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Parker's Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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715 1st Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2425
+1 402-873-0557
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had supper there the first time and were impressed by the variety of food and great friendly service. The food was good, so we came back a year later on our way through. We had the same waitress (Erin) that recognized us right away. You don't find that everywhere.

Thank juergenheck
Superior, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was advised by the staff at my hotel to give this place a try. It was mid afternoon so it wasn't busy, my waitress was super nice and very attentive. The food was average but it is s nice place.

Thank pamelamC835QH
Saskatoon, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here around 8:00 pm on Jan4/17 the food was delivered about 3 minutes after we ordered the steak fries looked like they came out of the deep fryer around 6:00pm and the salt on the ribs would stop a healthy heart

Thank 18haroldt
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Parker's has a full menu of items focusing on BBQ. My favorite, even though it's not BBQ, is their Crispy Chicken Salad. It's a mixed greens salad with crispy chicken bites and it comes along with a delicious corn bread muffin. The salad is huge too! They have several flavors of BBQ sauce and usually bring out some thick cut... More 

Thank veryhotred
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not good, the service was very good, the food not so much. I had the prime rib melt, shredded prime rib, many, many sauteed onions and mushrooms, wheres the meat ?? Bread was crunchy. Potato salad 4 spoons and done ? Have been to the ones in Lincoln and Ashland, very good. Maybe just a bad day.

1 Thank TomW7
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were traveling through town from Kansas to Iowa and thought this looked like a good place to try for lunch. We were not disappointed. We were very happy with our burgers and sides and enjoyed the Nebraska beers on tap. I had the BBQ burger with baked beans on the side and was thoroughly satisfied with all of it.... More 

Thank Catharus
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Having moved here from Kansas City which boasts about the best BBQ in the country, I am thrilled to have Parkers in Nebraska City. Parkers' ribs rival KC's Smokestack, Gates or Arthur Bryants. No need to go to KC for good BBQ. We have great BBQ at Parkers in Nebraska City!!!!

Thank gratefuldarcy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

people from nebraska city obviously love this place,,,,unfortunately we had awful experience, our waitress the second after finishing her cigarette outside came up to our table and without even saying hello, she proceeded with what do you want to drink! she smelled like a cigarette and she was rude!

Thank Madina W
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Really scrimpy on the sides....for $1 extra we got the sweet potato fries...all 10 of them. The naked ribs had a good smoked flavor but not much meat. I didn't eat the potato salad, too bland. Good atmosphere and GREAT BLUES MUSIC!!

Thank ofiliogirl
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through town while traveling on vacation. The beef brisket sandwich was delicious and the steak fries were good too! The service was good! We would recommend this restaurant to others!

Thank Tiffany K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 1st Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410-2425
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Nebraska City
  • Phone Number: +1 402-873-0557

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?