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Smoky Oak Taproom

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
Camp Road, Charleston, SC
+1 843-762-6268
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (19 reviews)
“brisket” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Camp Road, Charleston, SC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put, amazing food, BBQ, and beer. We went in on a busy night and the host was honest and forthcoming that beverages would be quick but food would take a while. We chose to sit down and get drinks, and the food came out...More

Thank garside33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Smoky Oak once or twice a week for many years. Dropped by today for meatloaf lunch special and it is no longer available. The one lunch special was a chicken salad sandwich. Other changes on menu include fewer taco choices....More

Thank wheeler
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I love anything smoked and this place lives up to it's name. In the heart of beautiful downtown James Island. Try their smoked chicken wings or come during brunch and indulge in their Bloody Mary bar. Frequent live entertainment. Kid and dog friendly. Be sure...More

Thank FSUMarley
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had dinner there recently with friends. They have dozens of draft beers. We told them we were in a bit of a hurry because we were going to the light show at James Island County Park. Our waitress got our drinks out quickly and...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I needed a Sunday get away in Charleston and he remembered the best brisket he had ever had, and asked if I wanted to go there. Of course I said yes! When we arrived, we were seated immediately outside because it was...More

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We picked the wrong day to go here..it is obviously a good place to eat judging by how busy they were. A busload of people (youth sports team) had arrived just before we did and the staff was way overwhelmed. The waiter did manage to...More

Thank Rhonda63
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

visiting from Oklahoma, needing some good Carolina bbq! The pulled pork, mac n cheese and collards were amazing! We also had the jalapenos, chicken strips, and the spudzilla

1  Thank allie s
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We asked a local where he likes to eat and he pointed us here. We started with the sampler platter which had chicken wings (lots of flavors to choose from), beer battered mushroom, potato skins, and onion rings. The onion rings were the best I've...More

Thank michelle c
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. Great ribs. Terrific fried creek shrimp. The onion rings are just stellar. Jen, our server, was fabulous. Dog-friendly patio with ice water for the pups. If we lived here, we would visit often.

1  Thank Holly J
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If getting take out check your order, the last 3 times they leave out part of my order. If you don't ask they won't give you eating utensils, BBQ sauce or napkins.

Thank Ken B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camp Road, Charleston, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-762-6268
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