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Hickory House Bar-B-Que & Shawn's Soda Shop

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630 W Woodard St, Denison, TX 75020-3294
+1 903-463-3600
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Denison, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

To me this is North Texas BBQ with an East Texas flair. The setting is very rustic and quaint. It is local owned and operated by the same people for over 40 years. The place reminded me of a little general store when I was a kid back in East Texas as did the BBQ itself. Good smoky taste and... More 

Thank margotlittlefeather
Denison, Texas
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100 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Food is great, but a little pricy. There is a cute little candy shop inside too. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank Amy H
Denton, TX
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574 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Had lunch here today with my grandson. The same grandson who shared the disastrous excuse for a Q meal with me at 3 Stacks a couple of weeks ago. Hickory House is as good as 3 Stacks is bad. On Fridays they do Burnt Ends. He had the two meat plate (both Burnt Ends) and I had a two meat... More 

Thank Tupelo010835
Dallas, Texas
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2,372 reviews
1,727 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 978 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We have a list when we travel that carries the title of "hole in the walls" to eat at. Today we headed for a catfish place in Denison however when we arrived there was a long waiting line and since we were hungry decided to take another look at the list and we decided it would be Hickory Hut Bar... More 

Thank texaswillie
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The title says it all. It is definitely one of the best decorated eateries I've seen, but there are better places for bbq in town. I know bbq tends to be pricy but this place is still a bit too high for their offering. The potato salad is excellent.

Thank Shana K
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Great atmosphere in old downtown area of Denison. Meat is tasty and well prepared. Sides are rather bland for my taste.

1 Thank Tom M
Dallas, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

I have been eating here for years. The place is just perfect for BBQ. Cool personality and the owners are always so friendly. I love the beef brisket.

1 Thank Mark L
Denver, Colorado
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400 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Its a small out of the way place, with a great big taste. The pulled pork and brisket were both as good as I've ever had. The owners were very pleasant and cheerful. I will be back.

1 Thank jvboyle
Denison, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We pick up bbq to take home from there occasionally, and it is always very good and a fairly inexpensive meal.

Thank Linda H
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Food, service, ambiance, everything about this place is awesome. The green beans and cucumber salad are out of this world! The staff are super friendly and the brisket and hot link are top notch. Do not miss this place when in town!

1 Thank Raj C

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11:00 - 17:00
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11:00 - 14:00
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  • Address: 630 W Woodard St, Denison, TX 75020-3294
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denison
  • Phone Number: +1 903-463-3600
Stop by for GREAT TEXAS BAR-B-QUE. The Hickory House Bar-B-Que 630 W Woodard, One Block North of Main Street Downtown Denison. Since 1975 the Doyle's have owned and operated.The Hickory House Bar-B-Que.Great Texas Pit Bar B Oue. Shawn's Soda Shop is located in the east side of the Hickory House Bar B Que, 630 W. Woodard Denison Tx. Shawn Doyle decided she wanted to open a place that celebrate's FUN...........a place that helps you feel like a KID again.....Kids of all ages. Shawn"s Soda Shop has a full line of nostalgia bulk candy and Bottled Soda Pops. Stop by for some great Texas BBQ & soda.

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