authentic wood fired barbecue


Whether from Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, or the Carolinas, southern BBQ is the sweetest and most sultry taste around. Complete with all the fixins, our southern comfort food is sure to satisfy any appetite. Southern Smoke Barbecue House is unlike your typical BBQ joint, we will provide you with a unique combination of excellent food at great value all in a fun southern-style atmosphere. Bring the whole family and experience our down home cookin' for yourself. You'll never forget your first time! We bet you'll be back for more. 

The Food Truck

Hamilton's first and only authentic wood fired BBQ food truck! We proudly serve Hamilton & the surrounding area, with regular stops in Ancaster, Binbrook, Dundas and Niagara-On-The-Lake.  Join us curbside for our fourth season!

Check out our FOOD TRUCK page to find out where we're at! See you on the streets!

Available for all your catering & special event needs from film & television sets, backyard BBQ’s, Weddings & late night buffets we have you covered! Our food truck is a fully insured Health inspected commercial kitchen on wheels.

The Restaurant

We've expanded our business to include Southern Smoke Barbecue House located in the heart of Ottawa street - 201 Ottawa Street North. The ever evolving street has become a destination for textiles, antiques and now food! Come check out the antiques, record stores, the very first Tim Hortons and stop in for some great lunch at Southern Smoke! Restaurant catering available too.

We are licensed, so have a pint from one of our 10 taps,  predominantly local craft beer like: Sam Adams Boston Lager, Moosehead Radler, Collective Arts, Cameron's Brewing, Steam Whistle. We also pour Alexander Keith's , Budweiser and Rolling Rock Pale Ale.

Monday - Wednesday 11:30am - 8:00pm 

Thursday - Saturday 11:30am - 9:00pm 

Closed Sundays

Authentic wood fired barbecue

One taste and you will know what we're talking about! Delicious, mouth-watering authentic wood smoked barbecue is how we roll. We use a mix of Apple and Cherry depending on what we've got in our 9foot long Lang Smoker which can hold 1000 pounds of our locally sourced meats and cheeses. Ottawa street has never smelled so good!