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TJ'S Smokehouse

198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
+1 419-285-0034
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
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“ribs” (13 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Always a good time at TJ's but the buffet they had out for the VIPs this weekend was an absolute joke. Cold meatballs, fish so hard we literally could NOT bite through it. We had contests to see who could actually bite through or rip...More

Thank Dball11
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Over the years, they have been a growing restaurant. Nice to see how far they have come. The atmosphere is nice, service is good, and food has some variety.

Thank Airstream16
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great barbecue sandwich with sweet potato fries with caramel sauce. Yes, caramel! It is a great accessory to the fries. Service was fast. Staff was friendly! Chili cheese dog was also a hit with my companion. Would definitely go back!

Thank famfun321
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The brisket is fabulous! They have hand-cut fries and I loved them! The chicken strips and sweet potato fries were also family favorites. The food was a little pricey but did not break the bank. Our waitress was so friendly and she took time to...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We walked in at lunchtime and we were seated quickly. Ashton our server was great. Made suggestions for drinks that were spot on. Lunch was ordered. The meatballs were delish. Side salads perfect size. Chili dog fantastic. Sweet potato fries were great with Carmel sauce....More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed June 5, 2018 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 May 26, 2018 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 W
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
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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