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Smokestack Urban Barbecue

139 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604-4125
+1 508-363-1111
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (51 reviews)
“fried pickles” (30 reviews)
“wings” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
139 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604-4125
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Limited parking in the lot but we went off peak hours so it wasn’t so bad. Casual space and cold space with much going on but we cake for bbq. Started with the nachos which were good but not great, kind of dry. Fried pickles...More

Thank Stefano Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there specifically on a Wednesday night for "Not your Momma's fried chicken" it was terrible. Frozen, Reheated, dry, flavorless. Didn't even eat it. Macaroni and cheese cold and bland, collard greens not bad but also lukewarm. They use to make a delicious southern fried...More

Thank Kidzmom05
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, served quickly, we got to watch Astros playoff game, drink a couple good brews on draft. Great time.

Thank CohenD1234
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Best thing to do here is to get the sampler. Get it with what you usually like. The sauces are on point. Service is top notch, really nice and helpful. They are also on top of bringing you anything you need fast and refilling waters...More

Thank Santiago1109
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The decor is fun and typical for a modern BBQ restaurant - there is corrugated metal, brick and the like. Good thing is, that the bar and most of the restaurant are two separate halves, so you don't get as much noise at prime time....More

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I’ve been to Smokestack many times. The fish tacos are always a good option (I get mine blackened) as are the pork tacos, creole catfish, and pulled pork sandwich. For snacks, I like fried pickles. Service has always been good where I have been at...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Found this gem. Nice staff. Clean environment. Good service. Had the pulled pork tacos (3) and the other half had a brisket Rubin with apple slaw and Swiss cheese. Both were excellent.

Thank DeeJ551
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

If you haven't tried 'em, your missing out. Good barbeque fare in a friendly, casual way. Limited off street parking at peak times but worth the trouble.

Thank ww74
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This restaurant has great food and a decent domestic beer list, including local ones. They have daily specials, but I usually get one of the combo platters. The BBQ is great. I've been there a couple times, both on a date with my wife and...More

Thank musicalcow
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Went on a Saturday night and ate in the bar area. The bar tending crew was fantastic. The atmosphere here is also great. Country music playing on the music system. The star of the show is definitely the food! I had...More

Thank Frankc4261
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604-4125
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-363-1111
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