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Hickory Log Restaurant

1314 W Business US Highway 60, Dexter, MO 63841-2708
+1 573-624-4950
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good20%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (36 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“mango” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1314 W Business US Highway 60, Dexter, MO 63841-2708
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not from area, wanted to try something local. It was evident it is for locals only. The owner went around talking to people at tables except for ours. No greeting No inquiries as to how the food or service is BBQ very dry, bbq sauce...More

Thank K9sniffer
Reviewed 3 days ago

They have a great Flat Iron Steak and Onion rings are amazing. It is a must try and the back bar area has a great setting with a fireplace.

Thank tiffjarrell9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was stoked to try their famous ribs. They fell short of expectations. Not very meaty and a little on the tough side. Friendly service.

Thank VitaminMoose
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Dexter doesn't run short on great barbecue, and Hickory Log lives up to the hype. Very inexpensive meals, fast service and flavorful meat!

Thank Zach S
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This restaurant was a favorite of mine since the 1970's. I had to go visit this trip to see the holiday decorations and have some of my favorite ribs. Still the same!!! The ribs are a dry rub type of smoked rib and the meat...More

Thank GINA G
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We always go here during the Christmas season for all the lights and decorations. I must say that the ribs and flatiron steaks are awesome. The signature house dressing is worth the trip to as people travel to just buy it. (Wine and cheese) Looking...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Barbecue restaurant offering variety of pork and beef dishes, flavored with a good tangy barbecue sauce. Flavorful, succulent, and tender. Meals are served either on premises or available as "to-go." There are a variety of side dishes and good beverage selection. Staff is friendly and...More

Thank Claire C K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Wish I could have rated higher but my sandwich was tiny so I left hungry. Had the pork sandwich which while not pricey was so tiny on a little bun I would've been real hungry still if not for all the onion rings. By the...More

Thank Banny9949
Reviewed 20 April 2017

They had a $5 lunch special. It had two ribs and a baked potato. It was delicious! The atmosphere was great! The service was excellent and everyone was helpful.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you want DEAD ribs this is the place to go. I have been here many times and as the years go by the food goes down in quality. If you want really good ribs go down the street to DEXTER BBQ. Better quality meat...More

Thank Bilbirk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
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: 1314 W Business US Highway 60, Dexter, MO 63841-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Dexter
  • Phone Number: +1 573-624-4950
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