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Chris' & Pitt's Restaurant

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9243 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90240-2908
+1 562-869-9069
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Florence, Kentucky
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris & Pitts is a southern California Icon. The sawdust on the floor type of old school bar-be-cue that just makes your mouth water. I will concur with another reviewer as the Blue Cheese Dressing is the BEST ever. I grew up out in Downey and have since moved east, but always speak of Chris & Pitts Homemade Blue Cheese... More 

Thank brywlk69
Los Angeles, California
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601 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to eat some BBQ so we came out here for lunch. I ordered the three meat lunch special with mash potatoes and BBQ beans. When the waitress brought the plate I knew I was not going to finish all the food in front of me. One meal can easily serve two people. The food was good and very... More 

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Chris' & Pitt's has the greatest bar-b-q food. Everything's great, the steaks, the ribs, the chicken. Their dressings are delicious and their onion rings...yum-m-m-m-m. I've loved Chris' & Pitt's food for years.

Thank Frannie J
Downey, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Chris' & Pitt's is the place to go to for comfort food. Their Babyback ribs are delicious. My husband and I share a full rack and that is plenty for two, we always bring some home. The beef ribs are also the bomb. Salad isn't fancy but it's always cold and crispy. On a cold fall or winter day order... More 

Thank Anna M
Downey, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent pork and beef sandwiches. Bleu Cheese Dressing is the best I have tasted on the crisp green salads.

Thank John S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

My family and I arrived right at 4:00 pm and had very fast service! Large portions of food. We would definitely go again if in the area.

Thank Leslie C
Downey, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Old place but good very filling, large portions and especially like onion rings and hamburger steak !

Thank Bob S
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 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 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, 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: +1 562-869-9069

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