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Smoke BBQ

2434 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2011
+1 510-548-8801
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
“pecan pie” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2434 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sean has created a wonderful space in Berkeley for authentic barbecue. The Hot Link was cooked to perfection, and pulled pork was delicious. The pecan pie was quite rich and yummy

Thank yodamak
Reviewed 4 March 2017

On our first visit to Smoke, my partner and I ordered ribs and salmon, with baked beans, cole slaw and corn salad as sides. Service was prompt and there were plenty of napkins on the tables. The salmon came on a bed of brown rice...More

Thank Sharyn D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Since I Moved to CA from TX, I've been looking for some (what I consider) authentic BBQ. As soon as I learned the owner of Smoke was a Texan, I had to check it out. Sampled the ribs and pulled pork on the first visit,...More

Thank wineguy999
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is the second time that I have been here. Today, I ordered the brisket plate with a side of baked beans to go. Their hot sauce is very spicy. I ordered the medium. Service was quick today. The brisket was very tasty, but a...More

Thank Pansy K
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Easy to locate this restaurant it is next to a coin car wash. Walking in to order where is the menu? Is the menus in front of you or to right of you or is it to the left of you? The menu is all...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband shared a plats with 3 different meat; beef brisket, pulled pork and ribs. We also jag chocolate pecanpie. Everthing was really good. Their "beergarden" is neighbour to a carwash, so you overlooked some washing. 😉

Thank Thornrosa
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went here at the very very end of the night on a Sunday and had the best BBQ I've had in a very long time. They were out of a few things, which is understandable given how late we showed up, but the chef gave...More

Thank Asheps
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The brisket melts in your mouth, the pulled pork is amazing and the homemade BBQ is the perfect accent -- spicy but not overwhelming. This the real deal. We enjoyed sides of spicy corn salad and baked beans to die for. We didn't have dessert,...More

Thank TallRedChicago
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

When I went in for pulled pork take out and they were out of pulled pork, I ordered the salmon. I am not sure how they smoke it, but it was omg good. For $15, it's a half lb. on a bed of beautiful mixed...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We had the Party of Four. Brisket, potato salad, Mac n cheese and red/brown rice. We ordered two extra sides of Bbq sauce. Everything was delicious. The potato salad is mustard based, very great flavor. The mac n cheese was traditional homemade. Brisket had the...More

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-548-8801
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