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Smoky Dreams Barbecue and Catering

2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
+1 864-627-4227
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (174 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (41 reviews)
“baked beans” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed the food. We sat outside as it was a sunny day. We would love to go back when we can find the time.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wandams32
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped there for lunch. Because the weather was nice I had a pulled pork sandwich outside. The setting was very nice, and the staff was very nice, too. This was the best pulled pork sandwich that I have had in the Upstate. The pork...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Charedm70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by to grab a bite at Smoky Dreams while traveling.Every staff member we met was incredibly friendly and the ribs were out of this world good! Exceptional and unique vinegar based slaw, delicious house white bbq sauce and yummy Mac- n-cheese (the owner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MtnMama3
Reviewed December 11, 2018

One can suck the meat of the St Louis style ribs, they are that tender!! They brisket is not dry and full of flavor. I never use the sauces provided because the meat doesn’t need it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jennP1206
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The first time I came here was when I was younger, about the time they opened the parlor. But ever since, my family and I have loved it. I of course always get the chocolate but none of my immediate or distant family have ever...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is the best BBQ in Greenville. The brisket is awesome as is the Mac & Cheese. You can't make a wrong choice.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patti T
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in both SC & TX and this place is spot on when it comes to smoked BBQ. The brisket is unbelievable. I don’t know anywhere else that makes such tender tasty brisket. We also had the pulled pork and loved trying all the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 980JonB
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Ever since Chris bought this place, it has exploded in popularity. They added more far to the menu. Yes they gave BBQ, smoked wings etc but their brisket is amazing. I want to thank u for now having it every day. It is a good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TrekkingLobsters
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Every weekend, our group gets together for food and games. This was our first time getting food from Smoky Dreams and they certainly did not disappoint. We ordered two pounds of chicken, one pound of the brisket, and a quart of the sweet potato crunch....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B9022TIdianam
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after getting off a flight and was looking for a local place to get good food. Found this little place and was not disappointed. Chris was very genuine and the food was great. Try the mayo sauce.

Date of visit: September 2018
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December 3, 2017|
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Response from ChrisQue | Property representative |
No, I am sorry we do not. We do, however, have a partnership with What's on Tap, which is located just behind us. They have a great selection of beers on tap!
Mary M
March 27, 2017|
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Response from allycekr | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! You can order at the window and there are tables both inside and out. The team will bring your food out to you. As well if you have any troubles with the menu or getting around the treat at Smoky Dreams will... More
Laura H
December 26, 2016|
Response from BillH298 | Reviewed this property |
They are not open on Mondays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-627-4227
  • E-mail
Smoky Dreams BBQ uses only the freshest meats and produce. Everything is cooked daily with delectable, original seasonings and sauces. Smoked to perfection . . . Pork, chicken, ribs and even the wings literally fall off the bone. The brisket and the vinegar slaw are truly unique and there's creamy lemon and peanut butter pie to top it off.
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