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Smokey Bones

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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6500 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1408
+1 954-493-7779
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11:00 - 02:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Smokey Bones for dinner with my husband and son tonight, and while our server was very good, the food was not. We've had the St. Louis ribs before and they've always been delicious, but tonight we were served fatty, barely warm, tough ribs. My husband's meal was perfect, but mine was barely warm. Our server took my plate... More 

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Thank Janice Y
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151 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No other place here comes close to the bbq presented here. Brisket is only served after 4pm so proper smoking time is done. The ribs are meaty and come with a good choice of bastes. Sweet potato fries a good side. Large open seating with huge wraparound bar sitting central. Multiple TV screens sit overhead here to watch a favorite... More 

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Thank David O
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been to this restaurant in years. I was in the mood for Bar-b-que and Fort Lauderdale doesn't have any great places in my eyes. Everything at the restaurant was great until our food was delivered. When the server put down our dinners he managed to get bar-b-que sauce on my shirt. The food runner and server both apologized... More 

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Thank John F
Chicago, United States
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Visited Smokey Bones on several occasions and have yet to be disappointed. However the last visit the waitress a little off kilter but we muddles through. the place was not that busy for a late afternoon meal but maybe she was a bit distracted. The food is great and you do not have to worry about having enough to eat.... More 

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Thank Lorenzo C
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Lorenzo C, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

Oakville, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Not real busy for a Friday night but food was excellent if you like BBQ. Came away very full and satisfied!

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Thank Bruce C
Smokey B, General Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Bruce C, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Loved the Ribs and the service was outstanding. Server suggested the donuts also and they did not disappoint.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Sat at the bar with my friend so we could watch the Cubs play in the NLCS. Also wanted to watch college FB game. Smokey Bones is a true sports bar/restaurant as all TVs were turned to sporting events tonight. The bar tender was playful and extremely attentive. She put up with our comments and often cleverly responded. Thanks Autumn.... More 

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Thank rands222
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Hi Rands222, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

As a european I'm not so found of big dishes. But my husband is! I get stuffed just to look at the plates at the restaurants. At Smokey Bones I could order 1/3 ribs, which was perfect for little me! The side orders, cinnamon apple and coleslow, was superb to the ribs! An the service was perfect. They use the... More 

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Thank Helene K
Pompano Beach, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We keep going back over the years hoping it will get better, now we just stop for a drink. I feel it is overpriced and BBQ is below average.

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Thank Cindy B
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Hi Cindy B, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at Smokey Bones take our reviews very seriously. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Miami, Florida
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My first time at this location and I read some signs that stated they are undergoing construction. It looks great inside. The food was freshly prepared. Baby back ribs were great, French fries were great they did not need ketchup. Only thing were the beans they were not good. They taste good, but taste as if they were taken from... More 

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Thank Dominique D
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Dominique D. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-493-7779

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