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The Smoque Shack

) #69 of 2,247 Restaurants in Ottawa €€ - €€€ American, ,
129 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
+1 613-789-4245
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef ribs” (34 reviews)
“cornbread” (55 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
129 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the bbq sampler with smoked brisket, pulled pork, bbq chicken, and baby back ribs along with the usual sides of - mac n' cheese, corn bread, coleslaw, deep fried pickles, and onion rings. The brisket and chicken was some of the best bbq...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn't think I was much of a smoked food fan but this restaurant changed my mind ! Loved the brisket with coffee BBQ sauce, the corn bread was perfect and the sweet potatoes fries were the best I've ever had. The portions were very...More

Thank Laurie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another great experience. On a three day business trip, I visited Smoque twice and both times were as good as always. I highly recommend this place, great food and service.

Thank Travel4FunCDN
Reviewed 5 days ago

not much meat on my beef ribs, fries nice and seasoned, fried pickles very goog. MAc and cheese average, i was expecting better.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 1 week ago

First seen on "You Gotta Eat Here", I thought it looked worth a try. Boy did they not disappoint! Have been many times since and everything is always delicious. A la carte is nice for choosing many different options and sharing with whoever you are...More

Thank jakemaclean9
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about this place in Chatelaine as they listed the top places across Canada to get Mac and Cheese. The bartender/waitress was very friendly and helpful in offering suggestions as to what to have. The mac and cheese was great, but we ordered the...More

Thank Debnmike84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is excellent. The Meats are all tasty and perfectly cooked and smoked, the sides are large portions and the corn bread is the best. Service was very good and very helpful with our questions. They have a large selection of beers on...More

Thank luv2travel0015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard good things about this place so decided to give it a try. Atmosphere is very pub-like and the service was great. I like the fact that your can order your own size of meat and also they have different sizes for their sides....More

Thank beleafer27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place trying to get away from the hustle and bustle of super touristy Byward Market and boy did we enjoy it! Nice and quiet patio, super good drinks, amazing food, just be aware that the portions are more than generous: the small...More

Thank Sébastien C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent flavors in all the dishes we sampled, BBQ chicken, jerk chicken, rib ends, pork ribs, shrimp, burger and beef ribs. Everyone loved their meal. Beef ribs were a bit short on meat but had great smokey flavour. ShaqMac and cheese is incredible. Great spice...More

Thank Mark D
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John H
19 February 2017|
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
We have had the beef and pork ribs and they were all excellent. Everything has its own spice profile and sauce. The smoke comes through on all. They also have great fries, onion rings and the Shack Mac & Cheese is beyond... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-4245
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