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Old Canal Smokehouse

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS​
Coconut Onion Rings
Hand breaded in our special seasonings & served w/ our zesty horseradish & mustard sauce.
7.49
Smoke House Shrooms
Jumbo mushroom caps filled w/ herb & garlic cheese, lightly battered & fried. Served w/ our zesty horseradish & mustard sauce.
7.99
Nest of Armadillo Eggs
Jalepeno peppers stuffed w/ bacon-wrapped chicken & grilled w/ BBQ sauce & served on a bed of potatoes.
7.79
Potato Skins
Our hand-scooped potatoes filled w/ cheese, bacon, sour cream, & green onions.
7.49
Chicken Wings
Our whole wings are slow smoked & served w/ hot or BBQ sauce.
6.99
Pig Chips
Our homemade potato chips, topped w/ cheddar jack cheese & bacon.
5.99
Combo Platter
Six onion rings, two wings, two potato skins, & two shrooms.
11.49
SOUP AND SALADS​
Brisket Chili
3.99
Potato Soup
3.99
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken breast marinated in a sun-dried tomato vinegrette dressing & served on a fresh salad w/ your choice of dressing.
7.99
SANDWICHES & BURGERS​
Sandwiches are served w/ one side & choice of buns: kaiser, onion, sesame seed
Smoked Brisket
Certified​ angus beef slow-smoked for that great hickory taste.
7.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Prime Rib
Thin sliced prime rib traditionally prepared the "old canal smoke house" way.
8.49
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Reuben
Served on a fresh baked rye bun w/ our homemade potato chips.
8.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Ham & Cheese
Thinly sliced & served on a ciabatta bun w/ our homemade potato chips.
8.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Oven Roasted Turkey
Served on a ciabatta bun w/ our homemade potato chips.
8.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Hand-Pulled Pork
Slow-smoked & hand-pulled so it is tender & juicy.
7.49
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Burger
Certified angus beef the best of the best! Toppings: cheddar jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, & onion.
7.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Buffalo Burger
Great​ taste w/ less fat per ounce than a skinless chicken breast. Toppings: cheddar jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, & onion.
8.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
Grilled Chicken Breast
Sun-dried tomato-marinated chicken breast, grilled to perfection.
7.99
Kaiser
Onion
Sesame seed
SIDES​
Side Salad
Fresh greens w/ tomatoes, carrots, cheese, & onions.
2.99
Baked Beans
Bold & spicy.
1.99
Smoke House Spuds
Real, hand-mashed potatoes w/ sour cream & fried onions.
1.99
Cheese+0.30
Loaded+0.60
Homemade Potato Chips
1.75
Green Bean Almondine
With baby carrots & mushrooms.
1.99
Corn Casserole
Sweet & creamy.
1.99
Potato Salad
Our own special blend.
1.99
Smoke House Ranch Fries
Steak fries w/ a seasoned ranch batter.
1.99
Coleslaw
Creamy & made fresh.
1.99
NON SMOKED PLATTERS​
Served w/ your choice of two sides & cornbread.
Center Cut Sirloin Strip
Grilled & sliced thin w/ our mushroom & onion demi glace sauce.
16.99
Smoke House Filet
USDA choice served w/ a side of our mushroom & onion demi glace sauce.
19.99
Catch of the Day
Fresh fish availability changes daily. Ask your server for today's selection.
16.99
Southwest Chicken
Fried tortillas topped w/ marinated chicken breast, salsa, cheddar jack cheese, sour cream, & green onions. Served w/ dirty rice & a side salad.
12.99
Grilled Shrimp
One dozen shrimp seasoned w/ caribbean jerk & fresh lemon. Served on a bed of rice
16.99
PLATTERS​
Served w/ your choice of two sides & cornbread.
Smoked Brisket
Certified angus beef slow-smoked, mouthwaterin' beef.
14.99
Smoked Prime Rib
Delicious, slow-smoked prime rib. Prepared w/ a fresh garlic rub.
20.99
Hickory Smoked Ribeye Steak
Lightly smoked & grilled to perfection.
17.99
Hand-Pulled Pork
Slow, hickory smoked & then hand-pulled so that it is tender & juicy.
11.99
Half Chicken
The best tasting smoked chicken you will find anywhere.
12.99
Smoked Atlantic Salmon
A nice filet of salmon, smoked to perfection.
16.99
Half Rack of Baby Back Ribs
16.99
Full Rack of Baby Back Ribs
22.99
Half Rack of St. Louis Ribs
14.99
COMBO PLATTERS​
Served w/ your choice of two sides & cornbread.
Brisket & Hand Pulled Pork
Certified angus beef a generous portion of our great beef & pork.
14.99
Smoked Brisket & Ribs
Certified angus beef smoked brisket & a half rack of st. louis ribs.
18.99
Baby back ribs+2.00
Brisket & Quarter Chicken
Slow-smoked brisket w/ a quarter chicken.
14.99
Half & Half Ribs
Half rack of baby back ribs & half rack of st. louis ribs.
20.99
Hand-Pulled Pork & Ribs
Our pulled pork w/ a half rack of st. louis ribs.
17.99
Baby back ribs+2.00
Chicken & Ribs
Quarter chicken & a half rqack of st. louis ribs.
17.99
Baby back ribs+2.00.
Hand-Pulled Pork & Chicken
Hand-pulled pork & a quarter chicken.
13.99
DESSERTS​
Grilled Pineapple W/ Ice Cream
A fresh slice of pineapple, dipped in coconut milk then grilled & sprinkled w/ cinnamon & sugar. Topped w/ vanilla ice cream.
3.75
New York Cheesecake
A classic you are sure to love. Enjoy it plain or dress it up. Ask your server for our available toppings.
3.95
Strawberry Tart
Fluffy pastry w/ a cheesecake center, fresh strawberries, strawberry glaze, whipped cream, & chocolate.
3.95
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Our homemade cheesecake w/ chunks of delicious chocolate.
3.95
Seasonal Cheesecake
A selection of our homemade cheesecakes made to celebrate the season. Please ask your server.
3.95
Lemon Cheesecake
Delicate & creamy w/ a refreshing hint of lemon.
3.95
Ice Cream
2.75
Ala Mode
1.75
KIDS' MEAL​
Under 12 please
Chicken Strips, One Side & a Drink
4.99
BEVERAGES​
Decaf & Regular Coffee
1.50
Unsweet Iced Tea
1.75
Soda
1.75
Beer, Wine, Mixed Spirits
Choose from our variety of domestic, import, & draft beers; ask your server for our selection of wines; or enjoy a mixed sprit from our full bar.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is Wonderful and the Food is to die for !! If you like Barbecue you will love this place !

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank angelamF3574XS
Reviewed November 25, 2019

My family and I stayed one night in Chillicothe on the way home from an event in Columbus, Ohio. I like to patronize local establishments when traveling. We were here about 7 pm with our party of four and were immediately seated. The smell of...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank mom88
Reviewed November 19, 2019 via mobile

The parking situation left something to be desired. The restaurant was an old house divided into many rooms. The ambience was casual. The service was great and the food was plentiful and delicious! We both had different kinds of variety platters, a little bit of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Hit_it_or_miss_it
Reviewed November 8, 2019

Great place to eat!!!! The warm mashed potatoes,meatloaf, with fried onions hit the spot on a cold rainy evening. Can’t wait to go back. Service was good too!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank bm135307
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Wait staff were very friendly amd helpful....Food is always great especially sweet potatoe tots and marshmallow dip;) Always like coming here to eat.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank pc169901
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Corn bread should be corn cake - delicious! Meal was good but cooked a little too long. Waitresses were outstanding!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank S3623HEtims
Reviewed October 17, 2019

If you only have time for one dining experience in Chillicothe this is your best first choice. Most entrees are smoked, pork of course but the brisket is wonderful and salmon is the seafood of choice. All sides are house made and delicious. Local residents...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Ambassador747256
Reviewed October 12, 2019

My lady and I ate here yesterday for the first time. We were very very impressed. The aesthetics were cozy and comfortable. Our waiter Scott was attentive and simply superb. The food was delicious... between the two of us we had brisket, pulled beef, pulled...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Hit_it_or_miss_it
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

The food is great. The sandwich prices are wonderful. You can get lunch for under $10. The pulled pork is my favorite sandwich. Tou should try it when you go.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 238brandyk
Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

They have the best bbq ever. I love this place and it is so good. I love that they do have a little truck for all the events in town too.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Laura V
October 16, 2018|
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Response from sudyb | Reviewed this property |
All sauces can be ordered on the side. They have several gluten free side dish options
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January 31, 2017|
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Response from vacabuckeye | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you're asking if the restaurant is affiliated with that family or if I'm related to them.... but neither.
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