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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

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4036 State Route 31, Liverpool, NY 13090
(315) 652-7824
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food delicious but one flaw was very annoying.

Ate at the Bar, food was delicious. Not cheap though. Service was great until this scenario happened. Boyfriend ordered a tap beer, tall glass that was over $7+. The bartender was filling the glass and then the foam went crazy, keg beat. Ok, glass filled not even 75% full and the bartender... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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OnondagaHill
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Ate at the Bar, food was delicious. Not cheap though. Service was great until this scenario happened. Boyfriend ordered a tap beer, tall glass that was over $7+. The bartender was filling the glass and then the foam went crazy, keg beat. Ok, glass filled not even 75% full and the bartender say's here you go, sorry, keg beat and... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant. Our group of 2 grandparents and a granddaughter each had the touted Smoked Brisket Sandwich. We were served some mystery meat that was half, yes half, fat on a small hoagie roll with a few peppers and onions. I've had BBQ brisket in at least 5 states and this was not brisket.... More 

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Pennellville
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We used to love this smokey bones, but last few times we were not happy with our food. Ribs were tough. Top sirloin is grizzly 2 out of 3 times. Service is usually very good. Staff are friendly, but the food just hasn't been hot & consistent. Very sad since we are "members". We are going to take another break.

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Orleans, Ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The smell alone makes your mouth water. the combo's are very good and the service is the same. Recommended.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Smokey Bones is on of my favorite places to go for lunch. We always get the combo where you can pick two meats and it comes with 2 sides. My go to picks are pulled pork and chicken fingers. They have great natural cut fries and their fire roasted corn is delicious. Their are numerous other choices that you can... More 

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NY
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360 reviews 360 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Love, love the ribs. What a great time, awesome ribs, chicken and fries. The service was excellent. Great time

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Syracuse, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I am not a fan of this restaurant's food; I've given this restaurant 3 tries. It's a little worn (especially the carpet), and I find the tables a bit sticky. I had dinner here last night because my son wanted to play darts. The place was only half or less full, so service was great and friendly. As usual, the... More 

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Liverpool
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

typical chain over cooked over price and salty slow service if you are in CNY if you want Ribs real smoked fall of the bone with sauce to die for got your places Dino sour BarBQ or Limp Lizard To regional and local mainstays

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62 reviews 62 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

we ate here because the wait at the restaurant we wanted to go to was too long and we had kids The drinks were good and the wings were terrific Meals were okay although my sons thought the smoked ribs were amazing. One son had a burger which was huge. Kids meals not great

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Syracuse, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As a precursor, I must admit I'm not a big corporate america restaurant fan.This smokey bones simply enhanced my view.The food was dry and seemed heat lamped and reheated.Waitress was fine but if ur in central new york and crave bbq head to the dinosaur or the limp lizard!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4036 State Route 31, Liverpool, NY 13090
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: (315) 652-7824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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