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Smokey Bones BBQ & Sports Bar

2660 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
(217) 528-6410
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Ranked #21 of 430 Restaurants in Springfield
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Atmosphere is amazing and the energy of the staff was a great start. Both baby back and st. Louis ribs were outstanding. Mac and cheese was also good. Price is comprobable to places around. Great beer selection and fun place to eat.

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Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent BBQ. We ate there twice while we were in town. We ate the meals with 2 or 3 meats so we could try different ones. They were all good! LOVED the fresh mini donuts with chocolate or raspberry sauce. Had a little issue and the manager made it right.

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Aurora, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Everyone in our picky family of four was pleased with the taste, speed, service, food temperature and environment. The flavors were good and the staff (including the manager) were friendly and checked in on us often. We put this in the top 5% of any of our restaurant experiences. Good service and good food at a reasonable price - can't... More

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Pekin, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

my husband and I stopped in for lunch and had a wonderful meal. I had baby back ribs and he had 1/2 chicken. Loved the sweet bbq sauce. good sized portions too the mac and cheese was yummy I had the roasted corn and hubby had the apples. we both were full and he took the donuts to go. I... More

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Walnut,Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place was very close to our hotel. The food was good. The pulled pork was excellent. Baked beans were awesome. Our server was outstanding. We got our food very fast. Not real cheap but worth the money.

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Lewisville, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was in Springfield for business, decided to try this location for lunch and dinner and a happy hour one evening, the lunch service was outstanding, ribs chicken combo, well prepared and very quick service, dinner was disappointing but the location was very busy, service could improve a little but again this place was extremely busy all three visits, I... More

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Chicago, Il
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The pulled pork was fantastic! Corn bread delicious. This is a chain. Look for it in your area if you like BBQ.

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Missouri
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food was good, but presentation was even better. Fries and sweet potato sticks were both good. Beans okay - just not as good as my favorite BBQ place at home. Good service even though very busy.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Smokey Bones is fantastic. Great atmosphere. Great service. Great food. This place has awesome deals especially of you look in the newspaper for their 10 dollar off specials.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our group of 6 arrived on a Saturday night at 7 and had immediate seating. This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel and guests receive 10% off. Service was good and could have been outstanding with a little more attention to drink levels and details. My burger was done as requested and flavor was fine but the loaded... More

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