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“Good Ribs” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Smokey Joe's Saloon & Grill

Smokey Joe's Saloon & Grill
Ranked #31 of 162 Restaurants in Lake George
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dayville, Connecticut
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good Ribs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

Went out to dinner with a group of 14. They were able to accommodate us with reservations to make it easier. No wait to be seated. Overall the food was great, but the service a little slow. Was a Saturday night and the place seemed a bit short staffed. Would go back with a smaller group based on the quality of the food and hope for a different result on the service.

Visited February 2013
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Jamesburg
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Good BBQ for the Area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Overall not bad BBQ. Not up to the caliber you will find in heavy BBQ Regions (like NC) but pretty good. We went in off-season and they had a big advantage in that they were actually open.

I decided to go with the ribs. The sauce was good though a tad on the sweet side. The meat was fall off the bone tender.

Overall not a lot to say. The food is good. You won't be disappointed. Not the best BBQ you will find but probably the best BBQ you will find in this area.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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New Britain, Connecticut
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Really great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Get the ribs - you won't be disappointed! Food is delicious, service is friendly and prices are reasonable for what you get. Definitely will be back next time we're in town.

Recommend the Bear Naked Ale - brewed a few doors down from the restaurant. It's really yummy!

Visited October 2012
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Ada, Michigan
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“delish BBQ sandwich”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Had dinner here on mini-vaca in October. Although most of Lake George was a complete ghost town, Smokey Joe's was open and bustling. Service was good...only 1 waiter and 1 bartender on staff. Ordered BBQ sandwich which was delish...bun was buttery, cole slaw was tasty and applesauce was appley! Also had pulled pork/rib platter with sweet potato fries...pulled pork was great, ribs were too dry but still tasty and fries were good. Really want to go back!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Salem, Massachusetts
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575 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
“Delicious Pulled Pork”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Enjoyed a lunch here with a few friends in October, as the town was shifting into hibernation mode (McDonalds was already closed for the season). Delicious puled pork, delicious sweet potato fries and a delicious glass of Saratoga Ale. Only one waiter at the time, so he was working hard, and he made us happy.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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