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Lancaster Smokehouse

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Menu

APPS‏
11
Catfish Bites
Louisiana farm raised catfish fried crisp in a traditional southern cornmeal coating & served with our own remoulade. Start Popping!
7
Gumbo
Go Ahead, just try saying "Gumbo" without a little southern drawl drifting in! Traditional French-Cajun chicken stew, with house made Andouille, okra and rice. a Louisiana tradition since the 1700s
8
Shrimp Calas
Shrimp and rice fritters, served with our own Remoulade. Classic New Orleans street food, now available indoors! And Here!
9
Rib Ends
Beer-battered, tossed in sweet BBQ sauce, served with our own ranch dressing. The rib ends are where the flavour begins!
8
PG Salad
Red onions, goats cheese, candied pecans and vinaigrette made with Pristine Gourmet Raspberry Vinegar
8
Wedge Salad
Iceburg Lettuce, tomato, bacon, smoked blue cheese & our own Buttermilk Ranch dressing. This is a salad you have to attack with all your utensils
8
Caesar Salad
House cured & smoked bacon, cajun croutons, parmesan cheese and our own secret recipe dressing. Flavourful enough to impress any emperor
9
Texas Fries
Everything's bigger in Texas... hats, trucks, handguns.... and fries! Hand cut spuds with cheddar cheese and beef gravy
12
Nachos
The first BBQplace to top nachos with BBQ meat & sauce (an idea worth stealing, apparently!)Fair warning, once you try it, you'll be spoiled! Topped with cheese, jalapeño, pico de gallo & lettuce and served with sour cream
SANDWICHES
Make it a combo! Add a side and a drink for just $6
If you think a sandwich is just a sandwich, you aint tried our sandwich! These are all served with coleslaw, and more than likely, and extra napkin!
8
Southern Style Pulled Pork
This little pity was smoked low and slow
9
Beef Brisket Sandwich
9
BBQ Chicken Sandwich
Just when‏ you thought chicken was getting boring
10
The Burger
Theres real satisfaction making patties by hand from beef thats ground and blended in house. Its therapeutic. Oh, and delicious! Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, ketchup, mustard, relish and our own custom mayo.
LOUISIANA PO’BOYS‏
They say "PoBoys" were names after the "poor boys" out of work in the New Orleans streetcar strike of 1929. If they served these on the picket lines these days, we'd never get anyone back to work!
10
Fried Chicken
11
Fried Shrimp
12.50
Blackened Chicken
11
Fried Catfish
12
Smoked Turkey
PIT SPECIALTIES
All pit specialities come with your choice of 2 sides & sweet honey cornbread
Full 26
Half 18
Quarter 14
Hog Tails Award-Winning Ribs
These meaty‏ pork side ribs are specially cut for hog tails! We rub ‘em in our own signature rub and slow smoke ‘em for 4 hours in our hickory fired pit. They are finished on the grill with our own tasty barbeque sauce
16
Southern Style Pulled Pork
Smoked for 14 hours, hand pulled and tossed in our secret rub, our mouth-watering pork will take your taste buds on a journey to the deep south
18
Texas Beef Brisket
Our brisket is rubbed with a special blend of aromatic spices and smoked for 12 hours over hickory wood. Guaranteed to melt in your mouth
17.50
Barbeque Half Chicken
We bet this chicken is the juiciest smoked chicken around! Marinated overnight and slow smoked, our giant chickens are finished on the grill with our signature barbeque sauce
17
Hot Links
house- made pork sausages, smoked & griled
SIDES: Fries, Onion rings, hush Puppies, Cheesy grits, cajun corn, sweet potato fries, creamy coleslaw, baked beans, braised collard greens, seasonal vegetables, mac & cheese, red beans n rice, potato salad
JUMBO ONTARIO SMOKED WHOLE WINGS!‏
11.50
BY THE POUND
These whole wings are out of this world delicious! Smoked and grilled with your choice of sauce, we bet these are the biggest, juiciest wings you've ever tasted!!
BARBEQUE PLATTERS
Choose from Ribs, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Chicken, Hot Links, Smoked Whole Wings
SIDES: Fries, Onion rings, hush Puppies, Cheesy grits, cajun corn, sweet potato fries, creamy coleslaw, baked beans, braised collard greens, seasonal vegetables, mac & cheese, red beans n rice, potato salad
19
2 MEATS/2 SIDES/ 1PC CORNBREAD
22
3 MEATS/2 SIDES/ 1PC CORNBREAD
44
4 MEATS/3 LG SIDES/ 4 PC CORNBREAD
55
5 MEATS/ 4 LG SIDES/ 5 PC CORNBREAD
FOR THE CARNIVORES‏
We require a minimum of 3 days notice for orders greater than 2 lbs or 3 racks.
3 each
Pigtails
21
Full Rack of Ribs
13
Half Rack of Ribs
12
1 Lb. Pulled Pork
13
1 Lb. Brisket
11.50
1 Lb. Wings
14
1 Lb. Chicken
SOUTHERN FAVOURITES
Chef inspired southern fare
20
Catfish Fried or Blackened
Fried in a perfectly seasoned cornmeal batter, or blackened with our special cajun seasoning, our louisiana farm-raised catfish is sure to please! Tender and meaty, this specialty fish is traditionally served with hush puppies and coleslaw.Served with 2 sides & corn bread
17
The General's Southern Fried Chicken
A gigantic chicken breast that is southern-fried just like they do south of the mason-Dixon line! we’ve travelled, tasted and tested the best of the south and have created our own version that will make you start saying “y’all served with 2 sides & corn bread
16
Nashville Style Hot Chikan Shak Chicken
The general’s southern fried chicken kicked up ten notches! We fry a jumbo chicken thigh in our secret spicy coating, then douse it in our “fullilove” hot BBQ sauce. Served open-faced on a portuguese bun with pickles on top just like at prince’s hot chickan shack in nashville!served with 2 sides & corn bread
18
Cajun Jambalaya
The most‏ famous dish in louisiana cooking. We start with the holy trinity, and add smoked ham hock, house made andouille sausage, shrimp, chicken, tomatoes, jalapenos and garlic. Combined with a rich seafood stock and simmered for hours with just the right amount of our gourmet popcorn rice folded in
17
Fried Chicken & Waffles
3 pieces of fried chicken on a house made waffle with syrup and candied bacon bits
SIDES‏
Sweet Honey Corn Bread
4/6
Jalapeno Hush Puppies
4/6
Red Beans N’ Rice
4/6
Cajun Corn
4/6
Sweet Potato Fries
4/6
General's Coleslaw
4/6
Molasses Baked Beans
4/6
Braised Collard Greens
4/6
Seasonal Vegetables
4/6
Waterloo County Potato Salad
4/6
WET YOUR WHISTLE
Pepsi
Diet Pepsi
Gingerale
Rootbeer
Dr.Pepper
7-Up
Bottomless
Bottled Water
Milk
Chocolate Milk
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Who would of thought that you could get such Awesome BBQ int the KW area. The food was amazing and the portions very generous. Come hungry and you will likely sill need to bring some home with you. The service is top notch too! Will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank W1132WWstevet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service was amazing! Ask go sit in Steve’s corner and you will not be disappointed! Come hungry because we left with enough food for another meal the next day!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank christinecB6073HB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has very good ribs and BBQ items. I enjoyed my time there. The entire family enjoyed their meal.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 58brendar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was good and reasonably priced, and the service was good. I went with friends and even though we were told the wait time was gonna be 60 minutes, we were seated and served in about 35 minutes

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tee H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the pork rinds and smoked wings for sure and will go back just for those. The ribs were okay, grits not great and cornbread was dry. Service was awesome so is the atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Alison i
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew that the Lanc doesn't take reservations on a Saturday after 4 pm, so we made a reservation for 3:30 and did a late lunch/early supper kind of thing. We arrived early but they wouldn't seat us until 3:30. People with mobility problems, be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not reserve. I actually do not know if they take reservations. However the wait time to dine is worth it. The service is excellent. The atmosphere is fun, the food is excellent. The portion size is gigantic. If you like smoked meats they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tamfamgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like BBQ, this is THE place to go in Waterloo region. They smoke things to perfection - you would almost think you were in the deep south. If you love BBQ, do yourself a favour and eat here!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first experienced the smoked brisket and pulled pork at a friend's birthday party and we were blown away. We had to have it again and our family Christmas dinner was just around the corner. We promptly ordered the brisket and bbq chicken. The chicken...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Allroc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love meat and authentic BBQ then look no further. The Lancaster Smokehouse has become our “go-to” family restaurant. You will definitely need to plan ahead though as they are always busy. I like to drop in after work, take a number, then go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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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.
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ecco4e
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.
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ecco4e
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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