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Smoke Shack Bar-B-Q

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20608 Arkansas 365, Maumelle, AR 72113
+1 501-803-4935
11:00 - 20:00
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Maumelle, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Smoke Shack has the best bar-b-q in Maumelle. You get a lot of food for the money. The service is not the best experience but the food is awesome.

Thank Team_Juhl
Russellville, Arkansas
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smoke Shack Bar-B-Q is a casual joint with good food and generous portions. The prices are reasonable too. The service, while not overly helpful definitely got the job done. Close to home so we'll go back.

Thank TraceyLeighPew
Grant, Michigan
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604 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Ate here this weekend on the suggestion of the motel clerk. Food was good, quantities were adequate and the price was fair. The food had flavor, that's for sure. They close early at 8:00 pm, not sure why, but be forewarned. We took our food to go and it was just fine.

Thank Impala guy
Little Rock Arkansas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This little spot puts out the best BBQ in the entire state! Yep, I know that's a HUGE claim, but one visit to Smoke Shack will have you agreeing. The Prices are ridiculously low, the food portions are extremely large and the sauce.. OMG, the sweet and spicy sauce, made right in the restaurant is to die for. A half... More 

Thank millertyme
Mayflower, Arkansas
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Awesome sauces for the sandwiches ect. They always run a great special. Jumbo (Pork, Beef, turkey or sausage sandwich ) w/ 2 sides and a drink for $6.99. A must try. Very filling

Thank jeremy s
Conway, Arkansas
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266 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Price was great and portions were of good size, but I just have to say it wasn't the best BBQ. Beans had bell pepper in them that put off the taste and potato Salad was so mustardy that I didn't eat those. The meat on the pulled pork sandwich was good but square was too sweet for my taste. Go... More 

Thank FlyMom10
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place, it's clean and the staff is very friendly. The food is amazing I highly recommend eating here.

Thank alexis w
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

On a road trip traveling on I-40 and got off at the Maumell exit because it was lunch time. We spotted Smoke Shack BBQ right off the exit and decided to try it. My husband and I both had the pulled pork sandwich with beans and slaw for sides. Probably the best pulled pork we have ever had. The smoke... More 

Thank Christine T
maumelle, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have been eating at the Smoke Shack for years. It is some of the best. The service is good and the prices are also. My brother in law from South Carolina has come through Little Rock when traveling on business. He stops at the Smoke Shack before he comes to see us. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim D
Maumelle, Arkansas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food, fair prices, great service. What more could you want in a local bar-b-que restaurant? Nothing fancy but awesome food in country setting. I would recommend their nightly specials - ribs are great and bar-b-que sandwich plates are favorites of my family.

Thank Sue I

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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, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 20608 Arkansas 365, Maumelle, AR 72113
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Maumelle
  • Phone Number: +1 501-803-4935

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