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All 71 Chillicothe Restaurants

Old Canal Smokehouse

94 East Water Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601
740 779-3278
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Ranked #1 of 71 Restaurants in Chillicothe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
Barstow, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Great ambiance in the restored old building with historical pictures of Chillicothe. Excellent selection of beers on tap. I had the brisket which was pretty good - I got the macaroni as a side dish and it was phenomenal. All the sides were well priced. No issues with the service.

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Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Our group was seated early this Saturday, 3PM, the place was virtually empty. Our server shows up five minutes later and got our drinks. One man said he wanted an appetizer, she wrote it down, then turned and left the room without asking if any of the other four people in the group would like an appetizer. We did not... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The smokehouse has a nice atmosphere and outdoor seating. The food is good but the baked macand cheese is awesome! It seems to be the place to have lunch or have a relaxing dinner in a restaurant that is not chain, locally owned. The prices are fair and the service is good also. If your in the area stop and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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162 reviews 162 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stopped here for lunch recently. Four of us had lunch. We tried a variety of sandwiches and sides. Everything was pretty solid. Sandwiches we tried were smoked prime rib, brisket, and pulled pork. Sides were cole slaw, Mac and cheese, beans, corn casserole, and green beans. Portions were fairly large. Service was very friendly and attentive. Atmosphere is nothing special,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This place was recommended by a local and it did not disappoint! Great portions, wonderful flavors, and a staff that was light-hearted, polite, and attentive.

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Passing through town on a Saturday adventure. Fall is a beautiful time in the Hocking Hills. Found the Old Canal Smokèhous on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. I had smoked prime rib anď my beautiful bride had pulled pork and brisket. Good portions and excellent flavor. Chris or server was a hoot. We enjoyed his sense of humor. We hope... More 

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Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We tried the Smokehouse based on a recommendation by our Innkeeper at the Atwood House. We are so glad we tried it. The Smokehouse is a small town locally owned "pub" so seldomly found anymore. Our meal was a real treat. The service was perfect, and the ambiance just right. The restaurant is built in an old home, so it... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great find in Chillicothe, Ohio. The atmosphere takes you back to a time without chain restaurants. The servers are friendly and the food is excellent. We loved it and will return on our next trip that takes us through Chillicothe.

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Columbus, Ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Thsi was our 2nd visit to the Old Canal Smokehouse in Chillicothe. Again the food was amazing. I had the pulled pork sandwich, cole slaw and corn pudding. It was all very good. I even added a piece of delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake for dessert. Everything was super yummy! My husband and kids had a good meal as well. My husband... More 

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Lapeer, Michigan
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125 reviews 125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Any smokehouse that serves the sauce (House made) on the side has nothing to hide. The meat was excellent and the sides were well prepared and tasty. Food comes up quickly and the attentive staff serve only to please. This place was recommended by the locals and it is very easy to see why. My Baby back ribs were tender... 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
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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