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Wilson's Holy Smoke BBQ

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1851 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5736
+1 203-319-7427
Thu - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The BBQ is the best in area. So big thumbs up there. Downside: it is awkward inside. Moving about to place order and pick up food is a chore. Quite frankly it keeps me from going more often. But hey, it's about the food, right?

Thank clay2n53
Jackson, New Jersey
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The family and I were in Connecticut visiting friends for the weekend. Being DDD fans, we decided to stop here on our way back home. It was close to the highway and easy to get to. We got there the place was clean and neat. It wasn't very busy and we were able to sit down and order our food... More 

Thank Heyguy74
Fairfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The places is continually understaffed. This is my 3rd time here in 5 years, and every time I visit; I immediately regret it. The food is slightly above average, but nowhere near the best BBQ in Fairfield County. Do yourself a favor and save yourself from the aggravation.

Thank sean m
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I placed a catering order for my son's graduation party a few days ago. The person who took my order was extremely helpful in figuring out how much food I needed. Party was yesterday and all the guests raved about everything! Meats were tasty and juicy. The baked beans were outstanding! Would definitely get again! Thanks Wilsons!!!

Thank Jackie B
Fairfield, Connecticut
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

The food in Wilsons is out standing and I'm talking everything!!! Service is great as well as the atmosphere.

Thank David H
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Burnt ends and rice is ok. Staff was appropriate and polite. It's ok BBQ. Not so sure what the rave is all about.

Thank RobC C
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I saw Diners, Drive in, and Dives and everything looked Soo tasty. IDK if Guy Fiery was lying or if Wilson only chose to make good food on the day that Guy visited. Fast forward. . . My fiancé and I decided to go in and give it a try. The place was cut and Wilson was there so we... More 

1 Thank Lunabutterfly1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were coming back to PA from MA- so we decided to try to find a different kind of place for a quick bite. We looked this place up and went out of way from Rt 15 to, 95 south.The menu looked extensive. But the prices were a bit steep. We decided to order 2 pulled pork sandwiched, Baby back... More 

Thank christine444_13
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

The food is good, not great, but good. However, it is expensive and thus a poor value. The staff would rather chat with each other and spend time on their phones rather than helping customers. Its like your bothering them when you walk in the door.

Thank Debra100
Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

service was very stand-offish, ordered ribs, they were awful, returned them for pulled pork, which was just as bad. I don't know what happened here, because the last time we were there the food and service was much better.

Thank anniegirl288

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1851 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5736
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 203-319-7427

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