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Smokey Bones BBQ & Gril

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2723 N. Meridian Blvd., Reading, PA 19610
(610) 375-9580
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  • 57
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  • 44
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 17
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  • 5
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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
Great sit down place!

Food is great and prices good. Cant go wrong here as all menu items are yummy and clean also. Great place to take family out also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Kurtzs
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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great Place, Friendly atmosphere. From the Time you walk in, The Host, a mature gentleman has been here since I started going, when they opened. Not sure of his name awesome personality. To the servers who care about you. Sometimes we sit at the bar also. always make suggestions if needed. Food was piping hot and delicious. very busy place.... More 

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Pam, thank you for your great feedback! We love to hear that our guests had a great visit. More 

Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Food is great and prices good. Cant go wrong here as all menu items are yummy and clean also. Great place to take family out also.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

i normally do not eat at chain restaurants but smokey bone has great ribs for the money. i often get ribs to take home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Our family eats at this smokey bones location at least 3 or 4 times a month, food is delicious, staff is great and prices are affordable.

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Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Gril, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback! We love to hear that our guests had a great visit. More 

Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is the Denny's of BarBQ restaurants. I have visited here multiple times since they have opened and have finally put it on my do not go list. When I am given gift cards, I usually regift. The problem here is a fundamental one. The quality of food and service is just lackluster at best. While they have a couple... More 

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Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Gril, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear your last visit to Smokey Bones was anything less than perfect. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and few details about your visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I have eaten here several times and have no complaints. I love the atmosphere, which is partially sports bar, but there is plenty of seating in the dining area as well, as well as a patio outside to sit at. We opted for the patio, which has both regular and high top tables, and televisions. Our waiter was very friendly.... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here several times in the past. This is where we go in Reading for Ribs. Usually sit at the bar and enjoy meal with a drink of wine. Watch TV and have good conversation.

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

About once per month my Wife and I grace Smokey Bones with our stomach-growling presence. Tonight was one (July 11, 2015) such visit. I enjoyed the beef brisket (slow smoked for 14 hours), fire roasted corn and barbecue baked beans with a Dogfish 90 minute IPA. It was nothing shot of breath-taking! My wife had the pulled pork sandwich with... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Just the average chain restaurant, had better , and had some worse. The service is generaly good, but occasionaly you might get a server who has " no clue" Burgers are good. Tried my favorite, brisket. Despite explanations at the time I placed the order, I got a portion of overcooked pieces. Had to the return them. The manager came... More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food is good and nice atmosphere and also a nice seating area outside. When you walk in you are greeted right away and are very accommodating. Friendly servers that make you feel welcomed. Nice place to go to watch a sporting event with your friends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2723 N. Meridian Blvd., Reading, PA 19610
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: (610) 375-9580

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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