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Smokin' With Chris

59 West Center St., Southington, CT 06489-3511
+1 860-620-9133
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (18 reviews)
“brisket” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 West Center St., Southington, CT 06489-3511
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant nailed our Father's D a y adventure! Chris puts our consistently fabulous ribs, chicken, pork and steak!

Thank lissiebrook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good. The meatloaf is outstanding, as is the corn bread, get the jalapeno version. They have a great selection of local craft beers.

Thank michael s
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Found this place by accident looking for another food joint near by. Saw the smoker working and decided to stop in. The staff are great. Met the owner the second time I was there. Very nice. Asked if I enjoyed my food. I have been...More

1  Thank Jimbo1607
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The bar is classic neighborhood....nice service, rustic, happy place to drink. Food....not so good. Not terrible mind you, but not great. Then again, I've been down south and you can't beat this genre down there. Brisket sandwich was on awesome bread, but loaded with fatty...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Took friends that had never been there are they loved it as much as we do. Started with pork nachos that have great taste and a good sized order. Entrees and sandwiches are all good. Smoked. Meatloaf, ribs, meat combo all good choices but there...More

1  Thank redjeep14
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

On route 84 looking for a place to stop for lunch and found this place. Had chilli & great corn bread. Hubby had pulled pork sandwich and baked beans. So good. Server was fun & friendly. Wish I lived closer I'd be here often. This...More

1  Thank Berryeats
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We ended a food crawl here last night. At 9:50 when we arrived the smoker in the parking lot was going strong and as we walked in the bartender warned that the kitchen closed at 10! We immediately ordered a tray of burnt ends and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my father in law's 88th birthday and the staff was so accommodating. Menu had something for everyone and the brisket was amazing! Would like to go back in the summer and eat outside.

Thank samfam
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cars are always packed outside so we wanted to see what the fuss was about. We was new to the area and love BBQ food. Ordered food to go for the family and wasn't too happy. Food was just ok. Nothing to write home about....More

Thank RoysterFam
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Where to begin....greeted and seated with a smile, exceptional service from a young lady who loves her job and the food. We loved the brisket, the sloppy Chris and the sides including collard greens, Mac n cheese and coleslaw. Definitely going back

2  Thank SKayWatertown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 West Center St., Southington, CT 06489-3511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-620-9133
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