When we think of summertime at Greenberg & Greenberg, we can’t help but think of family, friends, the California sun, and barbecued food. The Smokey Canyon BBQ has all of those things and more.
Located less than ten minutes away from our Riverside office, Smokey Canyon BBQ is a family-owned restaurant that provides homemade-style barbecue and a welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy.
Pam and Dan Nusser only dreamed about owning a restaurant before opening Smokey Canyon in 2007. The Nusser’s have family roots in Missouri where barbecue is a way of life; they use recipes passed down from generations in their menu.
To ensure their barbeque would become the best in town, they ventured on a road trip to learn the barbecue styles in different regions. They explored barbecue in St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis, the Carolinas, and more, according to their restaurant website.
In return for their travels, the restaurant has some of the best barbeque in town.
The St. Louis style ribs are one of the top-chosen items on the menu. You have numerous side options to go with it, such as beer battered onion rings, Missouri baked beans, corn on the cob, and collard greens.
If you want a lighter dish, but something that still has the barbecue taste, try the BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad. The salad is topped with grilled chicken breast, avocado, corn, cilantro, and more, mixed with barbecue and ranch. It is very refreshing on a hot summer day.
You can dine inside in their simple-décor restaurant or on the outside patio. In addition, Smokey Canyon BBQ caters. Next time we want some good American Barbecue, maybe we’ll cater to the office!
Smokey Canyon BBQ is a family-friendly place to gather around with good company and grab some BBQ. We can’t wait to go back again.