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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
+1 805-773-6193
11:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 20:30
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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San Francisco, California
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99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried a bit of a sampling at Mo's. I arrived shortly after they opened and tried a few of their meats. Surprising for me, while the pulled pork was tasty, the real star of the show was the ribs. Quite moist but not so much that they turned to mush like it so often the case at other BBQ... More 

Thank BiciFan
The Hague, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on some reviews we had dinner at this place, but did not see before that it is more a take-away with some places to eat inside as well. The food itself was ok, not very good but fore sure worth 3 stars.

Thank vanderwallus
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our friend there on our last visit. She said that she is still dreaming about the food. The BBqd pork, beef and chicken are outstanding. Juicy and tender. For your meat they have four different types of sauce to drizzle on. We also had their homemade potato chips. Almost ate all of them, and we got the large.... More 

Thank loriem763
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for an inexpensive place for dinner, especially one that's locally owned and run. Mo's did that, although they have branches in Chico and SLO as well. We stood in line to place our order from the menu suspended above the counter. I was concerned about the BBQ sauce as I'm not fond of hot stuff. What I... More 

Thank Nancy P
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow I really liked the tritip sandwich and the variety of sauces.. worth the drive in and close to all

Thank Doug K
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These have to be the best ribs I've ever had. Typical smokehouse cafe vibe. The staff were nice and pleasant Lovely food lovely experience

Thank DeborahHebburn
Lancaster, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to give it a try and it was one of the best food choices we made while in Pismo Beach. Yes we ate at much more expensive restaurants, but none tasted as good as Mo's BBQ. We are heading back for a week this month and looking forward to eating there again.

Thank Michael H
Sacramento, California
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246 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The place is nothing fancy, but the food is something else. Very tasty and just so tender. Perfect bbq. Not expensive either considering it's quite filling. All the flavors are just delicious.

Thank veronicaindonesia
Tombstone, Arizona
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152 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ, coleslaw and salad! The chicken burger is great and their salad is yummy! My husband had ribs and he was gracious enough to share his potato salad with me! I'm on a gluten free diet so I gave my grilled bun to my husband and he gave me his cornbread. I used a gluten free hamburger bun and... More 

Thank Donna V
Fresno, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Ordered a tri-tip sandwich... the meat tasted like it had been boiled in water, had no flavor and it was tough. We actually ended up giving it to a homeless person outside. Not worth ever going back. I only gave it 2 stars because it was clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Pomeroy Ave, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-6193

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