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Smokey Bones BBQ

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31 Universal Blvd Ste B, Warwick, RI 02886-4239
(401) 821-2789
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Service

The service was very friendly and it is a nice establishment. I found the prices to be a bit high for a sandwich and soft drink.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Verviledeb1
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Providence, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Providence, Rhode Island
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The service was very friendly and it is a nice establishment. I found the prices to be a bit high for a sandwich and soft drink.

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Smithfield, Rhode Island
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114 reviews 114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our server was not very good. Portions were ok. The fish I had was not good. Some people had wings and said they were not as good as usual.

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We regularly go to Texas Roadhouse, Wes's Rib house, etc. We went to Smokey Bones because we were hungry and there. Worst experience in a long time. First, what were they thinking when they chose the décor. What brilliant executive decided to go for the tiny slice of the population - what they must think are hip young people (you... More 

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West Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

All I can say is if you like BBQ Ribs Pulled Pork this is the place for you. You can even pick what kind of sauce from their list. And if your paying with a credit card you can do it right at your own table.

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Wakefield, RI
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197 reviews 197 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
372 helpful votes 372 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We all know restaurants tend to make lousy and expensive drinks but SB's brings it to unprecedented levels. I've watched them make mixed drinks- they barely put an ounce of booze in. Imagine the gall of getting a 2 ounce Kettle martini, really outright criminal to gouge patrons like that. The bartender said it was 'corporate policy' then added it... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We visited with family we have not seen in a year by sharing a meal at Smokey Bones. There were 10 of us and they provided us with two long picnic style tables which were side by side. The drinks and food was perfect for our family get together. The restaurant provided us with two waitress which kept the food... More 

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Smithfield, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went as a party of 8 on a Saturday night. The server was friendly, but seemed new. Our drinks came fast and so did refills. She did not clear the previous cups though. We ordered appetizers, fried pickles and buff-a-que wings. They were wet and previously had been dry on other visits. My daughter ordered the macaroni and cheese,... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Smokey Bones is a great place for BBQ, but keep in mind it is a sports bar on the weekends and at night. As a result, it can get a little loud. We've eaten here a few times and have come back because of the great food. We've never had any trouble with orders being right and the service has... More 

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Last night my husband and I had dinner at Smokey Bones. We were initially disappointed because we both ordered the beef brisquet, but the waitress came back with menus advising that they were out of the briquet (at 5 PM). We both ordered a combination plate of baby back ribs with a grilled chicken breast. My husband ordered corn bread... More 

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Rhode Island
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152 reviews 152 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We dined at Smokey Bones late on a Sunday afternoon during football season. We were seated a distance from the bar with the televisions. There was a group of intoxicated males who were extremely loud and yelling during a football game. And I mean yelling. Slurred speech and gaits. We will bring ear buds next time. As for the food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Universal Blvd Ste B, Warwick, RI 02886-4239
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Warwick
  • Phone Number: (401) 821-2789

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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