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Smokey Bones BBQ & Sports Bar

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$$ - $$$
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2660 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
+1 217-528-6410
11:00 - 01:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We eat here often whenever we want BBQ. The menu has plenty of choices and a full bar with plenty of tv's. The food is always good and the staff very friendly. I recommend Smokey Bones for the best BBQ in Springfield.

Thank Hickuba
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch today, hungry for BBQ, was seated started browsing the menu and discovered that apparently beef brisket is only for dinner. Very disappointed so we walked out and took our lunch business elsewhere. Seems like a bad business decision.

Thank Cheri S
Decatur, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great big burgers! I really wanted to order the triple burger with everything on it, but I didn't want to pay $25 for a burger. The single burger with pulled pork and onion rings was very tasty and half the cost. Fried pickles are great too.

Thank Travis R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible service by all (hostess & waitress). Food was just ok. No refills. Dipping sauce was ordered, but not received. Had 2 tables, the teens where never asked if they needed anything. Service was slow. Will not go back!

Thank VicDave
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly, the best restaurant ribs we had on our trip! Service was good, price decent. Would return if we end up in Springfield again.

Thank Linda D
Three Rivers
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always dine here when staying across the street at the Comfort Suites and and never been disappointed. Tonight my dining partner had the fish & chips, while I chose the pulled Chicken salad. It was delicious - I swore I couldn't finish the large portion when it arrived at the table. But, no worries! My plate was empty when... More 

Thank 2ForksInTheRoad
Springfield, Illinois
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place for our Saturday night family dinner. The baby back ribs fall off the bone and are so delicious! The smoked pulled pork is very good also. Even as leftovers the taste is great!

Thank miss1397
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been there several times and always have had a good meal. Not only are the ribs great but other items on the menu are also good. They have a nice selection of beer on tap. The service is also good

Thank E5255KKrobertp
Chatham, Illinois
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ beef, chicken or pork - sandwich or platter with sides. Plenty of room and friendly waiters. Sports on tv everywhere, but not a sports bar atmosphere. Kid friendly and seniors like the slightly smaller portions.

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Andover MN
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I smile as I write this review. In central Illinois is an infamous meal called "The Horseshoe". If you're faint of heart you can instead order "The Pony shoe". Really! Anyway they don't sell them at the Smokey Bones. BBQ is very good at the Smokey Bones. Sports bar setup with plenty of televisions and good view from the tables... More 

Thank YamahaSeca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2660 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-528-6410

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?