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Hickory River Smokehouse

5101 W Holiday Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9462
+1 309-683-1227
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
“ribs” (38 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
5101 W Holiday Dr, Peoria, IL 61615-9462
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This BBQ did not disappoint. The restaurant itself is very simple. Order at the counter and take your tray to your table. All 4 of us had a sandwich with 2 sides. The sliced brisket was tender and there was a ton of meat on...More

Thank Smorcs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best places in Peoria for barbeque. It is super simple, nothing fancy. The barbeque is flavorful and tender, and the price cannot be beat! My favorite is the pulled pork. I get it as just the sandwich, on the horshoe...More

Thank Jenni D
Reviewed 10 May 2018 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
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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