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Smokestack Urban Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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BEGINNING‎
$10.99
nachos
with smoked chicken, house-made chips, bbq sauce & sour cream
$6.99
fried pickles
pickles breaded & fried w/ special sauce
$10.99
crispy oysters
cherry peppers & creole remoulade
$10.99
smoked wings
12 wings tossed in choice of honey habanero, chipotle, or buffalo
$8.99
shrimp & grits
shrimp simmered in a cajun sauce & served w/ cheesy grits
$5.99
bucket of bbq chips
homemade chips spiced w/ bbq rub & served w/ bacon-blue cheese dip
$6.99
bbq mac 'n cheese
mixture of pork, beef, chicken, & bbq sauce topped w/ mac 'n cheese
bowl $4.99
entree $8.99
vegetarian chili
topped w/ cheddar cheese, corn chips & sour cream
$10.99
over the top fries
pork, brisket, chicken, bbq sauce, cheese, jalapeno & sour cream piled on top of fries
$9.99
smoked chicken quesadilla
with cheddar cheese, jalapenos, corn salsa & sour cream
SANDWICHES‎
all served w/ fries & proper accompaniments
$10.99
pulled pork
smoked pork butt topped w/ our apple slaw & carolina q
$11.99
brisket reuben
smoked beef brisket topped w/ our apple-slaw, swiss cheese & remoulade on rye bread
$11.99
shrimp or catfish po'boy
fried or grilled shrimp or catfish on fresh french roll w/ lettuce, tomato & chipotle aioli
$9.99
veggie burger
large garden burger topped w/ cheddar cheese & carolina q
$11.99
the cuban
pressed‎ smoked pork w/ pickles, swiss cheese & grain mustard sauce
$12.99
oyster po'boy
crispy oysters on french roll w/ lettuce, tomato & remoulade
$11.99
bbq kitchen sink
combination of chopped pork, brisket, & chicken, tossed in kansas kick, topped w/ cheddar cheese & bacon
$11.99
brisket stack
smoked brisket topped w/ crispy onion strings & kansas kick
SALADS‎
$5.99
bacon $+1.75
grilled shrimp $5.99
steak tips $8.99
grilled chicken $4.99
iceberg wedge
topped w/ red onion, carrots, tomatoes, blue cheese & buttermilk dressing
$4.99
grilled shrimp $5.99
steak tips $8.99
grilled chicken $4.99
garden salad
mixed‎ lettuce w/ tomato, cucumber, carrots & red onion tossed in lemon vinaigrette
$6.99
grilled shrimp $5.99
steak tips $8.99
grilled chicken $4.99
caesar salad
romaine hearts tossed in caesar dressing w/ parmesean cheese & croutons
$12.99
grilled shrimp $5.99
steak tips $8.99
grilled chicken $4.99
barbecue chicken salad
chopped lettuce tossed w/ roasted corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers & southwestern ranch
BBQ‎
$17.99
sliced brisket
$15.99
pulled pork
half $14.99
full $24.99
spare ribs
$13.99
half chicken
$20.99
combo plate
one rib portion per plate choose three
all of our pit plates come w/ cornbread & choice of two sides from the following:
bbq beans
apple slaw
collard greens
mashed potato
OTHER SPECIALTIES‎
$11.99
fish tacos (3)
fried or blackened catfist w/ cabbage, tomatoes & chipotle aioli
$9.99
pork tacos (3)
pulled pork, corn salsa, pickled onions & kansas kick
$12.99
steak tips
12 ounce lean marinated steak w/ garlicky green beans & mashed potatoes
$14.99
creole catfish
served w/ cheesy grits, green beans, & corn salsa
$12.99
louisiana fry
fried catfish, oysters, shrimp, fries, coleslaw & rernoulade
BURGERS‎
8 oz. black angus patty w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle & fries
$10.99
frickle
topped w/ pickles swiss cheese & special sauce
$12.99
kick butt
smothered in pimento cheese, topped w/ bacon & jalapenos
$10.99
smokes tack
topped w/ american cheese & crispy onion strings
$13.99
all inn
topped w/ a mixture of bbq beef, pork & chicken, jalapenos, bacon & cheddar cheese
$12.99
barbecue
topped w/ bacon, cheddar cheese & carolina
SIDES‎
$3.99
apple slaw
$4.99
sweet potato fries
$3.99
mac 'n cheese
$3.99
bbq beans
$3.99
cucumber salad
$3.99
french fries
$3.99
onion strings
$3.99
mashed potato
$1.99
cornbread (2 pieces)
$2.99
cheesy grits
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant, with huge draft beer list and great barbecue. Good attentive service. I would suggest going off hours to get parking and a table.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kim K
Reviewed January 7, 2019

It's rare when a place lives up to the hype. I've heard great things about the food here and I was not disappointed. No one I've ever spoken to that's been here has ever said anything negative about this place. Good beer selection. Great food....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anthonyveloso
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

The smoked wings and brisket are my favorites. My fiancé loves the bbq Mac and cheese and chicken quesadillas. You can’t go wrong here! The burgers are also great. We order GrubHub from here way more than I’d like to admit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank V8153KRamandab
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is really good! We were pleasantly surprised! We are visiting from the south and we have many bbq places to choose from at home. This place definitely ranks at the top! Meats are cooked perfectly. The brisket, chicken, and ribs all delicious. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dvstar40
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We just love this place. Great BBQ - they make an awesome brisket ruben. They make their own in house apple slaw. Good selection of craft beer and a reasonable craft cocktail selection. Get there early, the place fills up.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Super fun place to get your meat on. Everything is perfectly made this far and I love the bacon on a stick as a starter

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LiveActionEscapes
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Best lunch in Worcester!! Amazing slow cooked meats. My son loved the BBQ mac n cheese, we loved the ribs and the Reuben sandwich. Great family friendly restaurant with amazing food!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank beachplums
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to dinner. My son & I are big fans of BBQ. They have a great beer selection and appetizers, we had the Fried Pickles & BBQ Chips. The food was average. I had the three meat combo. The ribs were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 248billm
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Friends made reservations for Friday night to meet up before game at Holy Cross. Easy enough to find but beware the craziest road intersection in US - Welcome to Worcester. Parking lots are free next to restaurant but small. Extra parking on one-way street next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AustinnBoston
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a craving for barbecue and found Smokestack. First good news: free parking lot next door! We arrived shortly after opening and were greeted prompted and warmly. Started with iced tea that tasted like real iced tea. Then the fun! We ordered the honey-habanero...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mjant45
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