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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed May 16, 2021

Drove by this place many times and never stopped until now and wasn't disappointed at all! the BBQ was great and so was the sauce. I love the home made sides. the baked beans had a great flavor and I love the potato salad too!...the service was fast and the place had both out door and indoor seating. Decorated so cute on the inside! This is one great gem! don't miss it stop and enjoy a great meal!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 2, 2021 via mobile

Great food, reasonable prices and cozy decor. Stop and enjoy yourself ! One of my favorite smoke house visits ever.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 7, 2020

I have lived in Michigan City 98% of my life and finally made it out to smokeys! It has a nice feel to the place like a log cabin, friendlily. The staff where great and the food well, I had the pulled pork and it...was in 1 word delicious! You could taste the smoke and it was juicy, come with no sauce and didn’t need any! I did put some of their sweet sauce on half of it, The Parsley and Chive Potatoes where good not great. My wife had the full slab the ribs where great she could only eat half of them (I finished them off later that day) they also needed no sauce, we will be back again! It is small but I would recommend smokeys bbq to anyone looking for some great real barbecue!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

Only gave it a four because TA won't let me do a 1/2. Best BBQ in the area. Cute small place with real friendly service. Sides are wonderful as are the sauces. I had brisket and my wife had pulled pork...the meat of both was...great. Do bring cash. Only drawback is they are only open until 7PM. Why not 5...only Smoque in Chicago gets that...and this is far from Chicago. If you live anywhere around here give it a try...you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

Great pulled pork very tasty. Love the assortment of sauces they have on the table. The chicken sandwich was also good. Don't just drive by give Smokey's a try you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Brisket and rib tips were good howler ever it didn't taste like they were smoked more like oven baked or something other than smoked. Kind of disappointed

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Finally got to try out smokeys after seeing the good reviews earlier in the year. My wife and buddy tried the brisket, and were very pleased. I had a combo dinner of pulled pork and ribs. The ribs fell right off the bone and had...a great smokey favor to them. Coslaw and potatoes w/ chives were a nice side to the meat. Will be back.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is worth a visit. Great barbecue sandwich , homemade cookies, clean, fun environment and friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for fine dining and booze, you can pass this place by. BUT, if you are looking for good, super value, totally unpretentious good, don't pass this place by. We noticed it on our way to the MC outlets and decided we...would stop in on our wsy back to our hotel Glad we did. The menu is limited - and they may run out of some things like they had when we stopped - but, we suspect, having spoken to at least three regulars, that everything is good here. What we had: the pulled pork specials, certainly was. So go and take what you can get. You are unlikely to be disappointed. Decor is backwoods down home inside and picnic table outside. Like I started off, this is not "fine dining", but nothing to sneeze at or to pass by. Note, however, that there is no liquor license and that they accept ONLY cash. Good stop. Good food. We'll stop back again on another trip.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Great place for great authentic BBQ; our go-to place when we need our BBQ fix, have never been disappointed

Date of visit: May 2017
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Smokey's Southern Barbeque is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5