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“Not bad!”

Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill
Ranked #11 of 51 Restaurants in Altoona
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The staff is friendly and courteous. Spacious interior with options and big tv screens. The okra cornbread is a must try but their sandwiches are just ok. I would definitely go again but the initial impression on some of the food wasn't entirely memorable. The beverage selection was pretty good though!

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

One of the first barbecue restaurants in Altoona. Love their building. Love the atmosphere. Love the uniqueness of their menu. They truly do have the best smoked prime rib in town. Paired with a side of their Boursin mashed potatoes and it's a meal worth the trip.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Disappointed on this restaurant...get the feeling this is a struggling location. Half of the eating area is "closed", out of my choice of bottled beer (was listed on the beverage menu) and the food...oh so disappointing. Two of us shared the Killer Combo platter featuring 7 meats. All were dried out and tasteless. My side of sautéed zucchini was delicious, though.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We always sit in Val's section, she is amazing. Daily specials, drink specials too. They make dressings and soups. Nice beer selection on tap, more via can/bottle and full bar. Try the smokehouse tea!!
Try a few different smoked meats with the made from scratch sides.
Save room for banana pie, single serving. This isnt banana cream, no pudding and fresh banana with homemade whipped topping , the crust sweet and delicious.

Thank Crispypc
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have only been to Claxons a couple of times and both times seemed a little frustrating. On both occasions it was not crowded, but service seemed slow & inconsistent. Our server was polite and dealing with several unimpressed customers. Atmosphere is lacking and kinda reminds me of eating at a nursing home. If you are a foodie, this is place. If you prefer an upgraded dining experience, this isn't your place.

Thank Roo R
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