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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, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 22
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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
Most recent review
Choo choo for a little chew chew

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
PablinaDuxbury_MA
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Duxbury, MA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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245 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Duxbury, MA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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238 reviews 238 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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
51 helpful votes 51 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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Trout Creek, Montana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Love this little place was a bit skeptical at first but after leaving Seward brewery cus of poor service. We decided to try this place. the local out front said we picked a good spot and he was right. Wish I had time to eat another meal or two there but the burger I had with orange jalapeño sauce was... More 

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Lansing
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Smoke Shack was my family's choice for the one meal we ate during a day in Seward. It is an old railcar which is interesting, and impressive insofar as the kitchen occupies a very small space. Portions are very generous and tasty; my daughter and I split a burrito and it was enough for both of us, and we... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We'd seen great reviews of the Smoke Shack, so this was our midday choice after disembarking the train from Anchorage. Turns out that all of the reviews were quite old; wish I'd noticed that. I have to wonder if it's gone downhill. This is diner food, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but I thought the place smelled like dishwater... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

When we asked the locals where we should have breakfast, they asked if we wanted ok, good, better and best. We said the best and they told us we needed to head to the Smoke Shack. We'd seen the place as we drove into town and found it intriguing. The restaurant was in an old WWII railroad car. We were... More 

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Park City, UT
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

LOVED the Smoke Shack! Husband and I were in Seward for a couple of days and this was our best meal of the trip. Had the pulled pork sandwiches which were super good! Service was excellent, portions were generous. I would make a point to eat here any and every time I visit Seward!

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?