs, pulled pork and pulled chicken and all was great. The ribs are some of the best I've had anywhere. It...More

Thank 3BoysBBall
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was suggested to go here as one of the must stop places. I recommend to order the ribs which did not disappoint they were very good and delicious. I added a side of spicy sausage. This had an interesting texture like a hotdog and the...More

Thank eatoutfrequent
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am heading to Memphis later this week so I wanted to start my BBQ adventure with one of my favorites. Pappy's never disappoints. I always want to try something different...like the burnt ends...but I always end up with ribs, pulled pork, slaw and green...More

Thank mkelly1959
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Since discovering Pappys a few years ago, if we are within 30 minutes of Pappys, we're going! Hands down best BBQ!!!! Get there by 1130 or you'll face a long line! All of it is good, but our favorites are: Ribs, burnt ends, baked beans...More

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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, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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