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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
+1 863-815-8870
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the best BBQ. Had the chicken wings which were about a minute more being cooked and would have gone to burnt. The BBQ chicken quarter was ok. Being a fan of BBQ it is hard to recommend this place for a good experience.

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Thank summerfield4
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Summerfield4, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Spring Hill, Florida
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413 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our son's family here because they like barbecue, and we had enjoyed the food at another location. We were welcomed and seated right away. We were there for an early dinner, so they weren't busy. The food was just average, and the service was poor. We had to ask for silverware, and our server pretty much disappeared. She... More 

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Thank Batmom7
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381 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the baby back ribs here with banana pudding. Place had good service and great food. I will return when in town.

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Thank Jstinger
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Jstinger, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care! More 

Cary, North Carolina
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not familiar with area but in the mood for ribs. First went to Sonny's but talked out of eating there from comments made from the folks in line waiting to be seated or even acknowledged. Not a good sign so we left and came upon Smokey Bones. The place looked great from the outside with lots of cars in the... More 

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Thank Juan D
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Juan D, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Florida
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Smokey bones in Lakeland this evening . I had a coupon for a discount from the local paper. It stated that you needed to spend $25.00 dollars to get the $10.00 OFF. WHAT WE ORDERED COST $23.99. I was going to order another side dish for $2.99 ,but since I asked the waitress if that... More 

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Thank DavidSaylor
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Davidsaylor, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We met family members here for lunch while on vacation. The server was great and fun. The food was great and the place was clean. We didn't have a long wait and we enjoyed our meal there.

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Thank Charles L
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Charles L, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

Hilliard, Ohio
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I've been to a few different Smokey Bones and it is pretty good BBQ especially for a chain. The food has always been good and consistent. They don't put sauce on their BBQ which is the best thing since it let's me add what I want if anything. The service was good and food came out pretty quickly. I had... More 

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Thank Darrin B
Colton, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Went here with a group of 14 people. Food was very good, especially the hot donuts in a bag with sugar and cinnamon.

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Thank Duane K
Rockwood, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Not from the area and was in the mood for barbecue - I am so glad we chose to grab dinner here! The food was great and the service was even better :)

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Thank beccabrowning
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Beccabrowning, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This a great place and the staff were awesome, made me feel right to home and service was great! Liked it so much I took my SO back there for dinner!

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Thank RandyFortin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-815-8870

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?