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Skeeter Barnes

516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
+1 308-236-6400
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by staff at Best Western. Its within site and walking distance. Staff friendly and helpful. Usual cowboy decor. Clean and open with comfortable seating Fine food quantity, pricing and quality, Had a good time with ribs!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's good BBQ, I enjoy the bacon wrapped shrimp, and the sweet potato chips are really good too. Portions are good and filling. Desserts look amazing but have never had enough room left to try them!

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 10, so had to split up between 2 booths. Service was prompt and the delivery of our food was timely. Most opted for BBQ of some type, just as one should in such a joint. The open faced stacker, (pulled...More

Thank BalkanCowboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brisket sandwich was excellent. Sweet potato chips were delicious. Didn't have a chance to try their beers. Wife ordered the bacon wrapped shrimp and they were very good.

Thank XCRacer98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't have a chance to try their beer but the food was very good. BBQ sauce was good. I has the beef brisket sandwich and sweet potato chips and it was very delicious. The sides were all you can eat.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skeeters has great food at a reasonable price. The dinners and sandwiches come with unlimited sides, so you'll never go home hungry. My husband and I had pulled pork, brisket and sausage and everything was great. I loved the habanero sauce which they considered HOT,...More

Thank Stmbt97
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great barbecue and good selection of craft beers. Was surprised when my beer arrived in a Mason jar, but it was cold and delicious!

Thank Gfiniti
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Staff not experienced. 3rd visit in 8 years traveling through. Going downhill. Local favorite. Terrible bar service ie can't make a martini.

Thank jackie2078
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Love BBQ . Tried Skeeters for first time .Ordered 3 meat dinner w/ garlic mased potatoes and slaw. Wife the same . Took forever to get the meal and it was cold when we got it.. the slaw had peanuts . We were to tired...More

1  Thank Deadfreds
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I ordered a 6 oz steak and baked potato. Service was good. The steak chewed well and the potato was cooked. Prices are good.

Thank ftc1519
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
It didn't notice that. We didn't leave hungry, so it probably wouldn't matter. The dessert was very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 2nd Ave S, Kearney, NE 68847-9301
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-236-6400
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