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716 Rte 347, Smithtown, NY 11787-5004
(631) 360-6490
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Perfect ribs and a whole lot more

This franchisee has a wide range of Bar-B-Q favorites and all of them are great. The rustic Lodge architecture outside is complimented by the same indoors without being over done. Ribs that are smoked/cooked to perfection fall off the bone and are their specialty but their BBQ menu is extensive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ITCountM
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Stony Brook, New York
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Bethpage, New York
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here at around 4:30 pm this past Sunday. Waited 10 mins even though there were open tables. I understand this is prob to help the kitchen and wait staff with scattered orders time wise. We were seated at a table in a little alcove off to the side but by the front windows. VERY COMFORTABLE seating area. Cozy...... I... More 

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Thank purplescorpion74
Stony Brook, New York
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This franchisee has a wide range of Bar-B-Q favorites and all of them are great. The rustic Lodge architecture outside is complimented by the same indoors without being over done. Ribs that are smoked/cooked to perfection fall off the bone and are their specialty but their BBQ menu is extensive enough for most tastes. Ribs are served with a sweet... More 

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Thank ITCountM
New York
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out for dinner at Famous Dave's. Service was good. We ordered an appetizer sampler which was good. The only problem was that they were having a problem with one of the fryers and it took a very long time to get our appetizer. Waitress apologized and told us about the problem. Manager should of come over to say something... More 

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Thank Gershep
Nesconset, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I ordered st louie ribs and it came so burnt I asked the manager for a different kind. He complied but said they always serve st louie burnt which is a crock, No rib is served so burnt that it is ash

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Thank larryC8449
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I went here on a recommendation from a Client who admitted while they haven't eaten here themselves, the place always looks busy. Having a real yen for BBQ - I tried out this restaurant right on Rt 347 and determined that I would not ask for any more recommendations from this Client! Ribs were dry, brisket was bone dry and... More 

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1 Thank DocRKS
Hauppauge, New York
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91 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

service is slow, but food is really good. the ribs and chicken are excellent and they have specials at the bar

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Thank michael m
Deer Park, New York
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

I ordered take out a few days ago, first time here, food was good, prices descent. Would try again and do drinks at location to get the full affect.

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Thank flor j
Farmingville, New York
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

I can't stop going to this place. The food is outstanding but I think I keep going back for the service. The staff is always friendly and they serve with a smile on their face all the time. Taargus Taargus and Richard Dunn are two of the best servers I have ever met. Chicken, pulled pork, burnt ends, salad, soup,... More 

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Thank Mtytfto
Commack, New York
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't sure how authentic the BBQ food would be coming from a chain. It was surprisingly good and cooked just how i like it. The pulled pork was good. I just wished it was served with a bun instead of a slice of toast. Service was ok for the amount of ppl in restaurant.

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1 Thank Bernadette2626
Farmingville, New York
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This place is a comfy, cozy, down home place to eat. The wait staff is always friendly and welcoming and is always willing to talk to you about anything. The food, we've never had a complaint with and we've tried everything that they got there. Been there several times this year and will be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 716 Rte 347, Smithtown, NY 11787-5004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Smithtown
  • Phone Number: (631) 360-6490

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?