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TJ'S Smokehouse

198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
+1 419-285-0034
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
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“ribs” (14 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
“mechanical bull” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I ate here on our trip to Put In Bay. We were drawn in by the nice aroma of BBQ. We had the BBQ brisket, fries, and coleslaw. I was surprised and pleased with the portion size and great flavor. We enjoyed...More

Thank sgpjroh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had a great lunch here. It was good done by our waitress Sydney. I would efiantly recommend the perch fish. I normally dont like fish but this was really excellent. I try and eat locally when I travel and you never...More

Thank Rebekah Oakensh... H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

We were there during the Toby Keith pre-concert party and the place was packed. The food was great and the music was outstanding - especially Brent Lowry and the Drifters!

Thank Robert A
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Friendly staff. Very fast. All three meals were great. Chef very nice. Friendly bartender.

Thank Pennie72
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

I think this was the same band I saw this past St. Patty's Day! They were fantastic! Great country bar! Wheelchair accessible. Street parking only, but there is ample space!

Thank SGcvn69
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Always enjoy TJ's outdoor bar area. Usually good country music to be heard and cold beer to be had. Lots of fun for a group of people.

Thank shellgilardi
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I would give this restaurant 5 stars but the hostess was simply rude and unattentive. After we made it past the scowling hostess (who ignored the folks in front of us until we asked members of the staff how you get seated at one of...More

Thank pugpower
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with some friends while on the island. I did not eat the food so this review is based purely on the entertainment. Watching the mechanical bull and all the drunk folks attempting to ride was a hoot. The venue has a 2...More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Kaylin was our server- she's awesome! We enjoyed our meals. Everything was hot and fresh and tasted good. The best part was having a table right near the window and watching those brave souls taking on the mechanical bull:) Atmosphere was fun, wished we could've...More

Thank christine n
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Went to Put in Bay for the first time. Thought I would get some bar b que. What a bad idea. Beef Brisket was dry. Ribs were dry. Sauce could not even help. Pulled pork was good. Even told the waiter and nothing else was...More

Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-0034
They Have A Mechanical Bull Outside.
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