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Pappy's Smokehouse

3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
+1 314-535-4340
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (1,533 reviews)
“pulled pork” (450 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I came to St. Louis to support our daughter who had an interview today. We are all foodie's and had to hit one of the BBQ joints in town. We stopped by Pappy's to check it out. I asked the head chief...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 days ago

best ribs i've had and best sweet potato fries too. Great string beans dressing, have no idea what the sauce was but it was great. they ran out of brisket which was disappointing, but still a huge success. Definitely would go back.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a concert & decided to try Pappy's out. Our hotel shuttle driver agreed that it was a great place to eat. We had to wait in line for about 30 minutes. The food was good, but a little warmer than...More

Thank nurseynurse88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second trip to Pappys. Once again it didn’t disappoint. The brisket and fried corn on the cob was excellent. The option of sauce were plentiful. The platter was more than I could eat and I was able to share with my toddler...More

Thank Johnamcfadden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ spot, busy but very quick service and great food. We shared the Adam's Bomb. Just a ton of food that 6 of us shared. In the top 2 or 3 BBQ spots we've been to in several states. The ribs are fantastic!

Thank Traderguy2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply incredible. We are not huge rib fans, so were going to focus on pulled pork, brisket, etc. The owner (or someone else working there) asked what we were ordering, and said we had to get the ribs, because they were the best thing on...More

Thank Tallen01
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local told us this was the oldest, original BBQ restaurant in town. Surprisingly it was also the friendliest. Lots of locals enjoying meals with their families but few tourists. I had half a rack of ribs which was plenty and spouse enjoyed a turkey...More

Thank Malice6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there around 6.30 on a Saturday night everything was sold out except for pulled pork , so that's what we had. One with a jacket and one with fries. I was surprised to see that they were not regular fries (chips) but crisps....More

Thank Helento
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife surprised me with a lunch at pappys and it was noting short of perfect. Both of us had the burnt ends and they were flavorful and tender. The sweet potato fries were perfect and the portions were huge. I can’t wait to go...More

Thank waldfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here with a friend and really enjoyed the BBQ. Food was great, service was quick and a most enjoyable meal.

Thank kevinfU2005JV
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Questions & Answers
7 July 2017|
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Response from Chadwick A | Reviewed this property |
No. But they do sell their sauce in several stores, perhaps you can find it online.
21 January 2017|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what the lines will be at that time. seems most people ding have a problem. only thing I have heard is that when they run out of bbq for the day than that is it. it's closng time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-535-4340
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