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Chris' & Pitt's Restaurant

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9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
(562) 869-9069
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing I think is really good is the Ribs.......everything else is OK but the place is kinda dingy and could use a good lighting change. Waiters are always friendly and efficient tho.

Thank Joybells12
Seal Beach, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I wanted to take my mom out for lunch because we were shopping for my Grandma and My aunt for groceries and She hasn't been to Chris and Pitts in forever so I took her. The inside is great and the Customer Service was friendly and amazing. The menu was focused mainly bbq, steak, fried, comfort awesomess. They had... More 

Thank Rachel C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I have eaten many steaks over the course of my lifetime but no restaurant will ever top the steaks served at Chris' & Pitt's BBQ. The top sirloin steak comes in the plate it was prepared in and is tasty to perfection. A taste that I must say cannot be found anywhere else. Highly Recommended!!!

Thank Mike Q
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ, tasty sauce, tender ribs, great combo prices, friendly staff, good atmosphere, served in a timely manner,

Thank Dangel007
Downey, California
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A Downey city landmark...Has been around for years..In the evening it gets very crowded..Limited seating but worth the wait..

Thank Jordan D
Gardena, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Chris & Pitts has been in business for over 65 years - for good reason! C & P is the quintessential old school neighborhood BBQ joint - and there aren't too many of those left!. There may be a wait for a table at dinner time, but they offer friendly service, reasonable prices, and excellent food. It's worth the wait.... More 

Thank J. W
Downey, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have been going to Chris' & Pitt's all my life and love the food here. Great service as well and friendly staff. Love this place!

Thank rtd1121
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This place has such a good return rate they must be doing something right. Nothing pretentious here, the menu is very traditional and no surprises. You will not feel like an idiot eating by yourself, but also fine for a family.

Thank Brimo B
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

One of the only good BBQ restaurants in CA. Traditionally done low and slow, everything from their ribs to brisket has a smoke ring and great flavor! Definitely recommend lunch or dinner here.

Thank turkeynuts11
Downey, California
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Every time I have a craving for big, juicy, meaty beef ribs.. this is really the place to be. They haven't failed once. I have the salad with oil and vinegar and man does that taste good. The onion rings are off the hook. I've had the tri-tip/steak sand which and that was good but not for anyone who is... More 

Thank gmartinez2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: (562) 869-9069

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