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The Smoke Shack

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3423 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629-8644
+1 813-748-1988
11:00 - 20:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there for the first time cause it was on our local fox channel , This place is a bit over priced $35 lunch for two people , Paying for a tip before your food is served . Had two issues after eating our meals still waiting on our chicken wings , Noticed when I got home that our meal... More 

Thank corollaclub98
Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love BBQ. I love all different types of BBQ. What I enjoyed about this place was the quick service and the downright delicious food. I love the Brisket baker and the chicken wings are just yummy. I can see why some people don't care for this place but I think that they either don't like BBQ or want Sonny's... More 

Thank JMG0990
Safety Harbor, Florida
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very clean and comfortable locally owned BBQ eatery off of Gandy Blvd. and Dale Marbry, I stopped in for lunch to see what the menu and food was like. All prices seemed the same (lunch or dinner) so I surveyed and settled on the "Brisket sundae". The Brisket sundae was 2 sides of choice in a cup (I went BBQ... More 

Thank Mark T
Mililani, Hawaii
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

So this place is next to kojacks and both are rated pretty high. I'm no connoisseur but I expected better. I came by lunch time the day after i ate at kojacks rib joint. For more details on why I'm not a fan you can look for my kojack review. Both are edible and I'm not saying I didn't like... More 

Thank darrenkmiyamoto
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Clean, Friendly atmosphere. Best FRESH BBQ in Tampa. Each sauce is made to perfection. The Ribs, pulled pork are fantastic! One of my favorites is the sausage (if you like spicy). The Mac n Cheese is a delicacy.

Thank liptz
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Customer service by the management is great. They care about the experience. This is 1 of the best things in addition to the food! Clean, fresh and quality food. The Mac n Cheese are phenomenal and I loved the brisket. If you like spicy- the sausage is a MUST!

Thank liptz
Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I had the 1/2 rack BBQ rib dinner with collard greens and mac & cheese. Delicious! They have four great BBQ sauces you can have with your meal. I'm partial to the Carolina BBQ sauce. This was a great dinner. The price was reasonable and the service was great. Further, the friendly staff made it a great place to visit.... More 

Thank Yves J
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this place out after reading all the great reviews. The brisket had just the right tenderness and was absolutely delicious. And the collard greens- holy cow! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who loves good BBQ.

Thank David H
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I saw they were doing a build out next to their food truck concept and thought I should give it a try. Fortunately for us on a cold day they allowed us to get into the restaurant before it was officially open. We ordered from the food truck the brisket, collard greens, and the baked beans. We also had the... More 

Thank Paganlover
Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We've eaten at The Smoke Shack many times. They have consistently good barbeque. The sides are excellent!

Thank kb222

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3423 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629-8644
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-748-1988

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