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Hickory River Smokehouse

5101 W Holiday Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9462
+1 309-683-1227
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
“ribs” (38 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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5101 W Holiday Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9462
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a self serving restaurant with Wild West interiors. We ordered chicken, fish and pork with all combinations of side dishes and we were not disappointed. Tasty, fresh and delicious food. Good place for a family outing.

Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were visiting Peoria for the weekend and came here after a couple of previous choices from Tripadvisor reviews were closed on Sunday. It's basically a fast food facility, but if it is a chain, we weren't familiar with it before. There were lots of...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We arrived about 530 pm. We placed our order at the counter they served our food and we were sitting, eating, and conversing within 8 minutes of arriving. This is NOT fast food but food service is prompt. The staff was amazing. Different televisions if...More

Thank R9386DVamandam
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great pulled pork sandwich and awesome fries! Very fast service. Convenient to hotels near the shops at Grand Prairie.

Thank Lolly492
mjohnstone1, Owner at Hickory River Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Was not sure what kind of place this was when we went in and found it to be kind of self service. That aside, the menu had enough variety and the barbeque was very good. Since you are basically going through a cafeteria line ordering...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Good food no complaints. It's not great but, it's okay for the price. Pretty standard grab a tray order your food off a wall menu and service yourself. Occasionally someone gets you a refill. Which is fine with me honestly I'd rather get my own...More

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This place has it all. I love everything here. You can’t go wrong. My favorite is the pulled pork. They also cater the company picnic that I work for. Great place to eat

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Arrived for dinner with most of the family in tow. We had never been there before so didn't know what to expect. Got in line for what I thought would be putting our name in for a table.... but no it was the line to...More

Thank baracuda74
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I love the pulled pork sandwich with the "mixed" sauce. The place is casual dining. You get your food pretty fast and the atmosphere is very comfortable. The price is reasonable as well. I also love the French fries! I go through the drive through...More

Thank juliemH9001WM
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Hickory River catered a business meeting Very good choice the food was excellent The meal provided both turkey and brisket. The turkey was very juicy. The cheesy potatoes were great.

Thank RosiePeoria_Illinois
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 W Holiday Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9462
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-683-1227
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