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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” (165 reviews)
“meat platter” (57 reviews)
“onion rings” (69 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
$$ - $$$
574 Lancaster St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1M3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As someone who loves Lancaster smoke house it pains me to say how disappointed we were, I got the 3 meat platter, ribs pulled pork and brisket. Ribs- when you think of smoked ribs, should they not be fall off the bone? Instead they were...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here is amazing!!! I usually meet my husband here for lunch every few months. I always leave super stuffed. The food is so good no matter what you get.

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love this place! If you liked smoked BBQ, this is the place for you!!! Although one of my friends took my recommendation and had very fatty brisket, which I’ve never had. I told her she should’ve let them know. I’m sure they would’ve...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went today for lunch. Had the chicken and waffles. The only disappointment I had was that the syrup soaked into my waffle and made it soggy. The chicken was awesome. Would have again but with the syrup on the side. The staff was friendly and...More

Thank lovetotryit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime we go to Lancaster Smokehouse we consistently have great food and great service. This place never disappoints! The restaurant is always full, so obviuosly others agree.

Thank HappyCustomer639
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Brit coming to North America, the concept of smoked meats and BBQ is not as prominent as it is across the Atlantic, particularly one that presents itself as authentic. Coming here I felt that I took part in the 'true' smokehouse experience. The...More

Thank Zain C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service! All for a reasonable price. The wait can be a little long as they are very busy but it is well worth it. We went as a grouop if 10 on a Saturday and really enjoyed our visit. will go again!

Thank 68gennya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place to eat proper BBQ food! My wife and I shared a 3 meat platter and it was plenty for us...we got the brisket, wings and ribs and it was to die for! Get your hands dirty kinda food that makes your...More

Thank AAtkins76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family for dinner here on Friday night. Live music, great food - who could ask for more!! Can say without reservation, they serve the best brisket I’ve ever had! My daughter had the ribs and she was smiles the whole time. The music...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here so many times I have lost count!! Birthdays, anniversaries...doesn’t matter the occasion it is great food, great staff and wonderful atmosphere. My favourite is the pulled pork but have tried pretty much everything and have never been disappointed.

Thank joanne b
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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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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