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Smokey's House of BBQ

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32860 Pacific coast hwy suit 4, Dana Point, CA 92629
(949)3888 8102
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

BBQ ribs were good. Take out was fast in the afternoon. Price was fair. will go back next time we visit.

Thank one49er
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127 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

If you are looking for a good BBQ you may want to consider another place. The meat is average or below. There is nothing here that is note worthy other than the location.

Thank 3522
San Clemente, California
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114 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Love this place, the beef brisket in particular. Went during the week, not crowded at all. Service could have been more attentive considering how few people were in the restaurant at the time, but minor point. Their novelty "jail house" booths are amusing - and a big hit with the kids

Thank ecbatana
Surprise, Arizona
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253 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

What a wonderful surprise to find very good BBQ and an ocean view too. Wife had Baby Back Ribs and I had the Chicken. I knew she wouldn't eat all the ribs. Meat melted off the bone delicious. Sides we good but nothing a good as the main course.

1 Thank Fred K
Orange, California
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216 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We suggest you have try tip. The sweet potato fries are great and the baked beans are okay. Riblet basket was a full meal in itself. Cute area to take kids where you can sit in a jail booth. If you get a window seat it's a nice view of the ocean.

Thank FunintheOCsun
Dana Point, California
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Smokey's is unusual for a BBQ restaurant in that they have all types of BBQ- most specialize in one type. All at Smokey's are delicious. They have a combo plate that my wife and I will order as take out. You can choose three or four types of meat as well as a number of side dishes. We find this... More 

Thank Kris Y
scottsdale, az
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

WE had two lunches there. Wonderful food, and great service. They have two "jail" set ups perfect if you have kids!

Thank opcathy
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Ordered Chilli Fries (Excellent) and Nachos for a late lunch break. What a meal! The Nachos were fantastic with plenty of toppings and a huge pile of Chips. The scenery was a bonus with a great view of the Pacific Ocean. Would go back tomorrow except it is a little to far from Australia for that.

Thank rcam64
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We should have guessed what the food would be like when it was quiet at lunch time, Having failed to find a parking space in Laguna Bay, this was the first eatery we came across. The staff were all pleasant but the food.....less said about that the better! We would much rather have paid a little more and had something... More 

Thank and13Tenby
Commerce Township, Michigan
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165 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014

The food is finger licking good and the price is right. Lots to choose from on the menu and plenty to fill you up.

1 Thank GManEagle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32860 Pacific coast hwy suit 4, Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: (949)3888 8102
Seemed like a new restaurant

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