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Smoke Shack

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
+1 414-431-1119
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (61 reviews)
“pulled chicken” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ribs served dry so you can try out all the delicious sauces with them: House BBQ, KC, Texas BBQ, Carolina Gold and the super hot Habanero. The homemade desserts are unique and the signature ice cream is amazing.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible we waited 1:30 we had to reorder twice because the waitress came back saying they were out of what we ordered them we settled on Brisket when 3 of the meals we put on the table the were cold and they did not even...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a beautiful evening there for supper last week. We ordered the sampler plate that had every meat on it. Loved it all except the sausage... WOW was it spicy!!! We didn't care for the coleslaw either. Very different. Service was great! We will definitely...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Tried the ribs. Mmmmm good. Spicy cream corn is good. I've tried a lot of bbq and this was one of best. If you are looking for alcohol they own the place next door and you can get the food to go and eat it...More

Thank Cody P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went for Sunday lunch/brunch. Had two options for the menu. Wife had BBQ lunch, I had the Chicken and waffles. Both meals outstanding. Outdoor seating is great.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The inside is kind of quaint and the staff were super nice, but I wasn't overly impressed with my meal. I had spare ribs and they weren't very tender/fall of the bone. Okay, but not amazing. Hush puppies were great though.

Thank Tam A
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We came by on a saturday and waited 15 minuts for a table. Not bad. Nice outdoor area! There was a glitch when they seated us and therefore nobody came for our order. Had to ask a couple of times. Well, eventually we got the...More

Thank Sophiefradanmark
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A beautiful little restaurant in the middle of town that transports you to the south with its looks and charm Very cool décor and cool patio But for me the Ribs didn't stand up, mine where over cooked and lacked depth. Had them for lunch...More

Thank belgiumcdn
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Got into town late, close to their closing time and they were kind enough to serve us. We had the pulled pork sandwich and meaty mac and 4 cheese sandwich - both were very good and filling.

Thank CinS280
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A tiny oasis of genuine Southern Barbeque in the ( sometimes ) frozen Midwest. Authentic pulled pork, ribs, beans, slaw, etc served with a surfeit of sauces . Being a transplanted Arkansans we know good "Cue" and his is it. A small place, boisterously noisy...More

Thank abhumphrey
JoeSorge, Owner at Smoke Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Happy to host you anytime you have a craving for some cue! Come back anytime.

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Cheryl A
19 October 2015|
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Response from JoeSorge | Property representative |
Hi there, we do offer burnt ends. On Wednesdays. Best right at 445pm. I think you'll love ours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-431-1119
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Description
We're a cozy little joint with just 47 seats. This means we’re unable to accept reservations. Please feel free to walk in. Ooh, be sure to show up early – we sell out of much of our menu daily!
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