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Smokey Canyon BBQ

5225 Canyon Crest Dr., Ste. 9 (Central Ave.) Send to Phone
951-782-8808 | Menu
A Missouri couple brings some good ribs to Riverside.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Smokey Canyon BBQ Restaurant Review

: A Missouri couple brings their barbecue know-how to Riverside, in an inviting barn-like room inside a neighborhood shopping center. We enjoyed the plump, juicy St. Louis ribs but were less impressed with the chicken and the brisket. The slaw-topped pulled pork sandwich, however, is a winner, and several sauces, including a Carolina-style version that suits the pork, sit on every table. Traditional side dishes---beans, collard greens, baked sweet potato and a satisfying corn on the cob---add to the fun, and you can count on a good cobbler for dessert. A decent selection of beers is offered, too.
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