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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” (38 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
“pit beans” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Kendall Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank safety_princess
Reviewed 29 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank crowley45066
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DKWatt5
Reviewed 19 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BeataM_12
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank D5484ZGkevinb
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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