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Map & Directions 901 Fort Worth Ave.
Dallas, TX 75208
  • Barbecue
  • Sun-Thu 5pm-10pm, Mon-Fri 8am-3pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Lot Available, Street


Dallas Observer's Description

As the name implies, there is plenty of barbecue-from brisket to ribs to real Carolina-style pulled pork. But Smoke is more than a barbecue pit. Chef Tim Byres, formerly of Stephan Pyles, takes the name very literally. He cooks almost everything the restaurant offers over burning hardwood in the traditional way of the pre-electric South. Fresh fish and scallops carry a smoky tinge, as does house-cured meat and grilled vegetables. Breakfast is one of the city's best. But dinner ranks up there, too-as long as you don't mind smelling like smoke on your way home.

Member Reviews

  • TheBarbecueFiend
    TheBarbecueFiend wrote a review for Smoke
    on 12/17/13

    This weekend was full of festivities for my 30th birthday, and Smoke was my top pick. They didn't have any reservation times left for a Saturday night dinner, so I had to settle for Sunday brunch. They don't take reservations for brunch, and we were slated for a 60-80 minute wait. Most of the other customers in line passed the time with mimosas and bellinis. We only ended up... More >>

  • tnw807 wrote a review for Smoke
    on 04/21/13

    $12 got me 5 or 6 thin slices for warm dry brisket (1/2 lb per menu). Sides for $4 each so for 8 bucks I got a cup of baked beans (they were ok) and another of potato salad. Add a $6 beer, tax & tip and you have a meal I'll never repeat. I guess I should have ordered the brunch but my advice is to go to Pecan Lodge if you're looking for "best brisket".

  • foodbiatch
    foodbiatch wrote a review for Smoke
    on 08/15/12

    SMOKE is fancy pants BBQ in a good way. The big rib or brisket at lunch or dinner is fantastic, but my favorite thing to order is the cabrito. And BRUNCH at SMOKE is a revelation. The pancakes or the brisket hash. You will not regret this.

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Tips from foursquare

  • Eater on 10/05/11

    The barbecue baby of Tim Byres is one of the city's best-received and best-executed restaurants. [Eater 38 Member]

  • Dallas Observer on 12/13/10

    Dallas Observer claims this as the Best Bloody Mary around town in our Best of Dallas 2010!

  • Gilt City on 08/04/11

    Chef Tim Bynes' biscuits are out of this world. Perfect for mopping up all those leftover juices on your plate.

  • ILiveInDallas.com on 03/23/12

    You must get the ribs, that's their specialty.

  • Christine N. on 06/06/10

    Bottomless mimosas. Nuff said.

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