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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 - 21:30
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 20:30
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Pismo Beach, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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207 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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59 reviews
54 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 

1 Thank Eric S
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The meal was amazing and more than enough infact we had to share a meal between 2 of us. Good value for money

Thank Nigel H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

U.K. To USA on a road trip from San Francisco to San Diego and had a night in Pismo. Arrived starving hungry and googled places to eat and mo's come up and I'm glad it did. The ribs were amazing and the wife said the coleslaw was the best she ever had. if your in the area or just passing... More 

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Tracy, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sometime or another during our trips to Pismo we always swing by here for lunch and people watching. We were at Mo's last during TROG (The Race of Gentlemen) so we grabbed one of the tables outside to people watch AND car watch. The husband and I split a sampler platter - always enjoy the ribs, beans, corn bread, &... More 

Thank MizMaxie
Bullhead City, Arizona
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife and I had the 4 rib special which was really good. Also had a craft beer which was great. The service was really fast. There's a good selection of bar-b-q food to try. We will go back again to try other dishes.

Thank JimandSuki_11

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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?