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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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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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Santa Monica, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Funky and delicious. You stand in line to order and pay. You take a cow with a number on it to your table and someone delivers your food.

Thank nastass
Carson City NV, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Great BBQ and superb cole slaw. You order and pay and they deliver the food to your table or you can order to go. Its all good.

1 Thank Roger K
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Arrived after a long drive from Santa Cruz in need of something to fill us up, and boy did we find it! We had the half stack of the mixed assortment ribs and to be honest those were the best ribs I have ever eaten and my whole family was in agreement!! The meat effortlessly fell off the bone! If... More 

Thank Will F
Perth, Australia
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Our first dinner at Pismo! We stayed until closing and they didn't kick us out of make us feel rushed at all! Great beer on tap and yummy food.

Thank Nicole H
new jersey
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584 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my lunch. The barbecued chicken was so flavorful and tender with a perfect barbecue sauce. It comes with baked beans potato salad and the best corn muffin. They also have fried green tomatoes. It is small and cozy and the servings were huge.

Thank Bridgetpianos
Budd Lake
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had bbq ribs, fried, coleslaw, onion rings and pulled pork sandwiches with two iced teas. The bill was 57 dollars. The sides are huge enough to split. The ribs were pretty good and the pulled pork was good too... not good enough for the price tag thou.

Thank Shannon T
Venice, CA
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Didn't plan on eating at this place as the reviews on another site weren't very favorable. However once we got downtown and saw all the lines at the other places we wanted to eat at we settled on Mo's, but with low expectations. First impressions were bad as the girl working the register and taking orders was so disinterested and... More 

Thank Scotty S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The ribs here are incredible. And the atmosphere is great to. Down to earth and nice service. A lot of customers, but it went fast to get our meals and the ribs were cooked to perfection.

Thank Ken2500
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

But, BBQ is still just as flavorful. It makes me think back to a simpler time. The staff may be more seasonal, and the decor a little much. But just focus on your sweet Carolina sauce and dig in! You'll probably be back for seconds like I've been.

Thank David J
Los Angeles, California
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914 reviews
673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We chose this place based on Trip Advisor reviews, and they nailed it. The ribs were good 3/4 rack contained 12 ribs (waitress told me nine ribs) do actually too many for us. Came with small potato salad, small baked beans and one corn bread muffin. We added garlic fries which were excellent. Some great old photos on the wall... More 

Thank ZumaDawg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?