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Coops Barbecue

2625 Lemon Grove Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2912
+1 619-589-0478
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“rib tips” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2625 Lemon Grove Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2912
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Barbeque was delicious. Sauces and sides eere tasty. Service was reasonably fast and prices are reasonable.

Thank stanb47
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I am from North Carolina. Nuff said on my knowledge and experience with how pork should be cooked and taste. Coops is excellent! Chopped que has wood smoke flavor and sides on collards and beans makes me homesick for NC. Just go and try it!

Thank SouthCal636
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I live down the street and went to buy a 1/2 lb plate for lunch. Smells from their kitchen are appetizing. This plate is big enough for two. Loved their Cole slaw and baked beans for our 2 sides. HiSeating is limited, but most buy...More

Thank sonora95
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Listen, I’m from the south and am super picky about my BBQ. When I tell you I was blown away by the food and the hospitality i am not joking! The owner “Coop” is from Texas and had managed to blend Texas style with Carolina...More

1  Thank Ella W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

You're gonna love this place. EVERYTHING was awesome. Order a little of everything. And be sure to try as many sides as possible. Will NOT disappoint!!

1  Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It's sooo good!! Love everything here! All the different sauces they have and the pork is delicious.

Thank maytesd1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Coops is a great place to go for Texas BBQ. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. Plenty of choices and sides.

1  Thank Carla G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Get the food to go, it is not really a restaurant so much as fast food locale, but the meat is smoked so well. The rib tips are my favorite, but all the meats are amazing. The mac and cheese and cornbread are great too....More

Thank Melovinglife365
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very good Southern style BBQ and side dishes. Varied selection of meats and side dishes. Limited choices on desserts, but dessert was good. Staff was super friendly and very knowledgeable about their dishes.

Thank RWeat
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most difficult challenges of moving from the south and it's delicious cooking to Southern California is missing legit Southern cooking. Today we discover Coops in Lemon Grove and let me tell you IT IS TRUE SOUTHERN COOKED BBQ!! The picture shows you...More

Thank Teri M
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20 June 2016|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but you could "google" them and find their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 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 - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2625 Lemon Grove Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-2912 (Formerly Barnes BBQ)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lemon Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 619-589-0478
  • E-mail
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