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Smokey Joe's

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
1308 E Main St, Stamford, CT 06902-3530
+1 203-406-0605
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
8 Jul 2017
“Good spot for quick burger or ribs and salad”
25 Aug 2016
“Mixed Reviews on Food with Slow Service”
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1308 E Main St, Stamford, CT 06902-3530
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Pleasant surrounds on a river ... we often go for a great goat cheese salad with shrimp or salmon on top..and my husband likes their chicken sandwich or fish and chips.. Friday nights are full of happy hour people...you can also sit outside

Thank Morganna
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our group of 15 senior men had very mixed reviews on the food. Some really liked it (burger; chicken BBQ; tacos), while some really did not like it (brisket sandwich, Reuben) and others said "Blah". Servers were pleasant but inattentive and very slow. We will...More

Thank mannyab
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stopped by around 7PM on a Friday night for an enjoyable dinner. Drinks & food was reasonably priced, served efficiently and tasted great!

Thank Kodacolor37
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to casual place. The standing menu is varied and we've tried just about everything. The BBQ is enhanced by the selection of a sweet or a spicy sauce. They have daily specials in most menu categories. The bar is well stocked with...More

Thank AMIKayaker
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The BBQ is just ok. The sides were good. I would recommend the red potato pie and the sweet potatoes fries. The service was efficient and professional. We have had better BBQ elsewhere.

Thank Laurelbeach
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Don't read any of the old reviews. This place is beyond great. Food, service, atmosphere is all there. Delicious ribs, coleslaw, fries. Nice wine selection and full bar. Our waitress was genuine, sweet and gracious. Very clean, glass sparkled. Dim, yes, candles, yes. I loved...More

Thank Janis K
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Used to go here before they closed the lower level. I'm not impressed at all with the changes. The food is still very good, but the service was lacking. We waited way too long for our food to arrive. They changed from an old time...More

Thank PatrickRobb
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Went with friends for dinner. I ordered the Ahi tuna burger on a salad. It was supposed to be panko crusted on a bed of lettuce, etc. When it arrived it was a gray blob on top of lettuce. I took one bite and had...More

Thank Maggie P
frank g, Owner at Smokey Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2015

Maggie, we are surprised to hear that you had a less than stellar visit with us because we take great pride in our food and especially our service. We wanted you to know that we took great concern in hearing how you felt and are...More

Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Comfortable. Prices are reasonable and portions are just right. Second trip as good as the first. Bartender pleasant. Music good. Nice draft selection. Not huge but right variety.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 6 December 2014

This is my favorite place for bbq when my hubby isn't cooking in our own backyard…I've requested it for our anniversary & my birthday for 3 yrs now…It's not a fancy place at all, but if you like good bbq'd food, this is the place...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 E Main St, Stamford, CT 06902-3530
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-406-0605
  • E-mail
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