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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

$$ - $$$
East Louisville
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln, Louisville, KY 40220-4075
+1 502-491-7570
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11:00 - 01:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My posse and I stopped by for drinks and apps tonight. The beer was cold and the smoke wings were exceptional tonight! The bartender made sure to keep the brews flowing! Thanks Smokey Bones, we'll be back.

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Thank tooter242
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love Smokey Bones pulled pork. It is always tender and I'm never disappointed. I'm glad I chose to eat here tonight. Service was great!

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Thank Dakota121996
Florida
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246 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch today at Smokey Bones and was so looking forward to a good BBQ sandwich! However, the cook at Smokey Bones had another idea! I ordered the beef brisket with baked beans. The waitress did a fine job in greeting, seating and taking my order but, I suspected something when she said, "Let me check to see if... More 

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Thank Broke-and-Hungry
Lexington, Kentucky
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went there after seeing a concert. It was after 1am and there were a few people in the restaurant. We got fried pickles and I got a combo of chicken and pork tacos. All of these were very yummy. I would definitely go back. We thought about desert, but we're too full. My friend got the... More 

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Thank Tami N
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

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

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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Service was horrible, attempted to sit six big people in a booth and had stand there and wait forever while they took their time cleaning off an available table in the bar area. Waitress was not attentive only when called over to our table. Food was average, not good, nor great. Should've followed my gut feeling and went to Famous... More 

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Thank JLMiles
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Jlmiles, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. 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. More 

Wisconsin
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I must admit disappointment here. Just walking in the joint the floors are so slippery from grease. Come on clean them up. The booth was gross, greasy and all of the condiment bottles were dirty/nasty. The service was pretty good, but the food was well below my expectations for a joint that specializes in BBQ. Since we were there for... More 

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Thank Mark R
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Mark R, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. 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. More 

Orange Beach, Alabama
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A friend and I met for dinner at Smokey Bones since the menu is so varied. I had a delicious salad and she had ribs. Both were delicious. The service was good and the waitress was very attentive. No wait, which is unusual.

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Thank Cathypb1
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Cathypb1, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This place has very slow service. It has had that problem for quite a long time. I've been in here several times and I always think they forgot me. Haha.. And the beef is always cold. The food is good just not hot and very slow service.

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Thank David H
Lexington, Kentucky
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped to eat here while visiting in Louisville and was excited to see it as we live the one in Bristol. The service was ok, but the food was not very good. My husband got the nachos with chicken and he kept having to pick bones out of it. I wanted prime rib since it was on the BIG... More 

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1 Thank troyandstaceysmith
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Troyandstaceysmith, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. 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. More 

Palmyra, Indiana
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I ordered Steak, Hubby ordered a burger. We were both very happy with our meals. He ordered Donuts to go which he said looked better than they were. Refreshing adult beverages. We will absolutely be back.

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Thank tdm8300
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Tdm8300, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln, Louisville, KY 40220-4075
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-491-7570

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