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Smoke Shack

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411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Faribault, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like the quintessential greasy spoon but with Alaska flair. Really great food and great service. There is always a wait for a table inside but its worth the wait. Especially breakfast. Delish!

Thank Amy J
Kailua, Hawaii
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great, fresh breakfast in a fun, local atmosphere. Timing is everything. Seems like we hit it just right, no wait. Place is small-old train car, food was fresh and hot. Coffee and tea were great we'll definitely be going back!

Thank KJS3020
The Villages, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I didn't want to go in but my friend wanted to give it a try. He asked and they said they did smoke their own meat so then he really wanted to try. So we did and I'm glad we did because the brisket that I had was great and my friend really enjoyed the pulled pork.Be prepared... More 

Thank Pam F
Wasilla, Alaska
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late breakfast on a Sunday morning. It's a small seating area, but we got a table that had just opened up. You could smell the smoke as you came in. My friend is an Eggs Benedict fiend and was wanting to check theirs out. The hollandiase was home made and excellent. I got toast, bacon and... More 

Thank AKStafford
Chicago, Illinois
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed if you are in Seward! Restaurant is in an old train car. The waitress, Vicky is the only one there and she really hustles. Amazing to just watch her take and deliver orders and clean tables. Pulled pork is excellent with several different sauces to choose from. My husband had the burrito and loved it. The... More 

Thank luvvacation58
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We chose to have breakfast here as it was close to the harbour and open. The carriage is small inside but there was a spare table. Food came very quickly and was perfect for our needs. I did watch a couple of Americans eat their way through a cooked breakfast with a stack of pancakes on the side. I put... More 

Thank bettybamalam
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went there on our way out of town to get breakfast. It is a smaller place but we were immediately seated outside on a picnic table. No big deal. Ordered after a bit and waited 40 min for food. I know they seemed busy and have a small kitchen, but Ive been to many a breakfast joint usually you can... More 

Thank Andy P
San Carlos, California, United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Best for its uniqueness and location--good option before heading out on a morning tour, and the box car kitchen gives it an intimate feeling. The food was solidly good, though not remarkable (based on the fritada, scrambled eggs, bacon). Service was friendly and quick. The breakfast menu is pretty much basic diner fare with a couple exceptions--mostly eggs, breakfast meats,... More 

Thank Aaron H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Inside was full and we chose to eat outside rather than wait, looked a bit claustrophobic in there anyway. One waitress working her butt off doing it all, she had a huge smile on her face and was very attentive despite the crowd. Moderate wait time for food, bacon crisp as I asked, pancakes good as was the coffee.

Thank KaeteOC
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153 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Always have breakfast here when in town. The place is very small, maybe only 8 tables so expect to wait. Large portions and always good. Sevice is great considering there is only one server.

Thank TheDukeCalifornia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cajun & Creole
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Port Avenue, Seward, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 224-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?