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East River Smokehouse

8491 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566-6937
+1 850-939-2802
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“brisket” (51 reviews)
“pork balls” (14 reviews)
“rib dinner” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8491 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566-6937
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've actually been here a few times. Nice atmosphere but the food is just okay. I love a good barbecue place but this isn't it.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch at East River this visit to Navarre. BIG drinks! Cool outside covered bar area as as well as open air area. I like the Brunswich Stew better than the seafood Gumbo. Stew was heavy on potatoes, but very tasty. Seafood Gumbo was tasty,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vinomanfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had smoked food across the country and this rates right up there with the best. very easy to make diet choices and substitutes. Great service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tuttlesth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brisket I ordered was not recently cooked and seemed to be reheated - perhaps microwaved in BBQ sauce and served. Beef lacked flavor and was dry. The BBQ sauce, and Brunswick stew was way too spicy for me. I tried scraping off the brisket...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NorthernVAJim
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Being a native Texan I was looking for some good BBQ. When we walked in the familiar smell of smoked brisket made me smile. Ordering was easy and the menu has a lot of variety. Unfortunately the only BBQ option is what they provide with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robertcG2847XW
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I enjoyed the brisket sandwich. My wife ordered the pork sandwich. They were both really good. Just because I am from North Carolina I don’t presume to be a BBQ expert, but I do enjoy it. And I have also enjoyed brisket in Texas as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yankee2003
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Draft beer has returned! They now serve the beef brisket sliced not chopped. And the service at our last visit was exceptional. Great service and food means I'll keep coming back when I crave barbeque. Great deck on the water, too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank blnavarremary
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Been going for years and occasionally it’s not as good as previousl but that is usually due to how extremely crowded this place gets especially during summer months - (they always fix the problem if I ask). If something isn’t right just ask for replacement,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daniel N
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Lousy brisket sandwich & oven cooked ribs. Wonderful staff & service. Great views. We did like the shredded pork balls as our appetizer.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lady_kjrn1
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This place was not busy and it still took us 20 minutes to get fried mushrooms. They were cold. My boiled shrimp were soggy and had no flavor. The bbq sandwich was cold. Our service was slow. We will never go back. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DruannM
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Holly K
November 26, 2018|
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Response from Maryann S | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call the restaurant and speak with the banquet mgr. Congrats!
Amarah L
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Judithh336 | Reviewed this property |
No need.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8491 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566-6937
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Navarre
  • Phone Number: +1 850-939-2802
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