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Boneyard Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
South San Fernando Valley
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13539 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3825 (Woodman)
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Mahwah, New Jersey
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202 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came with family members and had a fun and delicious meal. Their sweet potato fries were great as was their burgers.

Thank darylmarx
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76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy delicious BBQ meats, come here. Every visit reminds me why I always come back. You can't pick something off their menu and not like it. (vegans need not apply) Good portion size, excellent sides (the dill cole slaw is my favorite), downhome decadent desserts and a drink menu that is pretty darn expansive with whiskeys, beers, wines..something... More 

Thank Valogreeneyez
Brewster, New York
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292 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We went for a casual meal, so we decided to try the BBQ here. I must admit that when we looked at the menu, we were taken aback by the prices. Fortunately, the food was good.

1 Thank Cynhoff
Los Angeles, California
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151 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is just average. Good location, parking not easy but there is valet. I ate here once before and complained about the wait and I hardly ever complain. That time I called the manager over and complained. He wasn't a bit helpful. I thought then I might never come back, but I did. The barbeque is just average. The... More 

Thank Jon S
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Best bbq and bar menu in the Valley...the 3-way meat platter with pulled chicken, pulled pork and sausage is nothing short of excellent. An occasional add-in of brisket or tri-tip isn't a bad choice at all. Have eaten here plenty of times and always look forward to returning. A fun cocktail list, and a great beer selection to boot!!

Thank Kevin B
Los Angeles, California
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383 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

And this may be the reason for our only ok experience, since BBQ is what this restaurant is famous for. Men had OMG burgers, which were good. We shared an order of onion rings and these were only ok, but the spicy dipping sauce was good. My shrimp tacos were all shredded cabbage with a few small breaded shrimp. Not... More 

Thank Anna G
Wasaga Beach, Canada
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237 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

If you are looking for a great choice of BBQ Food you gotta eat here. They have a wide Selection of choices at great prices. The food is done to your perfection. From Chicken to Ribs. From Beef to Pulled Pork they have it all. & the Desert menu is also great it You have any room left for that.... More 

Thank Doug M
Glendale, California
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137 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

A BBQ place needs a Star, and that should always be the meat. The Staff is very nice and attentive, the side was excellent and the 25 taps were great. Then came the Pulled Pork sandwhich. The Bun was nice, the sauce was okay, and the Star the Pulled pork was dry and had no flavor. Remember it all about... More 

Thank NoHoMike
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went to Boneyard Bistro on a Saturday afternoon, when it was not too busy. The staff was extremely accommodating, and answered all our questions w/ enthusiasm and made some really good recommendations. Everything we had was excellent, the pork and beef ribs, brisket,, pulled pork, and BBQ chicken were all superb. Would have been nice to have a piece of... More 

Thank daddymole414
Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I come here often but sometime it's a hit or miss with the ribs. They have a great bar which is fully loaded with draft beers and liquor. Friendly, fast great service. Price are a little high.

Thank Kevin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $35
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13539 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423-3825
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: 818-906-7427

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