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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
+1 863-815-8870
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“smoked wings” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our go to restaurant every Sunday. We always sit at the bar because of Ty, our favorite bartender. He is very knowledgeable and attentive. The food is consistently excellent. We love the BBQ, the grilled salmon and burgers. The salads are all good...More

Thank Melamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Smokey Bones for dinner - my wife had visited on a previous occasion and enjoyed her dinner and looked forward to eating there together. The server was very friendly and well versed in the menu and the offerings. Had the grilled chicken breast...More

Thank KobyCanada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful place to eat! We had a group of over 20 and they received us in and seated us quickly. Food was great and service was amazing!

Thank amanda76v2018
Reviewed 9 February 2018

ON January 17, 2018 my husband and i visited Smokey Bones, Lakeland. I had ribs, fries and coleslaw. My husband had brisket, mashed potatoes and coleslaw. With in hours we were throwing up and also diarrhea. We were deathly sick for 5 days. We believe...More

Thank camaro8110
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant.

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Love the food. Everything is good. Can't really miss. The chicken are stellar. Ask for Katie B! She'll take care of you!

Thank Pete O
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Really enjoy this place. Food is great. Our server Hope was great. Our favorite spot whenever we in town.

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly & helpful staff to add to a great looking BBQ restaurant. I had a brisket sandwich & my wife had a pulled pork sandwich. I would rate the food as acceptable. Not going to race back there for more.

Thank BillyJets
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Ate at the Lakeland restaurant several times, always had a great atmosphere and friendly staff. Their ribs and smoked wings are fantastic! A must if you are in the Lakeland area.

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Brunswick Stew is fantastic! We travel over an hour just to have the Brunswick Stew. The spinach and steak salad is one of my favorites as well. The food arrives hot and the staff is attentive.

Thank SVT2059
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Lipstick on the coffee mugs, super salty fried pickle chips, and a straggler French fry under my pulled pork and the main reasons for 4 stars. The service was really top notch. Fast, super friendly, and very accommodating. We asked for separate checks and our...More

Thank Justin M
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Questions & Answers
20 December 2015|
Response from JSD53 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. At one time they were part of the Darden chain (red lobster, Olive Garden, etc.). An educated guess is 10 years or so.
Yolene M
25 July 2015|
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Response from Tammy W | Reviewed this property |
They always have bbq ribs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-815-8870
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