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Smokey Bones BBQ & Sports Bar

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2660 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
(217) 528-6410
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great good for the Price. Ribs were Awesome!! Bathrooms clean good service!! Would definitely go back anytime!

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Thank Kerry H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far is the best barbecue in Springfield!!!! Courteous efficient staff despite the late hour. After a long stint at the state fair it was refreshing to just sit and enjoy a few drinks and some awesome food.

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Thank Puddles A
Worcester Park, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to eat here by our hotel receptionist. We had a long wait, but the food was great so it was worth it! Our waitress asked if we were staying at a nearby hotel and gave us a discount!

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Thank Debbie C
Slough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here on a Friday night while passing through on Route 66. THere was a queue of people in the lobby so we registered our intent and were handed a paging device to alert us to our table availability. Our table was ready within 15 minutes and we ordered some drinks (a cocktail, of which they have many!)... More 

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Thank PathManSlough
Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Smokey Bones several times and have never been disappointed. But beware, it seems to always be busy, crowded and noisy. You may have to wait to be seated. The food is excellent, many choices and combinations are available. So many that you may have to ask questions, but don't hesitate to do so; we have found... More 

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Thank Marc L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tough meat. Highly priced. Average corporate food. Much prefer a privately owned restaurant. The wait staff have zero personality. BbQ is overrated here. Ribs are tough.

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Thank Nichole R
Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 4 or 5 times I've been there, I've marveled how consistently good the chiken is. The staff is friendly and efficient and as an added bonus they have microbrew beer. What else could a person want?

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Thank arvidshammers
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Sports Bar, responded to this review

Arvidshammers, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Smokey Bones. They always have good beer specials and a good selection of beer. The food is really good and the prices are reasonable.

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Thank Kim W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, got in right away, but I recommend going before 7 o'clock. The kids both liked their meals. We didn't like the Brunswick Stew was a little bit sweet so I wouldn't recommend it. but the pulled pork was delicious and the kids love their mac and cheese and hamburgers.

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Thank Danno1777
Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been years since we've been here but Mom had a doctor appointment in Springfield so we decided to come back to one of our favorite places for lunch. We were immediately seated and received our drinks within minutes. We took our time ordering and enjoyed the wonderful smells of the BBQ as we decided upon on orders. Two of... More 

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Thank MNM1011
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Sports Bar, responded to this review

Mnm1011, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2660 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: (217) 528-6410

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