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Joey's Bar-b-q

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117 W 2ND St, Pomona, CA 91766-1718
(909) 865-0699
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I love Joey's. The food is always good, and I have never had a bad experience. It just makes me sad that I do not live close by anymore to be able to just pick it up for dinner on a random night.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Pomona, California
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is one of the best BBQ restaurants in town. Very pleasant and professional staff. Food is delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I love Joey's. The food is always good, and I have never had a bad experience. It just makes me sad that I do not live close by anymore to be able to just pick it up for dinner on a random night.

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Pomona, California
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38 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Joey's is a great restaurant but they are no longer at this location. It has been replaced by the Rookery which is also a great bar-restaurant. But don't come here looking for Joey's. Do go to their locations in Upland and Chino.

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Pomona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been on a cross country road trip and have eaten lots of BBQ in many cities and Joey's has some very good BBQ here in Pomona. The place is loud but well worth it for the food.

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Tehachapi, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Excellent ribs and brisket. Enjoyed the fries and beans as well. The atmosphere is the real winner here. The servers are very friendly and helpful with suggestions from the menu. Try their home made chips, AMAZING. The place is large and can get crowded but the food still comes out quickly and tastes great.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I've been to another Joey's in the IE, but this one has more character -- it's in one of the old buildings in the Pomona antique/arts district. It's a large place and we've never had trouble getting a booth -- which is just fine with me. I'm not a big meat lover, but the chicken is good, the bbq sauce... More 

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Cerritos
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Will never step foot in this dump again! I'm an avid BBQ lover and this place is far from BBQ. I never thought I would say this but this was the first time my party and I didn't finish our BBQ. We had their BBQ sampler special and were pretty excited to get out hands on it. Let's start with... More 

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June Lake, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

The brisket is to die for!! Order it you won't be disappointed. Beef ribs are delectible (meat falls off bone). Everything I've tried there is superb.

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Pomona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Nice restaurant, plent of Que, and nice people too! Plenty of parking in back (the north side).

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La Verne, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

the best Beef Ribs from here to St. Louis and beyond. Meaty, tasty worth every penny even though prices are super reasonable. Staff work on a team system that really works. I have yet to make it to desert but the salad eater says their bread pudding is the best she has ever had. Just don't go when I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 W 2ND St, Pomona, CA 91766-1718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pomona
  • Phone Number: (909) 865-0699

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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