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Smokestack Urban Barbecue

) #16 of 475 Restaurants in Worcester ££ - £££ American, , 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” (50 reviews)
“fried pickles” (31 reviews)
“wings” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
139 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604-4125
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place and go regularly. My kids love the bacon BBQ burgers and my wife loves the brisket sandwich with the green apple slaw.

Thank Jeep2go
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were a party of five who, due to having theatre tickets, were pleased that the Urban Smokestack accepted reservations. I had wanted to try it out for some time. First, it's in a trendy (but busy) neighborhood where there are a lot of things...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were in Worcester and wanted to try a new place. So many choices and so little time and stomach space for the big menu. We settled on a few appetizers because we could not make up our minds and they were all great! The...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is very enjoyable and tasty and the wait staff is very friendly and available at all times. There are several specials and the meals to not taste the same all around depending on the the meats.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 22 December 2016

this place has bad vibes and i will never eat here again. anyone who has had southern bbq before will not be satisfied.

Thank 452bunjo
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Seriously our new favorite restaurant. The friend pickles are addicting. The pulled pork melts in your mouth....literally everything is outstanding. What's great is the attention to detail when it comes to the food yet served in a comfortable and cool environment. Parking is a bit...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Four of us just visited Urban BBQ on a Saturday night....we had no reservations but were seated after 15 pleasant minutes at the bar. The BBQ itself was authentic and served in huge portions, meats were fresh and flavorful; the service was excellent and attentive...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ, excellent gumbo; but Wednesday night is fried chicken night - whole pieces that are moist, meaty, and yummy! Chicken needs more seasoning...

Thank lisa f
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We both had the pulled pork platter and found it very good to excellent. The corn bread that came with the platter was also very good as were the other side dishes.The service was close to lightening fast. The ambiance was that of a busy...More

Thank Irwin A
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Tasty BBQ in Central Mass. I had the brisket platter with baked beans and apple slaw. Everything complimented escort novelty and was a great meal. Didn't sit to heavy and the brisket was really tender. Three BBQ sauce options to mix up the flavors. Highly...More

Thank Kevin T
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Green St, Worcester, MA 01604-4125
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-363-1111
  • E-mail
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