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20 Center St Batvaia New York, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
+1 585-343-7470
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average food - good ambiance

This is the second time we have tried this restaurant as we were traveling in the area and my husband and son both like good BBQ. The food is average. There are a lot of items on the menu that you wouldn't find anywhere else, like tomato salad and deviled eggs, but the flavor of the food is just... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Eimac C
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Lancaster, NY
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Suffern
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We were turned away from Alex's place for no reservation and it was the best denial ever. We came here and the ambiance is perfect. Staff was friendly. Service was perfect. And the food was fabulous. Then after dinner they had free live entertainment in the square adjacent to the restaurant. What a perfect evening.

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food was OK. The floor was sticky. The menus and check portfolio were filthy. I brought these issues to the attention of the manager. The manager had no response.

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Albion, New York, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The service tonight was absolutely horrid. The waiter joked about how he takes forever and he held true to that. He cane out once and said "Oh you need biscuits". 25 minutes kater he comes back with our food and says "where are your biscuits?". That my good sir is a good question. We had finished our drinks before the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Nice looking place. But every time the place has many empty seats. Hostess is trained to say 20 -30 minute wait. Obviously trying to get you to buy alcohol. So if you come plan on no quick trip. It will be a wait

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Niagara Falls, New York
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The good; Upon entering the aroma of bbq is fantastic and the atmosphere is nostalgic and very cool. Our waitress "Ryan" was very friendly, upbeat and attentive to our group of eleven and she was kind enough to even split our bill. The bad; Our table was so warped you had to set your drink down three times to find... More 

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Lancaster, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is the second time we have tried this restaurant as we were traveling in the area and my husband and son both like good BBQ. The food is average. There are a lot of items on the menu that you wouldn't find anywhere else, like tomato salad and deviled eggs, but the flavor of the food is just ok.... More 

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Buffalo
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178 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was here about a year ago with a client. Then I thought the food was good the atmosphere unique and the service was average. This year when I came back there was a special menu increased selection of craft beer the boots had been reupholstered and our server was very friendly and efficient. The food was quite good and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

I have never had WORSE SERVICE in my life. I had a reservation and it took ten minutes from walking in the door to get the table because they didn't have it ready. After twenty minutes at the table we only had two drinks for seven people. Multiple tables got sat after us and left before us. It took and... More 

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Morgantown, WV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Worth the trip! Visiting for a conference. The food was great,the staff friendly and the decor was memorable. Lot of old signs!

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Hamburg, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have visited this restaurant about 6 times in the past. The food has always been good however, I feel the owners should consider changing the menu or offer specials. The same meat selections become boring and the side selections are not always from the freshest ingredients (not sure if the grilled vegetables were canned or frozen). The waitress assured... More 

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Additional Information about Center Street Smoke House

Address: 20 Center St Batvaia New York, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
Phone Number: +1 585-343-7470
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Batavia
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Center St Batvaia New York, Batavia, NY 14020-3204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Batavia
  • Phone Number: +1 585-343-7470

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?