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Bubba's Smokehouse BBQ

888 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4260
+1 858-551-4227
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (47 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
888 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4260
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good flavor, great customer service! Lots of good BBQ in San Diego but bubbas holds it own! Would return

Thank lanit50
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great BBQ selection with beer and wine. Some outdoor seating available. Extended happy hour pricing on food and drinks. Good for a snack or meal anytime.

Thank FredDaniel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in KC, which is rated highly for barbecue. And we've had barbecue several times in Austin, another city well known for this sort of food. So we were surprised to see Bubba's rated highly and decided to give it a chance. Unfortunately, we...More

Thank 704edl
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Such good BBQ and my friends and I are from the south. The food was a great price and extremely tasty. Great ribs and cornbread!!!

Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We stopped here on a Saturday night for a pulled pork sandwich and collard greens. There's a choice of sweet or spicy sauce to augment that is already on the sandwich, and both are tasty. I liked the greens as well. You line up at...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped in 4 minutes before closing on a Thursday night. We ordered quickly and the staff (turns out it was the owner) couldn't have been nicer. Looking for what I thought would be a light late evening meal I ordered the Cobb salad. OMG I...More

Thank sgrahammd
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

For the best BBQ this is the place to be. Clean, fast service, friendly, the portions are just right and melt in your mouth.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Call ahead, place the order, and aromatic, delicious ribs and pulled pork will soon be enticing your family!! When I know we'll have a busy week and I want to try something a bit different for dinner, Bubba's is a fun, delicious and well-received choice.

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The tri tip steak was over cooked and bland. The ribs were fantastic. I loved their greens and the burgers were tasty. We will go back again. When we paid they gave us our change in bills but kept .50 I figured it was an...More

Thank barbc820michigan
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had a 20% discount coupon from Inn By The Sea and it offered gluten free fare so walked down from the Inn and was pleasantly surprised. It's a restaurant where you order your food at the counter and they bring it to your table. The...More

Thank PaulSimiValley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-4227
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