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201 Worthington St, Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 736-6000
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What makes Theodore's great is the combination of the food, the friendly service, a friendly bar and the live music every night. This makes it well worth return visits. If you are going just for the BBQ- it isn't Texas, but it is the best in Springfield and it can hold you over until your next trip to Austin, Dallas,... More 

Thank et2016977
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Try the burned end super good. BBQ chicken salad was great. Caesar salad was just ok. You get one hour of free pool the same day as the meal so it's a nice date night place.

Thank MAMama100
Washington, D.C. USA
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Theodore's is a blues Barbecue restaurant with atmosphere and great service. This is not enough to say: We had the blackened chicken, and it was one of the best I have ever had. Soft, moist, and tasty, I was just stunned. This place is a lot of fun to go to, but also has excellent food!

Thank DancesWithCountries
Nassau, New Providence Island
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love barbecue, and since we were passing through Springfield on our was back from Lenox to Wayland, I suggested Theodore's since it got such good reviews. Imagine my chagrin and disappointment when I didn't like the taste of the sauces and couldn't eat anything. I'm guessing that they use cumin, which I dislike intensely. However, my family (kids and... More 

Thank Glad2BDone
Springfield, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Theodore's has the best food and customer service. They are great for take out, business lunches, and date nights.

Thank Kari B
Springfield, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Theodores had excellent southern style food and good portion sizes! They have a daily lunch special for $5 which is a bargain and can't be beat! The night time atmosphere and music is good on the weekends but the restaurant could use some updates to furniture and appearance. The restaurant bathrooms were recently updated which is nice.

Thank 413Denise
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of 5 (3 teenagers) and we love BBQ. This place is the best! We tried it because of Trip Advisor reviews...so glad we did! Delicious margaritas, ribs, pulled pork and baked beans.

Thank NorwayIngrid
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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526 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Visited twice in a day. First in the afternoon for drinks when we sampled a few of their excellent guest beers - shame they didn't offer flights so we could have sampled more. Then in the evening we ate downstairs and 3 of our party ate the best steak/ brisket they have every had and my chicken was excellent. The... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a great ribs/bbcue/road house kind of place, probably not everyone's cup of tea--and if you're looking for a cup of tea, this ain't the place. The decor/atmosphere is kind of "seedy," but in a nice/authentic/appropriate kind of way. The food is great, prices very reasonable, service good. So if you're up for that down-home cookin' kind of experience... More 

Thank Steve T
Ballston Spa, New York
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Typical American pub bistro with good food. I had steak burger which taste good and goes well with waffle fries.

Thank Shirley5678

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Worthington St, Springfield, MA 01103
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: (413) 736-6000

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