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Smokey Bones

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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1557 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205-5044
+1 518-464-9971
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11:00 - 02:00
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Albany, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great smoke house bbq. Sometimes can be busy and noisy. Great selections, even for those that do not care for bbq. A win, win for all.

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Thank jager1007
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Jager1007, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Smokey Bones is okay, good for a quick meal. Nothing fancy at all but the beer and wings are pretty good.

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Thank rhilivinIT
Albany, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My bestie and I went to Smokey Bones several months ago and enjoyed every bite! Looking forward to going back!

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Thank AgapeLove007
Smokey B, General Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Agapelove007, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Troy, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been to a Smokey Bones in over 12 years. I used to frequent them often when I lived in Florida. My husband and I were driving by and I mentioned we should go there sometime and try it. We had the most amazing dinner - the ribs were out of this world, the fried green tomatoes were awesome... More 

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Thank ayonge8
Monroe, Louisiana
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here from Louisiana on business was surprised how good the meat and sides were I had coleslaw and BBQ beans. I travel constantly and go to Texas and Kansas often this place stands up to and better then most any BBQ I've eaten elsewhere. Claudia was our waitress and she was very knowledgeable and helpful. Great atmosphere also.

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Thank Chuck S
Kingston, New York
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Tried the restaurant while in Albany on a recommendation from a friend and also TripAdvisor. Glad I went. Food had a great taste and was reasonably priced. Would return for another meal

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Thank lkjay
Smokey B, Guest Relations Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

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

Albany, New York
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Much better than my last visit in Nov 2015. They have improved the service and the place is actually busy now!! Love the Monday night football wing deal- this is a must do!!

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Thank Rosesuth1960
Ede, Nederland
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a very wide selection of choices on the menu. Everything from steaks, fish, salads, pasta and chicken to sandwiches and burgers are all among the options. It took us a while to decide, but luckily they also have combinations of their 'favorites' listed, so we could enjoy several of their options. Ribs, pulled pork and beef brisket... More 

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Thank RuudKok
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

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

Hernando, Florida
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. The food was tasty and hot with nice sized servings. We had Chicken Fingers and fish and chips. We did not order anything BBQ, but next time we will try the BBQ for sure. Looking forward to another visit.

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Thank Bev560
Portland, Maine
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely does not live up to the reviews. Ribs were tasteless and dry. Cesar salad wilted. Corn was mushy. Service okay. Would not go here again.

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Thank SBoutiette
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this review

Hi Sboutiette, 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 

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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
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1557 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205-5044
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-464-9971

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