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Smokeyard BBQ & Chop Shop

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$12 - $50
American, Barbecue
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Went to their UTC LA Jolla mall location on a Saturday. New nice modern decor. Sat with my family (4 in total) in a corner table in the bar area. Waitress was nice, took our order and we never saw her again, had a hard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fausto1620
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a great little gem of a restaurant right next to Macy's at UTC Shopping Center. Free parking in the garage. My son and I had the tri tip sandwich, and it was moist and delicious! We got fries, but order the chips if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have been traveling to San Diego since July for an engineering project. On my wife's first trip over to see me here, I took her to Smokeyard BBQ for dinner. To our surprise the owner, Guy Ravid, personally cooked and served our meal to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gregory D
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

It was just okay. I didn’t find a whole lot of BBQ flavor. If you are used to true authentic BBQ, this may not be the place for you. If your looking for your BBQ fix away from home, the SmokeYard will do.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jcoop99
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We finally stumbled upon Smokeyard after exploring the expanded and renovated UTC mall last night, and returned tonight for a birthday happy hour meal plus dessert. We were pleasantly surprised by an incredibly friendly team (bartender Zach along with owner Guy), an eclectic and flavorful...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank seetheworldmyway
Reviewed April 17, 2018

From the moment we arrived we were well taken care of by Andrew, the manager and Ivan our waiter. Both were extremely professional and engaging. They were a wealth of knowledge with regards to the menu. As recommended, we started out with the Rock Shrimp...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chomyn
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We had been strolling the lovely outdoor paths of the newly remodeled and expanded UTC Mall when we discovered this new restaurant with outside and inside tables. We ate inside as the weather was rather cool. We love BBQ and this comfortable place did not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lindymiles
Reviewed March 4, 2018

While Smokeyard was not my first choice for dinner with friends out of town, I left impressed. Their menu offers an excellent variety of choices. Great Beer menu. The service was awesome all night with frequent visits from Manager Susan. Nice to see the wait...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SanDiegoSven7
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the newly added section of the Westfield UTC shopping mall in La Jolla, CA, a suburb of San Diego. We wanted to try something new and take a break from the chain restaurants. I ordered the BLT Iceberg wedge salad;...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Smokeyard is new to UTC so it's just getting set up. It's Saturday night and surprisingly there's room. Waitress is very complimentary, really enthusiastic about ribs. My hubbie orders the house barbecue St.Louis ribs with fries, but there are 7 -and that's too much for...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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