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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” (1,479 reviews)
“pulled pork” (434 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1213
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Reviewed yesterday

I've had Pappy's BBQ several times at catered events. Loved it every time. As a business woman, I'm always interested when I hear about successful entrepreneurs. So, Pappy's comes up time and time again when people talk about the best BBQ in the area, whether...More

Thank saharadweller
Reviewed yesterday

We first visited Pappy's last year and it's now a must stop when in St. Louis. We had a mixture of orders that included ribs, pulled pork and pulled chicken and all was great. The ribs are some of the best I've had anywhere. It...More

Thank 3BoysBBall
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was suggested to go here as one of the must stop places. I recommend to order the ribs which did not disappoint they were very good and delicious. I added a side of spicy sausage. This had an interesting texture like a hotdog and the...More

Thank eatoutfrequent
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am heading to Memphis later this week so I wanted to start my BBQ adventure with one of my favorites. Pappy's never disappoints. I always want to try something different...like the burnt ends...but I always end up with ribs, pulled pork, slaw and green...More

Thank mkelly1959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Since discovering Pappys a few years ago, if we are within 30 minutes of Pappys, we're going! Hands down best BBQ!!!! Get there by 1130 or you'll face a long line! All of it is good, but our favorites are: Ribs, burnt ends, baked beans...More

Thank L F
Reviewed 3 days ago

My sons and I have eaten BBQ all across the area and Pappy's is the Best BBQ in St. Louis! The ribs and brisket are really excellent. My sons often get double sweet potato fries for their two side dishes. Always worth the wait. The...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I guess I have just had too much BBQ in my life, because I went in here with high expectations given the reviews and my friends recommendations. It was good. It wasn't great, and it wasn't worth the wait. We had the half slab of...More

Thank FromAway67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had hearing great things about Pappy's so I decided to give it a try. About a 20 min wait in line, but line moves quickly. I had the burnt ends platter with potato salad and sweet potato fries. My boyfriend had the ribs. Everything...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stood in line about 20 minutes just to get to the line to place our order. Glad we did. The ribs were amazing, so was the brisket. The sides were good as well. The fried corn and sweet potato fries were​ our favorite sides.

Thank dwinm
Reviewed 4 days ago

On the advice of a friend who is from St. Louis, we went to Pappy's to check out their barbecue. It was an interesting experience! When you arrive, you immediately get in line and one of the servers hands you a menu to review. When...More

Thank Marieeddy9
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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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