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Smoky Dreams BBQ

2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
+1 864-627-4227
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (142 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (37 reviews)
“baked beans” (26 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The only thing that made this great brisket even better was how incredibly friendly the guy who took my order was! Grateful for this experience for my first time in Greenville.

Thank ladyrbeatty
Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot was recommended by a local and it did not disappoint. The brisket sandwich was delicious (and my wife loved her wings). The staff was super friendly (rare nowadays) and I'd definitely come back if I'm ever back on that side of the country....More

Thank Tariq W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smoky Dreams is the best in the Upstate. I was able to try multiple items to make my selection. Their sweet potato crunch is the better than my grandmas! The brisket and pork are delicious. There is no reason to go anywhere else. I drove...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worthy of TA's #1 Greenville Spot. OK BBQ, Nice owners but sometimes the food is overcooked/dry. A variety of sauces offered but best to stick with the standouts - the Brisk and sweet potato crunch. A throwback to the old Southern roadside style type...More

2  Thank PeacefulSoul2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time trying this BBQ. We will not be returning. There are other barbecue restaurants whose pulled pork and ribs are much more juicy and the sauces less aggressive. The people are extremely nice and the place is very homey. But, ultimately...More

1  Thank TeacherTrainer
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friendly, no-frills BBQ place with delicious food. Family owned (we met Tim, who was really enthusiastic about what his family has done with the business). My wife had some excellent pulled pork and I had the best brisket I’ve ever had (I’m from the...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our plane was diverted from Asheville to Greenville. My wife and I decided to get a car and drive to Asheville and enjoy the scenery and stop for lunch. TripAdvisor showed Smoky Dreams BBQ rated number one and they were right on. Not only for...More

Thank dabailey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Greenville visiting for work recently and wanted to experience some great Southern BBQ--Smoky Dreams was just that. Not only is the BBQ delicious (that brisket! and those ribs!), I loved the sauce options (I want to put the hot vinegar sauce on...More

Thank violaseh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this Gem one fall afternoon, some friends and I were in town playing in the current broadway show and were in search of where the locals get their BBQ. Well we managed to find it and let me tell you, it’s Some...More

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on tour with a musical performing in town and was searching for a great place for BBQ. My colleagues and I stopped by for lunch and the search was over for the week!! I came back three straight days. The family run business...More

Thank Joshua N
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Mary M
27 March 2017|
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Response from allycekr | Reviewed this property |
Very much so! You can order at the window and there are tables both inside and out. The team will bring your food out to you. As well if you have any troubles with the menu or getting around the treat at Smoky Dreams will... More
Laura H
26 December 2016|
Response from BillH298 | Reviewed this property |
They are not open on Mondays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Woodruff Rd, Maxwell Pointe Shopping Center, Greenville, SC 29607-5950
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-627-4227
  • E-mail
Smoky Dreams BBQ uses only the freshest meats and produce. Everything is cooked daily with delectable, original seasonings and sauces. Smoked to perfection . . . Pork, chicken, ribs and even the wings literally fall off the bone. The hash and the vinegar slaw are truly unique and there's creamy lemon and peanut butter pie to top it off.
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