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Smokestack Urban Barbecue

139 Green St, This place changed and is not where it was, Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 363-1111
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Ranked #18 of 511 Restaurants in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My daughter and I visited Smokestack in Downtown Worcester after some internet research. We were seated outside as it was a very warm July evening. I was very pleased to find oysters on the half shell on the menu. The ribs were nothing short of amazing ! My daughter had the brisket mac and cheese which she liked really liked... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We came here for dinner during a Pats game. Bar area was a little noisy due to that. Food was good. Everything was prepared well. The fried pickle appetizer was great. The BBQ chip sounded amazing but we were a little disappointed. Chip should have been served warm and some of them were severely over-spiced. All meats we fall off... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Our daughter attends college in Worcester and we like to try new restaurants when we visit her. Living in Southern Maryland and traveling in the south a lot, I was a bit skeptical about barbecue in Massachusetts, but we gave it a try. It was very good! It was a Friday night, around 7:00, when we went so we were... More

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Tonawanda, New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

This is the place where we go for a few good beers and some awesome BBQ. The ribs are excellent and the meat is so tender but solid and doesn't fall of the bone, but is easily removed. The flavor is one of the best I have had on the east coast. The wings are good too... and I am... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We go here often when we decide to go out. The three meat combo is a decent value and the greens are very good. Good beer selection as well.

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Wells, Maine
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been to Smokestack a few times. A couple when they were in there old larger facility and a few times in their new location. The atmosphere is good, but the food was average. I had the full rack of ribs as I remembered theywere excellent. this time they were burnt and not veryy tasty. I like that they... More

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Bartlett, New Hampshire
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

By far.....The BEST BBQ in Worcester county! If you haven't been here in awhile, you should go! New smaller location keeps things focused....on BBQ. Great for dinner, take out and for large parties...they can handle it all. Have been a few times in 2013 and 2014.

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Have been here three times over the past year. The first time was May 2013 and the food was awesome. The second time was May 2014 and it was good. The third time was August 2014 and it was still good, but didn't really nail it and I was a little disappointed. Plus the A/C was freezing in the section... More

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Holden, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times. Service is always good, food is always great and atmosphere is always a buzz. Great burgers, sandwiches, and ribs! Save room for desert the redneck sundae is to die for.... The restaurant is very busy especially on weekends so going early or later is good. They do not take reservations for parties... More

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

First, the positive...the drinks were good. I had the frozen raspberry lemonade that was yummy. The root beer and smuttynose IPA were good. We ordered the BBQ Mac and cheese for an app that came out luke warm and bland. The Reuben was tasty, but the flavor of the brisket was lost and dry. The fries came out cold and... More

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Additional Information about Smokestack Urban Barbecue

Address: 139 Green St, This place changed and is not where it was, Worcester, MA 01604
Phone Number: (508) 363-1111
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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