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Smokey Bones

#370 of 1,873 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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8020 Citrus Park Dr, Tampa, FL 33625-3002
+1 813-920-9434
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11:00 - 14:00
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Miami, Florida, United States
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bartender Sarah was nice, the Blackberry lemonade she made was OK, but the ribs... Shoe leather, man. SHOE LEATHER! I hope it's due to being during lunch time, but I don't plan to find out. Save your money!

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

Hi Craig 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 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service!! Our server had red hair and tattoos I think her name was tiffany or something I could be off but it was amazinf. I had the bbq chicken which the server suggested. My boyfriend had the ribs ... couldnt be more happy with the place will see us again soon !!

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Thank traveljunkie0229
Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordering online was a breeze and had a good interface. The menu was clearly formatted broken done in sections. Prices were clearly marked even for upgrades like cheddar jack cheese for the loaded mashed potatoes. Pick up was easy and the person who helped me was pleasant to deal with. Next time I am in Tampa FL I will have... More 

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Thank chris G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Brisket is the new way to go for me. I used to get the rib combo or the chicken, both were great, but the brisket is my new fave! Perfectly cooked. Great sides to choose from plus the cornbread cast iron skillet with that delicious sweet butter, yum! Oh, can't forget the bag of donuts to go!

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Thank Spo E
Smokey B, General Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

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

new york
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We finished the Big Cat Sanctuary and right next door was Smokey Bones. The place is big, clean and offered up good american cuisine. We all decided on hamburgers but next time I would haave the ribs since they also looked good. The hamburger came exactly the way that we ordered them. The staff was very friendly and kept us... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

Tampa, Florida
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75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Today is Sunday January 8th 3:11 pm. So I sat down at 2:54 and just now greeted by the bartender. I had to reach over the bar to get a menu. She said holler at her when I'm ready to order. I'm a server. That's bad service.

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

Hi, 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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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife visited last night was seeking some place to watch night game pack/ lions and get a bite to eat. Was a little hard to get in but got there. I love my ribs and can be very picky if they are bad, to my surprise they where very good and my wife loved the Philly cheese... More 

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Thank lester41
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Lester41, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Not happy. They were out of pulled pork and brisket. The majority of their menu includes those items...no discount or anything offered.

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

Hi Kidew, 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 

tampa, FL
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Three people, 3pm Sunday after an arriving flight at TIA. Not crowded; Quick seating; server friendly. Two ordered the "limited time offer" prime rib French Dip sandwich; other a bbq san. Timely served, but less than quality food. The Au Jus container was too small for dipping; half of it had already spilled out and soaked the bottom of the... More 

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Thank 1akmaninfl
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Hi 1akmaninfl, 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 

Tarpon Springs, Florida
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We hadn't been to Smokey Bones in years and decided to give it a try. The first thing to greet us was loud music...foul rap by JayZ ("Somewhereinamerica"), and titles such as "Get Your Freak On," "Do My Thing," etc. Given the average age of the few diners (well over 60), I seriously doubt others were enjoying the atmosphere anymore... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8020 Citrus Park Dr, Tampa, FL 33625-3002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-920-9434

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?