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Holy Smoke Heavenly Barbecue - CLOSED

5400 Plantation Rd, Captiva Island, FL
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Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children
Most recent review
- Jan 27, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children

103 reviews from our community

39% Recommend
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English first
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Called our order in ahead of time and still waited 40 minutes when I got there to pick it up. The food was not very good. The side dishes tasted like they were perhaps pre-prepared. The meats were 'OK'. at best We weren't upset, but probably wouldn't go back again.

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Cicero, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed at South Seas and it was just a short walk. We went there one night and had take out at the end of our trip. The beans were like a great chili. the rest of the options of BBQ were of high standards and great taste.

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Captiva Island, Florida
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

this restaurant closed in February so don't plan on going there. It will be replace by a full restaurant called Doc Ford's

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Brisket is not to be missed and while it's a hike from the central property they run a trolley constantly. Great food, reasonable prices and plenty of it. Does it get any better? I think not.

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Coventry, RI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The atmosphere was not good, with picnic tables for your table. The food was awful. The staff was nice, yet clueless. I heard that they were closing down in a few months and I can definitely see why. Don't waste your time or money here!

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We ate here the first night at our stay at Captiva, and it was terrible. The food was cold and dry. There are some many nice restaurants outside the resort, so I would stay away from here. Compared to the rest of the resort, this place does not live up to the standard.

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Orlando
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The BBQ was not even in the same league as other "real" BBQ restaurants. Nothing to write home about.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Friday night and we were almost the only people in the place. That should have been our first clue. Despite the few folks dining, our food came out lukewarm, e.g. nachos with cheese no longer melted. Burgers were served on large oval platters with nary a pickle, lettuce leaf or potato chip in sight. My two grandsons, who will eat... More

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Chicago, IL - Western Suburbs
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The ribs and wings were great. The place was hopping and the wait staff wasn't thrilled about taking a carryout order (most people probably don't tip for c/o but they should) and it came pretty quickly. It was good and there are arcade games for the kids to play to keep busy.

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denver
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

After reading all the bad reviews of this place, we were desperate for take out, so we gave it a shot. The baby backs were very good, and so were the memphis ribs. Even the baked beans were solid. I don't know what other reviewers had been expecting, but it was a perfectly find BBQ restaurant for Southwest Florida, and... More

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