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Bulls Smokin' BBQ

#487 of 3,727 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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1127 W Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-3834
(619) 276-2855
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Diego
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well clearly Phil's is the gold standard for barbecue in San Diego, so that's how we compare every other barbecue place. Phil's isn't amazing, but it's really good. But the thing about Phil's is you're going to wait in a long line, then you're going to search for a table, and need to find a seat in the tiny bar... More 

Thank Basiluzzo
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Well, I might have found a BBQ place that gives Phils a run for their money. Bulls has nice selection of beers and the food is Excellent!!!! 4 pork ribs, and half sandwiches of BBQ chicken, sausage, brisket and pulled pork, sides of slaw , Mac n cheese along with beans. Bread on sandwiches is the BEST and the sauce... More 

Thank SoCalSydney1362
Chula Vista, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Everyone is so friendly, it is so cool that you can bring your dog with you. The ribs are huge and cooked perfectly. Will be back again this time I will bring my boxer.

Thank wil21rob
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Had the bbq pulled pork sandwich. Very good. We sat outside, it was adorable. They have a large screen for viewing football games ( sun & mon) Very friendly owner.( & her mom) They are dog friendly & they give your dog an actual bone. It's places & people like this that make you say wow.... More 

Thank littlemiss41
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Had the smoked bbq beef brisket sandwich with a side of beans. Lots of flavor. The original BBQ sauce is the best.

Thank Enrique F
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

My family and I had the pleasure of eating at Bull's on our vacation to La Jolla. Bull's is definitely a little off the beaten tourist path, which for us was all the better. It had a nice local vibe to it which was quite enjoyable. We ate on the outdoor patio where the owner entertained us all with the... More 

Thank Redsox3
Montgomery, Illinois
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Excellent BBQ....plain and simple....the staff will help you with your order and be sure you are happy. Friendly place, great for families.

Thank JohnS51
Newark, New Jersey
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I am here in San Diego on business all week and happened to spot this place this morning on my way to an appointment. The "Dogs Welcome" sign caught my eye immediately so I figured, how can I not check it out. My dog travels with me everywhere so I picked him up at the hotel after my day of... More 

Thank Kevin M
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

We had pulled pork sandwiches and ribs. The meat falls right off the bones. The toasted buns for the sandwiches were perfect. Next time I would only get a 1/2 sandwich with a side bc a full sandwich was a lot. They put crushed cheez-it's on the macaroni....which was weird. Their toilet paper and paper towels were what you'd expect... More 

Thank Sheila H
San Diego
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went here for the first time a few weeks ago and I can't really complain. The staff was very friendly and the place was really cute with it's cowboy décor. There's even an outside patio that is dog friendly and also provided is a doggy door so the furry friends don't have to cut through inside the restaurant. I ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 W Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 276-2855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?