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Smoketown USA

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1153 Logan Street, Louisville, KY
(502) 409-9180
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Greatest BBQ in the World!

I'm from Texas and I thought there was no better BBQ anywhere until I found this gem! The Redneck Jew is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet and the greatest cook too! Great service and even better food! You have to try the Flinstoje Ribs, no they don't taste like pork because they're not. If... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Patrick G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I'm from Texas and I thought there was no better BBQ anywhere until I found this gem! The Redneck Jew is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet and the greatest cook too! Great service and even better food! You have to try the Flinstoje Ribs, no they don't taste like pork because they're not. If you've ever tried... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

BBQ is something I love trying, I even do some in my own offset smoker. This place was pretty darn good. I had pulled chicken, some brisket and pulled pork. Overall flavor was good, a bit drier than I like it but good. The wait staff and owner were aces! very friendly.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Went for an early dinner on a Friday and ordered the sampler so I could try as many of the meats as possible. The seasoning and sauce on all the meats was very good. The chicken and beef ribs were both great and the pork ribs were possibly the best I've ever had. For the sides I tried the potato... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had lunch at the Smokehouse USA. Service was quick and the restaurant was very homey. The owner wandered by a few time to make sure all was well. Ribs were excellent.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We found a coupon for smoketown USA and knew a couple that had tried it so we went to check it out. The staff was fun and fairly prompt. Even though the area is a little rough, the clientele was not. The manager checked on us which was nice but he made some inappropriate gestures which left me puzzled. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My favorite is the brisket sandwich and soul greens! Good beer selection and very eclectic decor. Easy drive from just about anywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We visited this out of the way place and it was worth the search. The place was decorated very unique and it Was cool. The food was great with the ribs as tender As any ribs could be. The sides are the real star. Next time I am going order every side. The Q sauce is great and we purchased... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

So many great reviews, we had to stop in. The pork ribs were disappointing to me because of the overcooked, hard crusted meat on the top and bottom. The meat between the ribs was wonderful. They used a delicious BBQ sauce. Their cabbage and greens sides were spicy and well seasoned. Order some pickles. They are worth trying - sweet,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Consistently great barbecue. Been there many times now. Ribs, pulled pork, brisket, etc., and all the expected sides. (Stay away from the salty and dry corned beef Reuben sandwich ... my error in ordering it.). Usually pretty busy so prepare to be patient getting your order delivered to your table. The owner is almost always there with a lot of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went with a party of ten. Service was good, owner came out and chatted with us. Food was great - we were able to order a bunch of different dishes and share. Brisket was perfect! Pulled pork, ribs were "only" outstanding. Sides were very good. Restaurant decoration is eclectic and many items are for sale. Highly recommended and we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1153 Logan Street, Louisville, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: (502) 409-9180

Price and Cuisine

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

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