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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

12541 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4313
+1 757-988-0028
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“smoked wings” (7 reviews)
“rib combo” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12541 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The waitress was great, but the food coming out of the kitchen was over cooked and the $30 steak was tough. After two tries to get it right, we gave up on it. The other meals we ordered were pretty good. The portions were small...More

Thank UPSdude
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Upsdude, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory, thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We'll make note of your comments and advise our...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Eight of us had a late lunch and ordered different items. A warming pot of grilled items was great. A little pricey and every item was excellent. Two ordered salads--I did not taste those. Others ordered bbq, brisket, chicken and salmon. All were seasoned well...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The menu has a wide variety of choices for a barbecue place. We're not crazy about all the noise from the televisions, so we don't go there if we want a nice, quiet, meal out.

Thank Eugene B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Years ago use to go to these restaurants w/clients for lunch. Hadn't been in at least 5 years. We went for mid afternoon meal recently and enjoyed the food etc. We both got a baby back rib combo. The ribs were fall of the bone...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy eating here for lunch with the gang from work. Very reasonable prices and the portions are just right. Excellent service and friendly staff make this a very enjoyable place to eat. The brisket and pulled pork are outstanding with just the right amount...More

Thank Dennis5969
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dennis5969, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great place just to relax with friends kick back and watch the games on the 11 TVs they have beat the bar

Thank Andre H
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Our server was Dwight and he did a great job. I had the St. Louis Ribs combo with pulled pork and my son had the kids chicken fingers with fries. We shared the leaning tower of chocolate cake. The food was good the ribs were...More

Thank Marissa A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch before going to work. Sat at the bar since I was alone. Got waited on within a few minutes and placed my order shortly thereafter. Food was brought over by someone else other than bartender. Bartender never came back with silverware,...More

Thank Eric L
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi Eric L, 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...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice place to go to unwind, have a drink, watch a game, and get your eat on at the same time. Great staff.

Thank trueandlivinggod1
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Trueandlivinggod1, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We always love to receive great feedback.

Reviewed 18 January 2017

We brought in a group from work of about 15 for a Christmas luncheon, service was a little slow in getting started, but did cover everyone. Food was fabulous for everyone, but even though it was served in sections did take a while to get...More

Thank Chuck S
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12541 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602-4313
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-988-0028
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