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Gideon's BBQ Smokehouse

345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
+1 860-633-4227
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“smoked wings” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was truly impressed with the food. I ordered a half rack of ribs with 2 sides. The sides consisted of Mac n Cheese and Collard Greens. Although the portion size of the side order was not appropriate. The food was amazing. The cost was...More

Thank Ambition5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The turkey is great. Most of the bbq joints smoke some kind of deli turkey but this is the real deal. Amazing!

Thank Matt H
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Catered lunch for office and client. Full range of BBQ and all the sauces. Everyone was happy and full. The mac and cheese stole the show. I can not wait to bring my family!

Thank rterry01
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the burnt ends sandwich which was tasty. Brisket was flavorful and tender. Loved the freshcut fries! Smoked wings were crisp outside and juicy inside. Not particularly a fan of dry rub but my husband loved them. Also had the banana bread chocolate chip bread...More

1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Gideon's BBQ is a surprising great place for BBQ if you are in a rush for lunch or a quick dinner. Nothing fancy, order at the counter, a roll of paper towels at each table and bottles of different sauces to select from. They have...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

I stopped into the BBQ to pick up a surprise family meal. Cost was the first surprise $38 for what they called a family picnic but each order fed 2 people. Over salted meat....Sweet Potato sour and unedible....$38 seriously I really want to rate it...More

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

The family tried Gideon's and thought the food was good. Great service, friendly, and a good selection of BBQ. We ordered ribs, turkey, and kids mac-and-cheese. I would go back again

Thank kojikid832
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Follow up visit after a several year hiatus. Very happy with the quality and flavor of the food. It seems like the menu has improved and become both more upscale and with flavors more widely appealing since my last visit which was when the restaurant...More

Thank K C
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Sorry to post a bad review, but if you are expecting good smoked meats, you will be disappointed. Gideon's should benchmark a great restaurant such as Bear's Smoke House and try their best to emulate the flavors that they produce across all of the fabulous...More

Thank alp549
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy bringing the whole family here! Great food, great service!!! My kids love their mac and cheese! My husband loves all the different choices of sauce!

Thank emdog2355
MaryEllen011, Public Relations Manager at Gideon's BBQ Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

One of the things we love the most is seeing families come in and have a great time together! We strive to maintain a relaxed atmosphere that everyone can feel comfortable in! See you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-633-4227
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