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Smokestack Urban Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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with smoked chicken, house-made chips, bbq sauce & sour cream
fried pickles
pickles breaded & fried w/ special sauce
crispy oysters
cherry peppers & creole remoulade
smoked wings
12 wings tossed in choice of honey habanero, chipotle, or buffalo
shrimp & grits
shrimp simmered in a cajun sauce & served w/ cheesy grits
bucket of bbq chips
homemade chips spiced w/ bbq rub & served w/ bacon-blue cheese dip
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
over the top fries
pork, brisket, chicken, bbq sauce, cheese, jalapeno & sour cream piled on top of fries
smoked chicken quesadilla
with cheddar cheese, jalapenos, corn salsa & sour cream
all served w/ fries & proper accompaniments
pulled pork
smoked pork butt topped w/ our apple slaw & carolina q
brisket reuben
smoked beef brisket topped w/ our apple-slaw, swiss cheese & remoulade on rye bread
shrimp or catfish po'boy
fried or grilled shrimp or catfish on fresh french roll w/ lettuce, tomato & chipotle aioli
veggie burger
large garden burger topped w/ cheddar cheese & carolina q
the cuban
pressed‎ smoked pork w/ pickles, swiss cheese & grain mustard sauce
oyster po'boy
crispy oysters on french roll w/ lettuce, tomato & remoulade
bbq kitchen sink
combination of chopped pork, brisket, & chicken, tossed in kansas kick, topped w/ cheddar cheese & bacon
brisket stack
smoked brisket topped w/ crispy onion strings & kansas kick
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
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
grilled shrimp $5.99
steak tips $8.99
grilled chicken $4.99
caesar salad
romaine hearts tossed in caesar dressing w/ parmesean cheese & croutons
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
sliced brisket
pulled pork
half $14.99
full $24.99
spare ribs
half chicken
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
fish tacos (3)
fried or blackened catfist w/ cabbage, tomatoes & chipotle aioli
pork tacos (3)
pulled pork, corn salsa, pickled onions & kansas kick
steak tips
12 ounce lean marinated steak w/ garlicky green beans & mashed potatoes
creole catfish
served w/ cheesy grits, green beans, & corn salsa
louisiana fry
fried catfish, oysters, shrimp, fries, coleslaw & rernoulade
8 oz. black angus patty w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle & fries
topped w/ pickles swiss cheese & special sauce
kick butt
smothered in pimento cheese, topped w/ bacon & jalapenos
smokes tack
topped w/ american cheese & crispy onion strings
all inn
topped w/ a mixture of bbq beef, pork & chicken, jalapenos, bacon & cheddar cheese
topped w/ bacon, cheddar cheese & carolina
apple slaw
sweet potato fries
mac 'n cheese
bbq beans
cucumber salad
french fries
onion strings
mashed potato
cornbread (2 pieces)
cheesy grits
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

went to the smokestack on a sunday early evening , i got the 3 way combo of ribs, pulled pork and brisket. The pulled pork was so fatty that i couldnt even enjoy it , the brisket had fat thru out at least not as...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cbc739
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mrs and I stopped in for a quick lunch before heading to kids birthday party. Went for the sandwich called the BBQ Kitchen Sink. It had a bunch of BBQ meat on a hearty sub roll covered in melted cheese. It was a damn...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Robin03448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited at lunchtime and the dining room was quite chilly. The food was very good, pulled pork sandwich and sides, and brisket. Prices were reasonable and wait staff was attentive. We will be back when it gets warmer.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed January 16, 2019

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
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