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Smokey Joe's Saloon & Grill

25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
+1 518-668-2660
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (55 reviews)
“ribs” (204 reviews)
“pulled pork” (59 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

Any of these reviews that say terrible and poor must not know what good food is.. There's a saying in that the customer is always right.. Well this doesn't pertain to restaurants in my mind. I have been a cook for over 10 years and...More

Thank DO268815
Reviewed June 3, 2012

I am not suggesting that any restaurant can't have its ups and downs, but I do believe that reviews such as the one by sicktomystomach526 may be suspect. I have eaten at Smokey Joe's on several occasions, and have been nothing less than fully satisfied...More

Thank rickroadfood
Reviewed June 2, 2012

Excellent menu, awesome service, and the food was delicious. i recommend the pulled pork quesodillas.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Should have gotten a clue when I saw a sign on the restaurant wall "complaints were due yesterday." Too bad...I'm complaining now to save others from this establishment. Hands down the WORST dining experience of my life. To make a very long story short -...More

1  Thank sicktomystomach526
Management response:

"Nightmare from Boston" four people at her table, yes there was a slight problem with her chicken that could have beem put on the grill for a minute, it happens occasionally, but she would not hear of it, ther was nothing we could do to...More

Reviewed May 30, 2012

Great family dining experience. We were looking for a quick and simple meal after a long day of driving and we found it here. Very friendly service and good food. We ordered the steak, brisket sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, and kids ribs. All very good!...More

Thank runnergirlaz
Reviewed May 28, 2012

I was hoping to be amazed based on the reviews. I was hoping to be closer to my quest for the ultimate ribs, alas my search must go on. The portions were great. But my ribs were served at room tempature? I was going to...More

Thank yum-hum
Reviewed May 14, 2012

My fiancee and I visited Lake George this past weekend, and we ate at Smokey Joe's primarily due to the solid reviews found on this site. Food quality-wise, I really have nothing bad to say. The ribs and burgers are terrific and my fiancee enjoyed...More

2  Thank Bluescreen2
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Everything!!! Location, Food was excellent, Great Service, Friendly and the Best Baby Back Ribs In Town!!!

Thank Dianna S
Reviewed April 27, 2012

It doesn't matter if you order the 1/2 rack or the full rack of ribs. They are the best you'll ever have. I never go to Lake George without a stop for the ribs!!! The service has always been good no matter what time of...More

Thank Dan J
Reviewed April 27, 2012 via mobile

Had the ribs and pulles pork combo my girlfriend had the full rack of ribs everthing was dielicious best ribs in town will def go there again

Thank Scottmm
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Was wondering if you would have Do you have WiFi??
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Response from NJ_Bookworm | Reviewed this property |
I think it did but it was hard to access, if I remember correctly.
Is there a fee to reserve a room for a party?
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Jessica L |
should we call ahead
July 3, 2015|
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Response from justjj0001 | Property representative |
Yes if possible...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $22
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-2660
  • E-mail