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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
805-773-6193
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great bbq

What a nice surprise to find this great bbq place in Pismo. The ribs are amazing and the sides are good too (and super cheap). A few nice beers on tap. I'll come back next time I'm in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
ShaneFleming
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

What a nice surprise to find this great bbq place in Pismo. The ribs are amazing and the sides are good too (and super cheap). A few nice beers on tap. I'll come back next time I'm in town.

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California
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202 reviews 202 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I went in simply for the food, and I'm glad I did because I also got to experience the country-funky atmosphere of the joint and to look over the map on the wall that traced the March 1994 route of Mo, the owner, and his friend who went through 10 barbecue-crazy states, starting in Kansas and going into North Carolina... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Love this place, every time i go to Pismo I go here. I Always get the pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw!

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San Jose, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Located on popular Pomeroy, this small restaurant is a nice place to stop for a BBQ dinner and beer after enjoying the Pismo Beach pier. This place serves eastern US-style BBQ pork and offers a few different sauce options. A couple can easily share a 3/4 rack of ribs, as the portions are generous. Also, don't be discouraged by the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

How good is Mo's! So good that we had dinner on Friday night and lunch there on Sunday .My wife loved the Sliced pork Sandwich. She had it both times

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Livermore, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

this place was FANTASTIC! we ordered from the menuclub delivery and had it brought to our room. we had beef and pork ribs and the slaw and beans. Came with a corn muffin. It was so freakin' good! bbq sauce all over the place! we got the Louisiana style and it was really too good! gotta try this place- enjoy

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Visalia, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I suppose I'm spoiled since I BBQ myself a LOT, so the BBQ here is just ok to me. For the average Joe they may consider the best they've ever had, however! Great homemade sauces! Don't forget to try the homemade potato chips! Amazing!

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Elk, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A group of us went there for dinner and we all had a great meal!!! From ribs to pulled pork to tri tip all was good. great cole slaw too!!

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downey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We came here for lunch and had the Pulled Pork sandwich and the very tasty homemade potato chips. This was our second time here and again weren't disappointed. Last time we had the fries so this time went for the homemade potato chips and WOW they were really fresh and good... Nice & crispy...

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The first place I wanted to eat on this trip to Pismo Beach was Mo's. I had the shredded pork sandwich, homemade chips and a pitcher of beer. It lived up to what I was expecting. I would recommend Mo's to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-6193

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?