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Bayou Smokehouse

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CT Route 12, Groton, CT 06340
1 860-440-8776
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Harpers Ferry, WV
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside, the restaurant seemed like a refurbished pizza-place, not really impressive, but we decided to give it a shot. Inside, we were greeted by a friendly employee who knew the menu well and answered all of our questions. Everything was clean, and the food arrived quickly. I got the jerk chicken and jambalaya which were delicious! Others in... More 

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Thank lisakara
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Clean and homey bbq joint, order at the counter, pick a seat and they bring the food out. Kitchy decor that I adored, wonderful aromas wafting. Byob... Next time I'll get some beer to enjoy with my meal or they have local Hosmer mountain sodas & Sweet tea. Friendly service. Sweet Bbq Chicken Platter was tender and flavorful, potato salad... More 

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Thank FattieCattie
New London, Connecticut
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Went with a large number of people in the afternoon. I think our group may have caught them off guard, because the ordering and drinks were pretty messed up and took a little while. The food was fantastic though. Great BBQ done right. Fantastic apps and sides with tons of great options. Not a complaint in the group and its... More 

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Thank BeerEnthusiast
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Shame on me; as a Tripadvisor "fellow", I could kick myself for not checking on this place before going. I just wrote a review last night that praised a certain institution for upholding the high value of all the other restaurants I have reviewed in this general area. Here comes, today, the Bayou Smokehouse. There is nothing SMOKY about this... More 

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Thank BloomingMisfit
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food and nice service!! We got the pulled pork plate and brisket sandwich. Very tender lots of flavor. On the spicy side for a sweet BBQ sauce. Amazing'n corn bread

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St. Marys, Georgia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

It is northern bbq, but there's nothing special. The service is great, they do not serve alcohol, but it is byob.

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Thank JesseFineUSN
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We come to The Bayou on our trips to this area. The owner Pierre takes great pride in each meal and endures it meets expectations. Do not expect to be inane out, each meal is prepared fresh so it will take a few minutes to come out.... But well worth the wait. Do not miss the desserts which are excellent.

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Thank William H
Hartford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This was my first visit to The Bayou Smokehouse at 214 CT-12, Groton, CT (The name of this restaurant appears to be incorrect above.) The staff were really friendly and engaging; it was relaxed, comfortable and clean; and most importantly, the food was delicious! We had the pulled pork, brisket, rice pilaf, cole slaw, and the very yummy cornbread. The... More 

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Thank MSA719
Norwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

"The bayou smokehouse" is far from what it invites you in and trys to make you believe. They feel small and inviting but behind in the kitchen is a place only able to get a 71 outta 100 on its inspections. Which isn't even the most concerning part because they will serve your food off there floor and not even... More 

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Thank Tony P
Norwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

"The bayou smokehouse" is far from what it invites you in and trys to make you believe. They feel small and inviting but behind in the kitchen is a place only able to get a 71 outta 100 on its inspections. Which isn't even the most concerning part because they will serve your food off there floor and not even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: CT Route 12, Groton, CT 06340
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: 1 860-440-8776

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