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Q Smokehouse & Southern Barbeque - CLOSED

1580 Argyle St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Price range: $9 - $15
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget
Description: Authentic southern barbeque on Argyle Street. Follow the tantalizing barbeque aroma through our front door, saunter on up to the counter and order up a po'boy, a rack of pork or beef ribs or a basket of spicy wings. And don't forget the sides - creamy mac n' cheese, fluffy yellow cornbread or maybe grilled peppers and onions to round out your barbeque feast. Patio open during summer months.

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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I had lunch with my daughter on Sept 29th and it was yummy!!! But since, I read they have closed and for that I'm saddened! For those who haven't tried, you've lost out on a yummy meal

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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

I have been to bbq places in the southern states and this place ranks up there with the best of them. Top 5 at least. I had a marbled brisket and while not as dry as i had hoped for, it was damn good and tender. The sides were good and plentiful. It filled me up and i left some... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

I thought the interior was lovely and the menu is excellent. The staff were very friendly. It's a Shame the food was awful! I had poutine with meat. I had to call the manager over and show him how horrible the food was. There was almost no meat, just really thick horrible fat!! Disgusting. It made me feel so ill.... More

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Lunenburg, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I went in expecting to get great barbecue at a BBQ smokehouse, but left disappointed as it was just sub par food. Nothing to really jump up and down about. The pulled pork sandwhich wasnt overly great, and lacked a flavourful sauce. I've had better at a friends house in their backyard. I expect more from a restaurant that focuses... More

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Dieppe, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I love the concept of Q smokehouse, the food was good but maybe not great. I was surprised how small the sides were but the dirty rice was really good and it still felt like value for money. The service and atmosphere was good. I would definitely come back.

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Halifax, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

My wife and I have been big fans of the Q restaurant but haven't gone in over a year so we decided to go there last night for what we thought would be a guaranteed great meal. We were very disappointed. The side servings have decreased, especially the corn bread and fries. I took the pulled pork sandwich which was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I would like to start this review on a positive note; the service staff were friendly. Also, the BBQ sauce that I got with my ribs was very good. When it comes to the food, there were a few issues. I am a chef by trade and am also a BBQ enthusiast. To start, the speed of service. The restaurant... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This review is pretty simple. It's a BBQ joint that lives and dies on its chicken and ribs. Four of us tried this place last weekend. Three of us had chicken, and in all cases it was dynamite. Three of us had ribs, and in all cases they weren't even close to good. If I was rating it on the... More

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New Glasgow, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Tried this restaurant last week as it was on our "bucket list" of restaurants to try. We went with a family of 4 and we had a hard time deciding what to chose. Finally decided on the po boy sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, Caesar salad with chicken and chicken nuggets for the youngest. The po boy sandwich was very good.... More

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I took my bf here for valentine's day. entrees 15-20 for the beef/rib meals. Chicken was okay, brisket was not very tasty at all. Fries were soggy. Coleslaw tasted fishy. I'm not really a fan of the set up myself but some might enjoy it. You wait in line to order, have to get your own cutlery and pick up... More

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Additional Information about Q Smokehouse & Southern Barbeque

Address: 1580 Argyle St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902.407.4006
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Regional Municipality  >  Halifax
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
Cuisine: Barbecue

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