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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
+1 805-773-6193
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 20:30
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been going there for years during visits to Pismo Beach. Their ribs are the best and the sauces are fabulous. If you like BBQ, you'll love Mo's. We purchased two 3/4 size of pork ribs to go and got 6 meals out of them! Also, the corn muffins are delicious, served with honey/butter. I went back for more to... More 

Thank Eric S
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal was amazing and more than enough infact we had to share a meal between 2 of us. Good value for money

Thank Nigel H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

U.K. To USA on a road trip from San Francisco to San Diego and had a night in Pismo. Arrived starving hungry and googled places to eat and mo's come up and I'm glad it did. The ribs were amazing and the wife said the coleslaw was the best she ever had. if your in the area or just passing... More 

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Tracy, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sometime or another during our trips to Pismo we always swing by here for lunch and people watching. We were at Mo's last during TROG (The Race of Gentlemen) so we grabbed one of the tables outside to people watch AND car watch. The husband and I split a sampler platter - always enjoy the ribs, beans, corn bread, &... More 

Thank MizMaxie
Bullhead City, Arizona
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I had the 4 rib special which was really good. Also had a craft beer which was great. The service was really fast. There's a good selection of bar-b-q food to try. We will go back again to try other dishes.

Thank JimandSuki_11
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354 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The restaurant is located on the main street. Well-resolved manner orders. Mo's Ribs - excellent. For one person just 1/2. Excellent salad coleslaw and muffin. Friends praised aware of their tacos and a sandwich. We strongly recommend this place!

Thank JPopiel
Orem, Utah, United States
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I've only had the Sweet Carolina Ribs on both occasions I've been here (both in the same week) so I'll only speak to those. They are amazing. Fall off the bone meat smothered in sweet BBQ sauce and spiced just right. That's all you need out of Ribs. A full slab will feed 4 people plus they come with a... More 

Thank Dean C G
London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had it all planned: Dinner at Mo’s in San Luis Obispo. We even scoped the place out the day before. Yes! But then we weren’t all that hungry and in the mood for a barbeque feast. But we didn’t want to miss out on Mo’s altogether - it had been on our list for at least two trips -... More 

Thank LDN_2009
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Mo's sets the bar for BBQ food in this location. Wow, what a treat for super BBQ meals at reasonable prices. All kinds of meats cooked in special sauces. Definitely a "must visit place" in Pismo Beach

Thank jlheidenrich
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped for lunch looking to grab a sandwich - we were not disappointed. I had the shredded beef sandwich with BBQ sauce accompanied with potato salad. the beef was soft and tender - so flavoursome. You can have extra sauces from the station - a variety is on offer - try them all! My partner had garlic fries -... More 

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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, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-6193

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?