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Bayou Smokehouse

214 Connecticut rt 12, Groton CT 06340, Westerly, RI 06340
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Ranked #69 of 126 Restaurants in Westerly
Price range: $5 - $12
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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English first
West Palm Beach, FL
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Bayou was recommended to us by the Super 8 across the street in Groton on Rt 12. Closing time was 9pm and we got there around 8:30. It wasn't fancy by any means - a modest small place with small tables and a kitchen visible from the dining area. We placed our orders for a baby back ribs platter... More

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Yesterday I went to the Bayou Smokehouse to pick up some lunch. Pierre made me the MOST incredible, scrumptious, mouth watering pastrami sandwich I have ever had! He makes his own pastrami-cooking it for 20 hours. If you love pastrami you must visit Bayou Smokehouse! You will be in for a wonderful treat!

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Ardsley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Thank you Bayou Smokehouse for your excellent Food!!!! What a wonderful surprise to pull off of I-95 towards Groton and the first thing we see is a BBQ joint; and after trying the gumbo and ribs, we will be returning for the food alone! Truly, a small gem - thank you, thank you!!!!!

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Norwich, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I've had a lot of BBQ. A lot of very good BBQ. The problem is it's never been in CT. This was no different. First of all I walked in and the place was like an icebox. How about some heat to compliment my dining experience? I would have been better of outside, it was warmer. Greeted. Very nice, I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

the food here is amazing. I've been a loyal customer of the bayou since its beginnings in Westerly. everything is made fresh, in house, with love. I suggest the fazool if you can catch it on special(he doesn't have it all be time). but really, you can't go wrong. the owner, Pierre, loves what he does and it really comes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I felt inclined to after my experience at the bayou. I had the Islander sandwich, because I'm not usually a fan of barbecue sauce, and I think I'll go back for one tomorrow. The sandwich comes on a bulkie roll with 1000 island bacon and coleslaw (I had mine with brisket)....how can you go... More

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I visited The Bayou last week for the first time and may I just say I was beyond happy! I had originally thought this place was a BBQ joint, but boy was I wrong. They offer so much more than great BBQ. The rice and beans that I had with my Carribean dinner was outstanding! Homemade mac and cheese, which... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Went last week, were planning on sitting inside, but it was really cold... most were eating with their coats on. We ordered ribs to go and picked up sides at the grocery store. The little bit of actual meat was tasteless, very very fatty, and did not fall off the bone at all, it was like eating corn on the... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Sterile atmosphere. Brisket was nothing to write home about. Ok fries. Hot sauce on wings was not hot, which was heart breaking compared to the previous tenants wings. Didn't order the jambalaya because its menu listing didn't seem like it had the right ingredients. No unsweet iced tea when we went. Good luck but we're not going back.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great brisket, pork,chicken. I really enjoy the Mac & cheese. Nice menu. Love the salad options. Very new place so still working out the kinks. But good food and very friendly staff. You feel like you belong. Clean. Simple atmosphere. Great tasting food!

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