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Smoke Shack

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411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
224-7427
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 23
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't let looks fool you!

This was a very small restaurant located in a train car. Since tourist season has not yet begun there are limited choices in where we could eat breakfast so we were willing to give this place a try! There were numerous train cars around it in a triangle (took a few minutes to locate the actual... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Neighture
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Wasilla, Alaska
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  • Families with children
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We ate here for breakfast one morning. The food was great. The service was second to none. And the atmosphere was unique. A must visit if you are in Seward.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

stopped here out of the blue, after visiting the marina.food was ok. 4 person breakfast $70. really never again

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Valdosta, GA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We walked to this restaurant because it was close to our hotel. It looked like a cool little place, so we figured it was worth a shot! The interior of the railroad car has been converted into plywood booths, so there wasn't much for ambiance. We could see right into the kitchen because there is no separation at all from... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was a very small restaurant located in a train car. Since tourist season has not yet begun there are limited choices in where we could eat breakfast so we were willing to give this place a try! There were numerous train cars around it in a triangle (took a few minutes to locate the actual door) and, once inside,... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

When do you get to eat breakfast in an old WW2 train car? The breakfast was pretty darn good too and the 1 person wait staff was very friendly. there are only 8 tables in the car, so I'm sure during summer it can be a while before you can get a table. I had the frittata and it was... More 

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Duxbury, MA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fun spot to have lunch in an old railroad car. Waitress was super friendly and the food was tasty. More reasonably priced than some of the waterfront tourist spot.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The location was interesting and unique. The feel inside isnt very clean, even though i am sure it was. You cant have breakfast and lunch, you can only have one or the other at the table which was odd as I often order breakfast while my husband prefers lunch. We split the traditional pork sandwich and it was great! We... More 

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Shellman Bluff, GA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had the burger and it was good. The building is an old railroad car,a unique setting. They have their own homemade BBQ sauces. They do not serve alcohol.

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redlands california
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252 reviews 252 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

First and foremost, fabulous food. The homemade hash was a house specialty and deservedly so. 75% of the people ordering this morning had the hash, some locals were recognized as "automatic" hash customers. Coffee was excellent. Service by Vicki was superior thoughtful and caring. Reminded me of a Northern Exposure locals experience. The World War 2 Railroad Car setting on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

In an old train car, there are only six tables inside, with a few more now available outside. Within walking distance of the harbor, the menu can be a little unpredictable, depending on what's been selling and/or when someone makes a run to replenish. (They were out of the bread for their French toast when we visited at opening time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 224-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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