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Hendricks BBQ

4.3
591 reviews
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$30 and under
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Barbecue
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Serving authentic St. Louis-Style BBQ, Hendricks meats are smoked fresh in-house - all day, everyday. They are smoked low and slow to melt-in-your-mouth perfection!

Other menu selections include made-from-scratch comfort foods like country fried chicken, meatloaf & chicken n’ dumplings, homemade sides & desserts using authentic family recipes, specialty cocktails & DOWN HOME southern hospitality.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Normal Hours of Operation:

Monday: 11am - 10pm
Tuesday: 11am - 10pm
Wednesday: 11am - 10pm
Thursday: 11am - 10pm
Friday: 11am - 11 pm
Saturday: 11am - 11pm
Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Downstairs MBB open 'til 1:30am on Friday and Saturday
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Phone number
(636) 724-8600
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Wil Pelly
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Catering
All menu items are available for catering
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Parking behind Country Inn & Suites and along the Katy Trail.
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Entertainment
Live Music in our Moonshine Bar.
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Special events & promotions
We offer off site catering and on site event catering options. We also offer carry out of any size. Must give 24-48 hour notice for all large carry out orders.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 591 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.0
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Great bbq with excellent flavor!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Went with friends, a table of 8. Had a wonderful time, service was friendly, food was great. One order had ribs instead of the ordered brisket, he was told to keep the ribs and a side of brisket was sent right out. Several tried pork cracklings for the first time, one ordered a second for dessert, a delicious splurge on a night out. Wide selection of drinks and plenty of cocktails to try. Band started downstairs so we enjoyed some good blues at the end of the meal and then ventured down for a bit. A fabulous evening.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Have been twice for dinner over the past month or so... Both occasions were on a weekend night and the service was excellent. The BBQ is great. Side are hit or miss depending on your taste (thought the mac & cheese was too spicy, corn casserole was OK, but green beans and cole slaw was outstanding). Tried one of their Cathedral Square brews and it was very good. Will be back!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Our opentable reservation, though confirmed, did not make it to the restaurant...but they found us a table and were very helpful resolving the issue. The food was delicious and we experienced great service!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Have been to Hendricks BBQ several times, great food & drinks

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great vibe and good food. Prices are reasonable, and service was good. Would definitely recommend! Right next to our hotel with a bar downstairs that had live music.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great service from Taylor. Live music, speedy service.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Good food and drink menu. Friendly staff just can't keep up when busy.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great BBQ. Make a reservationsince they fill up quick!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

It was my daughter’s birthday. The staff was warm and welcoming, ensuring we had a wonderful experience.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

The BBQ was awesome - the rib meat fell off the bone when I lifted them off the plate. Smoked Sausage and Hamburgers was excellent! My wife says the green beans we 'almost' as good as grandma's!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Fantastic service!! Ribs were awesome. Portions were good sized. We will be back

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great BBQ, great atmosphere and service. Good daily specials. I'd recommend it to anyone in or around the St. Charles area. It's a hidden gem.

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2.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The meat was smoked and not very flavorful. The sweet potato and corn casserole were good. There were 4 types of bbq sauces on the table but they seemed watered down. I had a reservation and the hostess, server were not very welcoming. I would recommend this place for someone to try the bbq. I feel bbq is something everyone needs to make their own option about.

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1.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The food is VERY overpriced for what you get - $42.00 for 2 drinks and an entree. $7.00 for a 4oz. side of creamed spinach. Seriously? Service was rough. Several orders were wrong and no effort made to correct. More than 10 minutes passed from the time food was delivered until server checked on us - after she spilled the $7.00 creamed spinach on the table and begrudgingly brought a replacement out. Ordered mashed potatoes with no gravy, got sweet potatoes instead. When our waitress finally came by, we asked for what we ordered (reminding her about the no gravy) and we got the mashed potatoes with - you guessed it - plenty of gravy. They used to have a very extensive bourbon list. Apparently not any more. I asked about some harder to find bourbons (which they've always had in the past) with no joy. Finally, I asked about Pappy and the waitress looked at me like I had three heads. Will not be going back any time soon.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The meat was great, the sides were good, and the local beer selection was pretty good as well. The major downside was that their BBQ sauces were all really thin and runny, with very little variation between the choices. Would choose a different BBQ place next time for that reason.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

They weren't very busy the night we went, perhaps because it was a little cold outside. Our table was ready when we arrived. They have a good selection of alcohol; however, they didn't have the domestic beer I prefer. We went downstairs to listen to the live music after we ate and it was good. If you want to eat downstairs, you have to go upstairs and order your food and take it downstairs with you. Seemed like several people did that. Overall a good experience and I would go again.

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1.0Dined on February 1, 2018

We waited for 20 minutes and received absolutely zero service. Ended up leaving and celebrated my boyfriend's birthday at a different restaurant...I have never seen such uncaring, rude and completely unprofessional staff in my life!

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was amazing. Can't wait to go back. Definitely would recommend it to anyone who likes BBQ.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The BBQ meat is delicious, the sides are okay. I had the braised greens w/bacon were delicious though portion was not filling at all extremely small. I also had the corn casserole, which was a disappointment. Very bland and dry tasting versus what I'm accustomed to creamy & a little sweet. I've eaten here before and the food was very good then as well.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a girls night and started here, great service, lots of fun. Great food.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was really good. Not a big fan of the sauces. Atmosphere was great. Also a little pricey. But we'll be back

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

got right in. was nice and clean waitress was friendly and fast. had to tap a keg beer was late but complementary. food was very fast and good but not great all in all good place.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Make sure you make a reservation because it can get crowded. The best BBQ I have had and the price was outstanding. A must try is the pork crackling.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Good food and plenty of it on the plate. Service was great and our table was ready as soon as we arrived.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

The BBQ as usual was excellent. Sides are also very good. The banana pudding was terrible with the bananas not being ripe. But, server removed the item from our bill which was appreciated. Prices are a bit above average for BBQ.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Very good environment , food superb, service excelent, best beer on tap ever

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

I was very disappointed in the side dishes and desert. The brisket was very good, but the corn casserole and the fried potatoes were very ordinary at best. We had apple pie and it was not very good at all. Too much crust some of which wasn't done and very few apples

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3.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Confusing; we had 3 different servers and with that being said....still took a long period of time for drinks and refills

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2.0Dined on December 24, 2017

We went for a family Christmas Eve dinner and had reservations for 6:30. Upon arriving the place was very empty with only 2-3 other tables. Service was very poor and food was slow (and cold) coming out despite the restaurant being empty. While we were eating we were left to be the only table there. The staff was sweeping and cleaning around us. We thought this was quite odd. After we got the bill (around 7:45) we asked if they were closing early. The waitress then informed us they had closed at 7. I’m not sure why i was allowed to make a reservation for 6:30 when they closed at 7. I wish they would have informed us upon seating. We would have chosen a different venue as this was a family holiday meal we normally would have ordered desserts and after dinner drinks. Instead we then felt bad and rushed out.

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2017

The nachos are terrific!! They not only looked outstanding, they were delicious.

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

I have eaten there a number of times. The place can get loud but the service is fairly quick and the food is consistently good.

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2.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Where to begin... This was our 2nd experience here, which is the ONLY reason I would recommend this place, bc the first visit was the complete opposite. Had this visit been our first, we'd never return. Went for Christmas dinner, myself, husband, 7 month old, and in-laws. We arrived before the dinner crowd this evening. Sunday special is fried chicken, which both in-laws ordered, I got the pulled pork sandwich, my husband the brisket Philly. My in-laws asked to substitute sides and were told no substitutions allowed, ok fine. It says allow 15 minutes for fried chicken, understandable. 20 minutes after ordering we're told our food is ready, but the fried chicken has another 10 minutes...annoying, but whatever. They finally bring the food...fried chicken is hot, but no mashed potatoes because They "aren't ready" and "it'll just be a few minutes". Pulled pork is cold, like been sitting there for awhile cold, and brisket is fine bc husband will eat whatever you put in front of him. Sent the pork back to have it heated up and it returned with a sloppy, wet, disgusting, inedible bun. We ate slow, hoping for mashed potatoes to arrive, which they NEVER DID. If we can't substitute sides, at least BRING THE SIDES ITS SUPPOSED TO COME WITH. Our waitress is fantastic, she truly is. She is genuinely apologetic and seems embarrassed at the situation, but shouldn't be because we know it isn't her fault. Ask to speak with a manager. This guy comes along COULD NOT CARE LESS that the wait was way longer than expected, pulled pork sandwich is terrible and inedible, and STILL NO MASHED POTATOES. Worst of all he blames everyone else and gives an obligatory "sorry". He did take 20% off the check, which seems minimal since 75% of the order was incorrect. Terrible experience.

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Overall, food was good. Good craft beer list. This is the second time we've eaten here and I would return again. Small detail is that the cheesy grits on the Sides menu is horrible. Tastes like it came prepared quickly from a box. Otherwise, everything else is very good.

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Fantastic BBQ meat, good craft beer and cocktails, friendly service. Sides are meh, and it's fairly pricey for lunch, but the brisket, turkey and pork were worth the trip.

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Our server was very attentive. Food was great and we didn't have to wait long to get it!

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3.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Good BBQ. Fun time with friends. Some local beers on tap. Easy drive from the Airport Hotels.

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5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was true southern comfort food. Great bar-b-que! We ordered the meat sampler with four sides and shared it. Also had the shrimp and grits. All was delicious. The service was great. We were seated inside but asked for an outside table and were readily accommodated. Great experience. We will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

Girl's outing on Sun, Dec 3rd for the St. Charles Christmas Traditions. Thanks to Trip Advisor, I planned lunch here and it was a highlight of our dining experiences in St. Charles. We tried brisket, a brisket philly and pulled pork, as well as sides of sweet potato fries, macaroni, beans, fried potatoes and greens. Great sauces...we all had different favorites! All our food was fabulous and service superior. The building is ultra cool and we loved the décor. Seriously, we thought the chairs looked uncomfortable but all wished we had some at home. lol I will definitely be back and have already shared my experiences with my Facebook friends! Thanks Hendrick's for knocking it out of the ballpark!

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1.0Dined on December 2, 2017

There were large amounts of food on the “clean” plates we were given for appetizers. (Enough food that I could tell the previous diner had nachos)) When we told the server he acted as if that was not unusual, and he was very indifferent. The second set had food on them again, not as much, but still there was food. I fully realize that these things happen in restaurants, but the indifference was the real issue. The server also brought my husband the wrong beer. He checked on us maybe one time. We used to eat here quite a bit, but the quality of food has also gone down. We will not be back.

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