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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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 21
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  • 7
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  • 15
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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
Great place for BBQ ribs

We've eaten here a few times and have always enjoyed it. I prefer their ribs. We had bbq chicken for take out and it seemed a little underdone, so I probably wouldn't order that again. But it was a fair value for the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2012
Andy B
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Newport Beach, California, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Great locally owned BBQ place with some of the best BBQ sauces i've tasted, and my mothers side of the family are all from Texas and Kansas. Some of the best pulled pork pork i've had, definitly coming back here again

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Newport Beach, California, United States
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80 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We've eaten here a few times and have always enjoyed it. I prefer their ribs. We had bbq chicken for take out and it seemed a little underdone, so I probably wouldn't order that again. But it was a fair value for the price.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

After reading so many great reviews of Mo's, I decided we had to try it. Mo's was a short walk from our hotel and just down the street from the pier. It is a very casual place with gingham tablecloths, sort of country picnic style. My husband, 20 year old daughter and I went for a late dinner. We weren't... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Mo's food was delicious. The place was crowded but operated like a well oiled machine- the food came up quickly, the service was spot on, the tri tip beef sandwich was out of this world: so tender, sauce was perfect, not too sweet, not too smokey. The corn bread muffins were yummy too and garlic fries were just ok, nothing... More 

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Cedar Pines Park
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012 via mobile

Went on Friday night, pretty crowded, but we did get a table. That tasty bbq was worth the wait- ordered Philthy Phil's ribs when i read a review-great choice! The sweet & spicey sauce was a great combo & oh so tasty-average coleslaw, seemed a little bland to me, beans were a tomatoey chili/pork n bean flavor, i liked them-... More 

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Ceres, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We come every year to Mo's. They have excellent BBQ. Their side dishes are good. Potato salad not so much. Their onion rings are out of this world. The people are friendly and a great atmosphere.

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Roseville, California
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52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We really enjoyed Moe's. The food was quick fresh and tasty. Slight challenge getting a table for 6 on a busy evening but what do you expect. I had a half rack of ribs and was stuffed. I intend to make this a regular visit on future Pismo visits.

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Nevada City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

It was Sunday at the beach. It was packed. I was tired and hungry and going to freak out if I did not eat something soon. The kids are I ducked in here and by the grace of god found an open table for four. Ordered pull pork sandwich, coleslaw and garlic fries. There was some good looking ribs we... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Loved the pulled pork sandwich. Perfect place to eat some great food grab a beer or glass of wine. Great for families.

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napa, ca
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Great little BBQ joint. The meat has a great smoky flavor and the BBQ sauce enhances the flavor even more. The price is right and compared to the larger BBQ places, this diner was far better in price and taste!

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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: Barbecue

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?