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Smokey Joe's Restaurant

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22380 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2003
301-866-0995
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This bunch has it down pat. Reliably good (finger-lickn'), traditional stuff-brisket, pulled pork, etc. The sides are just OK-the sliders-gotta try 'em once so you can home in on your fave. The sauces are thin but tasty. Pleasant service, no ambiance-lot's of take out going on here. Go across the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Robert B
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Riverside, California
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Hollywood, MD
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Smokey Joe's is definitely worth trying for a quick and good meal. We did lunch. I had a NC pork BBQ sandwich and my wife had the taster's choice. So much meat neither one of us could finish it there. And all good. The prices are fair or low considering the quantity and quality. Plus the service was fast and... More 

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Chicago, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

After eating at the other BBQ place in town we decided to try this place. The menu was limited, but the flavor is good. It is a little pricy and indoor seating is tight. Plenty of seats outside in warmer weather.

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Severn, MD
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

While visiting the area, I was really excited to try some Southern Maryland BBQ. I opted for this local restaurant over the proven Mission BBQ only a mile away. I will be begin with stating that everyone at this restaurant was very friendly. It was my first visit to the restaurant, but I was treated like family. I ordered Baby... More 

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Riverside, California
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This bunch has it down pat. Reliably good (finger-lickn'), traditional stuff-brisket, pulled pork, etc. The sides are just OK-the sliders-gotta try 'em once so you can home in on your fave. The sauces are thin but tasty. Pleasant service, no ambiance-lot's of take out going on here. Go across the street? No, don't waste your time. This place is like... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Best Q in town, although Mission BBQ is a close runner up. Nice southern charm, small menu, but filling portions.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Certainly not an overly fancy place, but that isn't the draw here. While they are known for barbecue, I had the jerk chicken sandwich. It was by far the largest piece of chicken breast I have ever seen. I took three bites of just meat before I hit the bun which was an average size hamburger-type bun. The meat was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Smokey joe is the best place to have bbq in town, no needs to go the chain, is fresh and in a small and friendly atmosphere. We are going to miss this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Smokey Joes does ribs right! Great ribs, great steaks, great chicken, great sides, great service. Plenty of parking, easy to get there, great!

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Smokey Joes is a very good BBQ. I have never sat and ate at the restaurant but typically just pick up the food from them to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Smokey Joe's has excellent barbecue with a variety of meats offered. They have a super family meal deal!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22380 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Lexington Park
  • Phone Number: 301-866-0995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?