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All 69 Chillicothe Restaurants

Old Canal Smokehouse

94 East Water Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601
740 779-3278
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Ranked #1 of 69 Restaurants in Chillicothe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
St Augustine FL
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We could smell the meat as we approached the restaurant. We loved the decor with pictures of the old canal. Our plates were filled with mounds of pulled pork and beef brisket excellently prepared. The sides of slaw and potato salad were good, but I think maybe the beans would have been great.

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Venice
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117 reviews 117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our family wanted to meet in Chillicothe to celebrate a birthday. The Old Canal Smokehouse was rated well on Trip Advisor, so we thought we would give it a try. As soon as we walked up the sidewalk, towards the restaurant, the smell of BBQ filled the air! Wow! It smelled delicious! We made reservations for our large group, our... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I thought no good thing came out of Chillicothe but the Smokehouse was a wonderful experience! It's a little off the beaten path of chain places and located in an historic building and neighborhood. Mostly "barbecue" type food with really tasty sides...I enjoyed the chicken with mashed potatoes and green beans almondine. Excellent service and atmosphere. Worth an outing from... More

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Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I am a service connected disabled veteran and every dime I have is budgeted and when I spend a lot of money for my wife and I for a single meal dining out we expect decent service and quality. We had take out from here three times and two was in last six months and the first the bbq was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

I will not return to a restaurant that charges customers 2.00 to share a meal. To many good restaurants to choose from that do not have this policy.

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food was great, service was wonderful, atmosphere was exceptional. Big city quality in small town. Waiter was knowledgeable & very helpful. Also not bad prices.

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Peoria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The inside is like an old house with separate dinning rooms complete with fireplaces. We had a great meal of pulled pork sandwiches. The mashed potatoes are delicious - get them "loaded". The resturant is far enough south to have excellent hospitality and sweet tea. After you eat, go a few blocks east of the resturant and take a stroll... More

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dewey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

this is not a cheap place to dine,but is one you will not forget .service and food at its best.i rate this as one of the top places that i have ever eaten.

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Typically when driving through areas during the day I don't like to travel too far off the interstate. I made an exception this time and am so glad that I did. From the moment you enter the porch area and then step inside the home you are greeted with a smoky smell that pulls you in. From the quality service... More

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Hayling Island
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117 reviews 117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had a job finding the Smoke House, but the Visitor Center kindly helped us and we walked from their car park. We spied the awning which told us that there was a restaurant there. There's an attractive covered patio on the street corner, but we went inside and encountered a delicious smoky smell. We were shown to a small... More

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Additional Information about Old Canal Smokehouse

Address: 94 East Water Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601
Phone Number: 740 779-3278
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Chillicothe
Cuisine: American

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