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Joes' Old Fashioned BBQ - CLOSED

205 Town Center Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071
(619) 449-9700
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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  • English first
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English first
Santee, California, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Another BBQ venture involving Smokin' Joe Jones that seems to gone awry. Not sure what is is about that guy that inspires people to partner with him to open up these little BBQ places and then a year later change the name to exclude any reference to Smokin Joe. I think this is the third or fourth one I've heard... More 

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San Diego, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

My wife and I both ordered the baby back ribs. The smokey flavor was great, the sauce added a sweet smokey taste too. 6 Bones were filling. The bake beans were a highlight, very good smoke flavor and sweet but a little on the watery side. The cornbread was good but dry and crumbly. The service was very friendly. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

Don't usually wore reviews but I do not want anyone else to waste their time and money. No bathroom, no flavor to speak of on the meat and horrible service. Nough said.

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Del Mar, California
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444 reviews 444 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Went here with family and friends on a recommendation and we were very disappointed. Should have been forewarned when we arrived at 6pm and the restaurant was empty. The BBQ food we ordered was dry, tasteless and had been sitting around for a while. I don't know where they got their BBQ sauce from, because it was just bad and... More 

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Additional Information about Joes' Old Fashioned BBQ

Address: 205 Town Center Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071
Phone Number: (619) 449-9700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
Cuisine: Barbecue

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