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Up In Smoke B.B.Q. & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian, Barbecue
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230 Leland Ave S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 2N5, Canada
+1 807-577-7444
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Waiter said that owner/chef was retiring next week and he (waiter) didn't want to buy the place to retiring also. Restaurant will close next week (November 2016). We found it closed on Tuesday night even though it was supposed to be open. We went for lunch Wednesday and the various food ordered by our party was all enjoyed.

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Thank 256Jeff2020
Thunder Bay
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I visit this place regularly. Not the fanciest but food is good. I love the Poo-Bouy sandwiches, and ribs Prime rib is hit and miss as they only cook so much.

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Thank 12Suds
Thunder Bay
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Service with a smile from Shelly. Pulled pork looked wonderful as did the New Oelans style catfish. I had the catfish Po Boy with spicy gumbo a favorite of mine.

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Thank Brian H
Clear Lake, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

There was lots of food, but at a cost and nothing that WOWED my wife or I. We were expecting something different and it wasn't there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Thunder Bay. I usually have the ribs which are excellent. I tried the Jambalaya and may have found a new favourite.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

The food here is great from the ribs to the sea food gumbo it is all mighty good eats. It seems to be a family run place good service good food fair prices

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Thank dony984
Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

I was in recently with a few friends and enjoyed everything . Its a small place but nice , they were really busy when I was the but the service was still fast and friendly . Food was great :) I'm looking forward to my next visit .

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Thank rykel49
Edmonton, Canada
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141 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was quite please to hear that my girlfriend wanted to go to Up In Smoke. I had been to Thunder Bay several times and each time I came they were closed. I was surprised they were still open as they had strange hours and days closed. Friends had told me that this was one of the top ten restaurants... More 

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Thunder Bay
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

I always enjoy Chef Peter's Cat Fish Po Boy served with Gumbo. A tasty meal served nice and hot in temperature. Anything on this menu is well done from pizza to Smoked prime rib, to die for.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2014

A table of six came on my recommendation, most ordering the classic pulled pork po-boy and seafood gumbo. Another ordered a burger and a third ordered the prime rib sandwich and fries. Everyone said it was great, with the gumbo recipients all saying they were blown away, and how perfectly the soup complimented the sandwich. Like the Hotels.com commercial with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $23
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Leland Ave S, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 2N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 807-577-7444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?