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Voted “Best lunch spot” in Renton in 2010 and again in 2021!
Voted “Best BBQ” in Renton for 2021!

Cedar River Smokehouse is located in the heart of downtown Renton. Since the opening of our restaurant in 2000, we have gained considerable notoriety as a terrific lunch & dinner spot for individuals working in Renton and the surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on providing traditional as well as non-traditional Texas Style Barbecue.

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“The Best BBQ In Renton”

Cedar River Smokehouse has been the number one Texas-style BBQ spot in Renton for over two decades. We pride ourselves on providing the best experience, service, and food possible. We want to make sure you leave our restaurant feeling happy, with your stomachs full, and cravings satisfied.

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We provide full-service catering for 100 or more. We’ll handle all of the serving during your event and we can come to any location in Western Washington. We have provided catering for the Seahawks Training Facility, Platt Electric, PCL Construction, Bayley Construction, and many other businesses. We also cater for weddings, birthday parties, and any other special event you need! Our entire menu is available for your event.

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304 Wells Ave S
Renton, WA


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri, Sat
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM