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Lancaster Smokehouse

$$ - $$$American, ,
574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
+1 519-743-4331
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (166 reviews)
“meat platter” (58 reviews)
“onion rings” (70 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very casual and fun BBQ vibe. The cornbread is really good. Great selection of sides. A great place to people watch for sure

Thank Explore730564
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been waiting to try the Lancaster Smokehouse since reading the great reviews. We took our daughter and her boyfriend, and none of us could resist getting the full rack porkside ribs (two orders shared between us). It turned out to be way too...More

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I eat at The Lanc, I order something I haven't ordered before and the food is always delicious and plentiful. I usually take home some leftovers. Wednesday is my favourite night to eat there, as Matt Weidinger is usually the entertainment between 6:00...More

Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ribs and wings were delicious. Wait staff were friendly and polite. Our food was put in front of us quickly and was fantastic! Can’t recommend this place enough!

Thank fairweatherrhonda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food if you don’t mind a wait, no reservations possible on weekends. Had a drink at bar while waiting so not a big deal.

Thank aileen a
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portions were awesome, The bark and smoke great, service very very good and the atmosphere was fun. We liked the menu layout and the staff were very helpful

Thank wlrush
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the food and the service was great. The waitress was very friendly and got our order in a reasonable amount of time.

Thank Earl S
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is the best. The food is authentic homemade goodness. Their beef has so much flavor and their BBQ chicken is simply amazing. Great side dishes also. Good service. Great cornbread. Southern flare.

Thank Lily D
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Food taste delicious! Not to mention smell. Worth the drive reasonable prices right down my ally cheers

Thank Nadine M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Come early there is generally a line up during prime time. Check online for hours of operation. Food is excellent and plentiful! There happened to be live music and that was a great bonus!

Thank nikistather
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Questions & Answers
Megan G
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Willie R | Reviewed this property |
They do serve deserts but we found that we were packing part of our main meal "to go", so had no room for desert.
October 22, 2016|
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Response from IceGras | Reviewed this property |
The only vegetarian things are appetizers, like fries nachos and a salad. A BBQ place is not the wisest choice.
October 22, 2016|
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Response from Meg S | Reviewed this property |
not many, but the collard greens are sure delicious! also, the texas fries are great!
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-743-4331
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