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Smokey Joe's Saloon & Grill

25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
+1 518-668-2660
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (58 reviews)
“ribs” (224 reviews)
“pulled pork” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We stopped for appetizers and drinks late one afternoon. Our bartender was very friendly and helpful with his recommendations. Our food was good and the prices were comparable to other restaurants in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane L
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were in Lake George for an evening and needed somewhere near by our hotel and kid friendly. Ended up at Smokey Joes based on the online menu, and was surprised that it was different when getting there. However, it was still a good selection....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank keridirect
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby this was a logical and within walking distance. Menu is not large but just enough to for a lunch or even a lighter dinner. Not a lot of staff on duty but we had no problem getting our food and beverages.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2019johnn
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We go every year for the car show. Great food and drinks. Fun sitting outside watching the cars while having dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BeachDog77
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We stopped in for a late lunch/early dinner. We ordered the fried green beans, which were really good. We all had burgers and they were average. The waitstaff were really nice and attentive. The bar was very busy as there were horse races going on....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ddupont1
justjj0001, Owner at Smokey Joe's Saloon & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

There was a horse race being televised that customers were cheering as they do for a football, baseball or basketball game. There observation of a fight or a bouncer coming in is false. We've been a family restaurant for 12 years with neither a fight...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Recently walked in with a party of 5 (had heard it was a great gathering place with good food from some local folks) and were quickly seated and taken care of with smiles all around by staff and management alike. The food was fresh and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank J B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is a must stop! the food is excellent and the ribs are insanely delicious. They are reasonable$$ and The service is impeccable and friendly!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Francine S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We walked from our hotel and sat at an outside table, where we were informed that there were only two servers for both inside and outside dining! It was a Monday night so not too busy, although crowds started coming in as we were leaving....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must stop for my fiancé and I every time we come to lake George. The ribs and pulled pork are amazing. Ribs fall right off the bone. The owner also makes the bbq sauce in house which makes the food that much...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Suzy M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Ribs were out of this world. Pulled pork was great. Best bbqs around!!! Prices were very fair. They also have otb which was a plus.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Travis B
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Response from NJ_Bookworm | Reviewed this property |
I think it did but it was hard to access, if I remember correctly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1601
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-2660
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