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Smoke Shack

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411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
224-7427
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Families with children

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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
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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248 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Valdosta, GA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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241 reviews 241 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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