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The Olde Smokehouse

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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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3512 County Route 14, Madrid, NY 13660-3105
+1 315-322-4125
11:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Buffalo, NY
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Last weekend we headed to the North Country of New york to visit our daughters family who live just outside Canton. We decided to go out Saturday night to a restaurant . My son in law had heard of The Ole Smokehouse several miles North so we decided to check it out. When we got there the place was mobbed.... More 

1 Thank Peter G
Potsdam, New York
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163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

I like the Old Smokehouse - it's big and roomy and smells good. Some evenings, it can be packed to the gills though. The food is pretty good and you can add as much sauce as you like from the bottles on the table. The real highlight for me are the Buffalo wings - all of which have been SMOKED... More 

Thank Thomas M
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

My wife had the Delmonico and loved it. I had the smoked baby back ribs, reminded me of a southern BBQ pit, so tender and moist! The sides were surprisingly out of this world, loaded mash potatoes are much like the filling in a twice baked, so good! Great atmosphere and service and a great price. I even liked the... More 

Thank Big_Daddy_Toges
New York
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Great little spot, usually busy. We love their ribs, catfish, and garbage plate. They have cute country decor and a bar as well. Food is usually served fairly quickly and the service is great.

Thank Vermontgirl83
Potsdam, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

We were told that this place had great ribs and good live music. We turned up (most things round this way close at 9pm) at around 9pm expecting to be turned away and it turns out they're open until whatever! (But not Monday or Tuesday please note) We were seated quickly even though they were pretty full and enjoyed the... More 

Thank MonicaMac
Hudson, New Hampshire
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

As there arent' many options in the area, and it was parent's weekend at Clarkson, we decided to get "out of town" and drive 20 minutes from Potsdam to The Olde Smokehouse. We made reservations based on other people's reviews, and we were GLAD that we did. The ambience of the place is great: a little noisy, close quarters, country... More 

Thank Lauralanglois
Farmington, MI
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is not a large restaurant so if you do not reserve, at least on weekends, expect to wait a good long time. Two things kept me waiting. First, there is nothing close by, as this is really in the middle of no where. Second, once you do get seated, the servers are pleasant and the foods, at least the... More 

Thank Drpad
Potsdam, New York
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Our family party of eight, with reservation, was seated and served immediately. There were more than enough experienced servers on hand. The restaurant was full, with families including young children. This is clearly a popular local spot, and many patrons knew and chatted with each other. The menu offers both St. Louis-style ribs and baby back ribs, along with steak... More 

Thank Mornseer
Cambridge, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Closed Mondays! (Didn't get to sample.) It's not particularly easy to find either unless you have a map of the hamlet of Madrid.

Thank EthicsprofCanada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Went to the Ole Smoke House in Madrid... What horrible service 45 minutes without even an over of drinks. With a mostly empty restaurant... Only to have the waitress try to blame the kitchen.... Highly disappointing, save your gas money not worth the trip...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3512 County Route 14, Madrid, NY 13660-3105
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +1 315-322-4125

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