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Lancaster Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
+1 519-743-4331
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My son and I stopped in for lunch after a walk along the Grand River trail. He had wings and I enjoyed the ever popular chicken and waffle! My 15 year old helped finish off the chicken and waffle, which was amazing!

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Thank Jennifer P
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food is excellent, fun casual real southern cooking! There is a wait so get there early or bring a set of cards or a book - relax and wait for your eating treat to come!

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Thank bdowling0421
Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love eating pulled pork this is the best place in town!!!! They have a large menu to choose from. It's like a tavern type of restaurant and very casual. Food is great and great for groups of friends and family outings.

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Thank angel-eyes
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time with friends and family and love the Casual atmosphere with top quality food. We look forward to going again soon.

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Thank Willie R
Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, always good and usually take some home for another day! Be prepared to wait for a table on weekends when they don't take reservations but it's worth the wait. Love the ribs and beef brisket. Sides include mac/cheese, collard greens, huge onion rings, sweet potato fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, fries, baked beans and more. All meals come with cornbread.... More 

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Thank BHorst
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the smokehouse a number of times. Each time the taste is succulent and consistent! The ribs are out of this world - almost on par with the southern states. If you go, bring friends to indulge in the eating experience.

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Thank Colin N
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place and now go every Friday night that we are in town. It is so busy that you need to get there early to avoid a long wait for a table. Great, friendly, helpful servers. Large food portions and loads of comfort food. We now take all of our guests there and enjoy it every time.

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Thank Angie L
Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is fun and inviting and the food is amazing and very well priced! This is one of our favorite restaurants for a casual night out!

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Thank Meggan J
Kitchener, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic and abundant. The whole place smells like smoked meat when you walk in. And the selection of meat dishes is amazing. It has a more rustic wild west fealing with the wood tables. They put lots of sause on the food so be ready to use up the napkins! The staff are really friendly and... More 

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Thank Roy C
ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lancaster smokehouse has a long wait on Friday and Saturday nights. ( not open Sunday) with no reservations allowed. I called days before and was told to call the day of and let them know a large party was coming. I did this but it was useless so don't bother. My husband wanted to wait anyways for a table. After... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?