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Kaminski's BBQ & Sports Lounge

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12735 Poway Road, Poway, CA
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11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 15
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good American BBQ

The BBQ was standard American wet BBQ. Pork ribs were much better than the beef. Service was not that great. There was plenty of staff walking around, but our server was stretched thin. If you are into sports, there are a lot of screens and sports beng displayed, even international.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
1sdman
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San Diego, California
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i was in the San Diego area on business and ended up in a sports bar for dinner; didn't care where we ate, wasn't even hungry. Didn't see much light fare on the menu so asked the wait person if the chicken salad was fresh. She said "all fresh, we don't make it until you order it." I figured it's... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The BBQ was standard American wet BBQ. Pork ribs were much better than the beef. Service was not that great. There was plenty of staff walking around, but our server was stretched thin. If you are into sports, there are a lot of screens and sports beng displayed, even international.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Accomodated our large group easily. Good service and pub fare. Good selection of craft beers on tap. Will return the next time I'm in Poway.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It's just a sports bar, but the food rises a level above and most of the items are great for sharing. .

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First of all, the homemade potato chips are an outstanding appetizer! I had the Beef Brisket and it was the BEST I have ever had! My husband had the full rack of Beef ribs and he said he has never had better. The meal was outstanding and the service is always great, the staff at this restaurant make you feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great ambiance and many TVs, beer choices, seating options, and food choices. Been going to K's for years and know the staff and owners fairly well. All very nice and accommodating.

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san diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love my BBQ and this place does it right. The beef brisket is to die for. The sweet potato fries with the chipolte ranch is the perfect dipping sauce - spicy and creamy cool all in one. Lots of tv's and comfortable booths. Very laid back attitude. I love the food, but have difficulties finding something for my daughter... More 

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The TV set up is wonderful! So many games on one wall makes it so easy to watch sports here. Food is good too. Love the tri-tip and the brisket. Ask for extra sauce; it's yummy! The waitress suggested that my husband add mac and cheese to his sandwich and he loved it! Great place for a game day meal... More 

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Ramona, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice layout for a sports bar but don't go there for the food we tried the ribs and the pulled pork not good. The tater tots tasted like soap.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Husband and I were looking for a place to watch a game and have dinner, we were staying close by and knew of Kaminski's so we decided to go there. Great place to watch a game TV's everywhere and they are great about putting a game you want to watch close by. The food is great too! First try the... More 

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Additional Information about Kaminski's BBQ & Sports Lounge

Address: 12735 Poway Road, Poway, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12735 Poway Road, Poway, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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