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Muddy Waters Smokehouse & BBQ

#15-1 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0A2, Canada (Downtown Winnipeg)
+1 204-947-6653
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Ranked #268 of 1,339 Restaurants in Winnipeg
Price range: $9 - $22
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Muddy Waters Smokehouse.....The place that loves to party! Located smack dab in the heart of The Forks market, we serve up good ol' Southern hospitality at its finest. The trademark menu at Muddy Waters is a mix of authentic and not-so-authentic Southern style Bar-B-Que. We serve up messy portions that you literally have no choice but to get into body and soul. We invite you to "Put some south in yo' mouth" with the BEST downhome Barbecue this side of the Mississippi! Muddy Waters is home to two of Winnipeg's hottest patios - on the river at the Forks! Take all the great BBQ fixin's home for the easiest and tastiest party you'll ever have.
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Beausejour, Mb.
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We dined out at this restaurant prior to going to MTC. Found the waitress very friendly. She was working solo, but managed very well. Was very friendly. Food was awesome! Loved the smoky flavour. Side dishes were wonderful and the French Fries were awesome!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Located on the river of the Great Forks with a nice view and the food was better than what I expected (You have to try the NACHOS) at a reasonable price

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Arrived in Winnipeg as a solo traveller for a conference and went for a wander to the Forks Saturday night. Found Muddy Waters and chose it as I could sit and watch the world go by. Staff immediately welcoming and found me a table on the patio. Exactly the right balance between making sure I was ok and leaving me... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Spent a lovely happy hour time here yesterday with friends. The atmosphere is like a a beach bar with reggae tunes playing in the background. The bartender accommodates your drink selections. A great place to chill after work on a warm day.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had ribs and wings the food tasted great and there was lots of it. The service was very adequate and the location was phenomenal. Would go back for sure.

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Brampton, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stopped here for a late lunch/early dinner on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The Forks Market was bustling with people and I wanted to sit outside with a beer and a burger. After reading the menu at the other major outdoor patios here, I chose Muddy Waters. I ordered a beer, a burger with salad and a side of onion rings.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

I visited this resteraunt on Friday for lunch . I was informed that I was not allowed to have the bun toasted for my burger. That it was to busy. That the buns are fresh. When I got my meal the bun tasted stale and was not soft. defiantly not a fresh bun. I do have to say that they... More

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Sheboygan, WI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had a lovely meal, but what really made the meal was the service. The server and manager bent over backwards to help us with our gluten intolerance issues. Our son (13) ordered a hamburger and was distressed to receive a burger grilled with BBQ sauce. The server didn't make a big deal about it, sent him out extra fries... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I used to go here frequently for dinner. We always loved the food. Our favorites were always the beef ribs, nachos, and the chicken wings. Of course the side of corn too, beans however we always left untouched. We've not returned since the last few times we went, I hate to say it, but we left feeling... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I had gone there once before with a group of friends, we had a reservation yet they seemed completely overwhelemed when we came there with 10 people. the whole time i felt like we were such a burden to them. decided to give it another try. nobody came to take drink orders and after the hostesses and servers had finally... More

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