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Smokey Bones BBQ

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809 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324-3317
+1 954-474-3833
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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South Florida, Florida
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is a large sports bar. The service is very slow, but the BBQ back ribs are excellent. One of the best I ever tried: tender, well cooked and not swarm in sauce.

Thank oscari995
Davie, Florida
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a chain restaurant, the food was better than I expected. It's definitely not a real southern style BBQ but it will slightly above average. Prices are reasonable and service is always good.

Thank MarioSellsFlorida
Miami Lakes
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and nice atmosphere. The cornbread and pulled pork is a must try. My waiter was Ryan he was awesome 😀

Thank April W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Traditional Bar-B-Que restaurant with a variety of sauces to satisfy all regions. I love the St. Louis ribs and the baby bak ribs .... Great Flovor and very tender. Don't forget the cornbread!

1 Thank whmyersb
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

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

London, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Another return visit and another excellent meal. Service here is good and the food is great. This time we both had the Pulled Pork Platter, mine with Mashed Potato and Cole Slaw. Yummy, my mouth is watering while I'm writing this. I washed this down with a pint of Funky Budda Florida Ale which was really good. Yes, I did... More 

Thank Tim M
Fort Lauderdale
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Sunday was the 2nd time we have visited this restaurant in a month. We arrived at 2:15pm and sat at the bar. There were two other people seated at the bar and the restaurant was probably 25% occupied. We waited about 5-7 minutes to be acknowledged and another 5 minutes to get our beverages. The person behind the bar moved... More 

Thank SeasideWonderer
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Hi Seasidewonderer, 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 

Tamarac, Florida
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We had a large group come to this restaurant. The Macaroni and cheese dish was just right. It was a perfect dish. The Waitress was very good about our orders and served us with a smile.

Thank NatselMGMT
Markham, Canada
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Smokey Bones for the first time last night. We both had the 1/3 back rib combo with me having the brisket and my wife having the smoked wings. All were excellent and the service from Gio was friendly. Would definitely go back!

Thank lwdem
Glace Bay, Canada
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The best meal I've enjoyed during my stay in Fort Lauderdale. We ordered the ribs and quarter chicken ! The chicken wings were by far the best I've eaten. Our waiter Gio was super friendly and so funny. He certainly made our night enjoyable!!! A definite must if you have the opportunity 👍👍

Thank Baygirl74_13
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you, Baygirl74_13, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. You really made our day today. More 

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91 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Mediocre service good quality food and drinks. Good central location one of the few decent restaurants on University specially University North of 595. Would go back again but a second or third choice compared to other restaurants

Thank Eric M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324-3317
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Plantation
  • Phone Number: +1 954-474-3833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?