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Smoke Shack Southern BBQ

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146 King St, Boscawen, NH 03303-2104
+1 603-796-2046
11:00 - 21:00
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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328 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We greatly enjoyed our meal here. My rib meat was falling off the bone, and there were several BBQ sauces available to eat it with -- mustard-based, sweet, spicy with chipotle, Carolina-style with vinegar, etc. I got hush puppies as one of my sides and they were great -- fried cornbread balls that came with a wonderful cinnamon-y butter. Service... More 

Thank RhodeScholar123
Boscawen, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've eaten there a few times but find it smokier than I like. I had breakfast there once and it was good. But I DO LIKE THE ICE CREAM! I like soft serve best but sometimes I just like anything. Quite a collection of pigs too.

Thank fancyfreeNH
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

When I found this place, I was excited to stop because of how much I love BBQ. Ordered the 3 meat plate, brisket, pulled pork and ribs, I also ordered the sausage. When I received it it looked OK. I started eating it and the meat all tasted like it was cooked over a trash pit. The meat was boiled... More 

Thank More C
Concord, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are local, so we have learned after painful experience the limitations of the smoke shack. Bbq is dry and bland and most of the menu is dissapointing. However, the ice cream can be quite delightful. Within limitations. You don't want to go in April or May when they first open for the summer season, the help... More 

Thank Thechrissy
Englewood, Florida
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161 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Going to Bittersweet Quilt shop to pick up my sewing machine with my friend Peg. I checked Trip Advisor and this place sounded good. You have to order and pay at the counter. Our cashier was very helpful and pleasant. The drinks are self service, which I like as you can get what you want (lots of ice) and go... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Robin the waitress was awesome. Lots of menu choices including beer and wine. Food was plentiful and tasty and reasonably priced. Would definitely return. Very friendly place and near end of Northern Rail Trail.

Thank Mike H
Dracut, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A short drive off of exit 17 on 93 will bring you to this little BBQ\ice cream establishment. It's worth the stop if in the mood for BBQ on the way home from a trip up north. They have the standard BBQ choices and portions that have a tendency to bring out the take home box. The BBQ is done... More 

Thank Free655
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Very, very tasty BBQ! We stopped here for a quick bite on a road trip and were so satisfied! The Brisket place was soooooo yummy and they had like 6 different house made sauces!

Thank nikknad
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with the BBQ. Small restaurant located a few minutes off the highway, easy to get to. Service was quick and prices were very affordable. Plates have a good amount of food, typically enough to bring some home. Had the pulled pork plates with sides, both were excellent. Loved the variety of choices with the sauces.

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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Took the kids here for an ice cream for dinner treat. Ice cream portions were huge and it was very reasonably priced. Can't wait to come back and try the bbq, it smelled amazing. There were big smokers so you know they are doing bbq right.

Thank Reneembm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 King St, Boscawen, NH 03303-2104
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Boscawen
  • Phone Number: +1 603-796-2046

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?