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Chris' & Pitt's Restaurant

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9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
(562) 869-9069
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 11
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Brings back memories!

So I grew up going to Chris N Pitts in Bellflower when we lived in LB. When I moved to Anaheim I lived right by the one on Euclid...however that location closed a few years ago. So when we stumbled upon this one in Downey while driving by we just had to eat here. It is just as good as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
RockNCreekGirl
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Fullerton, California
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Friendly staff, food was great!!!!!!!!. I requested a well done steak and it came out perfect, bbq chicken was really good. We were there last week and i think we are going back this weekend with more friends. I strongly recommend this place.

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Fullerton, California
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241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

So I grew up going to Chris N Pitts in Bellflower when we lived in LB. When I moved to Anaheim I lived right by the one on Euclid...however that location closed a few years ago. So when we stumbled upon this one in Downey while driving by we just had to eat here. It is just as good as... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Open the door and wow, wood burning bbq, smokey aromas through out the place. Huge portions, ala cowboy, even the soda. Have tried everything and cant complain about anything. You can find a lot of classics you cant find anywhere else in the area such as chicken fried steak, ground beef steak, meat loaf, all types of smoked hams and... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a real gem when you are hungry. The staff is very accommodating and is willing to work with a big party when the restaurant is busy. The food is delicious and the proportions are generous. I would certainly eat there again.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It had been several years since I was in the area. Chris and Pitts is still great. Baby backs tender with a rich bark. Pulled Pork Sandwich very good. Soups made in house and hit the mark. 65 years and going strong. If your a clean freek you might pass.

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Downey, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've Been to 4 of the Chris' & Pit's Restaurant's in the Area. The BBQ is Tremendous. But I would Recommend the Prime Rib!! All the locations are in the old west/Mining 49er's theme and they have been around as long as i can remember at least 50 years's They also offer Take out!! if your company is planning a... More 

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Downey, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been eating at Chris' & Pitt's since I was a little girl. We would go to the Bell location (not open anymore). They have great food at affordable prices.

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Bagni Di Lucca, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went there 3 times in 2 weeks during our stay in LA. I had 3 different steaks and everyone was great! Suggested!

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Irvine, California
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195 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We used to go to other Chris & Pitt's all the time many years ago. Back for more tasty aged top sirloin...which is usually not my first choice when ordering steaks...but here it is. Prices reasonable. Very casual. Salad good. Chili beans very good. The top sirloin is the way to go and was excellent! Not sure why most of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

If your looking for a great BBQ place like Lucille's but without having to spend so much money, then this is the place! I mean its not the fanciest place but its very good. Casual atmosphere. Kids ok to take without people staring. Love the babyback ribs and Mash potatoes with gravy. Salad dresses should be asked for on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: (562) 869-9069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?