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Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill Reviews

Updated September 4, 2017
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Christopher Artinian
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Pros
  • You can make good money as a server (in 5 reviews)

  • Schedule flexibility, fun atmosphere, ability to control income (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • After our great GM left this place isn't what it used to be, high turnover rate, long hours (in 10 reviews)

  • Poor Work Life Balance and constantly changing environment (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Bartender"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time

    Pros

    Great pay, great coworkers, great management

    Cons

    No cons about job


  2. "Okay to work for"

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    Former Employee - Server in Stoughton, MA
    Former Employee - Server in Stoughton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can make good money as a server

    Cons

    Its corporate so its easy to go unnoticed

    Advice to Management

    Train managers better to appreciate the good help they have

  3. "Cook"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time

    Pros

    It was a Okay place to work

    Cons

    Not very clean dirty place

    Advice to Management

    Do better try much harder


  4. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time

    Pros

    Flexible. Company wants you to be yourself

    Cons

    High turn over rate. Side work.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to comment for management


  5. "Good place to work but needs to focus more on guest experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time

    Pros

    Great staff and management, good sense of teamwork, very understanding of work schedule (school schedule, family commitments, etc)

    Cons

    Upper level of company makes most decisions only by the bottom line. Computer issues including system not being up to date. Scaling back on scheduled manpower resulting in the guests being shorted (food quality, number of servers on floor to provide excellent service, etc)


  6. "Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility, fun atmosphere, ability to control income

    Cons

    Inconsistency, large turnover, decrease in quality of product


  7. "Restaurant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good Pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Managers get thrown around as is the are expendable.

  8. "Server/Bartender"

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    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Grove City, OH
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Grove City, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy going to work and also love my GM and RM. Great shift flexibility.

    Cons

    Down sides would be slow days and lazy coworkers that you have to carry through shifts.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. 😁


  9. "server"

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    Former Employee - Server in Buford, GA
    Former Employee - Server in Buford, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    fast money and easy tables

    Cons

    horrible management
    kitchen constantly in failure
    always out of popular items
    drinks always sent back
    overall not a good enough restaurant


  10. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment, management is supportive and very helpful, if you work hard the money will follow

    Cons

    Four table sections and sharing parties of 8+, some of the people that come in are rude and just will not tip accordingly

    Advice to Management

    You guys are the best


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