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The Smoke Shop BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
1 Kendall Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
+1 617-577-7427
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (32 reviews)
“wings” (12 reviews)
“pit beans” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Kendall Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for dinner and had a good time. We got the pulled pork plate, full slab rib plate, pulled chicken plate and the Texas-style brisket plate. It was all good. The corn bread and mac & cheese sides were good. The ribs and...More

1  Thank safety_princess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently in the Boston area for business and had the chance to catch-up with a group of college friends. It was a beautiful early fall day, so the windows were all open, and a good number of people were there. We arrived for...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top notch food, all the way around. I had the brisket and it was amazing. Great portion, amazing sides, great drafts on tap, the perfect meal!

Thank crowley45066
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from BBQ country and were surprised to see a BBQ restaurant in Cambridge. This place has great food. The employees weren't all that great but the food made up for it.

Thank DKWatt5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drop buy for some lunch. Some of the best brisket I have ever had . And I have eaten in some great BBQ . Can’t wait to go back for a cold beer and more BBQ

Thank mbotsch
Reviewed 30 August 2018

From start to finish, a great experience. Was looking for a place close to my conference venue and stumbled upon this one with great reviews, so thought I was give it a try. Stellar service, excellent food, really enjoyed fully. Definitely bringing husband the next...More

Thank Beata M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The place has great food. Always on point. Been there 4 times. I hope they take to heart that they need to do a much better job cleaning the restroom. Absolutely disgusting.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

the portions are not as big as usually in the US but definitively enough. the mashed potatoes, the coleslaw and the brisket ends were delicious.

Thank rasina27
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We came here as part of a weekend trip to Boston. Our server was super friendly and went above and beyond his role, giving us tips and advice on places to visit on our trip to Boston. The choice of beers is great, and the...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The Smoke House “The most authentic Southern Cooking....the atmosphere and serving hospitality was excellent ...eating in their patio was so wonderful

Thank robertrV1997GJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kendall Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-577-7427
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