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Lancaster Smokehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
+1 519-743-4331
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (80 reviews)
“meat platter” (58 reviews)
“pulled pork” (107 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

3 of us all enjoyed lunch today. The shrimp Po Boy, Ribs and Nashville chicken were all so good as well as the salad with raspberry vinaigrette. I hope to return on my next trip to Kitchener. Thanks for the great service Steve.

Thank LAFoodandTravelBuffs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome food and the portions are huge! Best ribs I have ever had and would highly recommend them. The service is great and the atmosphere is kinda Kick back enjoy your meal and just relax. Love this place and tell everyone I know that you...More

Thank shanmac56
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were surprised that the place was already full at 5:30 pm. We were given a waiting number with an estimated half hour wait. We moved to the bar to be greeted by a bubbly welcoming waitress who served us drinks and explained that we...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked grand daughter what she wanted to eat! Meat she said! So where else but the Lancaster? This is one busy spot! We got the very last spot in the parking lot and one of the last tables in the dining room. Larger groups had...More

Thank Cass8-4U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great, relaxing place to have dinner! Food is always good and portions are huge. Really enjoyed the chicken and the wedge salad. Never been able to make it to dessert!

Thank MiaMacphe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a fried chicken sandwich with Mac and cheese and a 3 meat platter with onion rings and sweet potato fries. From the time we ordered to it arriving on the table was 6 minutes. Obviously just pre cooked and reheated and it tasted like...More

Thank CLMOM12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st time to the Lancaster and wow, they feed ya good! Started with white wine Sangria & a pitcher of beer at the bar while waiting for a table. Only 20 min wait time. Great service at the bar. We ordered from the platter menu,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so delicious. We are frequent travellers to the home of Southern BBQ. It is fantastic really worth waiting in line.

Thank martcandve
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Date of Visit: May 5, 2018 - most recently, but many times before. We have been to Lancaster many many times. In fact so many times, I never thought of reviewing the restaurant before. We even had Lancaster 'cater' our wedding afterparty. We ordered from...More

Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch with a couple friends. Thought I would try something I hadn't had off the menu yet. Tried the po dog! Wow it was massive and really good. Washed it down with a cold beer. You will never leave this place hungry!

Thank Brad. M
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Megan G
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Willie R | Reviewed this property |
They do serve deserts but we found that we were packing part of our main meal "to go", so had no room for desert.
October 22, 2016|
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Response from IceGras | Reviewed this property |
The only vegetarian things are appetizers, like fries nachos and a salad. A BBQ place is not the wisest choice.
October 22, 2016|
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Response from Meg S | Reviewed this property |
not many, but the collard greens are sure delicious! also, the texas fries are great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-743-4331
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