Permanently Closed - International Smoke Houston
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Mon–Fri 11:30 am–4:30 pm
Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–7:00 pm
Mon–Thu 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm–11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Service as always is slow. Food was cold and not that great, usually love the ribs, however they didn’t taste that great today.
Before we finished our appetizer, we had already said to ourselves “this will be our first and last time here”. We came early for dinner and they weren’t busy at all but the service was very very slow. The jumbo shrimp appetizer was truly the size of a small finger. There were three of us and they brought our food at two separate times! The food quality and price is nowhere near what is available at several other restaurants at City Centre.
Don’t waste your time and money on mediocre!
Everything from presentation to taste was phenomenal. We ordered the nachos and bacon bao buns as starters. The nachos put Mexican restaurants to shame. Freshly fried tortillas stacked and layered with just the right amount of goodness then cut right at the table. For our main entree we decided to split the pulled pork sandwich. The bbq sauce is more on the sweet/tangy side rather than a smokey sauce. The french fries are pure gold! Best fries in all of Houston. Staff was very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable of the menu. Happy to say this is our new go-to spot.
Food was very tasty but $12 for 3 oysters, $8 for 3 cornbread muffins and $16 for one unspectacular Bloody Mary? Would love to try some of the other unique dishes on the menu but unlikely. Hard to justify prices on relatively low costs food items.
We had a wonderful first experience at International Smoke. It was slow the night we went and they had run out of the short-ribs, but every dish and cocktail we did get were delicious. The service was also uncommonly friendly.
Great food. Server was attentive and made great suggestions. Will return.
Awesome! We had a great time. Food great. Service experience excellent. We enjoyed our special day.
Meh! I was really looking forward to eating here but never wanted to drive far. I finally did and was underwhelmed. I couldn’t even finish my Mac & cheese??? How can you go wrong with that??
We went to this location for a business dinner. Our waitress was no knowledgeable about the menu and was inattentive.
The service was spectacular! Borisov helped us out with a birthday lunch- and he is wonderful! Will definitely be back!
Went there for a family member’s birthday. The service was great and the attendance to the birthday person was awesome. We sat outside and the you family members were able to play and enjoy themselves. The noise level was just fine for a fun conversation around the table.
It was my birthday and all I got was a card. The cornbread had this weird thick curry sauce that threw my husband and I off. The non- alcoholic drink that contained pineapple, tamarind, lemon, and soda was disgusting and somehow green, so I ordered a sweet tea. The tea was water and sugar almost, so I ordered a regular tea... and that was too concentrated with caffeine to the point it looked foggy. My Vietnamese beef rib was 50% fat. The 3 crusted oysters were delicious but $10 for 3 oysters? I loved my company more than the food. The rice didn’t match my tastebuds’ satisfaction to top of the meal. Never coming back
My wife and I have only been here twice, but both times we enjoyed the experience. The food is always top-notch and the service is excellent. The only reason I failed to give the food the highest rating is that they had run out of the one appetizer I was looking forward to trying.
Very nice restaurant not many options on the meal I was also expecting the food to be really good. Honestly it was ok. Waiter could have been a little more Attentive.
Our server Jasmyne was great! The food was just okay, didn't really meet our expectations. We'll most likely not be dining there in the future.
Second time we have been here. The food was amazing again and the service is always wonderful. Everyone at International Smoke made us feel welcome and made the birthday celebration even better!
Dropped by for lunch on Sunday at our college son's recommendation. Had a hard time choosing from the menu. It all looked spectacular. Our oyster appetizers were excellent as well as our entrees. And the service was attentive and knowledgeable while allowing us to enjoy ourselves with few unnecessary interruptions. We will definitely be back!
It was very smoky in the restaurant. My fries were cold
Great food and service. Ribs were outstanding as was several appetizers: char siu pork buns, corn bread and pretzels.
this place was so peaceful and the food was great!
Love it great food!
I chose this restaurant for my birthday dinner and I needed the night in tears because the service was so poor and the waiter was horribly mean and cold.
The service was incredibly great! The foods were delicious and looked amazing. International Smoke did not disappoint my mother’s birthday, but brought my family closer. The foods at the restaurant did not only satisfy my family’s taste bud, but also our nose and eyes. Big thank to International Smoke for the amazing experience. I will for sure come back in the near future.
Excellent service, even better food. Great atmosphere with genuinely nice staff. Great first impression and I will definitely be back!
The food and service was amazing. Everything we tasted was great from the ribs to the mushroom fried rice and smoked redfish. Absolutely no complaints, the staff went above and beyond to make our anniversary special.
Nice note to welcome us a we celebrate our anniversary along with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. The waitress was detailed and offered many recommendations on favorites. We had the Jamaican jerk chicken, wedge salad, pork ribs with sesame - G sauce and pulled pork sandwich. All was good but we have had better at other local restaurants that could out do these offerings and prices, Pappas & Goode Company, Cool Runnings. It was nice to try the restaurant after hearing about it from friends and family. Probably, will not drive from Sugar Land again but if in City Center and Cyclone Anaya’s is busy, we will go again. All the staff was attentive and friendly.
The service and food was absolutely amazing! Complete 360 from my original visit. Will definitely return again!
My first time dining it was a Saturday evening.Best service and food! Excellent customer service from the greeters who seat you up to the manager Borris and our awesome server Erin. I was celebrating my Bday and the hospitality was top shelf. It was two in my party and they made us feel like we were the only guest in the restaurant. I had the Mexican street chicken if you like spicy; my guest had the Red fish on half shell. Both absolutely delicious. The tuna poppers were good as well as the wonderful Ayesha's cornbread that's a hit in the show!! The ambiance was great; I would definitely recommend, will be returning. Thanks to the hands that prepared the food & the wonderful staff!... Bon appetite!!
We chose International Smoke to celebrate a birthday. Best decision ever! The food was scrumptious. Our party of 4 had several items among us and every single dish was amazing. We had appetizers, ribs, a variety of sides, and dessert. There was not a single thing lacking. Our server Felicia was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and engaging. We could tell that it was her pleasure to serve us and we thoroughly appreciated the evening all the more. We can hardly wait to return!
Food was beautifully presented. With unique fusion of flavors. Alex the server was very professional, friendly, and attentive.
Great food and customer
Friends in town
Food extremely weird. My pulled pork sandwich was so sourer I could not eat it. Papaya ice shaving was hot and spicy..... there was almost no papaya but a lot of black-red spice reminding me of sourer pepper....
It was my birthday weekend and the staff did the lil extras to make it a special day. From the time we entered the front door until our departure, everyone was very accommodating. Big shout out to our waitress Logan for putting up with us. Oh BTW let's talk food, the ribs were good and the mushroom fried rice was excellent. I will be back.
Fantastic food and service, looking forward to coming back! We will be bringing friends and family for sure.
We went to International Smoke on the last day of Houston Restaurant Weeks and we had a wonderful time! The menu was very eclectic and the food was wonderful.
Date night + International smoke = perfection
This place is overrated. An absolutely waste of my money. Could of gone to steak 48 for what we paid there. Only good thing was the bottle of wine but OVERPRICED! I ordered Korean ribs that were salty, dry, and over cooked. My friend ordered the steak frites medium rare... just dry! My 7 yr old ordered the Mac and cheese which she sent back. She said it tasted like “plastic”... no flavor. We also tried the strawberry shortcake for dessert. Another disappointment. I just ate the strawberries on it. It was dry and no flavor. Very disappointed. The only good thing about this place is the seating area outside and the service. Will definitely not eat there again.