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“Authentic BBQ - just like in the Mid West!”
Review of The Smoke BBQ

The Smoke BBQ
Ranked #384 of 4,635 Restaurants in Brisbane
Price range: $23 - $94
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Friends took me here. Run by an American guy, very authentic American BBQ. Quite expensive, especially considering that the $30 meal i had here i had for only $5 in the USA. Great tasting ribs, good fries. Staff all seem to be backpackers - eager but not too knowledgable about the menu. Worth a visit if you like American BBQ.

Thank raura
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Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Food service was fast and efficient. Drink service a little slower. We had the Rib Combo with ribs, Pulled Pork and smoked Pork Belly. Food was great, pulled pork was a little vinegary, but still good. There was enough food on the platter for my partner and I. Everyone at our table (6) were impressed with the meal. A little pricey, but good food was worth it.

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Thank Marnie72
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Ate there & the food was fine. For what you got, it was way overpriced. Had pulled pork, mac & cheese & wings. I make all of the same at home & mine was as good if not better. OK if you are hanging for US eats, but be prepared to spend some to do it.

Thank Micky M
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

fantastic food, the starters are really big portions when u have a main as well! we had a portion of onion rings(best onion rings ever) and a main and we struggled to finish!!

this place needs to be tried if you like BBQ

personally i would rather say go for the ribs ...we had the pulled pork as one of ours and it's prepared ina vinegar base as opposed to bbq (this is made very clear i'm not complaining) however it's really nice but gets a bit repetitive and acidic by the end so would rather go for BBQ sauce smothered ribs next time.

we went in there for valentines and wasnt any decor for the couples or anything which was a bit of let down but they nevver said there would be so i won't mark them down against my expectations for that

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Thank Lee T
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

There was a lot of hype going into Blue Smoke.

Unfortunately it didn't quite meet that hype. I expected juicy tender ribs but instead got ribs that were quite dry.
The sauce also tasted a bit watery instead of being nice and rich. The flavour of the sauce definitely did not infuse into the meat.

Also had some buffalo wings and although nice they definitely were not in the authentic style I had when I was in the US.

Overall a bit of a disappointment. They need to step up their game!

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Thank Vascariz
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