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Holy Smoke Texas BBQ

N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
+1 760-872-4227
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (66 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (58 reviews)
“cornbread” (44 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tender meat. Stuffed baked potatoes with bbq meat. Casual atmosphere. Good location. Walking distance of many motels.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holy Smoke is a great (very casual) BBQ restaurant. I love the ghost pepper BBQ sauce and the brisket is awesome. Every table has four BBQ spices: regular, spicy, hot, and ghost pepper (wrapped in yellow caution tape). The staff is friendly and the food...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're from Texas and wow! Holy Smoke barbecue brings back home. We shared a combo plate with three meats: the chicken was a little dry; the rib was the most tender, fall-off-the-bone that I have had in a long time and the brisket was literally...More

Thank susansmix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Foid was great, quaint restaurant well decorated. But only reason not oitstanding is it took 40 minutes to get 2 sandwiches.

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to like this restaurant but didn’t care for it. The food was average at best. The owner reprimanded the whole restaurant for saving seats. WTH. How old are we? I felt like it was grade school all over again. No thanks. We will...More

Thank Amgiboney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was outstanding! Everything was seasoned and smoked/cooked to perfection! Beautiful smoke ring around the tri-tip, beef brisket was full of flavor, pulled pork was moist and tasty and the ribs were excellent! The sides of Mac and cheese, beans and potato salad...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BBQ here is smoky and authentic Texas-style food. Prices are reasonable, and portions are big and filling. We had the brisket and the sampler platter, and everything was delicious. Service was very good, even though the restaurant was crowded. It is lacking in atmosphere, as...More

Thank Groovingranny
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My Dad was from Dallas, so I know & love real Texas Barbecue, and Holy Smoke is the real deal! We always stop here to eat once or twice when we're in Bishop; I get the pullled pork sandwich & my hubby usually gets the...More

1  Thank nonorato
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This isn't a fancy place. Some booths and communal tables. But whoa, what great tri tip and brisket! We enjoyed a delicious dinner at a long communal table and chatted with other appreciative diners from Germany. A very pleasant, satisfying meal!

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Had a great BBQ dinner with large portions (enough for 2 people). The people were friendly and helpful. Pricier than I expected it to be, given the atmosphere...but this is Bishop and things are pricy here. Beware of unexpected raw onions in your baked potatoe....More

Thank SCTraveler2011
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laverne w
31 May 2016|
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Response from moe1966 | Reviewed this property |
772 N Main St Bishop, CA 93514
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N. Main Street, Bishop, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-872-4227
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