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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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 2 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
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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
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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
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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 

Jonesborough, Tennessee
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Several months back we had the pleasure of going to Smokies with a wedding party. This was the bride/grooms preference. I can see why now. We really enjoyed our meal then and have enjoyed several meals since. My husband likes their ribs and I like their hamburgers, of which you can build your own. We think it is very economical... More 

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Thank Cookie70_12
Gallatin, Tennessee
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Clean place. Good BBQ pork ( although portion size was lacking) and brisket. Mac and cheese is SO good. Slaw is mustard base and I didn't care for it. Chocolate cake=yum!

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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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