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Woods Pit BBQ & Mexican Restaurant

123 Bantam Lake Rd, Route 209, Bantam, CT 06750-1703
+1 860-567-9869
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
123 Bantam Lake Rd, Route 209, Bantam, CT 06750-1703
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend had recommended this restaurant to us. So, on the 4th of July we took a beautiful drive up to Bantam. It was well worth the trip. My wife and I split the brisket and pulled pork sandwich baskets. There was plenty of food....More

Thank MrCottage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time here, even though we are from the general area. We were looking for a place that had BBQ and Woods popped into mind so we decided to give it a try. We weren't disappointed! The ribs were delicious, cooked to...More

Thank HKC1010
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I confess it felt a bit like North Carolina to me - tasty bbq, good sized portions, plenty of napkins, and friendly service. Alas, no sweet tea...

1  Thank Thom P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were so disappointed that we will never return again. We had a the feeling that something has changed since our last visit. The delicious has been replaced with dry -the tender has been switched with chewy. We left there feeling that we were unwelcome...More

Thank GinetteP689
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Have been here many times. Always got the pulled pork. My friend got the same thing. Horrible . We were told had a new Recipe . Loaded with vinegar , all we got was vinegar taste. Whipped sweet potato casserole was chunks of sweet potato,...More

Thank martha62
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Local eatery for casual dining on a budget. Extensive Mexican & BBQ menu with all the expected selections. Simple eating in a relaxed atmosphere. Attentive waitstaff. Dining on one side of the restaurant & dining/bar on the other. Lots of bikers frequent this place. Great...More

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my pulled pork sandwich in this quaint little town BBQ joint. Service was excellent. Pork was good. Pulled pork Sauce was good but a little sweet . Hey it's New England not North Carolina! I will return.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Wood's Pit excels at combining BBQ and Mexican. We hadn't dine here in several years but the food has been consistently good for a couple of decades. The BBQ is decent, the Mexican dishes are decent, but when the BBQ pulled pork and chicken are...More

Thank Umpqua42
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Hostess/server was great! Friendly! Great ambiance! I ordered ceasar salad with grilled salmon and jerk chicken. Awesome, I ate that all the way home....Good portion...This was my first time there, although I passed by it 100 times....

Thank MINGO1965
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

How did such a great BBQ keep so quiet!!! We had take out dinners and each one was plentiful and super tasty. Really fine menu. This is one you won't want to miss!

1  Thank EllieandCS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Bantam Lake Rd, Route 209, Bantam, CT 06750-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bantam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-9869
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