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Center Street Smoke House

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20 Center St Batvaia New York, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
+1 585-343-7470
16:00 - 20:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here after a 40 min drive from Rochester. We were seated by a very friendly young woman who was also our waitress. The restaurant atmosphere was very interesting and eclectic. We went around 5pm on a Tuesday. We had our orders taken promptly, politely and were served quickly too. I had a 2 meat sampled and my husband... More 

Thank 328baker
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was not happy with the food. stopped in at opening, order the chicken. it was dried out and most likely left over from the day before. Tried it again and same thing. waste of time and money.

Thank Bob s
Smithtown, New York
Level Contributor
34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times with family. It's a fun atmosphere, and the food is good for the area. Staff is accommodating and generally friendly.

Thank iwilleatyou2
Batavia, NY
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely slow service & over priced food. Kept giving it another try but this was the last. Great potential but not worth the aggravation. Many other better options in the area.

Thank vstargirlNY
Rochester, New York
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you get the five-meat combo, you'll be bringing home more than one doggie bag. It's all good, just more than a normal human can eat. All the menu items that we've tried have been tasty. The service, however, can be hit and miss.

Thank WaterGirlDreaming
centerstreet, Owner at Center Street Smoke House, responded to this review

thanks for the kind review we will work on the service More 

Batavia, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Service and food were horrible. Bartender could not be bothered to seat us even though it said wait to be seated. Waitress was missing in action and very rude. We asked questions about the menu and she acted like she was too busy to answer even though we were the only people dining and there were 2 people at the... More 

Thank hpbjmb
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lots of choices on the menu and everything we ordered was delicious. Handicap access was difficult. Once we figured out where to go we had to wait in the cold for someone to unlock the door and let us in.

Thank melodyb712
Agawam, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Four of us traveled from Rochester to have dinner here. Walking up you could smell the smokin going on. Service was just ok, but the food was as expected. Good atmosphere, wiyh tadty southern BBQ. .

Thank GaryL138
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was really nice and courteous this is a really good place for a barbecue I love the ribs. The prices on the menu were very reasonable as well

Thank Drew M
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great looking place, the decor is right on for a smokehouse. Fast, pleasant & accommodating service, all good so far. The food came so quickly that we were taken aback & it looked really good too. The problem? You can't serve dry meat & call the place a smokehouse! I had the BBQ platter & the chicken, the brisket &... More 

Thank YourTypicalTourist

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
American, Bar, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Center St Batvaia New York, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Batavia
  • Phone Number: +1 585-343-7470

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?