Smoke BBQ in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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Smoke BBQ had been on my must-eat list for a bit before I hit up their full-fledged restaurant in Delray Beach. Don’t look for it cause it’s now closed.

There is however a newer Smoke BBQ in Boca Raton that has technically replaced it.

It turns out that the pastrami and jalapeño cheddar sausage, my primary motivator for going to Smoke BBQ, are only on the Fort Lauderdale location menu.

I rearranged a few things on my schedule and made my way to the restaurant I should have visited originally in the first place.

The Lauderdale spot is a chophouse and a no-frills BBQ spot which envelopes you with an intoxicating smoky scent when you walk in.

Smoke BBQ Pig Out Sign & Chalkboard Menu
Pig Out Sign & Chalkboard Menu, picture courtesy of ElComelon305
Smoke BBQ Wall in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Smoke BBQ Wall, picture courtesy of ElComelon305

Highest Quality Meats Smoked Over Post Oak Wood for 5 to 16 Hours 100% All-Natural USDA Prime Beef. 
All of our Meats and Homemade Sauces are Gluten-Free. No Hormones, Steroids or Antibiotics Ever.

from the Smoke BBQ Menu


The beef brisket is brined for seven days and is So Good You’ll Want to Marry It according to Boca Magazine. I agree 100% with that statement.

The first couple of times, I asked for a half-pound portion and then ended up having to get up to make the line again for another half-pound. Don’t be like Beast, order the pound right off the bat and save yourself the wait.

I was right to want the pastrami sandwich and jalapeño cheddar sausage. They’re still my two favorites items on the menu. Make sure to get there early for the pastrami as it does tend to run out first.

Two other things to be on the lookout for are the burnt ends available only on Friday evenings and the Texas-style beef ribs on Saturday nights.

Since my initial visit, I’ve eaten or should I say, thoroughly enjoyed lunch at Smoke BBQ multiple times.

The burnt ends and beef rib has eluded me, but their day is coming!


Housemade Potato Chips
Housemade BBQ Potato Chips
Smoke BBQ Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage
Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage
Smoke BBQ Spare Ribs
Spare Ribs
Pastrami Sandwich
Pastrami Sandwich
Pastrami Sandwich Closeup
Pastrami Sandwich Closeup
Smoke BBQ Brisket
Smoke BBQ Brisket

Oh yes, make sure to get the cornbread and don’t share.

Smoke BBQ
3351 NE 32nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Smoke BBQ
555 N Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, Florida

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