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Nat Hayden's Real Pit Barbecue

144B Broad St, Windsor, CT 06095-2944
+1 860-298-8955
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
144B Broad St, Windsor, CT 06095-2944
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have eaten there a few times and never had a bad meal. Love their grits. We all tried different stuff and shared and we like it all

Thank Cheryle R
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Can't say enough about this place. Love the food, the wait staff is always friendly, and the prices are great! Glad they moved to a bigger location in the same neighborhood and it's one of our favorite local places..... Love the brisket sandwiches and the...More

Thank Goodman847
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I ate here for a late lunch/early dinner. I got the Farm Hand special which is pulled pork, brisket, cole slaw, red beans and rice and corn bread. They let me substitute BBQ baked beans for the red beans and rice. Every...More

Thank aablodgett
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Brisket tasted like it had been chemically treated. Sides were tasteless and waitress was on something and weird. I definitely will not go back.

Thank Bonemery
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I had not been to Nat's for over a year and was craving a real BBQ experience. The food was just as good as it was a year ago. The menu looked simpler than a year ago but the abundant sides and the great variety...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great local place, the BBQ was authentic, delicious, all made from scratch & delicious. near the hotel I'm staying. Had the rib combo, the ribs were tender and full of flavor, not too fatty. The sides were really good, all made from scratch. Had mac...More

1  Thank 715AK715
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I loved the side dishes offered here. The gumbo was excellent, as were the red beans and rice. I was less happy with the pulled pork sandwich. It was too soggy and I've had better BBQ sauce. My wife enjoyed the catfish wrap special and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I love Nat Hayden's so much. Their food is always consistently good and staff are always so friendly. I personally love the pulled pork, the quesadillas, collard greens, and their mac & cheese the best. If you want small town good bbq, then this is...More

Thank jmcfarland84
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food was ok....we had 3 cheese mac and cheese (good), the hoagie (so-so), baked beans (tasted like Bush's), and the crab cakes (great remoulade sauce, but the cakes themselves were way too salty). Not a bad stop for some out-of-town BBQ, but definitely not...More

Thank Chelsea Z
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I am a die hard Nat Haydens fan. Recently the old owners left and I was concerned that the food was going to change. Thankfully it has not. They have delicious BBQ, always fresh and have never had an issue. They will make any modifications...More

Thank brando16a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144B Broad St, Windsor, CT 06095-2944
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 860-298-8955
  • E-mail