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Smokey Canyon B BQ

5225 Canyon Crest Dr, Riverside, CA 92507-6301
+1 951-782-8808
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5225 Canyon Crest Dr, Riverside, CA 92507-6301
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of eating there last night , on the way home from shopping. The reviews we read online hardly do it justice. The place is rather small and it was packed at 7:30 PM. We ordered the 2 meat...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner a few nights ago on a whim. Haven't been here in a little while, last trip was a weekend breakfast visit. Well, it isn't quite what it used to be. My wife got a beef brisket sandwich plate,...More

Thank dcskustoms
Reviewed 6 February 2018

On this visit we tried various "standard" BBQ items offered. All were tasty and well prepared. Prices were good for what we got, and nobody in our party was dissatisfied. All items were pretty standard type things. Not sure what they can do here, but...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Excellent little BBQ spot. Menu is huge and the different BBQ items are plentiful. The sandwiches are very cheap and the platters are enough for 2 people. The Pulled Chicken was excellent, the Brisket was mediocre but the Ribs were incredibly good. Fell right off...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

First of all, the restaurant was not busy but had to sit at a dirty, sticky table. The server took at least 5 minutes to acknowledge our presence and even longer to clean the table. Ordered a pulled pork sandwich (around $10), that took over...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Really great BBQ and the setting is fun. BBQ turkey is phenomenal. The fried green tomatoes are fabulous. Good sides too. Wonderful Maui onion rings. So worth the time.

1  Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Th u s place is better then eating at home. The meat is tender down to the bone. And very friendly service

Thank pick55
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Just an average bbq place. Decent food and prices. Great service. Had a bbq stuffed baked potato which was ok. Bean side was good.

1  Thank Slfhous
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We eat here because it is close by but not anywhere near as tasty as Dickies or Daves BBQ. I would recommend Smokey Canyon for a soup or sandwhich but if you want mouth watering BBQ go somewhere else.

1  Thank Jaime V
Reviewed 17 February 2016

So, I was looking forward to mouth-watering BBQ. I googled local restaurants and decided to give Smokey Canyon a try. It was not bad ... but it was not memorable either. Went in for lunch recently - there were diners but there were many empty...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5225 Canyon Crest Dr, Riverside, CA 92507-6301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-782-8808
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