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For 2
Date
Thu, 4/19
Time
7:00 PM
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Boneyard Bistro

4.5
654 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Barbecue
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
Boneyard has it all. Real Southern BBQ slow smoked over Hickory, Santa Maria BBQ grilled over live Red Oak, and creative bistro fare influenced by all corners of the world. If adult beverages spark your fire we have what you want. We feature 42 taps of beer all focused on micro brews and specialty imports. We also have over 100 specialty brews in the bottle. When it comes to wine we feature at least 10 by the glass and will open almost any bottle you wish with a 2 glass min.. We have one of the largest Zinfandel collections in SoCal. Join us on Mondays for our famous Fried Chicken. Check us regularly for new specials and upcoming events.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 2:00am, Saturday: 5:30pm - 2:00am, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(818) 906-7427
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Aaron Robins
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Catering
Our catering has no limits of what we can do - from BBQ to fine dining and from 2 people -500 people. We will work with you to create the party of your dreams. Please call to customize your next event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Woodman
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Parking details
We offer valet parking as well as street and private lot.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 654 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Good BBQ at a local restaurant. Easy and casual.
Good food and good service.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Barbecue items are beyond yummy! The Brussels sprouts appetizer is great, and so are the deviled eggs, but be careful. The eggs are spicy! Overall, the food is delicious, the ambiance is fun, and the service is friendly. This was my third time here and I've never been disappointed.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great Service, Great food.
Great Birthday Singing!

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Having been a customer of the Boneyard for many years I was disappointed in my meal. Both the ribs and chicken were dry in a way that their sauce could not remedy. I go for the food. If they continue their slide they are going to loose me as a patron.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Awesome, food is amazing! Unbelievable onion rings, too

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Very good food and drinks. We loved the crunch salad and you MUST get their brussel sprouts with burrata!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Okay, this is the best BBQ I have had since leaving Texas.
The Brisket and Beef Ribs are *^&%**(%$#@$ good!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Always love it here!! In every way.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We were a party of 4 with a reservation. We were seated quickly at a roomy table near the front window. Our server was very friendly and attentive. We had a wide variety of foods all were very well prepared. The ribs and brisket were very good although the brisket was a bit dry possibly because I had ordered the lean version rather than the fattier cut. The meats were fairly smoky in flavor as would be expected. There is an extensive menu and many wine and beer options. My only negative comment would be the noise level. It was difficult to have a conversation. All in all a pleasant dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Dinner with family. Son in for a visit and was leaving the next day!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

I like Friday lunch at Boneyard. It's the type of restaurant that I'd go to when I worked in advertising on Fridays when I didn't want or need to go back to the office, and now that I don't work on Fridays, it's a great place to hang out at the bar for a couple of hours with good beer and wildly inventive food. It doesn't hurt that I'm friends with the staff, but there's no reason you can't get to know the staff yourself.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

This restaurant is across the street from the playhouse we were going to later. We decided to have dinner there and cross the street to go to the play. The tri-tip and beef ribs were exceptional. The baked beans were flavorful and with pieces of tri-tip. I had the empanadas. They were flaky and had tender beef. Our waiter was friendly and chatty. We plan on returning.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great tri-tip and chili. Noise level is so high that it is very difficult to talk.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The noise level was over the top. It was impossible to have any type of conversation,
and after YELLING to one another for 15 minutes, we gave up. We ate as quickly as we
could. It was also quite warm inside the restaurant, and we couldn't get out of there
quickly enough. Not an enjoyable meal at all.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Barnyard Bistro has a great energy, great liquor options, great beer options, awesome food. Terrific bbq on Ventura Blvd.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food and drinks. The brisket was dry otherwise I'd give it 5 stars. Everything else was amazing. We ordered the Evanator. Plenty of good meat for more than 4+ people. Highly recommend the baby back ribs.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

GR8 food and service

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

We were looking for someplace new and decided to give this place a try it was well worth it they are very well staffed very friendly and the food is amazing you get lots of it and you can go hungry and leave in the wheelbarrow our table was a little tilted and it’s not high and dining so make sure that you’re not wearing a tie when you go to this place we would definitely go back it’s a great place for the family

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

love the food, a bit too noisy for us - why do these places have to be so loud?!?

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We have been to this restaurant multiple times. We love it mainly for the food which is consistently excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Favorite restaurant in the valley. Go as much as possible.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Our group enjoyed our dinner very much. The waitress was knowledgeable and helpful since this was our first time here. The pulled pork was wonderful and also the fish tacos were tasty. Parking is awful, however. No valet until 6pm. We arrived at 5 so parked on a side street but by 6 pm had to go and move the car to valet or risk a pricey ticket. Would be nice to have valet available when they open at 4:30pm.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

We went for happy hour. Super tasty.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We love boneyard. Great food and drinks. The best (strongest) mai-tai in town.

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4.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Great BBQ! This is our go-to BBQ restaurant. Love the food. The restaurant is a little noisy for us. The wait staff are very friendly.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Boneyard is so consistent with food, service, atmosphere. We've enjoyed the apps, cocktail & beer selection since stumbling upon place 4 years ago. Wish it was closer to home!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The food was fantastic, we had the brussel sprouts and deviled eggs for appetizers and both were prepared perfectly and delicious followed by the ribs. Service was great!

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2.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Bbq lacked flavor. Four guests and we ordered 6 different dishes all were below average.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food and service were really good!

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

My favorite restaurant in San Fernando Valley. Everything always delicious. Creative cooking. Great bar. Always happy here.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Friendly and good as usual!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great service, and amazing food.

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3.0Dined on February 9, 2018

The restaurant is just average the service is the best thing about the restaurant the service is fabulous above and beyond the beer is okay the food I've had better the ribs did not impress me at all.

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1.0Dined on February 4, 2018

THe food was dry, had no taste and completely overpriced. I feel like I threw $100 out the window!

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

The food at Boneyard, as always, fabulous. We came craving bbq— but happened to be there for one of the Louisiana seafood boil
Menus. Beyond delicious. My mom who went to college in New Orleans was with us along with my kids— and she just about flipped. Thanks for another amazing meal.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

It's a great place.!! The food and service are always the same, with attentive servers and great BBQ and other interesting options. We aren't big drinkers ourselves, but the folks who come with us always comment about the beers and bar options. We always recommend the Boneyard when people ask for BBQ.

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2018

4 of us all originally from Kansas City where BBQ is king. Boneyard is every bit as good as KC BBQ which means it's the best in LA.

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2018

The food was just average. Had baby back ribs that were too smokey for my taste. My wife had a sandwich that was just average. Neither of us thought the baked beans were as taste as we expected.

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4.0Dined on December 28, 2017

I have enjoyed boneyard since it opened. I am sorry that the owner Aaron is spending less time at the restaurant now that his other place has opened. He always added a nice touch. His wife is there and she has a winning personality that adds to the ambiance of the place. The beef ribs are one of the best available east of topanga Blvd His corn muffins are outstanding along with what I consider the best Cole slaw in LA. Noisy at times due to the lack of carpet and sound absorbing wall coverings. Walker is a wonderful waitperson who always makes sure the customer is happy.

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