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Smokey Bones

) #340 of 1,035 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
6500 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1408
+1 954-493-7779
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
6500 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1408
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Brianna, our waitress was excellent. We had no appetizers. Our entrees were two full racks of ribs ($26 each). One was Memphis rubbed, the other was regular bbq sauce. Sloppy eating, but they were very good, but expensive. Most other bbq places in the area...More

Thank sarge-in-fla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pull pork sandwich. Great. I enjoy the ambience and the very courteous waitress. Good food good service.

Thank 868ajitu
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

868ajitu, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great friendly BBQ place. It's always great eating at a restaurant with good servers and bartenders. I had a great margarita and they also had a great selection of whiskey and bourbon (Angels Envy). For dinner we had the smoke bones, which was a shareable...More

Thank Daniel D
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Daniel D, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Have not been here in several years and I can see why.The servers were nice but it seemed like forever to get the food out.I had the pulled pork sandwich which was small ( for what they charge) , dry and not a lot of...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I must say that some of the reviews here disappoint me. I go there at least once a week and everytime is a grrat experience. The food quality and presentation is excellent. There is only one waitress that I find to be a little rude...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went to Smokey Bones for dinner with my husband and son tonight, and while our server was very good, the food was not. We've had the St. Louis ribs before and they've always been delicious, but tonight we were served fatty, barely warm, tough ribs....More

Thank Janice Y
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Janice Y, 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...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

No other place here comes close to the bbq presented here. Brisket is only served after 4pm so proper smoking time is done. The ribs are meaty and come with a good choice of bastes. Sweet potato fries a good side. Large open seating with...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I haven't been to this restaurant in years. I was in the mood for Bar-b-que and Fort Lauderdale doesn't have any great places in my eyes. Everything at the restaurant was great until our food was delivered. When the server put down our dinners he...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Visited Smokey Bones on several occasions and have yet to be disappointed. However the last visit the waitress a little off kilter but we muddles through. the place was not that busy for a late afternoon meal but maybe she was a bit distracted. The...More

Thank Lorenzo C
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

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

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Not real busy for a Friday night but food was excellent if you like BBQ. Came away very full and satisfied!

Thank Bruce C
Smokey B, General Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

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

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Merritt11
Do you serve beef ribs?
8 July 2015|
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Response from Doug F | Reviewed this property |
If I remember, Smokey Bones has baby back ribs which are pork and St. Louis ribs which are also pork. I always get the two mixed up, but I think both are pork ribs. I usually order the baby back because they are meatier... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-493-7779
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