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2401 Lake Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48912-3617
517-316-9973
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Boyne City, Michigan
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162 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love meetings here, always good food and a good time. You cannot go wrong on ribs and pulled pork. The ranch salad dressing is a strong pass on. It is a garlic Parmesan and no where does it tell you that. Talk about shocking. Still great food

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Thank David C
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

David C, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. 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 

Phoenix, Arizona
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the dry rub ribs!!! Must have!! Love the ambiance of this location. Servers are always nice and accommodating. The bbq is good but a little over priced. Good place over all!

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Thank jandrews8497
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Hi Jandrews8497, 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 

Portland, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop at Smokey Bones every time we are in Lansing and pretty much always get the same things, My daughter gets the ribs and I get a steak - and we swap halfway through the meal. I've only been a little disappointed with the steak a couple of times - either too done or way too chewy. We used... More 

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Thank Margaret442_1934
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Margaret442_1934. You really made our day today. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best meal I've eaten in a long time at a chain! Service was ok, not the best, not the worst but the meal was awesome!

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Thank legalree
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you, Legalree, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food, fantastic service! Will be back! The food came out quickly and was exactly how I ordered. I've always loved this place!

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Thank Samantha C
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Samantha C. You really made our day today. More 

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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

My wife and I went for dinner on Memorial Day. It was not at all crowded. The server was efficient and friendly. The menu had a range of options, including ribs, burgers and chicken. I had the chicken which was tender and juicy but not much flavor. Their beans were OK, but also a bit on the bland side. My... More 

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Thank Henry B
Bluffton, South Carolina
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194 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The pulled pork was outstanding! Also loved the baked beans and coleslaw. Ribs not so much, I've certainly had much better. Maybe if there had been some meat on the bones...... But my 4-yr old grandson thought his meal was just great, and that's just fine with me! Server was friendly and attentive. The aroma of the smoked meats is... More 

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Thank bunnyyoop
Haslett, Michigan
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224 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you really like BBQ this is not the place for you. It is average at best. Not a good substitute for REAL BBQ.

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Thank 515any
Istanbul, Turkey
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204 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Very busy place with hamburger and steak menu and an extensive beer list to choose from. Plenty of TV's to watch, nice bar in the middle.

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Thank GezginIstanbul
Sanford, Michigan
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194 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while traveling north and was surprised it wasn't busier for lunch. There was no hostess on duty for the lunch hour and after standing several minutes I had to approach a passing waiter to be seated. The waiter did not ask if we had ever been and didn't inquire if we had questions about the menu. Husband ordered... More 

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Thank Joan42469

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Lake Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48912-3617
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: 517-316-9973

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?