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Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln, Louisville, KY 40220-4075
+1 502-491-7570
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (14 reviews)
“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“baby backs” (2 reviews)
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2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln, Louisville, KY 40220-4075
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I cannot hardly put this horrendous visit into words. So I’m going to do it this way, via list: Arrive-smells fantastic! Seated-Fairly quickly Wait 20 minutes Drink order taken by hickey covered waitress Wait 20 minutes Another server inquired about wait 2 drinks show up,...More

Thank Terrie B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to like going here but the last couple of times it was not good. Croutons were so stale we took them off the salad. A hair in my salad kinda ruined the whole meal. My wife had the petite sirloin and it was...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered the sampler which was great! Ribs, chicken, wings, sausage and more. Food was wonderful but service was lacking. Slow to take orders, bring drinks and vanished until the check.

Thank live2travel42
Reviewed 25 January 2018

My wife and I stop by Smokey Bones as much as possible . We have had almost everything on the menu and have found it ALL delicious .They have "Bonz Cards" that award points for cash spent on meals and those can be used for...More

Thank cliffj2
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The hostess appeared to be bothered that we arrived. She just grabbed two menus and escorted us to a table without even speaking to us. The waiter, Dionte was very friendly. Perhaps he could chat with the hostess. The food was good, pulled pork good,...More

Thank elainecpon
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The ribs are what I'd most recommend. They are slow smoked, hand rubbed with spices. Delicious! You also have to try the Smoked Chicken wings, wonderful change from Buffalo'ed wings.

Thank cgaskin2017
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Smokey Bones smokes their meats, and you can tell. We enjoyed a platter that contained Dry rub chicken wings, brisket, chicken breast, sausage links (nice and spicy), ribs and some grilled veggies. It came with a sauce on the side that had a little hint...More

Thank Papabearbill
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Very happy we gave them a shot. The food was amazing (smoked wings and brisket) and our server was very good. It definitely was a nice evening for date night.

Thank bodind795
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Bodind795, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us!

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Sorry I didn't remember to take a picture of our food but we were eating it too fast. We sat at the bar and otdered pick 2, baby back ribs, smoked wings plus added sausage as a third meat. Sides were cinnamon apples and fries....More

Thank traci l
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the Hurstbourne location for dinner. We arrived around 7:30 with 3 adults and 2 children under 3. We were seated in a reasonable amount of time by the hostess. When then waited for at least 20 minutes with out any servers coming to...More

Thank Brian V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln, Louisville, KY 40220-4075
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-491-7570
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