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Spring Street Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
Central L.A
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640 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2835
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food is good,but for lunch great spot in DTLA. service is great,get there by 11;30- 11:45. Get the pork or brisket plate.

Thank sanddab
Castleford West Yorks
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited here after a few recommendations from locals. It's an ok BBQ place but not amazing. Their BBQ sauce is a bit too vinegary though but I can't fault the quality of the meat that we had. It's good for downtown LA and worth a visit.

Thank ParksUK
Upland, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Strolled in as we visited Olvera Street in downtown. All was excellent here. Good beer selection, but the food was simply superb.

Thank JohnCA784
Simi Valley, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

I went to this place per recommendation of a Yahoo article. I had a pulled pork sandwich, which was very good, but 'The Specialty' was absolutely amazing! It is a bacon wrapped chicken thigh that is stuffed with cheese, onions and peppers, then smoked. It was the best chicken dish I have ever tasted! Anywhere. Their french fries are the... More 

Thank Joel G
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Coming from Texas to LA, it was nearly impossible to find great BBQ in LA, but this place does it right. Real smoked meats, tender, great BBQ sauces, and premium sides and cornbread. The briquet is my favorite, but my son loves the pulled pork and my wife loves the ribs. Deserts are particularly tasty (melt in your mouth bread... More 

Thank TravelFunLA
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is my second time here, and this time I was very disappointed Thursday night when I was there with my family. My son and I ordered the pork ribs and my daughter ordered the beef ribs. We shared so we could all have a taste. The beef rib hardley had any meat on it. I have never seen a... More 

Thank Ninachka1
West Hollywood, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

I came here twice and will keep coming back. Great meat, good service and fair price. Parking can be difficult sometime or pay $5 at the lot behind.

Thank gthegeeg
Redlands, California
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550 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The overall experience was mixed. On the real positive side, the beef ribs, and grilled vegetables were very good (4s), the brisket, rib tips, macaroni, cheese and potato salad were average (3s) and the pork ribs were not good at all (2) as they were very dry and very hard, some of the worst I've ever had. I liked the... More 

Thank Robert C
Sao Paulo
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Amazing ribs! The food is great and service is awesome. One of the best meals I had in LA. Cole slaw was juicy and fresh.

Thank kingflip
Phoenix, Arizona
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97 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I ordered the brisket and the pulled pork and thoroughly enjoyed them both. The side dishes were also good. The wait staff were very busy and for the most part tried to be attentive to me.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2835
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 213-626-0535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?