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Smokey Joe's Restaurant

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22380 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2003
+1 301-866-0995
11:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was courteous and friendly, the food was good and had some flavor, but for someone who takes BBQ very seriously, it could have been better. The location was clean and my son seemed to have liked it as well.

Thank Anastasios G
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had read the reviews & decided to give it a try! I got the pit beef, fries BBQ beans. When does Van De Camps pork & beans qualify? I don't waste food, but 3 bites & it was trashed. Huge disappointment!

Thank Luanniebananie
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Smokey Joe's is a must visit every time we come to St. Mary's County. NC barbecue was spicy, vinegary, and juicy even without sauce. Also love the fresh cooked potato chip fries.

Thank gannent
California, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have eaten here about 5 times in the past month. Different person at the counter every time with the same positive and helpful attitude. You can tell who ever is running this place cares about the customer. Food is excellent. Great BBQ and all the sides have been good too. Just properly executed BBQ classics with a a friendly... More 

Thank JeffreyLewis1983
Leonardtown, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Smokey Joe's meat are always cooked to perfection. A great combination of smokey flavor and perfectly cooked meat. They never overcook the meat and it is never dry. A tasty moist piece of perfection every time!

Thank 903Scott
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food and courteous staff. It's our go to place for dinner. The pit beef is amazing. So is the pulled chicken sandwich. Always good. Always filling.

Thank Sandra H
Mechanicsville, Maryland, USA
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This place is a former gas station refurbish He'd as a restaurant \ carry out with great pulled pork and barbecue. Also the kale is truly southern Maryland cuisine that will satisfy your pallet! GO and see Hess or Mary and you will NOT be disappointed!!! They also do catering for weddings and back yard barbecues. CALL THEM FOR WHATEVER... More 

Thank Mike G
Lexington Park, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Counter order and pick up service. Good food priced right. someone in our lunch group always want to go.

Thank Eric Z
Leonardtown, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Smokey Joes for lunch for years now, and am NEVER disappointed. The pit beef is out of this world. Black and crisp on the outside, red and juicy inside. My wife love many menu items, and I agree they're great, but I can't convince myself to jump off the pit beef train. Stop on by, you... More 

Thank Thomas L
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It is small. It is quaint. The staff was very friendly. Very enjoyable, the day I was there there was a small lunchtime crowd .

Thank Troy F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22380 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Lexington Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-866-0995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?