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Smoke BBQ Taqueria

225 E 8th Avenue, Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 205-3039
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Ranked #1 of 33 restaurants in Homestead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This restaurant has delicious - truly delicious - tacos, and the mac & cheese side is the best I've ever had. (Still trying to duplicate it at home). As other reviews state, seating is very limited, but worth the wait. This is a reasonably priced, barbeque lovers heaven - try it if you are anywhere in the area!

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PA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I couldn't believe my lucky stars when I moved to this neighborhood a year ago. Smoke was just a hop, skip and a jump from my new house! The food here is amazing, the service is fantastic! However, I am super bummed that Smoke has decided to move to Lawrenceville instead :'( Their brisket salad is to die for! I... More

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Munhall, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Smoke is a small little taco joint maybe 7-8 tables and a little high too area that can seat about 10 additional people. There is usually a short wait for a seat and a little wait for the food but the atmosphere is great and the queso comes out quickly if you order it as an app... But most importantly... More

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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I was completely surprised to find a place like this in the heart of homestead title says it all only issues I think the popularity has outgrown the venue there is only what seems to be about 8-10 small tables which can make wait times high at times but defiantly worth the wait and a great addition to an otherwise... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Storefront Taqueria. Locally owned with the BEST tacos we have ever enjoyed. Lots of great flavor. Owners are welcoming, wait staff friendly. Great prices and a super friendly atmosphere. BYOB SMOKE is moving to Lawrenceville.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I've eaten here several times and I can say that it is consistently good. However, if you're looking for the same old Taco Bell type of food this is NOT it (that's a compliment). Everything is fresh or smoked - & a very eclectic kind of Tex Mex with sauces you'll not likely find elsewhere, at least in W. PA.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We tried to eat at Smoke twice. The first time we struck out due to the restaurant being so busy. The second time, score, or so we thought. The atmosphere within the restaurant was quaint and it's nice to see someone try and make the neighborhood better; however neither of us were very impressed by our tacos. The brisket was... More

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Harrisburg, PA
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103 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Im not a fan of the smoked meat flavor so I wasn't looking forward to this visit but I went along after being urged. I am so glad I did. What a cool place - atmosphere is casual but feels very Manhattanish. Started with chorizo cheese dip - get this - best part is the dipping tostados. Had the brisket... More

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pgh pa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Stopped there a few weeks back to give it a try. Heard a lot about it but my wife didn't want toTry dinner so we stopped by for lunch. I have heard that the brisket tacos are real good but they were out of brisket while I was there. Pick another choice had the Mac and cheese. It was real... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews 134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
322 helpful votes 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

What a hidden gem in the heart of the hood! Seriously! Who would have thought you could find such an ecclectic little place like this on the main ave in Homestead?! Forget the Waterfront chains and check out the place on 8th Ave right across from the Quicki-Mart or whatever it is on the main drag. It is not easy... More

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