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Billy Sims BBQ

) #78 of 168 Restaurants in Joplin ££ - £££ American, Barbecue
2830 E. 7th St, Joplin, MO 64801
+1 417-624-1978
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“fast food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
2830 E. 7th St, Joplin, MO 64801
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11 - 20 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2014

Too hot to fire up my smoker so I went to Billy Sims BBQ. I brought home a slab of ribs & cole slaw. The ribs were as good as I can make in six hours on my Weber bullet. I like smoking my own...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Like going through a food line such as Subway . Not crazy about eating places like this , especially when the price is this high . Going through the line , people were rushing me ( and I had never been there before so I...More

Thank Smoothbelly
Reviewed 17 May 2013

ate here and had the pulled pork sandwich which had a lot of hard dry chunks mixed in...not very tasty...and my friend said her brisket was hard and dried out..no none knows good Q at this place

Thank Hillbilly81
Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

A local chain in with southern style fall off the bones ribs and Texas style brisket. For a BBQ lover a must stop in Oklahoma or southwest Missouri. Prices are a little bit higher than average but the BBQ is worth it. I have eaten...More

Thank Dustyelectrician
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Tough, chewy ribs just aren't my thing. Neither are kitschy decorations depicting a "never was" football player out of OU.

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Great BBQ, large portions, always take 1/2 of it home. Staff is Very friendly. Clean. Beans are really good, and the pulled pork is sooo tender, no fat. sauce is great.

Thank beachlover4860
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We have never been disapointed when we have eaten at Billy Sims. The staff greats us when we come in the door. You place your order and pick up your plate to go to the table. The ribs are the best we have had in...More

Thank Rita W
Reviewed 4 August 2012 via mobile

I hadn't set my hopes too high as I am spoiled by some great BBQ around home. But I am impressed. All the BBQ was served dry, which was great. I actually ate the ribs dry. I tried all the meats. All delicious. The sides...More

Thank bgreenlee
Reviewed 3 August 2012

This restaurant isn't anything fancy...it's sort of fast food meets casual dining. You order when you go in and seat yourself but it just seems nicer than average fast food. The food is great! Nothing like fast food...it's good smoked bbq! The ribs are fall...More

Thank BigBransonLover
Reviewed 14 July 2012 via mobile

Beef brisket was excellent as were the sides. If I lived here I would frequent often.

Thank FatherDaughterTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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: 2830 E. 7th St, Joplin, MO 64801
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-624-1978
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