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Mo's Smokehouse BBQ

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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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Medford, Oregon
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mo's BBQ is a small, walk in restaurant on Pomeroy Ave. You order you dinner at the counter, get your own drinks and find your own seating. We found the food to be delicious and the price was great. We were a little disappointed with the service as they would not serve anything on the side. We had asked for... More 

Thank Cyndi0413
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from my brother, it was truly brilliant. Probably the best ribs I've had will be back!!

Thank Masterjedi2020
Pismo Beach, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small restaurant touts great taste! Our favorite thing to order is pork ribs in the Carolina sauce. Their ribs are priced right and really tasty. We order the slab of pork ribs and this feeds 3-4 people, 3-4 ribs a piece. They offer multiple yummy sides including beans, corn muffins, potato salad and garlic bread. We order ahead of... More 

Thank tammythetypist
Bakersfield, California, United States
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I shared a meal and brought home leftovers. It was a slow night, so I am thinking that's the reason the food wasn't quite what we are used to? Perhaps that's why it didn't seem as hot and fresh? Anyway, we usually love MO's and I'm sure we will try it again during a busier time.

Thank Becky A
Pismo Beach, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not everyone (including this reviewer) likes fish tacos and fish sandwiches for lunch and dinner. Clam chowder yes, sushi taco no. That said, Mo's offers a complete alternative -- bbq Southern-style sandwiches; plus tables outside to watch the passing parade of seafood lovers.

Thank W0ntGetF00ledAgain
Livermore, California
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212 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

we ordered from menu club this time- had it delivered. This place is just so good! we had the carolines ribs and beans and slaw and corn muffins. WOW!! so good. spicy and sweet and tender and absolute perfection. Will keep going back. They have sandwiches and chicken too. enjoy!

Thank asweet81
Holbaek, Denmark
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

But, because of several dirty tables (yes we tried several..) and a sparerib that had too much fat on, they only gets 3 stars. But, the spareribs tastet good, and there was plenty for me and my wife. Our daughter had a delicious hamburger with lots of fresh salad.

Thank Lars E
Yuma, Arizona
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My husband and I stopped here for dinner because it offered a change from the seafood. It is a clean, friendly establishment that offers a number of ways to enjoy BBQ. The food is fresh and tasty and the portions are sizable.

Thank Carol T
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went downtown Pismo to see if we could get some seafood at a Splash, but the line was too long so we opted for MO's BBQ where we have eaten in the past and got right in. Ordered a Tri Tip Sandwich and my significant other ordered her favorite Pulled Pork sandwich. Both sandwiches came with BBQ beans and we... More 

Thank Bickman50
Salem, Oregon, United States
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Have been going there for years during visits to Pismo Beach. Their ribs are the best and the sauces are fabulous. If you like BBQ, you'll love Mo's. We purchased two 3/4 size of pork ribs to go and got 6 meals out of them! Also, the corn muffins are delicious, served with honey/butter. I went back for more to... More 

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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?