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Smokin' With Chris

59 W Center St, Southington, CT 06489-3511
+1 860-620-9133
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (20 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 W Center St, Southington, CT 06489-3511
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to hear Grayson Hugh and Polly Messier (go see them there or anywhere) at Smokin’ with Chris - the music was great and the food surprisingly good. The crab cake appetizer was perfect and the blackened steak perfectly cooked with plenty of flavor. Worth...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Owner takes great pride in providing BBQ prepared in traditional wood fired smokers. No computerized gas fired pellet smokers here. Always has great and creative specials. Been going here since he opened many years ago. It is the standard I use to judge all BBQ

Thank Offthehook2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read about this from Trip Advisor, and I don’t agree with the last few reviews. The burnt ends were as described in the menu. Flavorful and done nicely. The 3 types of bbq sauce provides good options. I am not a Carolina vinegar fan but...More

Thank vermontresidents
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We selected this restaurant based on a review in CT Magazine of Best Restaurants and the location was a good half-way point for meeting family members coming from MA. We were very disappointed with the quality of the food. My partner tried the Burnt Ends...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you need southern food, this is the place. Best cornbread I have ever had. Good jambalaya and really good collard greens. BBQ was the driest I have ever had. Maybe a bad day. But I didn’t order my husband did. so I didn’t have...More

Thank Darinda P
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Had an overwhelming craving for ribs and read some terrific reviews of this restaurant, so we thought we couldn’t go wrong. Not to be. Service was excellent, but the reason for our visit, the ribs, really fell short. The baby backs were tasty and the...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Wish this was more than a reheat dinner joint. Food is good but it is obviously reheated food in many cases. When the food is fresh it is some of the best but there are days when you can tell it is microwaved and reheated.

Thank miff19652018
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We ate here Saturday night... we had a reservation and were seated quickly. We did hear them tell walk-ins that there was a 45 minute wait for a table. The meat part of each entree in our group was good-- ribs were tender and flavorful....More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

When we want BBQ and smoked food we get out to Smokin’ with Chris. Never unsatisfied. Great selection of sides to boot. Give SWC a try... you will not regret it.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

A group of us went to dinner here on a Saturday night. Food reasonably priced. Meals are large and if you don't want the bread all the sandwiches seemed to be open faced. The cucumber salad had no color and alot of vinegar. The macaroni...More

Thank Faith D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 W Center St, Southington, CT 06489-3511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-620-9133
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