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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was my second time eating at Smokey Bones. The food is delicious. I ordered the Buffalo Chicken Dip as an appetizer and had a burger for my entrée. We made the mistake of eating there before going out for drinks. I say mistake because after our meal, we were so full we just wanted to go home and take... More 

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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135 reviews 135 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

stopped for lunch, had a good beer selection and full bar. Could order meals or just sandwiches. I had the beef brisket sandwich which was large and good. 2 of our friends had burgers and they were very large and both enjoyed. The french fries were average. DW had ribs she said ok, but meat was falling off like she... More 

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Brandon, FL
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wow, do I love this place! For a franchise restaurant, I am amazed at the quality of their ribs. They are my favorite hands-down, head and shoulders above all the rest. The rest of the menu is just as amazing, and the quality is consistent from one location to another. My highest rating!

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Tampa, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The young waiter was more concerned with talking to his friends at the table next to us to realize my pulled pork dinner was a huge pile of fat. When I brought this up to him, he said he would get me another plate. I said I will try to baby back ribs instead (to avoid another pile of fat).... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great steak main meal. Good service and value for money. Really enjoyed our Smokey spare rib starters. Big portions.

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Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We recently had dinner here and our server screwed up two out of 4 orders. He really did not seem to care and had the manager come over and she could have cared less. She actually told me I did not get what I ordered because they were out and that the server did not know. I guess I am... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Who doesn't like good BBQ, right? I love it when in the mood and it is done right. I hate microwave heated plates, fatty meats, leftover turkey or chicken, overcook/dried out meats or small portions. This visit to Smokey Bones was better than the last. I don't like to judge a restaurant on one visit, as my last was subpar.... More 

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Saint Robert, Missouri
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124 reviews 124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The food is well prepared...the staff is friendly. The food came out fast..and everything was great. The location is good and the restaurant itself is very rustic and different..very comfortable.

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90 reviews 90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My spouse suggested a BBQ need for dinner - so we headed over to the Smokey Bones that is close to our home. She had the Hand-Pulled Pork platter with the broccoli and sweet potato stix (?). I had the Nutty Chicken Salad. Made sure to grab a $ off coupon prior to heading over. Both entrees and two drinks... More 

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95 reviews 95 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I are not typically fans of chain restaurants... However, our bike was being serviced in the area so we headed to somewhere nearby that wouldn't take forever... And ended up here. Service was quick. Food was just OK. First- HOW can you charge a customer a single cent more from fries to onion rings when the plate... More 

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Additional Information about Smokey Bones

Address: 8020 Citrus Park Drive, Tampa, FL
Phone Number: 813 920 9434
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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