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English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Our server was fast and attentive. The food was above average and the variety was nice. Everyone got something they liked and there was plenty to share. The donuts for desert should be illegal.

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Norfolk, VA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I’ve had some very poor experiences with other locations in this chain, so I was worried when friends picked this place for an outing. I walked in just hoping to get through the meal without having to argue with a manager. This location was loud and lively. The waitress was friendly and actually checked on my party consistently throughout the... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The place is huge and even on crowded nights you won't have to wait long. The food is ok, tends to run a bit salty. Big news there is to read the paper and clip their coupons and bring them, typically $10 off a $20 check or $5 off a $15 purchase. Then you have your Smokey Bones Membership Card... More 

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Holt
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

went there with friends for lunch on Saturday to celebrate the little guys 2nd birthday. Place was NOT busy. Waitress came over announced she had only been there a week and was on her own. we appreciated knowing that and were fine with it. She got drinks then they slammed her. Our food took forever. She same out and announced... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I came here for my birthday and it was amazing! You have to order the fried pickles! They are so delicious and the service is good here too.

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Calumet, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took MSU student children here for excellent Ribs, fish and steak. Waitress was outstanding. Good atmosphere with huge menu. Something for everyone. Will come back.

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Owosso, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Do you want a good hot meal? Do you want great service? Do you want a great selection of drinks? Then you have to try Smokey Bones. We have eaten here many times and the food is always great. The staff is friendly and the service is great. Anytime I have asked for something special they can do it. My... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Smokey Bones is a good mid-price range rib place. The service is always very good. We like to sit at the bar on days when a game is on. Their ribs are prepared very good, with several sauce choices.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place will do when in a pinch. I called in my order and the wait staff was courteous and timely in bringing the order out. I got the BBQ burger and fries-nothing exciting but I did read the reviews about staying away from the fish-n-chips which would have been my preference. A colleague had the Caribbean Salad which she... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Smokey Bones is fun for a family or a couple. I really like the chicken nachos and they have great salads too. My husband and son like the ribs, my daughter is nuts about the cornbread!

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Additional Information about Smokey Bones BBQ

Address: 2401 Lake Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48912
Phone Number: 517-316-9973
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Lansing
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Barbecue

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