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The Smoke BBQ

) #276 of 3,577 Restaurants in Brisbane $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
Merthyr Village Shop 9 85 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3358 1922
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (28 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“buffalo wings” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Merthyr Village Shop 9 85 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As it turns out, the barbecue was excellent in spite of our reservations about it for our traditional holiday. We had a variety of dishes including pulled pork, chicken, and ribs. All meats were tender and well-prepared. The sauces were flavorful. The slaw was creamy...More

Thank MUMomma
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It pains me not to give this place a five, but after eating here three times, I have to say each experience has declined in value. This last one was the kicker. The Smoke represents itself as authentic, proper, American barbecue. And as far as...More

Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located in a very busy, social area of New Farm; the food was very good and a generous serving; interestingly, no coffee available in an American Restaurant. Had to go next door for coffee - but they allow it to be taken in to the...More

Thank Bruce and Chris M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing it just melted in our mouths, service was great the staff are friendly and helpful. The place is very clean.

Thank Taleana L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Each of the meat dishes were perfectly seasoned and cooked just right - moist and flavorful. The sides were all tasty as well. We did take away, but the cozy setting made us yearn for a return visit.

Thank wwglobetrotr
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is incredible and the service is great as welll. Every aspect was fantastic and I would definitely recommend! One of the best American restaurants I've been to and the best beef ribs

Thank 850staceyc
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This place is the absolute bomb diggity! We have been back so many times. As a couple, with friends, with family and take away several times each. The original buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce are perfection and the St. Louis Thick Cut Pork Ribs...More

Thank KylieH3
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I had a few work mates who decided we needed an end of week treat and wings, corn bread, and Philly subs was the way to go. Our order was made over the phone and when we arrived to collect it was hot and ready....More

Thank Katy4010
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Service was top notch which was a nice change. Very attentive and friendly. Decor is a bit ho hum and feels like a cheap bistro in a pub. Food was tasty but nothing outstanding. Good portion sizes. It was quite expensive for what was essentially...More

Thank Rockytribe
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork was soaked in juices and not eatable, the owner advised its supposed to be that way. Crispy pork was nice but 4 thin slices for $29 is expensive. The place was a cafe style and was on a TV food show thus...More

Thank Jason D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$94
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merthyr Village Shop 9 85 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3358 1922
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