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“Sunday, June 8th visit.”
Review of The Smokehouse

The Smokehouse
Ranked #41 of 163 Restaurants in Punta Gorda
Cuisines: Diner
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

We visited late morning and the parking lot was very full. However inside there was plenty of room and we were seated right away. Our server visited with us right away and never forgot about us. I ordered the Spanish Omelette with Grits. Very yummy. My wife had the 2 Biscuits with Sausage gravy. My daughter had the 1 Biscuit with Sausage gravy. The 2 Biscuits with Sausage Gravy was quite the enormous serving. Enough for my wife and quite a bit for me too. And it was delicious. Thanks to Tripadvisor for turning us on to The Smokehouse. And from posts letting ius know that it is a cash only establishment. No credit cards. We had a wonderful visit and would return. I did see a notice that they would be closed for summer break, effective June 16th. Not sure, but I think it was for a month that they would be closed for summer break.

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Reviewed June 18, 2014

I've been eating at the Smokehouse for 20 years. It has never disappointed even once. Best thing is the sausage gravy. Get it over biscuits or potatoes. You will love it.

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Thank Russell K
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

It's so tiny, but the gravy is worthy the wait. Get some potatoes with the gravy it will change your life :)
Bring cash they don't take credit cards.

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Thank Joanna D
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is the place for sausage gravy over biscuits. Do not order the double biscuits and gravy as it is way to large for one sitting. I had the single biscuit and gravy with additional gravy over the home fries, very good. The portions are large and the food is fresh. They also make very good omelets and will add or remove almost any item. The inside is basic (wooden picnic tables) but go for the food not the ambience.

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Thank Dans_Clan_07
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

You could easily drive right past this place or think you should drive past, but you would be missing a terrific breakfast and just a really good time. Four of us stopped in before a drive to the airport. We thought our appetites were big, but they did not match the portion size served at the Smokehouse. We were warned by a great waitress named Sam who suggested we go with half orders. We didn't realize she meant we should split a half order so we ordered half orders of biscuits and gravy as well as grits and gravy. The guys ordered ham and eggs and one of the special omelets. We can honestly say that all of the food was great especially that gravy which is just loaded with their home made sausage that has just a little bit of zing to it. The biscuits are light and fluffy and the grits melt in your mouth. The fried potatoes are a treat as well- big ole slices of potatoes fried up golden brown. Eggs are actually cooked the way you order them!
The waitresses hustle and make sure your coffee cups are full and check back to make sure you like what you are eating. You sit at picnic tables, and you may even end up sharing your table with another family - It's that kind of place- one of those places where you see everyone from the high school kids grabbing a bite before school starts to the old guys who come in and hold forth at their special table. It's one of those places where you feel like you know folks within minutes of sitting down. We highly recommend the Smokehouse and if you go there you might want to ask for Sam. She is sure to make you smile and will keep your coffee cup full.

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Thank Cabdg
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