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Hickory River Smokehouse

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$$ - $$$
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135 S Garber Dr, Tipp City, OH 45371-1147
+1 937-669-2271
11:00 - 21:00
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Tipp City, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top notch award winning barbecue. The pulled pork, brisket and even the turkey are amazing and awesome Mac& cheese as well...worth the trip.

Thank arrows45344
Fairborn, Ohio
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Texas style barbeque (sauced, not dry rub). We have been here several times and everything has been good. There are LOTS of meat choices and a good selection of side dishes. I prefer the beef brisket, it is melt in your mouth tender and lean. They have mild or hot sauce. The mild is not at all bland,... More 

Thank RLW96
Stryker, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great alternative to fast food when you're on the road. We often stop here when traveling between NW Ohio and Cincinnati, and it's always good. Lots of options on the menu.

Thank Tammy S
Dayton, Ohio
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is very easy to run up the bill at the restaurant. You walk past all the delicious food and add them to your tray. It's when they had you the bill at the end of the counter that your eye's pop out. If you are not use to bbq, be prepared to have an upset tummy in an hour... More 

Thank DaytonWoman
Tipp City, Ohio
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is consistent, staff is friendly. Building and bathrooms clean 😃 Also good for catering any size event

Thank tadleta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Pulled Pork Nachos were AWESOME! We also enjoyed the 1/2 chicken and the Polish sausage. I would definitely go back

Thank Candy T
Oviedo, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I enjoy non-chain restaurants. Fast service, great smoked BBQ. Large servings. I had the brisket and loved every bite. 3 sauces to choose from. Right off the interstate. Worth the stop if traveling through.

Thank FLWeddingPro
Dayton, Ohio
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is some of the best BBQ I've ever had, no wonder they win at the Ohio State Fair every year. The sides are all great too.

Thank tbird437
Miamisburg, Ohio
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food. One of the best BBQ places in the Dayton area. Beef brisket and sausage was tasty. Loved the spicy sauce which has just the right hot level. Tried the sides of chili and spiced apples and loved both of them. Cornbread to me was only thing not at the same level as other food. Staff very friendly... More 

Thank jwcorbett
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been here several times, and have good food every visit. If you like BBQ I would recommend Hickory River Smokehouse. Excellent Ribs!!

Thank Todd & Cindy S
HR_Tipp_City, Public Relations Manager at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks, Todd & Cindy! We're happy to hear about your good experience! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 S Garber Dr, Tipp City, OH 45371-1147
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Tipp City
  • Phone Number: +1 937-669-2271
At Hickory River Smokehouse in Tipp City we pride ourselves in hand-slicing your meat to order, smoked in our on-site smokehouse. Try our award-winning pulled pork, ribs, and BBQ sauce today!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?