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Lancaster Smokehouse

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574 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, Ontario ON N2K, Canada
(519) 743-4331
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Smoked Wings We've Found

You have got to try the smoked wings. Wow! There is no going back to regular wings after trying these. The sweet potato fries are also a winner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Chris B
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Kitchener, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You have got to try the smoked wings. Wow! There is no going back to regular wings after trying these. The sweet potato fries are also a winner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

First visit to Lancaster Smokehouse last night. What a treat! Excellent service, our waiter was an exceptional young man, so friendly and super efficient! Loved the fresh brewed sweet tea, the catfish bites - oh yum! And then the main courses.... hubby had the brisket special ( they ran out at 6:30 so be advised!) and me, I dug into... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Wow, what a great place! I was in a hurry on a Monday night and the waitress read my mind, because I didn't tell her that we had to be some place else in half an hour. Our food arrived quickly, and it was fantastic. I'm only giving this a four star because my sweet potato fries were cold before... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

smokehouse meat including ribs,brisket, pulled pork. everything done well. the sweet potatoe fries and onion rings better than i have eaten before

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Pleasant Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

... may I quote a classic line from the classic movie 'Fried Green Tomatoes' whereby the Sheriff smacks his lips on a little irony. After this compliment, the server replies with all-time best line in the history of movie cuisine; "It's all in da sauce." Wing Commander dropped by the Lancaster after a day with Grand River Rafting. Our hostesses... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Staying with friends and they saw this restaurant on their TV show which is comparable to Diners, Drive Inns and Dives. My husband loved the pig tails. I was a little quizzy about them. They tasted good, have a lot of fat. I had the fried chicken which was very good and the onion rings which were a little greasy.... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is outstanding (unless you are Vegan). The meat is tender, moist and flavourful. The atmosphere is fun and everyone eating there is happy cuz it's pure comfort good. You won't be hungry when you leave

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I went with a friend and we got one of the platters, got a little taste of everything! Great atmosphere, awesome staff and phenomenal music. The brisket was so delicious that I had to go back for more. The grits are ordered from the states and made in house. The smokey BBQ sauce on the table is heavenly. A must... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great BBQ here. Try the platter if you want the whole barnyard on one plate. The pigtails are awesome too, on their own or as an add on. Stay for live blues Saturday night and you won't regret it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

They have great bbq and great sides. Brisket is tender and flavourful. The burger is juicy, meaty and soooo good. The daily po boy special is awesome although the fried shrimp po boy on their menu is quite tasty. I love their enormous onion rings. They're crispy and a meal in itself. Best in town. The mac and cheese is... More 

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Additional Information about Lancaster Smokehouse

Address: 574 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, Ontario ON N2K, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 743-4331
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 574 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, Ontario ON N2K, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519) 743-4331

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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