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Old Canal Smokehouse

94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
+1 740-779-3278
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (34 reviews)
“pulled pork” (50 reviews)
“ribs” (40 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
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1 - 10 of 391 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good and popular with the locals. I ask the desk clerk Where he would recommend and his choice hit the spot

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in because it was rated number one on trip advisor. My husband said his pulled pork sandwich was good. I ordered chicken wings (hot), salad. The wings were different than I expected. Only ate one, kind of tasted old. The...More

Thank Janine H
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with friends for the first time at the Old Canal Smokehouse and will be back for sure it was awesome .

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere and the wait staff does a great job. All their smoked meats are delicious. .

Thank David8197
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

But still pretty good!!! Just a tiny slip as the owners used to be the bartenders... And they were the best in Chillicothe!!!

Thank oldcarguy61
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time. Ordered the brisket and pulled pork combo with sweet potato tots and mac and cheese. Everything was top notch. Would go again

Thank Durango4x4
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My wife enjoyed the ribs but I tried the buffalo burger. It seemed to be a frozen party. Forget the mac and cheese. It was tasteless. My wife's creamed corn was good.

Thank Scuffy13
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After hiking Conkels Hollow and Old Mans cave hike, we were more then ready for something substitutive to whet our appetite. The St Louis Ribs were succulent and meaty. The two styles of sauce pair perfectly. The Mac and cheese was tasteless. The peanut butter...More

Thank YOropeza53
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We did not go wrong in choosing this place for supper while in town for a night. I have had ribs from sea to shining sea, Kansas City to Memphis I have eaten lots of ribs. These ribs were as good if not better than...More

Thank Bountiful-IA
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was our 3rd dining experience here. Chillichothe is kind of a stopover spot for us. This time we had lunch. I highly recommend the coconut coated onion rings and the huge stuffed mushrooms. Have had their BBQ on other trips and it is very...More

Thank thyme2eat
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Relationship to Hemings family
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Chillicothe
  • Phone Number: +1 740-779-3278
  • E-mail
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