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Old Canal Smokehouse

94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
+1 740-779-3278
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (39 reviews)
“pulled pork” (56 reviews)
“ribs” (45 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from Columbus. We were in the mood for something good since we hadn’t eaten all day. This place did not disappoint. The decor sets the atmosphere, the service was very friendly. The food was delicious!...More

Thank Alcpowell76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a Sunday drive & ended up in Chillicothe . After checking Trip Advisor, we chose the #1 restaurant . Smoked chicken, brisket, mashed potatoes,green beans , garden salad, corn casserole , baked bean & corn bread. It was all delicious. I recommend it...More

Thank Sheilafrasher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smells were good just walking down sidewalk as you approach! Staff friendly an menu knowledgeable. Best brisket ever had, you have to try onion rings,cornbread you’ll want to take some home! We sat at bar an ate bartender was great! Attentive an friendly..

Thank Yfz45067
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were near Chilicothe looking for a home to buy. We decided to grab a bite to eat. Just driving around town we happened upon Old Canal Smoke house. I went in to see if they had a take out menu we could look at...More

Thank ray e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby & I decided to try out Old Canal again. We didn’t have a great experience awhile back after ownership changed...food just seemed different. This time around we were impressed with the recent renovations and decided to sit on the new fully enclosed patio. We...More

Thank LeftMySOULatTheSea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I were passing through on April 4, 2018. I refer to TA a lot when looking for new places to dine. My husband had the brisket and mashed potatoes. He enjoyed each bite. I was not very hungry so I tried the pizza...More

Thank WildcatMom2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for barbecue and found this place. The smoked prime rib is the best I have ever eaten. No matter what the cost order the prime rib you wont be disappointed.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place with friendly servers, tasty BBQ: Ribs, pulled pork, chicken. Solid bar offerings. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Bradermd2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited Chillicothe for the Hopewell Mounds, but we are so glad we stopped at this restaurant for a late lunch! We ordered appetizers and meals and definitely had enough food to take home for another meal. The coconut onion rings are some of...More

Thank ginger2003_98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delish ! Best prime rib I have ever ever ever had !!!!!! Melt in your mouth juicy , and the service was amazing

Thank Tabitha H
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1 February 2017|
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Response from vacabuckeye | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you're asking if the restaurant is affiliated with that family or if I'm related to them.... but neither.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Chillicothe
  • Phone Number: +1 740-779-3278
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