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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

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1905 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-3115
+1 423-979-1706
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11:00 - 01:00
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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266 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the service was okay the pork was okay but they have alot of sauces really not all that good the coleslaw was good

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Thank bkg491962
Ocala, Florida
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here the evening of December 23, 2016 at about 6:00 PM. Jamie was the server and did a great job. Very enthusiastic and personable. She provided excellent service. I had a raspberry vodka drink that was excellent. The ribs and pulled pork were also excellent. Really liked this place and would return. Give it a try. We had a... More 

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Thank ebecker1948
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Ebecker1948, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The service was ok, we thought steak would be on the menu, but it wasn't. They do have a bunch of different BBQ sauces at the table to try, but the pulled pork was nothing to brag about. Better for a younger crowd, they have pool tables, and TV's, and a full service bar.

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Thank Dana F
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Dana F, 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 about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

LOVE my Smokey Bones!!!! LOVE their Blueberry tea!!! LOVE their pulled pork! LOVE their BBQ'd chicken breast. ABSOLUTELY LOVE their cole slaw!!! Just wish they'd give more than 1 slice of toasted bread w/meals.

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Thank Gene G
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Gene G. We always love to receive great feedback.Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Primarily a barbecue restaurant, the food is good, consistent and portion size is generous. Service is usually good, but can be spotty at times.

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Thank krc37615
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Krc37615, 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 about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Jonesborough, Tennessee
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The salmon had just the right amount of seasoning with a little added cajon. It had a great smokey flavor.

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Thank rs112346
Johnson City, Tennessee
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Love Smokey Bones Baby-back Ribs, especially the brown sugar kind. Restaurant is a type of Sports Bar with a central bar, tv's, pool tables, etc. Nice wait staff. They also have huge burgers, but I haven't tried them. I have tried the bbq chicken and enjoyed it but love the ribs.

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Thank Lori F
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This location has the worst ribs I have ever had in my life! You know it's bad when you're trying to pull the meat off the bone and it richochets back at you, splattering sauce all over your blouse because it's so rubbery, tough, and over cooked! They need to retrain the entire cooking staff on how to barbecue ribs!... More 

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Thank MarandNeil
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Marandneil, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Smokey Bones. 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 about your visit including the location of the restaurant. More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I've only eaten at Smokey Bones a few times but I've enjoyed their food every time. Orders have always been hot and just as described on the menu. The servers have always been friendly and helpful with questions about meals or drinks.

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Thank Joe M
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have eaten several times at Smokey Bones and the food lately has been much better that it was 2-3 years ago. The wait staff is always attentive.

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Thank rs112346
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Rs112346. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-3115
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-979-1706

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