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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
+1 863-815-8870
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“smoked wings” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Well, not really impressed...I got smoked, sliced chicken breast...it was very dry...loaded it down with barbecue sauce...that helped...we had no silverware when our food came out (not brought by our server)...they set it down and walked away...we had to get up and go and ask...More

Thank Ernestine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The BBQ is great but the smoked wings are my favorite. Really nice glaze over the wings and sauces are not needed. Every time I go there, the wings are a family favorite and they never ever disappoint. For dessert the powdered sugar donuts are...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stopped by for a quick bite to eat before our long journey home, and we weren't disappointed. I had the pulled pork plate with BBQ beans and coleslaw. The pork was delicious, tasty even without the BBQ sauce. The beans were also yummy....More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

OH MY! Service was awesome! Great job Nicole and manager Lance!!!! We had the Bone Fire Grill! It was so delicious!! Friendly and efficient AND GREAT service!!! We come here all the time and LOVE it!! Great for celebrations or for just dinner out. Smoked...More

Thank Ladybug4JESUS
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Ladybug4jesus, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is not the best BBQ. Had the chicken wings which were about a minute more being cooked and would have gone to burnt. The BBQ chicken quarter was ok. Being a fan of BBQ it is hard to recommend this place for a good...More

Thank summerfield4
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Summerfield4, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. 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.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We took our son's family here because they like barbecue, and we had enjoyed the food at another location. We were welcomed and seated right away. We were there for an early dinner, so they weren't busy. The food was just average, and the service...More

Thank Batmom7
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Love the baby back ribs here with banana pudding. Place had good service and great food. I will return when in town.

Thank Jstinger
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Jstinger, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Not familiar with area but in the mood for ribs. First went to Sonny's but talked out of eating there from comments made from the folks in line waiting to be seated or even acknowledged. Not a good sign so we left and came upon...More

Thank Juan D
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Juan D, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. 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...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I visited Smokey bones in Lakeland this evening . I had a coupon for a discount from the local paper. It stated that you needed to spend $25.00 dollars to get the $10.00 OFF. WHAT WE ORDERED COST $23.99. I was going...More

Thank DavidSaylor
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Davidsaylor, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. 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.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

We met family members here for lunch while on vacation. The server was great and fun. The food was great and the place was clean. We didn't have a long wait and we enjoyed our meal there.

Thank Charles L
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Charles L, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today.

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Questions & Answers
Bakersfie
20 December 2015|
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Response from JSD53 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. At one time they were part of the Darden chain (red lobster, Olive Garden, etc.). An educated guess is 10 years or so.
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Yolene M
25 July 2015|
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Response from Tammy W | Reviewed this property |
They always have bbq ribs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-815-8870
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