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Center Street Smoke House

20 Center St, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
+1 585-343-7470
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
20 Center St, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came with a friend who had a Groupon. I actually would have never known it was there otherwise. Quaint decor and nice atmosphere. I think it’d be a great place to come when there’s music (was here on a Monday so not surprised there...More

Thank littlesis4
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We used to love his place. Since we live in Rochester it has been maybe a year since we last visited. We went recently and the ribs were horrible - old, dry - just terrible! Our waitress was very good. The biggest turnoff, however, was...More

Thank Lou Ann O
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Terrible place all the way around, from service to food. Went on Saturday night, yes they were busy but as we were waiting on our table (half hour wait, not sure why anyone would come back twice) we went to bar to order a drink,...More

Thank rickcochrane1
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I've eaten at the Center Street Smoke House three times and each time the food has been excellent. I've had the bakes sweet potatoes and ribs. Recommend making a reservation for fastest seating. Highly recommend!

1  Thank takroth
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is really good, and excellent service. What we ordered; Chicken Pecan, the Platter Sampler, The ribs, and the 2 meats combo. Everyone was pleased with their entrees. The Buffalo Shrimp for appetizer are delicious, this should be highlighted on their menu, they...More

Thank DKleps
centerstreet, Owner at Center Street Smoke House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review. We work hard at the BBQ to make sure it is just right. The staff is always working on better and better service and i will past along your review to them Thanks for your business

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Four of us visited the Center Street Smoke House recently, on a quiet weekday night. Our waitress was engaging and welcoming, and on top of things. We had the ribs, roasted chicken, chicken fingers, and a great jambalaya, with plenty of shrimp, brown rice and...More

Thank Timoteo99
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good place to visit with friends while eating. The ribs and pulled chicken were good. Several sides to choose from. We enjoyed the coleslaw. I wouldn't pick The tomato salad again. Several choices of beer

Thank jfavk
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you find yourself in this little town in Western NY stop in here. Housed in an old, narrow, 2 story, stand alone building just off of Main St. in downtown Batavia, you'll smell it before you see it. Exposed brick, local memorabilia on the...More

Thank Pete E
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good food, and plenty of it. Waite staff is good and attentive, great variety of different kinds of food, and plenty of sides. Been there many of time, never heard the bands that are there on Saturday nights, but I've heard it's fun. If you...More

Thank CBS223
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

As we entered we were taken by the authentic "smoke house" decor. Washroom was clean which is usually a good indication. Was I ever wrong! Ordered the ribs and prime rib. Both were mediocre at best... Made fun of my wife ordering prime rib at...More

Thank robformisano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Center St, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Batavia
  • Phone Number: +1 585-343-7470
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