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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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222 W 42nd St, Kearney, NE 68845-8500
+1 308-234-4696
11:00 - 21:00
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La Junta, CO
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Ordered online. Got a caesar salad and half rack of ribs. Very short wait, ribs were tender and tasty.

Thank Curt R
Phillips, Nebraska
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I eat here every now and then, and it's always ok. It's never been bad, so it's got that going for it. But it's never been anywhere near mind-blowing awesome bbq. You don't get that savory smoky flavor in any of the meats. Sometimes you might in the chicken, but thats it. And the sauces are all pretty bland in... More 

Thank Jesse M
Kearney, Nebraska
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Dark like a dungeon hole in the ground atmosphere. Overpriced tasteless food no BBQ sauce at table only great value brand ketchup. Can't express enough how tasteless & overpriced this BBQ place is. Will not recommend &will not eat at Dickey's BBQ again. Far from pit BBQ !!!!

Thank Annie S
Kearney, Nebraska
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The food and service is by far the best in the Kearney area. We have been to every place that says they serve Barbecue and this place really has the rest beat.

Thank Goodeats57
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Really good food. The giant potato topped with brisket and cheese is my favorite! and kids eat free on Sundays which is awesome!!

Thank ashnoelle
Kearney, Ne
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Was excited to get a Dickeys until we ate there for lunch and it cost about 16.00 per person. I think over priced and just average in taste for a bbq place. If you want better BBQ go to Skeeter Barnes or Luke and Jakes in Kearney

Thank kycgeek
Kearney, Nebraska
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The food at Dickey's is reliable, good, BBQ. It is a chain, so it does meet a corporate standard but it doesn't have the charm of a small town BBQ joint. It is clean and neat. Food is served in a reasonable amount of time. It seems a little high priced compared to other local restaurants -- especially the beverages.... More 

Thank Neb688
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The food is always great! Nice and hot, always fresh. wonderful atmosphere great people. All around spectacular place to take your family, worth every dime.

Thank Tiffany M
Seward, Nebraska
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Fast service, good, hot food, servings were a little small, but overall - great. Liked being able to fix our own drinks and the ice cream treat at the end of the meal was a fun way to end our dining experience.

Thank crafter123
Elwood, Nebraska
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387 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

First off the strangest thing, I go in to order lunch around 11:30 and want ribs except they say they don't have ribs, they haven't made them yet. Hard to be a good BBQ place with no ribs. The pulled pork and brisket were just OK, the cole slaw was nothing special, the okra was very crispy but lacked some... More 

Thank Letsroadtrip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: 222 W 42nd St, Kearney, NE 68845-8500
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-234-4696
This restaurant has only been open for two weeks but I am ready to write a review after dining in this establishment.

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