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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Live Music
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Reviewed February 25, 2021 via mobile

Such a great smokehouse. We did takeout. The brisket is amazing. Love the sweet potato fries and the ribs. Very good value - large portions at a decent price. Highly recommend this place

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 20, 2021 via mobile

The five meats plus four sides platter is a gives you a good selection. Their ribs, pulled pork and beef brisket are all well prepared

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 29, 2020

We (my boyfriend and I) got the 4 meat platter and it was not good. The brisket was dry, the pulled pork would have been good if there was sauce on it. The ribs were so dry that at one point I didn’t know if...I was chewing on a bone or not. We also got the fried chicken sandwich to try and it’s a good thing we did because the amount of meat on the platter was not enough. Although it’s a hefty price at $12 for just the sandwich. We used to love the lanc and they never disappointed. However each time we’ve gone back, the portions are smaller and the quality has gone down. We always try to give them the benefit of the doubt thinking it was an off night, but it has been consistently going down hill. May be back, however will be looking for other bbq joints in the region.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 20, 2020

First the positives. Table service was very good and restaurant was well setup to ensure a safe and comfortable dining experience. There is also a 90 minute duration for a sitting which ensures tables are ready for the next group. Unfortunately this is where the...negatives begin. Food was show to come out and some was quite cool. In fact, the chicken was downright cold. Due to the time restraints there was no enough time to return for heating. No problem eat the rest of the platter. More negatives that the ribs were cool and incredibly dry to point of inedible. Ok, the baked beans were next up. Those were as sweet as biting into a sugar cube. Again inedible. The Mac and cheese... very good. My wife had a platter as well with sausage that was warm but relatively flovourless. Her pulled pork was nicely cooked but not sauced enough. Definitely not a place we will return to.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 17, 2020

Our family of 4 had lunch on Saturday August 15 at the Lancaster. We ate inside very Covid-19 safe. The food was incredible as it has always been, with enough for leftovers to take home. We all enjoyed the smoked meat....the pulled pork, bbq ribs...and sausages was great. Hubby even had one of their burgers from the truck and he said it was like eating a prime rib sliced burger. Steve P gave us excellent service we even sat near his “corner”. Good job Steve and The Lank. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020

Wonderful service, patio was spacious and food was excellent! We all had a variety of Brisket (mouth watering excellent), chicken and pulled pork with various sides. Selection of sauces was great! Price was average.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 18, 2020 via mobile

Unfortunately we have always loved Lancaster but this take out experience wasn’t exceptional. We found the portions and quantity was way less than dinning in. We didn’t get our monies worth and it was that great. Perhaps will take time to work out the kinks.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 30, 2020

In all honesty, this place is a local gem. They are FeastOn certified, which means that they source their food locally. And the food is delicious!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed June 25, 2020

I loved this restaurant SO much! We could't actually go in and eat, we did takeout. (We try to support the local in this challenging time!) Lots of meat, very filling! We got the Family deal! It was very good! They take very good precautions...for the Coronavirus. They just put it in your trunk! Love the food!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 3, 2020

Stopped by here for takeout food during the third week of the lockdown. Very formalized touch free service. Maybe a little overboard, but understandable. We were very disappointed with the platter of meats. The ribs were dry and the pulled pork was lacking sauce and...flavour. The brisket was excellent. For the largest platter, we had a problem feeding four adults, and not football eating type of adults.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Megan G
August 5, 2017|
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Response from 937willier | 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 MegnJan | Reviewed this property |
not many, but the collard greens are sure delicious! also, the texas fries are great!
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Yes, Lancaster Smokehouse offers takeaway services.

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Lancaster Smokehouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4