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Spring Street Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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640 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2835
+1 213-626-0535
07:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Simi Valley, California
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No parking , try for street or a nearby lot. Food is very good. Very small place, so go off peak hours. Everything is good.

Thank Props555
Vancouver, Canada
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I had arrived at Union Station and we were looking for some place to eat. We wandered around the area and came across this place. The menu is posted outside so you can check it out prior to going in. It is fairly small and since it was lunch time it was busy. We were seated right... More 

Thank davidmP7608YO
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is good,but for lunch great spot in DTLA. service is great,get there by 11;30- 11:45. Get the pork or brisket plate.

Thank sanddab
Castleford West Yorks
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Visited here after a few recommendations from locals. It's an ok BBQ place but not amazing. Their BBQ sauce is a bit too vinegary though but I can't fault the quality of the meat that we had. It's good for downtown LA and worth a visit.

Thank ParksUK
Upland, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Strolled in as we visited Olvera Street in downtown. All was excellent here. Good beer selection, but the food was simply superb.

Thank JohnCA784
Simi Valley, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

I went to this place per recommendation of a Yahoo article. I had a pulled pork sandwich, which was very good, but 'The Specialty' was absolutely amazing! It is a bacon wrapped chicken thigh that is stuffed with cheese, onions and peppers, then smoked. It was the best chicken dish I have ever tasted! Anywhere. Their french fries are the... More 

Thank Joel G
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Coming from Texas to LA, it was nearly impossible to find great BBQ in LA, but this place does it right. Real smoked meats, tender, great BBQ sauces, and premium sides and cornbread. The briquet is my favorite, but my son loves the pulled pork and my wife loves the ribs. Deserts are particularly tasty (melt in your mouth bread... More 

Thank TravelFunLA
Los Angeles, California
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is my second time here, and this time I was very disappointed Thursday night when I was there with my family. My son and I ordered the pork ribs and my daughter ordered the beef ribs. We shared so we could all have a taste. The beef rib hardley had any meat on it. I have never seen a... More 

Thank Ninachka1
West Hollywood, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I came here twice and will keep coming back. Great meat, good service and fair price. Parking can be difficult sometime or pay $5 at the lot behind.

Thank gthegeeg
Redlands, California
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603 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The overall experience was mixed. On the real positive side, the beef ribs, and grilled vegetables were very good (4s), the brisket, rib tips, macaroni, cheese and potato salad were average (3s) and the pork ribs were not good at all (2) as they were very dry and very hard, some of the worst I've ever had. I liked the... More 

Thank Robert C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2835
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-626-0535

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