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Smoke Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
+1 414-431-1119
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (61 reviews)
“pulled chicken” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious brunch on Sunday with choices from the regular menu or a special brunch menu. My daughter had the sweet potato pancakes. They were delicious, with a subtle taste of sweet potato, apple syrup and the smoothness of a regular pancake. I...More

Thank Barry46033
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend's girlfriend brought my wife and I here while we were all in town for a wedding one weekend and this was one of my favorite spots we stopped at during the whole trip. Being from Texas, I was very happy to find some...More

Thank mvasque3
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

It was full our first attempt there and we left reservation coming back in 45min. They are ready and can call us by name. We seated and ordered back ribs and nachos which came in big serving . Trial different types of sauce on table...More

Thank Hkchanrc
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I first learned about the Smoke Shack on a Third Ward Bloody Mary Tour last spring. I LOVED the sweet potato pancakes with pulled pork and apple syrup. I was able to go back again today with an out of town guest and the food,...More

Thank 249deanneo
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This understated shack serves simple wonderful plates, sandwiches and starters. The price is reasonable and the serving size will definitely satisfies. The sweet potato fries are perfect. Easy to find, great service and atmosphere makes this a place worth returning to over and over again!

1  Thank rosabe
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent ribs served dry so you can try out all the delicious sauces with them: House BBQ, KC, Texas BBQ, Carolina Gold and the super hot Habanero. The homemade desserts are unique and the signature ice cream is amazing.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible we waited 1:30 we had to reorder twice because the waitress came back saying they were out of what we ordered them we settled on Brisket when 3 of the meals we put on the table the were cold and they did not even...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a beautiful evening there for supper last week. We ordered the sampler plate that had every meat on it. Loved it all except the sausage... WOW was it spicy!!! We didn't care for the coleslaw either. Very different. Service was great! We will definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Tried the ribs. Mmmmm good. Spicy cream corn is good. I've tried a lot of bbq and this was one of best. If you are looking for alcohol they own the place next door and you can get the food to go and eat it...More

Thank Cody P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went for Sunday lunch/brunch. Had two options for the menu. Wife had BBQ lunch, I had the Chicken and waffles. Both meals outstanding. Outdoor seating is great.

Thank Ed M
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Cheryl A
20 October 2015|
Response from JoeSorge | Property representative |
Hi there, we do offer burnt ends. On Wednesdays. Best right at 445pm. I think you'll love ours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-431-1119
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We're a cozy little joint with just 47 seats. This means we’re unable to accept reservations. Please feel free to walk in. Ooh, be sure to show up early – we sell out of much of our menu daily!
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