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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

$$ - $$$
East Louisville
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2525 Hurstbourne Gem Lane, Louisville, KY 40220
+1 502-491-7570
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Orange Beach, Alabama
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend and I met for dinner at Smokey Bones since the menu is so varied. I had a delicious salad and she had ribs. Both were delicious. The service was good and the waitress was very attentive. No wait, which is unusual.

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Thank Cathypb1
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has very slow service. It has had that problem for quite a long time. I've been in here several times and I always think they forgot me. Haha.. And the beef is always cold. The food is good just not hot and very slow service.

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Thank David H
Lexington, Kentucky
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We stopped to eat here while visiting in Louisville and was excited to see it as we live the one in Bristol. The service was ok, but the food was not very good. My husband got the nachos with chicken and he kept having to pick bones out of it. I wanted prime rib since it was on the BIG... More 

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

Hi Troyandstaceysmith, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. 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 

Palmyra, Indiana
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I ordered Steak, Hubby ordered a burger. We were both very happy with our meals. He ordered Donuts to go which he said looked better than they were. Refreshing adult beverages. We will absolutely be back.

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Thank tdm8300
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Tdm8300, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The fish seems fresh, always great atmosphere, servers are very professional, they know their pairing of wines with dinners... they are helpful telling you about the menu...

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Thank Nicole L
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite, food was some of the best ive had at a bar style resturant. The staff (once you got seated) were wonderul and you get alot of food for the cost. My only quam with this place were the 2 ding dongs who were seating people (or supposed to be). We had a 5+ hour drive... More 

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1 Thank Justin H
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Justin H, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Toney, AL
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

First time visiting Smokey Bones. Enjoyed the St Louis ribs. Family members ordered salad and burgers. Watched televisions showing college football games. Wish one was closer to my home!

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

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

Lexington, Kentucky
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant twice and loved it both times. I love their baby back ribs and cinamon apples. My friend absolutely loves the smoked chicken wings. Service at the bar was fast and friendly for a Friday night. The restaurant and restroom was very clean. If you get the chance to go, try to take the time to... More 

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

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

Raleigh, North Carolina
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498 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling through and very late, so it was wonderful that this restaurant was open as others around it were closed. This is a chain with a good menu though they seem to be evolving into a restaurant focusing on beer more than they used to. (No objection--just a comment). They also, at least at a late hour, seemed... More 

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

Carolinabecky, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. More 

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139 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This place is always good for a decent meal and a cold beer. This visit was no different. Everything was prepared to my liking. This is just a good place to go when you want BBQ.

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

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Michael B. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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 - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Hurstbourne Gem Lane, Louisville, KY 40220
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighborhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-491-7570

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