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Wilson's Holy Smoke BBQ

1851 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5736
203-319-7427
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Ranked #91 of 182 Restaurants in Fairfield
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Fairfield, Connecticut
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I love BBQ being from the South and Wilson's although the best in Fairfield, doesn't meet my standards. It's a popular joint so I suppose most of the locals do not hold it to the same standards that I do. They have a wide selection of BBQ items on the menu but it's rather pricey. It's a very casual informal... More

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NY/CT
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Wilson's BBQ is a solid place that does BBQ the right way. Excellent wings, and ribs. The burnt ends are really good. The portion of the sides are a bit small..and overall its pricey. All in all its worth a try

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Mr Wilson knows what he is doing. Period! If you are expecting to get bbq overly sauced like at TGI Fridays then this isn't for you. If you can appreciate the art of well smoked meats then you will appreciate and probably love Wilson's. If you want stuff smothered in sauce you best go down the street to American Joes.... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wilson's barbeque is a place you can easily overlook. It is housed within a small building and does not jump out at you as you pass by. But....if you stop......you will be glad you did! The meats are smoked and cooked to perfection. House made sauces are the perfect compliment to whatever you choose. The house made side dishes are... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We'd seen this place on an episode of Diners, Drive in and Dives and really wanted to try it out when we were visiting the states. We were not disappointed! Absolutely delicious food - we went for the pulled pork sandwich which I'd highly recommend. Also very delicious was the 3 beans - get this as a side, it's very... More

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Rego Park, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I will i was originally excited about visiting this place after having seen it on the Food network, Diners, Drive-In and Dives. I found the service to be very poor and almost rude. The ahead of me ordered a slab of ribs, with two sides and the person at the counter was upset that the person did not order properly.... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The flavor of the meat was the only good part of this experience. The person who helped us at the counter was very unfriendly. She definitely treated us as if we interrupted her day. So, don't go for the service. Also, the food was a bit pricey. The $9 Cesar salad does not come with any protein. Small salad of... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just like everyone else, I saw this place on Triple D and figured this must be a great barbecue place and decided to drive an hour to fairfiled to treat myself for my birthday. The place was rustic looking and something smelled good when we went inside. I ordered the two meat platter of Ribs and Brisket and was brought... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

quality of the food is quite good but the taste of just about everything was bland, no kick. You shouldn't have to rely on spicy sauces to give your bbq character. The pulled pork is excellent in terms of quality and cooking but again - bland. the ribs were probably the best on the menu.

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New York City, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We drove from Westchester NY to Fairfield CT for some good BBQ. The food was actually pretty good. We don't have much around to compare it to so we enjoyed it. The ribs were very good. The St Louis ribs far better than the baby back ribs. These ribs are made with a rub so no sauce here, You have... More

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Address: 1851 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5736
Phone Number: 203-319-7427
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
Cuisine: Barbecue

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