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Holy Smoke BBQ

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4640 Manhattan Rd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4B5, Canada
+1 403-605-9365
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A greasy spoon located in the industrial part of town. The smell of wood smoke is apparent once you get out of your car. This is fantastic, tender, slow cooked meat. A little pricy but super good. Lots of custom squares to add if you choose. Be prepared to use a bunch of napkins for this juicy indulgence. If only... More 

Thank MtnFlier
Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I ordered delivery through "Skip The Dishes" and when it arrived, the order was wrong. Instead of baked beans I received corn bread and there was no sauce for my sandwich (ordered it unassembled so it wouldn't get soggy). Wrong side and no sauce even though it was listed on my receipt. I checked afterwards whether the restaurant was still... More 

Thank teedus
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We showed up on our way to the hockey game only to see when we walked up that they closed at 6 and it was 5 after. The staff working unlocked the door and invited us in. We ordered for 6 people the food came out fast and hot as always. There was no hurry at all, they just carried... More 

Thank 483claytonb
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have had lunch many times at Holy Smoke. The food and the people are great. We have also ordered ribs for take home when we are having a crowd over and never been disappointed.

Thank Harold M
Calgary, Canada
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The meat portion of the regular smoked beef sandwich was good. The bun was boring, and could have been exceptional if toasted. There are several bottles of sauce that you can squirt onto your sandwich, or onto your plate for dipping. The sandwich consisted of a bun, plenty of delicious meat, and a slice of pickle. No sides included, but... More 

Thank Dawn R
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219 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to both Holy Smoke locations. I prefer the one on Manhattan Road. It has a more authentic smokehouse feel. The one on 16 Ave NE is a typical strip mall takeout joint although both places have seating. Yea, this is Alberta style BBQ but the food is very good. I had a regular size beef brisket sandwich with... More 

Thank Laurel M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Very gluten friendly, great sized portions (not gargantuan) and good selection of saucy condiments. The brisket sundae was fabulous, but pulled pork a little bland without saucing it up.

Thank Nadine J
Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Went here after work for some take out and was not disappointed, friendly service and amazing food, can't wait to go back! So many sauces to choose from, everyone was extremely impressed with the flavours!

Thank jrene88
Canmore, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place is crazy good I love bbq. Good specials, amazing food, friendly staff, and so many bbq sauces you find it hard to choose just 1. A huge recommendation for any bbq lover.

Thank zac s
Carstairs, Canada
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I would eat here everyday if I could! Nothing ever bad to say about their for. I have been to this one and their location off of 16th as well. Cornbread is amazing and I want to have all of their sauces at home! Never pass up on trying their sauces on the side. Everything is amazing but I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4640 Manhattan Rd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-605-9365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?