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Local Smokes BBQ

19 Wrightstown Cookstown Rd, Cookstown, NJ 08511-1021
+1 609-286-2298
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
19 Wrightstown Cookstown Rd, Cookstown, NJ 08511-1021
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Reviewed yesterday

Got our food to go. Pretty good BBQ with choice of two sauces that they make. The hushpuppies were good and much like down south. Big portions of food! I would try the ribs next time. Awards that they have won in cooking contests are...More

Thank MLB5313
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I read many reviews to see what I should order. I finally settled for the BBQ half chicken and ribs platter. The order comes with 2 sides, I got mac and cheese with green beans. The ribs were good but I've had better, but the...More

Thank Minerva M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice place, friendly staff, good sides, reasonable portion but, only average BBQ. The ribs tasted like all you can eat buffett and the brisket was pot roast. Little seasoning or smoke flavor. Ribs were steam reheated and tasted like it. Ok place for a meal...More

Thank rickrenzulli
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a great little find. I was up at Dix, McGuire and Lakehurst base for the weekend and the menu was in the lobby of the hotel where I was staying. I called the front desk and inquired if anyone on staff had heard...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I just moved here from Texas so my standards for BBQ are pretty high. This place did not disappoint. It meets the standard for Texas BBQ.

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The food here at local smokes BBQ is delicious! I've been to a lot of barbecue restaurants across the country and this is one of the best. Brisket was delicious and cornbread rivals any I've had. The pulled pork wasn't the best but still okay....More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I recommend visiting this restaurant if in the area. I had the pulled pork platter- the meat itself was not my favorite but I enjoyed the Mac and cheese and cornbread. Also tried the brisket, which I would recommend instead. I believe the menu is...More

Thank Ashleyadventures
Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you like barbecued food, this is a place in the area to go! They are absolutely fantastic and the food always taste great. The ribs are meeting, and have a great seasoning and sauce! The only downside, is they are a little pricey for...More

Thank 91TRH
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I am usually not a fan of smoked meat but this restaurant is my exception. The meat (whichever kind you order) is cooked to perfection. It literally melts in your mouth. The portions are a decent size and there are a lot of choices on...More

Thank razz96
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Food was good, collard greens rocks and the brisket and pull pork with sauce was excellent. Would try a few more dishes over the next few days for lunch!

Thank Steven L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Wrightstown Cookstown Rd, Cookstown, NJ 08511-1021
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cookstown
  • Phone Number: +1 609-286-2298
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