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Gideon's BBQ Smokehouse
Barbecue Restaurant
Today 11AM–8PM
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345 New London Turnpike Glastonbury, CT 06033
345 New London TurnpikeUSConnecticutGlastonbury06033
Barbecue RestaurantToday 11AM–8PM
Monday 11AM–8PMTuesday 11AM–8PMWednesday 11AM–8PMThursday 11AM–9PMFriday 11AM–9PMSaturday 11AM–9PMSunday 11AM–8PM
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"Food is good but they are so stingy with the French Fries."
"The sauces all bring something different to the table."
"The potatoes were quite good, but at $15.99, one would expect a larger helping."
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Len Smith
a week ago
We decided to try this place based on their 4.0 rating. The restaurant was empty at 5:30 on a Friday, but that is understandable. The man at the counter was very helpful. I ordered the Brisket Dinner at $15.99 and it only took about ten minutes to arrive. The portions were very small for the price. My sides consisted of the garlic mashed potatoes and another of beans. These were served in a small, maybe 1/3 cup container. That's pretty small. The potatoes were quite good, but at $15.99, one would expect a larger helping. The brisket was wonderful and very tender. They served six slices which seemed okay for the price, but given the small side portions, I felt that the meal should hover around the $10.00 mark. The meal came with a nice sized portion of cornbread that had a slight hint of lemon. Wow, what a great addition to the mix. My side had the pulled pork sliders and contrary to the other reviews was provided a reasonable portion. Interestingly, we were unable to locate any salt or pepper shakers anywhere. I gave this three-stars because of the balance between price and small side portions and the expectation that you bus your own table. The quality of the food is high and I'd like to return to try their wings.
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Mark Hensel
in the last week
Been to many eateries including Bears smokehouse - this is no bears - quantity of food is not worth the price- quality of food was ok.
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Ray Maldonado
2 months ago
Place is awesome, service and the food is great. Nice environment
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Stephen Bergeron
2 years ago
Service was good. Food was fantastic. I had the burnt tip sandwich and some wings. The wings were good and crispy. The sauces were good too. Keep up the good work.
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Phillip Ruffy
2 months ago
Eat here a few times a month. I've sampled just about everything on the menu. BBQ veterans will appreciate the burnt ends. The sauces all bring something different to the table. Owner is a riot, real funny guy if you ever get to meet him.
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Paul Dedominicis
7 months ago
To all the people complaining about fries, it clearly says on the menu, sandwhich comes with half order of fries, don't expect to get a heaping order, this is not McDonald's. Bbq is an expensive food to produce, you try it and see how far you get. Great food great service.
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jim marturano
2 years ago
Excellent experience.Very good service. Very friendly staff. Not a huge menu choice but what is on it is very good. Food was timely and tasty. Good portions. I strongly recommend it. Try it once and you will return.
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Ryan Hayles
a year ago
Food is good but they are so stingy with the French Fries. Come on you guys. I personally won't be back just because of that. Fries are so cheap and so are they for giving such a skimpy portion.

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