Customer Reviews


Google Reviews

Fast and easy

5.0 rating
November 5, 2022

I booked online and everything was on time. Super easy and professional. The price was good too. I loved it.


Excellent service

5.0 rating
October 27, 2022

I have my cars serviced and smoged for years. Star has 3 certified mechanics and a friendly and competent receptionist! My wife bought me an 08 Shelby and will be bringing the Shelby in for service!

Patrick Hicks

Good experience

5.0 rating
January 18, 2022

This review is for an oil change. First time at this business, everything was good. No waiting, professional treatment, told me what things were low when topped off. Will definitely return.

Richard B.

They are great and fast and nice

5.0 rating
December 21, 2021

They are great and fast and nice


Quick service

5.0 rating
November 27, 2021

Was able to in and out in record time. Friendly and professional service.



5.0 rating
October 15, 2020

Excellent service . . . smart friendly staff . . . neat clean facilities . . . my wife liked the photos of classic cars in the waiting room

Glenn & Yael


5.0 rating
October 15, 2020

Excellent service . . . smart friendly staff . . . neat, clean facilities . . . my wife especially liked all the classic car photos in the waiting room !!

Glenn & Yael


5.0 rating
July 15, 2020

From the moment I walked in the door and was warmly welcomed by “radiant” Ann, I knew I had come to the right place… I felt totally taken care in a professional manner and was in and out in a timely fashion! Great prices too! Highly recommend!!

Shirley Orlich

In and out in 20

5.0 rating
November 22, 2019

I was greeted with a warm welcome. There was free coffee in the waiting area. It only took 20 minutes to complete the star certified smog inspection my car needed. I highly recommend this service.


Smog - last minute

5.0 rating
July 16, 2019

Awesome, i do all my smogs here. Great service and super fast. Call and ask for Ann!!! Do not go anywhere else.


Prices are good

5.0 rating
December 20, 2018

Prices are good. Had my sons car that was very very very low. Was tge only place that could do the smog at a great price. Got in fast and out fast. Pleasant people working there.

Theresa Call

Yelp Reviews

Thank you Team Star Smog and Lube!

5.0 rating
April 11, 2019

Very professional and fast service. Ann at the front desk is awesome! Great positive vibes all around. Had a suspension repair done in less then 12 hours. Highly recommended. Will be returning for any future car problems! Thank you Team Star Smog and Lube!

Troy N.

Amazing quick service.

5.0 rating
March 1, 2019

Amazing quick service. This is the second time I have taken one of my cars here. My first was a 2011 Toyota Tacoma and recently a 2000 VW diesel beetle. Each time no problems. I always get a quote ahead of time via their request here on yelp and it’s always a fast response. I was very happy when my car ended up being less than quoted this last time and it only took maybe 20 mins total to smog. Great customer service. Forever customer here. Thank you!

Crystal B.

If you need a smog inspection take it to Star Smog and Lube

5.0 rating
February 28, 2019

If you need a smog inspection take it to Star Smog and Lube! Great staff and nice! I brought my computer and a book and barely had enough time
to check my phone and I was done and ready to go. Very efficient!

Geraldine S.

This was the best SMOG check experience eve

5.0 rating
February 17, 2019

This was the best SMOG check experience ever. They completed my check so quickly that I serious thought that maybe I had just forgotten to give them my keys. On time appointment, in and out within maybe 12 minutes, and likely the least expensive smog I have done in 15 years. (I used their Groupon, but they have coupons on their website as well.)

David B.

- easy peezy!

5.0 rating
January 22, 2019

My girl Ann had a great personality + good vibe. I enjoyed my interaction with her. She greeted & checked me in as soon as I walked in. Although there was 2 other smog checks ahead of me I was still out of there in 30 mins. Ann processed my Groupon without any issues.
And that’s it – easy peezy!
Bonus: Kinders (bbq sandwiches) is next door. In case you want to service your vehicle (smog/oil check/brakes) while on your lunch break.

claudia a.

Great job Smog Repair and Lube!

5.0 rating
January 6, 2019

This business is great. We came here the day before Christmas as a walk-in around 10 am and they welcomed us with open arms. The lady at the front desk was very cheerful, and pleasant to work with.
The service itself took less than an hour, which in my book is incredible considering the time that we came. There was probably only 2-3 people in front of us.
In terms of pricing, my fiance was able to get her Corolla services for around 30 bucks. I’m not sure if this is always their pricing, but we mentioned the Yelp coupon for checking in.
The location is great too, with Kinders right around the corner. We had a quick lunch (wait for the Kinders review as well) and BOOM, our cars’ ready. If we didn’t eat, the waiting room has a handful of chairs, with magazines and a TV for your entertainment.
I’ll take my cars here for a smog for now on. Great job Smog Repair and Lube!

Michael C.

- staff is friendly and service was quick.

4.0 rating
December 5, 2018

Came here today without an appointment as I had the day off from work unexpectedly. Used a Living Social coupon for a full synthetic oil change and was helped right away. The whole experience took less than an hour. You have to pay extra for disposal and taxes.
The place isn’t much to speak about, but staff is friendly and service was quick.

Young B.

I will keep bringing my cars here for smog check.

4.0 rating
July 12, 2018

Smog Repair & Lube is a STAR smog check station that occupies a small shop in the same commercial complex as Shanghai Gourmet and Kinder’s, near the corner of Parkside and Civic.
Needing a smog check for one of my cars, I came here without an appointment on July 2nd at around 12:20 pm. Jared, one of the techs, checked me in and told me it would be ready in about 45 minutes. It was perfect since I was meeting a friend for lunch next door.
When I came back at around 1:40 pm, they were just wrapping up the inspection. The total, with the certificate, was $52. I received a $6 discount by showing the coupon picture posted here on Yelp. Pricing was very reasonable comparing to other inspection stations.
Jared was courteous and helpful. Although it took longer than what was stated, I thought it wasn’t too bad, given the fact that there were quite a few cars ahead of mine when I dropped it off. All things considered, it was a decent experience. I will keep bringing my cars here for smog check.
– Major credit cards accepted.
– Show them the coupon picture posted on Yelp to receive a discount.
– There is a small waiting room inside the shop.
– There are several restaurants within walking distance.

Harvey K.

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