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Holy Smoke Texas BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
+1 760-872-4227
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared a sampler plate of "half a smoked chicken and smoked tri-tip" it came with baked potato, cornbread and coleslaw......it was delicious, and we had chicken left over for a picnic the following day.

Thank Irene Ren M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is basically a shack where you order at the counter and eat at long shared tables. It's all about meat. My beef was tender and suculent, but my partner's chicken was rated poor - tough and tasteless. Everything comes as sandwiches or platters, delivered on a tray with disposable plates and cutlery. There are sides such as coleslaw, baked... More 

Thank Nezcassee
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ, we tried the brisket and tri-tip sandwiches which are on a fresh roll. The baked beans were outstanding.

Thank jazzedtobehere
Reykjavik, Iceland
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As come from England we found the experience extremely pleasant, and the food was fantastic. When entering you will see a long line, but don't be put off, it goes fast, and once you make order, it all run smoothly.p

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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not see a BBQ smoker or grill. The food was good but tasted to me like artificial smoke flavor. The chicken was a little dry but the skin was crispy and delicious, cooking almost too uniform. The sausage was excellent and the pulled pork a little watery and served in very small quantity. Also small serving for the... More 

Thank Bidibibu
Bishop, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky to have found this true Texas BBQ in California. The pulled pork sandwich was melt in your mouth with a great selection of sauces. Mac and Cheese was gooey with a variety of cheeses and a nice crunchy top. Fresh salad with more than just lettuce. Plan to eat here again for sure.

Thank Sharon M
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was crowded and loud. They kept running out of menu items while we waited in a long line. Just a few tables and those were filled, but there was also outdoor seating. But the important part -- Great barbecue. Choice of pork, brisket, and tri-tip. We watched as our choices were 86ed. However, when I got the pork sandwich,... More 

Thank MEL12111
Aliso Viejo
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for BBQ and the owner is great. The ribs are delicious and so is the brisket. We really enjoyed our meal and the owner!!

Thank Squirrel75
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off here on the long way back from Reno to Vegas. Great friendly and speedy service, but most importantly the quality of the meat was tops!

Thank camden_towner
Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Casual setting where you order and then find a seat and wait for your food. Thursday night and the place was packed. Pulled pork, brisket and tri-tips was delicious with a smoky flavor. I would definitely come back!!

Thank BellaB33896

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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
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-872-4227

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