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236 South Broadview, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
+1 573-334-9600
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Paducah, Kentucky
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food here. Just walking in makes one's mouth water, the smell of bar b que is intoxicating. Family friendly, uniformly good food, and prompt service. Very reasonable prices as well.

Thank cgreen1121
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

It is no where close to the original in Dexter. Ordered brisket melt and fries. Meat was pretty greasy and the fries were limp. The meal was ok but not what I expect when I go to dexter bbq. $12 is way too high for what I got. I think I'll drive on by next time.

Thank southwesttravel
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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294 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My buddy and I go here often just for their ribs. You get huge helpings of everything and these ribs just can't be beat. We like this restaurant much better than the one in Jackson, MO. The workers here are friendlier and the food is top notch!

Thank Butterflydays
Bismarck, Missouri
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Whenever I carried a foil-wrapped rack of ribs into work, my co-workers would go wild. Dexters used to be the standard for BBQ chains. But the BBQ world has expanded in ways that have left Dexters behind. Based on the price alone, this should be a sit-down, menu service restaurant. But we still walk into a spacious entry way and... More 

Thank etherius
Saint Louis, Missouri
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427 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Traveling Missouri for work, Dexter BBQs are a favorite of mine. Food is never old, and is always a quick in and out. This particular location has a young lady working the dining area that was wonderful...getting refills and what not. That was a nice addition.

Thank WarEglTX
Leopold, Missouri
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Always have our work Christmas party here. They have a fairly large side room that can be reserved. Normally we have ribs, chicken, twice baked potatoes, beans, rolls & salad. Not to forget the cobblers!!! Everything is very good!! Haven't found anything I don't like. Prices are reasonable & the service is good!!

Thank mudangel
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered from ribs,coleslaw, and cajun fries it was all yummy. My 3 year old had the corn dog and fries and cleaned her plate. The staff was all great. Bathrooms were clean and this was our second time there. We go once a year due to living so far away. Hoping to make this a yearly trip.

Thank joseyem
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband died earlier this year and the friends and neighbors on my street went above and beyond in helping us during the time he was home and how they continue to take care of my since his passing. I decided to host a barbeque/pool party for everyone as my way of saying "Thank You". The ribs, pulled pork, cole... More 

Thank KJE0403
United States
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We weren't sure what to expect, other than a quick pan of reviews told us we'd have a good meal. When you walk in you are greeted by two staff members at registers where you place your order. You get a plastic table marker number you place on the table of your choosing. You get your own drinks and there's... More 

Thank Mel D
Cape Girardeau, Missouri USA
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69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We go here on Monday noons for the very best barbeque. I order ribs, including some to take home; and my wife orders pulled pork, and always has enough to take some home too. We consider the food top quality. Don't forget the soft ice cream which is included.

2 Thank WayneMcPherson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 South Broadview, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: +1 573-334-9600

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