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J R Hooks Cafe

115 Watt St, Circleville, OH 43113-1746
+1 740-474-2158
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible3%
5 May 2017
“Great little place”
18 Oct 2016
“Upscale dining”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
115 Watt St, Circleville, OH 43113-1746
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been going to this spot for a few years. I don't remember a bad meal there. For a while, we were not impressed by the service, however management promptly fixed that little glitch. Now the service is on par with...More

Thank Rick h
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Upscale with excellent choices never expected to find in a small town or rural county setting. The owner has always made the difference. This restaurant is no longer JR Hooks Café, as it has been sold and reopened under different venue.

Thank judgeteacher4life
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Been coming here for over 5 years. Made reservations, had to wait 45 minutes post reservation time being told it would just be another moment. No place to sit with a party in the meantime. No offers on a drink, a seat at the bar,...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 9 July 2016

only been have three times, hamburger and pizza was good, service was a little slow, but not bad. over all this is a good place to eat .i will go back if around there

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This place is amazing! ! The chef's and staff know what they are doing. You will get full service. And there are banquet rooms.

Thank tinkerbellsred
Reviewed 1 May 2016

It was a really nice atmosphere. The service was excellent. We were greeted immediately, which is an improvement over Hook's. We were disappointed in the food. My husband's red beans and rice were dry, the sausage cooked to leather-like hardness. My salad was good, but...More

Thank Joyce O
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I'm told this used to be called J R Hooks, so maybe tripadvisor should look into adding Watt Street Tavern. J R Hooks is closed. This place had great, affordable food. I'm not from the area, but would definitely stop again if I was passing...More

Thank AuntTra
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Stopped in with 20 for dinner on a recent trip. Had reservations, but one table never got up so we were squeezed into smaller tables and not seated together. They had good food specials and people seemed to enjoy what they ordered. I had the...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 12 October 2015

the name of this place has changed to watt street tavern. good food and a lot of food. the service was not the best.

Thank sandy t
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Jr hooks has been one of our favorite places to eat for years. We especially like the corn chowder and I the bucktown carbonara is my favorite dish!!! It's a nice atmosphere not to fancy but a nice sit down place with friendly service and...More

Thank cnhbowles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Watt St, Circleville, OH 43113-1746
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Circleville
  • Phone Number: +1 740-474-2158
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