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Smoki O'S BBQ

1545 N Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2304
+1 314-621-8180
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“rib tips” (8 reviews)
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
“baked beans” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1545 N Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2304
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Doubt the average tourist will make their way over to Smoki O's only because its off the beaten path in downtown STL. But - it will be your mistake. The food is awesome, the service is friendly and always a smile. Don't think we've been...More

Thank KWayneB
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Incidentally ran into this place... the smoky smells and obviously authentic rib shack was a pleasant surprise... but these ribs are some of the best we've eaten... and the sides were just as delicious! This is a must go when in St. Louis!

Thank Kathy786
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's a little hole in the wall smoke house, but I seek out that hole in the wall the minute I get to St. Louis every time. I've never had better ribs in all of my travels.

Thank steavpacka
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The ribs, sauce, greens, beans were all AMAZING!!! The cornbread was different than what I am used to, but was still good. The service was remarkable! Yes, it is a dive, but the taste is the best. I tried snoots for the first time, they...More

Thank Honeymooners61210
Reviewed 28 May 2017

a group of 6 of us stopped for lunch and each had the large rib tips and everyone had over cooked meat, baked beans where good for a side and covered desert too because someone must have spilled an entire container of cinnamon in the...More

Thank gpostal2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed in the food here. Sauces were not good. Dessert was packaged from another restaurant/bakery. Maybe just not our cup of tea but we've been to many bbq joints and this one ranked pretty low.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Hidden place definitely worth the ride from the stadium. Pulled pork had an amazing smoky sweet flavor. We've been hitting BBQ spots on this road trip and this one sits on the top of the list.

Thank Carissa G
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this place-clean and friendly staff, but a hole in the wall, where some of the best BBQ is sometimes found. There is a counter and some stools, but this is best as a carry-out place. I highly recommend the brisket with the...More

Thank clvier1
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I tried the pig snout with BBQ sauce and it didn't disappoint. it's an experience-if you like pork rinds, you'll like pork snouts. Also, definitely try the pies. the place is close to downtown but it's in a dicey-looking area. Don't be discouraged- I took...More

Thank Europeand_beyond
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Very local place, but full of flavor and kindness! Mrs. Walker, the owner, has done an excellent job in having a restaurant that serves good quality food at good prices with that homecooked taste we all like when eating out or trying something new. The...More

Thank meli aponte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1545 N Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Riverfront
  • Neighbourhood: Riverfront
  • Phone Number: +1 314-621-8180
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Smoki O’s serves St. Louis-style barbecue done right! Be sure to sample Minnie’s Potato Salad, the family special, and the pulled pork sandwich. Smoki O’s goal is to provide a quality service that meets your budgeting needs. So when planning a party, meeting, employee picnic, family reunion, reception, on site barbecue or whatever the occasion may be…choose Smoki O’s family of meat masters. We’re ready to cater to two or two hundred!
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