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Smoky Rock BBQ

6367 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1427
+1 845-876-5232
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“smoked meat” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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6367 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1427
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent barbecue in Upstate NY. Would be terrible in texas or somewhere with real barbecue. The corn bread was great. Don't get the desert. It had a smoke flavor to it.More

Thank iLOV3F00D
Nike P, Owner at Smoky Rock BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to our restaurant and enjoying our meals but we do not claim to make Texas Barbeque , we created Hudson Valley barbeque right here in New York with our own style and flavors , its like comparing New York pizza to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to meet Matt and he said the best BBQ is at Smoky Rock BBQ! Boy, if a local tells you where good food is while traveling through their small beautiful town, do it! Oh my gosh, we ordered what Matt recommended: Volcano...More

Thank StampinSher P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bast by far (and I am fromteh South) Cornbread I have ever tasted. It comes like sliced thick bread. they slightly grill it and it is fantastic. Also, their sweet potato fries have some sugar on them and then you dip them in maple...More

1  Thank wawaturner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting Rhinebeck and just went here on a whim for lunch on Monday June 18 since there was parking and it was only a block walk to the heart of the historic downtown area. The decor is very comfortable and...More

1  Thank ChamL
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had lunch we with my husband and ordered the pulled pork and was nauseous all day afterwards. Have some to my dog and she was throwing up all night. However, the atmosphere was nice and cozy, maybe go there for a drink, tea or coffee....More

Thank Raenette F
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Discovered it by accident. Half a block south of the Rhinebeck's main drag is enough to keep it somewhat out of site. We have been back several times, sometimes with several friends. We had ribs, brisket, pulled pork, pulled chicken, lamp burgers and almost everything...More

Thank anthonykE2459AD
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Just left this restaurant. Atmosphere is casual, warm and inviting. Owners super friendly. We had just come from zupdyste Films and stopped in for a bite. There was an e buffet with selection for all tastes (smoked chicken and ribs, pulled chicken and pork, penne...More

1  Thank Kathryn S
Nike P, Owner at Smoky Rock BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank You for coming in and trying our BBQ Buffet. We appreciate your review. Hope to see you again very soon. Besides our buffet we also offer grilled specials and our full regular menu!!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Grew up in Texas, have traveled the south extensively, and found nothing to recommend their BBQ. Based on the staff's recommendation, tried the sampler. Ribs were charred to a crisp and completely dry. Sweet sausage was not sweet, spicy sausage lacked a true kick. Brisket...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nike P, Owner at Smoky Rock BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for visiting Smoky Rock BBQ and for your review. My husband and I are not from Texas and we do not make Texas style bbq. We are from NY and we do Hudson Valley BBQ with our own style and with our original...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The BBQ at this delightful family owned restaurant was first-rate, and accompanied by delicious sides, especially the cornbread. The Sunday Brunch was bountiful and diverse. Service with a smile from the owners and staff. Sit outside or in, and enjoy a drink and a sports...More

1  Thank centeringsolutions
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best place to enjoy BBQ in rhinebeck. This is a family run business with excellent service, a great menu and lovely decor. Big portions!

Thank BTKBrooklyn
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Kathleen I
5 August 2017|
Response from RBKnatv | Reviewed this property |
I would just go in and speak with Dimitri, the owner, or Nike (Nicky), his wife. Bring your resume if you have one. Otherwise, just talk with them about your experience/references, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6367 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1427
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-5232
Smoked Meat Paradise includes St.Louis ribs, baby back, brisket , pork belly, pastrami, sausage and just added smoked duck. Variety of sides and new additions to menu drunk shrimp and salmon. Full bar over 30 bourbons and 8 craft beers on tap.
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