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5.3 /6 Excellent 215 Reviews

Jacks Smokehouse

Oldham American £££ +100
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About Jacks Smokehouse

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For smokehouse-style American classics and good old Southern hospitality, head on over to Jacks Smokehouse. Bringing the flavours of the USA to Oldham, Jacks Smokehouse is a mecca for Manchester’s meat lovers, cooking up premium cuts low and slow in their special smokers. Whether you want to sink your teeth into a juicy steak or feast on a badass beefburger, this Yorkshire Street joint has plenty of options, and its rustic wooden furnishings and Americana-inspired decor only adds to its appeal. Kick your meal off with some jalapeno poppers before tackling the classic burger or some baby back ribs, washed down with a shake or cocktail. Attracting diners from all over Manchester, Jacks Smokehouse can fill up quick. Avoid having to wait by booking in advance.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 16:00 - 22:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 22:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 22:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 22:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 21:00
Jacks Smokehouse, 62 Yorkshire St, OL1 3SL Manchester


215 Reviews

5.3 /6 Excellent 215 Reviews
Noise: quiet
Quality/Price: great value
Food: heavenly
Service: extraordinary
Atmosphere: excellent
Waiting Time: no waiting time
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cheryl g.
1 review so far 6
15.05.2017 22:54

friendly atmosphere the food was gorgeous would recamend to any one the tables were well spaced out im defianatly going back on fathers day our next visit

Iulian C.
1 review so far 6
15.05.2017 00:07

Me and my wife loved the food it was great and the staff is verry friendly. Good pound value,the restaurant has a nice look to it,great atmosphere. I recomand this place 100%

Adam H.
1 review so far 6
13.05.2017 20:28

We really enjoyed our first visit the food was amazing ribs cooked to perfection. I enjoyed the burger even though not normally huge fan of onion rings. Think will go for burn ends next time. Defo get a shake but save it for mid meal as you won't want to eat ya main.

Simon F.
1 review so far 6
13.05.2017 16:03

Really enjoyed it and the staff were excellent very friendly - would recommend to family and friends. A little expensive for what we had but never the less a brilliant experience

Christine S.
1 review so far 6
23.09.2016 15:48

First visit to Jacks Smokehouse, but definitely not the last. The food was really tasty & lots of it. We had the sharing platter & although really hungry we couldn't finish it. The pulled pork especially was so tasty & tender. The service was excellent - cheerful, friendly & efficient.

Julie M.
1 review so far 5
22.07.2016 15:34

First time at Jacks, booked a table for my sons birthday...staff were lovely, friendly with great customer service. Absolute food coma❤️ Great food...not for dieters! Reasonably priced! Just a shame it was a hot day, towards the end of our meal a group of loud lads that had been on the beer sat in the booth next to us which I didn't appreciate the language and content of conversations where my child could hear😞 Staff was great, gave us a doggy bag...overall a great night.... Recommend the sharing platter...the brisket is the best, plenty of meat on the babyback ribs and the smoked beans, Mac n cheese was on point..absolutely delicious!! Great place (just a shame where it is)

Jacqui D.
1 review so far 6
25.07.2016 16:18

Always a pleasure to visit Jacks Smokehouse! We brought our family a couple of months ago and we've been back 3 times.... Fabulous food, service, atmosphere its just brilliant! Our kids love it, it's a very warm and welcoming place for the whole family.

Stephen W.
1 review so far 6
01.08.2016 15:45

Jacks Smokehouse is one of the best eateries in Oldham. Serving a wide range of American Themed food and drink. It's friendly staff make the atmosphere relaxing. Nothing is too much trouble for them and the Manager is very obliging.

Nicola R.
2 reviews so far 5
19.06.2016 14:45

The food was fantastic; Rag pudding & legendary Arthur burger followed by Waffle stack and strawberry & cream sundae. Friendly service and not unreasonable waits for food. The only drawback was our table. Two of us sharing a table of two with a bucket of cutlery, marketing material, a range of sauces meant that we were struggling for table top space. The table was awkwardly positioned so we felt like an after thought. That didn't spoil our evening, we will definitely be going back.

Colin W.
1 review so far 6
03.09.2016 17:54

Got a warm welcome and we were able to go to our table straight away. Ordered drinks and we were given plenty of time to relax before ordering. The whole experience was lovely, the food and the service were first class and the owner gave us a complimentary drink when he found out we were celebrating our wedding anniversary. A splendid establishment that we will be visiting again and again.

Wendy B.
1 review so far 6
09.03.2017 15:26

Lovely, attentive staff and fantastic food, what's more to say! The young girls who serve you always have a smile and nothing is too much trouble. The guy's in the kitchen are always smiling too and even though they are very busy cooking, always shout hello and goodbye to you. Very happy with out visit, once again!

Alan J.
2 reviews so far 6
23.04.2016 16:06

My family thoroughly enjoyed the experience , the lady who served us was so helpful and kind and made the children so welcome , the food was lovely , and we as a family will be visiting again soon , the bill including drinks didnt break the bank and was good value . I would recommend booking

Gillian L.
1 review so far 6
29.11.2016 17:48

First visit, but thought we knew what to expect having been to similar places in Manchester. Far exceeded our expectations! The menu is mega! The staff were warm and inviting and the servers have a detailed knowledge of all dishes and options which helped us to choose the perfect dish for us. Will definitely go back.

Izzy t.
1 review so far 2
08.07.2016 16:32

A lovely meal spoiled by awful service. We waited 35 minutes for the order to be taken. Food came quite quickly and was great apart from the beans as a side order. Really runny sauce, not what I was expecting. When it says on the menu contains meat I was expecting to see at least some, not a shred to be seen! Impossible to catch wait staff's eye to order more drinks. Felt totally invisible. They walked past without even glancing at us. Waited another 30 mins for table to be cleared. We only had mains, no starters and the only desert was a kids ice cream. Table was booked for 7 and we were on time, seated quickly but didn't get out until gone 9. Only about 30 mins was eating time so out nice school night treat turned into a very late night. Really disappointed as we'd travelled from urmston due to the good reviews. Prob won't bother again.

Cara D.
1 review so far 6
13.11.2016 18:13

We arrived early as a table of 4 for our booking and we're seated straight away - at least 15 minutes early. The food was absolutely amazing and the customer service was great checking if we wanted drinks or anything else. I will recommend to others and will definitely be back myself!

Ian M.
1 review so far 6
24.08.2016 15:34

The food, the atmosphere & the service was great, I cannot fault the place & I highly recommend Jacks Smokehouse. Hope to visit there again soon.

Lisa H.
1 review so far 6
21.10.2016 20:28

Fantastic meal,service and atmosphere.... Couldn't fault it!! Extra special attention for my son who's birthday it was too! Will definitely be returning to Jacks Smokehouse!

Ashley C.
1 review so far 6
22.01.2017 17:42

Booked a table for 8:30pm, got seated straight away no waiting for people to finish or for the table being cleaned. The staff were very friendly and on the ball, food and drinks were served quickly. Food it's self was delicious! We will definitely be coming back for more!

Charlotte W.
1 review so far 6
27.03.2017 15:50

Really nice food and the staff couldn't be better & more helpful. We had a new girl taking our orders but she was really helpful and efficient and anything she was unsure on she went and asked and always returned with the answer. Will definitely be returning.

Neil P.
1 review so far 6
02.09.2016 16:09

Excellent American style barbecue food, with great service and lovely staff. We chose boneless wings and the sharing platter which was a little too much to consume, so the restaurant sent us rolling home with a doggy back of brisket, burnt ends and chicken. Highly recommended

Sarah M.
3 reviews so far 6
06.07.2016 15:24

Great place to go. Food is amazing. There is a lot to chose from on the menu and its value for money too. Staff are friendly and make you feel at home. If you haven't been. Get a table booked you won't regret it. 😁

Gemma W.
1 review so far 6
30.12.2016 18:58

Great food, we went on Boxing Day with the kids so it was 6 of us, the kids loved it & cant wait to go back, service was amazing as always, we have been to jacks a few times & have never been disappointed yet

Lara P.
1 review so far 6
14.02.2017 16:27

Great food, friendly staff and a lovely ambience. Would definitely go there again - so much to choose from on the menu too. I had the chilli - very tasty with a nice kick. My friend had the classic burger and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thomas F.
1 review so far 6
02.01.2017 03:55

Good customer service. Great food and drinks at a reasonable price. The food came fairly quickly and the waitresses always came over to check if our food was okay or if we needed any refills on our drinks. 10/10 would go again.

Kathryn H.
1 review so far 5
20.02.2017 15:30

Food was really good and all came out of the kitchen together for a party of 9, staff were friendly. Not a place for intimate dining as its american diner style but a great place to go for a change with the family and friends. Will definately go again.

Howard J.
3 reviews so far 6
06.04.2016 14:14

Absolutely brilliant. Nice friendly staff. We were a party of 20 varying in age from 60 to 12 months. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was fantastic. A great experience overall. Thanks again to Gill for a superb day.

Jeanette K.
1 review so far 6
26.06.2016 16:45

Food and service second to none as always from the moment we walked in to when we left. Nothing was too much trouble, including being seated at a larger table, food and drinks order taken and served in excellent time.

Freda S.
1 review so far 6
25.01.2017 17:52

Was greeted and made very welcome..didnt wait long for a table and to be served..our first time visit so we ordered the sharing platter with different things to try..food was delicious ..cocktails were too..we are definately going back asap..

melvyn w.
1 review so far 6
01.05.2016 16:54

great meal lovely friendly staff would defo eat there again was my birthday so a wonderful treat full marks for everything .very busy but still served really quickly no hanging around as it should be. very very good

Nadia T.
1 review so far 5
24.04.2017 18:17

Food and staff service both amazing. My only gripe was discomfort. The seats are metal with bars along the back. I'm 31 weeks pregnant so this was extremely uncomfortable throughout the meal. Other than that, we loved everything else about the experience 😁 Thank you

Sharon S.
1 review so far 4
30.01.2017 14:46

Food was lovely, starters came out quickly the mains took much longer over a hour the kitchen staff seemed to be under quite a strain, and we're being told to hurry by a lady who constantly stood by the hatch. I hope this was just a one of as I would like to go back again.

Tony H.
1 review so far 6
30.10.2016 16:54

We went there for a family meal, the food was really great, the service was excellent, it was very clean. Thanks to all the staff who all contribute to making it a great place to eat out.

Jayne G.
1 review so far 6
21.10.2016 19:03

The food was delicious and served up pretty quickly. The waitress was efficient and knowledgeable and it was a joy to eat at Jack's Smokehouse. We will definitely be going again and highly recommend a visit.

Carly H.
1 review so far 5
05.02.2017 16:29

Lovely place and the food tasted amazing. Only problem was that it took 15 minutes for someone to take our drink order them another 20 minutes before they arrived. Then when we had finished drinks you couldn't get anyone's attention to get another

Mary-Ann E.
1 review so far 6
24.09.2016 14:46

Food was amazing unfailtable! Service was good especially one waitress (who unfortunately we didn't catch her name) she was great with our children & had a great attention to detail! Will definitely return here x

Wesley W.
3 reviews so far 6
31.08.2016 16:42

Great food fab cocktails. Will visit again soon. Too many lovely things on the menu. Loads of choices for the kids menu at 5.99 with a main meal dessert and drink it's well worth it

Vicky B.
1 review so far 4
02.01.2017 16:47

First visit. Food was lovely but service was very slow 29/12/16 and could have been much worse as staff had said they worked 4+ hours post their shift ending. Couldn't grab anyone's attention when needed. Would go again but if service is the same it would be last visit from us.

Joanne C.
1 review so far 6
15.10.2016 02:49

Excellent food, absolutely delicious, staff and service was lovely, very relaxed environment. Great deals on cocktails...would be better if you could mix and match the varieties but will most definitely be visiting again 😊

Jason B.
1 review so far 6
30.04.2017 05:18

Perfect, staff was very friendly and food was awesome would definitely come back. Reasonable prices for what you getting, bar man even let us in a deal for alcohol, was with few mates 😂

Ellen L.
1 review so far 3
30.07.2016 15:27

Great food but very slow service. 1 hour 45 to get a lunchtime main item and pudding. A large party of people in at lunchtime so told food would be a little delayed but waited over a hour for the main and then pudding of a scoop of ice cream and pancakes and ice cream took over half an hour. Such a shame as first time there.

Sherry W.
1 review so far 5
10.01.2017 16:32

lovely food and the staff were very friendly only thing I would change would be to not charge extra for slaw and cobs etc that should be part of the meal but apart from that definitely would go again :)

Jake G.
1 review so far 6
20.02.2017 01:41

Food was mega and staff were exellent great food at great prices the cocktails also went down a treat would 100 % recomend this place will be back in there very soon !!!

Nicola R.
2 reviews so far 6
01.07.2016 14:19

Five of us had a great meal (burger's, rag pudding & gumbo). The drinks were delicious (cocktails and alcoholic milkshakes). The desserts were lovely in an American style decorated restaurant with great service.

Clare B.
5 reviews so far 6
01.08.2016 14:40

Thursday evening 2-4-1 Strawberry Daiquiris were amazing, we lost count how many we had. The full group all really enjoyed their meals. Will definitely be back for more! Really good value for money.

Victoria A.
1 review so far 6
21.03.2016 14:37

Food was amazing (brisket and steak) and the staff were so lovely. They made sure we were OK and had everything we needed the whole time we were there. Will definitely go again!

Karl S.
1 review so far 6
22.04.2017 22:15

Love the place. Nice selection of drinks and cocktails and the food is always good. Service and atmosphere is good. I like going towards the last service point. Will be back very soon.

garry c.
1 review so far 2
12.02.2017 21:54

negatives-not given a children's menu when shown to table(my son is 10)had to ask waiter if we ordered drinks via him or did we go to bar.drinks took 20 mins to arrive at the table.when food arrived the burgers were lukewarm at best.sent them back and new burger was still not very hot, but by this time I had had enough so just ate it(son and wife were happy with theirs. only one positive-manager decided to give us 15% off for our inconvenience but to be honest I don't think we will be going again!overall very disappointed!

Matthew S.
1 review so far 6
24.04.2017 16:17

Great staff, great food, great ambiance. Would recommend for families and couples alike. Staff were great with our two children aged 7 and 2. Boy they earn't their money that day :)

Jim H.
1 review so far 6
17.10.2016 16:10

food was fab and service to match never been before would be going back soon i had chicken my wife went for the brisket very nice and the wine was very reasonable.

David B.
1 review so far 6
22.06.2016 14:35

Great value for money! And quite reasonable priced and the service was excellent? Would highly recommend ? The kids menu is great for the money there doing a great job at jacks