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Smokey Bones

2450 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-4402
+1 270-782-1888
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (38 reviews)
“smoked wings” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2450 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-4402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a road trip with my wife, we stopped here on 8/26 to try their BBQ. First it took 3 minutes standing at the hostess's desk before anybody bothered to seat us. (They were not that busy) Once our waiter arrived he asked us...More

Thank McBoomer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cold inside, I ordered a salad with grilled chicken and a side of baked beans, I received a salad with fried chicken and it took so long that I forgot I even ordered the beans. Which never came and I paid for. Ribs had...More

Thank Malissa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in to have some appetizers, a beer, and watch second half of football game. Bar was empty. We grabbed an open 6 top. Waited 15 minutes before bartender said we should have gone through hostess. We said sorry, didn’t know, would you mind sending...More

Thank Baxydog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with friends for dinner and slit a full rack of ribs with my wife. I am pretty sure my friends got more meat in their order of pulled pork (in a "make your own combo") than we got out of a whole rack of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town picking up supplies decided to go for some bbq. I recalled they used to have smoked turkey breast on the menu. Well not anymore. Noticed food on our knives, floors were clean. Staff offered more knives, but we didn’t need them. The...More

Thank MegaRedRam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I wrote a review of this place from a visit several months ago. I had a great experience. We just went back tonight and it was awful. There was only a five minute wait as it wasn’t packed. However, while we were sitting on a...More

Thank CTraveler32
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Enjoyed our lunch today which included a pork filled baked potato and nachos with pork and chicken. Also added a side of Mac and cheese which was very good. What stood out today was the service we got from our waitress. She was excellent. She...More

Thank HanKelly
Reviewed July 22, 2018

There used to be several Smokey Bones where we lived previously, but we had not seen one in a few years. When we spotted this one in Bowling Green, we decided to revisit the chain. The food was still good, lots of choices, and enjoyable....More

Thank bharrier
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Whew not a do over here :( We walked in to no one waiting and stood at the front door waiting to be acknowledged for 8 mins. No welcome or hello from the host. “How many?” We got to our table and the waiter came...More

Thank AngelaMBrooks
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here before and it was just ok. Service is always good but the food used to be just acceptable. My most recent visit was much better. The server was good and the food was great. Everything was hot and fresh. Ribs were falling...More

Thank CTraveler32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2450 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-782-1888
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