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Nat Hayden's Real Pit Barbecue

144 B Broad St, Windsor, CT 06095
8602988955
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I had the Farmhand Sandwich which was the lunch special of the day. This thing was loaded with pulled pork, brisket, coleslaw and barbecue sauce on a kaiser roll with a side of red beans and rice. WOW! Very large portions that will tackle the heartiest of appetites!

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petercbowman
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Top notch BBQ. Friendly staff. The owner is typically on premises. Fast service. Salads are great, pork is excellent. Ribs and brisket are very good. They have a Friday burrito special that is to die for. Best thing on the menu may be the pulled pork nachos. Try the cheese grits, too! Very casual.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food. If you like BBQ, you will enjoy your meal. The ribs are so tender they fall right off the bone.

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Windsor, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nat Hayden's Real Pit Barbeque is the real deal. Are you hungry, the Combo plate will leave you stuffed. The collard greens made me fall in love with the place, same for the rice and beans. The pulled pork is great. The pork ribs fall off the bone, the beef ribs makes you think Fred Flinstone is around the corner.... More 

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Naugatuck
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled upon this hole in the wall searching for a lunch spot in a town that I am not very familiar with. Trip Advisor reviews looked good so I gave it a shot. Good sign when the place was packed on a weekday afternoon. Waitress at the counter was very friendly. Enjoyed my Windsor Cheesesteak grinder made with their brisket,... More 

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Avon, CT
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I had been waiting for more than five years to try Nat Hayden's. Barbecue joints are not exactly plentiful in northern CT. Today I found myself in the Windsor area and I opened the place at 11:30 a.m. It is a pleasant enough space; Hayden's had been located just down the street and last year, I suppose because of their... More 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nat Hayden's is a hidden gem. Everything is good. I particularly like the pulled pork sandwich and love the corn bread. Make sure you try the pepper jack grits.

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Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stopped in Saturday night - the place was packed. I ordered the Beef Ribs with mashed potatoes and baked beans. Ribs were soooo tender and flavorful. My husband had the Farmhand - pulled pork and brisket with cole slaw and red beans and rice. Brisket was very tender with lots of flavor, pulled pork had a bit of a kick... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The BBQ ribs were disappointing but the Brisket was excellent. Last time we had the ribs in the former place on Broad St and it was great so expected the same. Will try again.

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Concord, New Hampshire, United States
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We've just finished another great meal at nat haydn's. The ribs, falling off the bone, excellent char, strong smoke, melt in your mouth. The cubano! A don't miss it sandwich. Loaded with pulled pork, a definite two handed affair. I recommend slathering sweet sauce and slaw on it but that's just personal preference. Terrific sides.. The slaw, beans, corn bread... More 

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Additional Information about Nat Hayden's Real Pit Barbecue

Address: 144 B Broad St, Windsor, CT 06095
Phone Number: 8602988955
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Windsor
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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