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Smokey Bones

) #1 of 17 Restaurants in Colonie ££ - £££ American, , Barbecue
1557 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205-5044
+1 518-464-9971
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
££ - £££
1557 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205-5044
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Smokey Bones for dinner. Large location. Friendly staff. Good selection of beers. Had the combo of pork brisket and chicken wings. plus baked potato and french fries. And garlic bread. Everything was good. A friend had the fish and chips. It was ok....More

Thank Juan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The person who ordered the salmon dinner said the salmon was overcooked. When I ordered the "Create Your Own Combo" platter, I was surprised that the pulled pork was served as a sandwich between 2 slices of garlic toast. I took the top slice off...More

Thank fba5
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fba5, we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. We would appreciate you allowing us the opportunity to follow up, please email us at feedback@smokeybones.com with your contact information and a few details about your visit including the location of the restaurant.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Food is excellent. Staff friendly. Parking is good. Ribs are great and sides are good but sides could be larger portion.

Thank keno938
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a hidden gen for some. Best bbq and many many other choices. The service is beyond excellent, this I credit in part to a change in the managers or training. Great for eating in or take out. If you like to unwind they...More

Thank meadowmaxine
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Meadowmaxine, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Smokey Bones! Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you; we are more than happy to help!

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great local hangout feel for a chain restaurant! Great food and awesome staff. Everyone seems to put a lot of love into their work. Cheers!

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Went here for a special menu which had been made into a buffet style for a wedding reception. The service was spot on the girls were circulating and checking for new drinks, or anything they could do. The food was tasty and well presented. There...More

Thank Typozalot
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Typozalot, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Visiting my daughters new apartment at Rotterdam i had to treat her at my favor place for baby back ribs Smokey Bones.You cannot beat the price, the quantity and the quality.As for the service(students from the colleges around)it is outstanding.Good clean and fast service.Visit this...More

Thank Chrischris111
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great smoke house bbq. Sometimes can be busy and noisy. Great selections, even for those that do not care for bbq. A win, win for all.

Thank jager1007
Smokey B, Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Jager1007, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. You really made our day today.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Smokey Bones is okay, good for a quick meal. Nothing fancy at all but the beer and wings are pretty good.

Thank rhilivinIT
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My bestie and I went to Smokey Bones several months ago and enjoyed every bite! Looking forward to going back!

Thank AgapeLove007
Smokey B, General Manager at Smokey Bones, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Agapelove007, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1557 Central Ave, Colonie, NY 12205-5044
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Colonie
  • Phone Number: +1 518-464-9971
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