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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

) #7 of 74 Restaurants in Pismo Beach €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
+1 805-773-6193
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pulled pork” (39 reviews)
“garlic fries” (49 reviews)
“ribs” (139 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the trip tip would have been better if it was actually hot instead of pretty much cold when I received my order. The bread was a little hard also!

Thank Shonna J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every visit to Pismo has to include Mo's! We always do take-out & go back to the hotel, but they have tables for eating there. Everything is good! Love the bake beans!

1  Thank pnn991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Mo's for many years. Their ribs are excellent and they offer a variety of sauces and styles. Their chicken is also excellent and always juicy. Meal comes with beans, cole slaw or potato salad and corn muffin. I recommend it.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good place to grab BBQ. I shared a BBQ platter with the wife, and it was more than enough for us. Ribs, chicken and shredded pork are the meat that are on the plate. A muffin and a side of your...More

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I tried a bit of a sampling at Mo's. I arrived shortly after they opened and tried a few of their meats. Surprising for me, while the pulled pork was tasty, the real star of the show was the ribs. Quite moist but not so...More

Thank BiciFan
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Based on some reviews we had dinner at this place, but did not see before that it is more a take-away with some places to eat inside as well. The food itself was ok, not very good but fore sure worth 3 stars.

Thank vanderwallus
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We took our friend there on our last visit. She said that she is still dreaming about the food. The BBqd pork, beef and chicken are outstanding. Juicy and tender. For your meat they have four different types of sauce to drizzle on. We also...More

Thank loriem763
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were looking for an inexpensive place for dinner, especially one that's locally owned and run. Mo's did that, although they have branches in Chico and SLO as well. We stood in line to place our order from the menu suspended above the counter. I...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Wow I really liked the tritip sandwich and the variety of sauces.. worth the drive in and close to all

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

These have to be the best ribs I've ever had. Typical smokehouse cafe vibe. The staff were nice and pleasant Lovely food lovely experience

Thank DeborahHebburn
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Lynn W
Do you take reservation
8 July 2016|
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Response from JaniceNank | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-6193
  • E-mail
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