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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen
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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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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A hog's breath of relaxation in the heart of Pismo traffic

A longtime favorite in San Luis Obispo, two weeks ago was my first visit to this casual downtown Pismo restaurant. Mo's has some of the best BBQ pork ribs on the central coast. We stepped out of the crowded sidewalk on Pomeroy St, (a block above the pier) for a mid-day snack. We couldn't eat a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Pismo Beach, Calif.
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Pismo Beach, Calif.
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A longtime favorite in San Luis Obispo, two weeks ago was my first visit to this casual downtown Pismo restaurant. Mo's has some of the best BBQ pork ribs on the central coast. We stepped out of the crowded sidewalk on Pomeroy St, (a block above the pier) for a mid-day snack. We couldn't eat a half order of ribs,... More 

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Buena Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The ribs is very good, the meat is just fall off from the bone. The pull pork is cold, I thought it suppose to serve hot? Their price is very reasonable.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We used to go here a lot more but our family has grown and their prices have risen and their portions have shrunk so the value is just not there. That doesn't take away from how good the food it. We love the pulled apart pork sandwich as well as the sausage sandwich. The homemade chips are amazing and you... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Tiny restaurant packed because the food is really good bbq. I tried the carolina ribs and was quite pleased. I'm from the south so I know good ribs. Eat here its great.

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King City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great food here ! If you like to eat, BBQ, THIS is the place !!!! Good job, MO"S ! Just a great place to eat, relax and people watch !

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Hanford, California
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Their Ribs are sooo good! They had a lot of meat on them,too. Their potato salad is fresh and not that tub crap that other bbq places tend to sell. The beans were sweet and were also home made and the the corn bread was pretty good as well. Not too crazy for the sweet spread for it,but to was... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We enjoyed everything but the garlic fries were the best! Tri tip sandwich was good. I had the pulled chicken. They give you plenty of meat. Staff could hd friendlier, they don't seem to care if you are there or not.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We love this place! Everytime we visit Pismo we've got to stop at Mo's. If you love BBQ eat here. Yum.

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Santa Monica, California
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Funky and delicious. You stand in line to order and pay. You take a cow with a number on it to your table and someone delivers your food.

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Carson City NV, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great BBQ and superb cole slaw. You order and pay and they deliver the food to your table or you can order to go. Its all good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Barbecue, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?