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Holy Smoke Texas BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
+1 760-872-4227
11:00 - 21:00
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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Casual setting where you order and then find a seat and wait for your food. Thursday night and the place was packed. Pulled pork, brisket and tri-tips was delicious with a smoky flavor. I would definitely come back!!

Thank BellaB33896
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quick service with the standard BBQ food had the potato stuffed with the lot and the brisket have to stay the brisket was tender and tasty my husband enjoyed the pulled pork. Drinks are cheap and good range. Service is friendly and offered a warm retreat from the cold outside

Thank bridgetrus
Fernley, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've made a lot of trips up and down Hwy 395, and my all-time favorite place to stop is Holy Smokes. The tri-tip sandwich is amazing! It's a casual little stop, and the patio seating is perfect on a warm day. I recommend it to everyone driving through.

Thank mtimm88
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you find yourself driving to mammoth again and your tired of Mc Donald's and that German sandwich place. Then give this BBQ place a go. I found the decor somewhat rough but the BBQ can't be beat. The spicy BBQ sauce is fantastic and the staff are down right pleasant.

Thank Angelidecovolo
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So Good. We got our food to go and were surprised with all of our choices. I liked the option to get different quantities of meat (4 oz, 8oz etc) instead of having to commit to one large entree. Really appreciated that they to-go meals came with wet wipes.

Thank Jtravelerss
Bishop, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cheese macaroni is the best I've ever had. I've never had a bad meal here. Very casual, staff are all very nice.

Thank nursesharon2017
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

place was packed, but did not take long for a spot to sit to open up. Had a great Sweet Tea with our meals.

Thank Lynn K
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried this place because I saw smoked tri-tip on their menu. I've had some amazing grilled tri-tip along the central California coast, but never smoked. Who would THINK of such a thing? It was memorable! A perfect smoke ring around the outside, super tender, and the most moist BBQ I've ever experienced. The brisket was similarly delicious. Also tried... More 

Thank Dan D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Liked everything about the place. The food the staff, the prices even. Especially liked the mild sauces they call hot! The dry rubbed smoked chicken is fantastic.

Thank Robert S
Aliso Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

the meats are well seasoned and the sides are excellent but the servings of the sides are tiny. Food is served on wax paper on a plastic tray, not plates and the sides come in styrafoam cups. Service is fair, our sandwich came in a cup with corn bread. Not a terrible place, but they could bring this up to... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-872-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?