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Hickory Kitchen

9 W Court St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4210
+1 215-348-5170
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 W Court St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4210
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Service was extremely slow. Food quality was subpar. Preparation was haphazard. Cleanliness lacking. Location in downtown was good so they should step up their game and take full advantage of it.More

Thank NewYork10NewYork
Mike M, Owner at Hickory Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

I was disheartened by your experience in November at HK, we strive make every experience an excellent experience. I have conveyed your thoughts to our team so that every dining experience is always a five star one. Please contact me via email so that I...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Mid September my husband and I vacationed in the Doylestown area. When we first got into town we were quite hungry and decided we were ready for lunch . The Hickory kitchen was one restaurant that had been recommended. So we decided to give it...More

Thank Judy Steve G
Mike M, Owner at Hickory Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Judy & Steve, Thanks for your feedback in September. We work hard everyday to make improvements in everything that we present to our patrons. It is that commitment and willingness to take constructive feedback like yours and channel it to actionable strategies that have resulted...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food is great. Owner and staff were friendly. They bring you the food and come to check on you. We have had BBQ in St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis and a whole lot of places in Texas. This ranks right up there with the best....More

Thank Deb M
Mike M, Owner at Hickory Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words about our Hickory Kitchen! We look forward to seeing you again in "The Kitchen".

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Their barbecue is like no other place I've been to. They have fried pickles there and anywhere else I've been had never come close to being as tasty as theirs

Thank rwesney
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while driving through Doylestown. The food was awesome. We had finished our meal and were sitting at our table talking when we heard the owner reading a text message from an employee calling off sick. He read the text out loud then loudly...More

Thank johnette0908
Mike M, Owner at Hickory Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

It was great meeting you and your husband on Sunday. I enjoyed speaking with the both of you during your visit to HK and appreciate you for taking the time afterwards to share an observation. Please accept my sincere apology and hope that we have...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was expecting a nice atmosphere and it was more of a take away with a few rickety tables. That's ok, but the food was so, so. The brisket sandwich was fatty, the sides - applesauce and sweet potato casserole - were lackluster. I didn't...More

Thank silverlight99
Reviewed 9 June 2017

THE FOOD!! Smells wonderful, Tastes wonderful. Outstanding friendly service from Miss Virginia. Chef Mike (owner) explained some of his secrets for preparing his signature home made sauces to accompany his expertly prepared Southwestern Cuisine.

Thank Mr H
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a very casual restaurant where the moment you walk in, if you like barbecue and smoked foods, you appetite will immediately soar with the wonderful aroma. My friend and I split a Chicken Quesadilla, sweet potato fries and a bowl of beef chili....More

Thank MrArtB
Reviewed 12 May 2017

You would think with me working in this town, I would've had plenty of opportunity to eat here. Well, today it finally happened. I ordered their Diablo fries, Rib sampler, and their Brisket & Bacon burger. Food was phenom! Diablo fries served as an appetizer,...More

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Really wanted this to be good, so we don't have to drive to Sweet Lucy's in NE Philly when we need good BBQ, but it looks like we still have to make the drive. Ribs were a bit tough, and the brisket was too fatty.

Thank James K
mikehickory, Owner at Hickory Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time and effort to post your review of Hickory Kitchen. We are disappointed that we did not satisfy your BBQ preferences and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Court St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4210 (Formerly Smokin' Lil's)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Doylestown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-348-5170
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