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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
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 3
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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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Downey, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Chris & Pitts isn't the type of restaurant that people will rave about, but they have pretty good food for a reasonable price. It's a good restaurant if you want steak without breaking the bank.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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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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Additional Information about Chris' & Pitt's Restaurant

Address: 9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
Phone Number: (562) 869-9069
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • 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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