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Looney's Smokehouse BBQ - CLOSED

2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
+1 510-649-0628
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible45%
1 Jun 2010
“Best beef short rib ever”
30 May 2010
“Best BBQ I've tasted in the Bay Area”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
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Reviewed 1 June 2010

One of the best beef ribs I've ever had. It reminded me of that Flintstone shot of the rib tipping the car over. I ordcred it with their Texas spicy, which was really good, but then i spruced it up with their south carolina spicy...More

Thank e_hope75
Reviewed 31 May 2010

Looney;s has been my BBQ spot for the last year. Their new one in North Oakland is more to my liking. Their meat selection is one of the largest I've seen. I don't know where to start. All their meats are smoked (baby back ribs...More

Thank bdoyle75
Reviewed 9 October 2009

Went to the North Oakland and really enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. Plenty of food. The sides were small and the corn on the cob watery and mushy. The ribs were moist and tasty. We have already been back for a second round. The...More

Thank wtziemba
Reviewed 21 July 2009

I had the worst service I've ever received in my life at Looney's Smokehouse in North Oakland. The worst was when the waiter put the wrong order down in front of me and said "I thought I told the kitchen the right thing, but this...More

2  Thank LooneysSUX
Reviewed 16 January 2009

I imagine Looney's is a great place if your scene is sloppy pitchers of beer with clueless, ditzy party girls and drunken, loudmouthed frat boys watching sports on the LOUD TVs, but a truly abysmal place for good BBQ, atmosphere, or service. NOT a good...More

3  Thank MartinDenny
Reviewed 17 October 2008

I love the food here. The meat is so tender and the beer is great. Nice big screen T.V. to watch my favorite sports. Fresh cut fries homade style. Right across from U.C. berkeley nice place to walk through what a beautiful school.

Thank calbear2009
Reviewed 6 October 2008

i went by the same review in the oakland tribune was excitied to go there. Today on 10/05/08 I went there. The prices was too high and that should have been a clue for a bbq p lace $22.00 for a half of slab $28.00...More

2  Thank charles6666
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Reviewed 16 July 2008

ok - it is more Kansas City BBQ as oppsed to southern.

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Reviewed 1 May 2008

disappointed with Looney's: after seeing the Eye on the Bay spot recommending this place, I was anxious to give them a try. Finally made it over, but was deeply disappointed with the offerings. First off, the pulled pork was dry, stringy and tough, seemed like...More

6  Thank CunningMcFar
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-649-0628
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