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Lancaster Smokehouse

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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Pub
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574 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, Ontario ON N2K, Canada
(519) 743-4331
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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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Jeeeez...well make sure your hungry going in here. Got the biggest chicken wings that I ever seen & by jayzuz they were tasty. Dessert....if there was any inch of room in my belly maybe but not this time! Has steady flow of customers constantly, servers quick & good buzz around.

Thank mazianne7
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took our group of 15 out to Lancaster Smokehouse at the end of June, made reservations as we had heard great things about the place. As someone who likes to judge for ones self I left my taste buds be the judge. I was impressed with the service from Steve our waiter as he was informative about the craft brews,... More 

Thank Brenda B
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I personally ordered the Dry Rub Cajun wings and I loved them... Not your typically wings either and a most welcome change from everyone else. Go try some yourself! Highly recommend and worth the )15 minute drive from the 401.

Thank Mark M
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for casual dining and great bbq food. The portions are big so you may want to share or have leftovers.

Thank tripsrusKitchener
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always get this starter! Love the live music, but it is VERY loud when you're trying to have a conversation. Enjoy a celebration out and have some amazing BBQ!

Thank Samantha K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were skeptical of the amazing reviews but this place did not disappoint. Good sized portions and everything was delicious. Had the rib ends to start (which were addictive and almost couldn't stop eating them to save room for the main course) and had a sampler platter with ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket. All of the meat was tender,... More 

Thank Beth H
Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to take friends on a mystery tour for BBQ. Arrived on a Saturday about 4:45 and had to wait about 15 minutes which was reasonable. Memphis BBQ would be at lease an hour but it is a smaller venue. The place was busy. We all ordered ribs. We were surprised when the ribs arrived to find that they weren't... More 

Thank Ate G
Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent quality, fair price, huge portions. Dont miss the corn bread! Great selection of local craft brews to go with great food and excellent blues on the weekends. They also bring in some great feature acts so keep your eyes open. Love this place!

Thank KitchenerScott
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Lancaster Smokehouse couple of times and the experience has always been good. Service is nice and friendly and the food is good, servings are pretty large portions. Avoid too many side items or they can fill you out. Overall, pretty good value for money.

Thank Dinesh R
Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pack up your appetite and head right away to this place! The food is absolutely delicious. From Wednesday night on they have live entertainment from Blues to softer styles. This place is really crowded and you have to get there early for a table right away.The brisket is really good and I always order the collard greens..stewed with a slight... More 

Thank Jane A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, Ontario ON N2K, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519) 743-4331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?