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Bulls Smokin' BBQ

#451 of 3,773 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1127 W Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-3834
+1 619-276-2855
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Malibu, California
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Honestly, it's over priced for the meats if you order a la carte but the sandwiches were fair. The pulled pork was by far the best meat while the brisket was surprisingly a little dry and flavorless without adding bbq sauce. Casual atmosphere and good service.

Thank SandyQTraveler
Clarksville, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant while browsing TripAdvisor. It is off the beaten path but well worth the trip. The service was great and they have an outdoor seating area with a big screen. The beef brisket and beef ribs were cooked perfectly and had a nice even smoky flavor. Used the sweet bbq sauce they offered and it paired well.... More 

Thank ctoler915
El Paso
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Not only the ribs (both beef and pork) were awesome, but the sweet corn, and fries were great too. That is only the beginning, the service and attention to detail of these young gals and kids was awesome. We got great service, they were very polite and helpful. Definiltely a family (including pet) place to enjoy great food, service and... More 

Thank McFloyd
Palatine, Illinois
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We were traveling with our Labrador and need to eat at dog friendly places. Bull Smokin' has great BBQ. We had brisket, pulled pork and andouille. Brisket and andouille were phenomenal. I like my pulled pork with a little more flavor, but the pork was tender and moist. Plenty of beers on tap and the onion rings were great. The... More 

Thank Fourth_T
San Diego
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295 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, 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: +1 619-276-2855

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