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Local Smoke BBQ

719 Route 35, Neptune City, NJ 07753
+1 732-455-8888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (27 reviews)
“cornbread” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
719 Route 35, Neptune City, NJ 07753
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent dinner last evening....3 dinners - 1/2 chicken & BBQ shredded along with ALOT of Onion Rings and Macs and cheese....1 with BBQ sliced and pulled pork...beans and ALOT of FF's and finally BBQ sliced and ribs with M&C bites and SPFF....all this...More

Thank Clifford B
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch and to pick up some dinner. All I can say is disappointing. LUNCH The pulled pork was cold. The only thing colder was the bun it came on. Not very tasty either. Sauce seemed like it came out of...More

Thank beagles1013
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I find most BBQ joints to be predictable in that one of the big four (meat/chicken, baked beans, bbq sauce itself, potato salad) is lacking. This place is a home-run in all 4 areas. I jjust finished a brisket sandwich beans potato salad combo-everything is...More

Thank Jack Bobby Lou M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious! The ribs, pulled pork outstanding! The fried are fabulous too OMG The best in the jersey shorts we love it

Thank claudio r
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had a craving for BBQ and it was 100% fulfilled we had the chopped brisket and pulled pork sandwiches. the meat on both was excellent. my only reservation was they put a vinegar based sauce on the pork sandwich, I'm not a fan, but...More

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious! The ribs, pulled pork and burgers are outstanding! The fried pickles are fabulous too! So glad we found this place! Well worth waiting for the food or a table as there's limited seating.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Local Smoke Barbecue has been one of the places to go for lunch on my own or on business. I am also lucky that this is one of the restaurants my current company uses to cater in house events! The restaurant itself has an old...More

Thank patnoelle
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We called the restaurant and ordered take out food. We ordered a Large Family special that they have on their menu. We arrived and picked up the food, paid and left, a few minutes after we left I received a phone call from the staff...More

Thank Sam847
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The best Q in the North I have ever had. So, on my way back to South Jersey someone suggested I stop by Local Smoke. I pull in and didn't think much of the area, but figured I would give it a try. Half rack...More

Thank CJBruzzo
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic BBQ in central jersey. As someone who lives in the South, I was surprised how good this BBQ was. The ribs were plentiful and sauce was really really good. Would definitely come back next time I'm in central jersey.

Thank Emory02
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 719 Route 35, Neptune City, NJ 07753
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Neptune City
  • Phone Number: +1 732-455-8888
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