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“Dependably Delicious!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of McKoy's Smoke House and Saloon

McKoy's Smoke House and Saloon
Ranked #13 of 2,340 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Dependably Delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We have eaten here several times & it has always been worth the trip. As most folks say, the B-B-Q is very good & the mac & cheese will make you think that your Grandma works in the kitchen.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Charlotte NC
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“The smokin' aroma will lure you in”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

We dined here with some good friends who are regulars. The place is large and there were many big parties enjoying themselves. Once you walk in the front door, the smell is so delicious - you are immediately hungry. The servings are very large and can be taken home to finish at another time. Although it was very busy, the service was good and our meals came out in a timely fashion. Plenty of typical sides and main dishes to choose from and we all had ribs, brisket, chicken, and a variety plate. Local beer, iced tea and hard and soft drinks are available. We are so sorry that we had no room for dessert.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ewing NJ
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179 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“BBQ Heaven”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Very generous portions of perfectly done pork, chicken and beef. The Orca was so fresh it had to be slapped. Super friendly fast service on a busy Friday night. The locals are quite lucky to be regulars there.

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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Barbecue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

The Barbecue was excellent, being a northerner we are always envious of the great barbecue in the South and McKoy's was up to our expectations. The atmosphere is perfect and the service was top notch. Our server was fun, helpful and attentive. Also a good selection of local beers.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Top 30? Not even top 300, and certainly not a top BBQ stop.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Ok I read all these great reviews and since my wife and I love to visit BBQ places all over the country we thought we'd check it out for her birthday. Top 30 can't go wrong right?
WRONG
I had the ribs. The sauce was below average and flavor was too. Service was slow and inattentive. We won't be back. I'd rather drive 100 miles to Hudsons Smokehouse in Lexington, SC before coming here again.

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