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Local Smoke BBQ

244 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1141
+1 732-741-2333
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (10 reviews)
“potato salad” (5 reviews)
“smoked meat” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
244 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1141
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for this BBQ joint since it had great reviews and was only 10 minutes from home. The exterior looked nice with plenty of parking space. We had initially planned to eat in. But the interior was not inviting, and seemed designed...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been traveling to Austin a lot lately and I get bbq there. I am comparing that to what I ate at local smoke. First the parking lot was too full for me to get a spot, but when I walked in there were...More

Thank daren b
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This was the second time our family visited Local Smoke and we really enjoyed it. The food is good. Staff is friendly. Place is clean. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Both visits have been off-peak times so we...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch on a Sunday and had high hopes. Only customers in the place. Once we received our food no one could be bothered to check on us. My order also came out wrong (quickly fixed). Maybe our standards are high bc of...More

Thank jpaustian1
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Picked this spot based on the reviews of others. Evidently the previous reviewers who commented are clueless as to what good BBQ tastes like. Ribs dry and bland. BBQ sauce was watery. Brisket though good was leathery. Greens were good. Mac and cheese were bland....More

Thank joee5
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

From Brisket to the Cornbread to the sauces. Excellent. Only drawback is I live an hour and half away.

Thank apellicc
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We picked up a party size order for a birthday party, which was very reasonable, and it was perfect. The amount of food was good along with the price.

Thank bent654321
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for late lunch. First time here. The place was very clean and the service was excellent. We had the brisket sandwich meal with potatoes salad side and the Buffalo chicken sandwich meal with Mac and cheese side. The buffalo chicken was medium spicy...More

Thank j k
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Love their smoked meats. My favorite is the BBQ chicken and Dr said combo. Delicious potato salad. My goal to place for BBQ

Thank Tessie Y
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I was a big fan of Local Smoke BBQ before they moved conveniently to Red Bank. They were always very generous with donating to various fundraisers and being very generous with their portions. Because of that experience, I decided to go for dinner. For BBQ...More

Thank forforthought14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 W Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1141
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-741-2333
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