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Old Canal Smokehouse

94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
+1 740-779-3278
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (57 reviews)
“ribs” (46 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 E Water St, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2544
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was cooked perfectly. Loved the atmosphere and the waitress was very friendly. Service is fast and food is good.

Thank hwilliam2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was a little slow but they were very busy. The food however, was well worth the wait. Good enough that I went back a second time during the 4 days I was in the area.

Thank stevepI7692HG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of "comfort" food. Barbecue was a primary food with plenty of good sides. Its on the heavy side and you may need to take a walk after eating. Again though good comfort food.

Thank o5retired
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was traveling through and stopped based on other TripAdvisor reviews. We started with the pig chips. Then, shared smoked the smoked brisket and ribs along with corn casserole and sweet potato tots. Quite possibly, the best BBQ I’ve had and I’ve had a lot over...More

Thank lmcdonald25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was traveling driving through this area and decided to stop here based on Trip Advisor Reviews. It is deserving of its #1 rating!!!! The corn bread was done to perfection and melted in your mouth. The bourbon pork chops were cooked and flavored just...More

Thank Chip1031
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is totally AWESOME! We had the onion rings and we thought they were terrific. And my husband had the homemade potato chips and they were to die for. The grilled chicken was just simply delicious. I just can’t say enough about how wonderful...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for dinner on drive home. It’s only about 5 min off of 23 and was very enjoyable. It’s located in a former residence near downtown. I would rate it upper middle in terms of cost and menu section. The food was excellent. We...More

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Stopped in the Old Canal Smokehouse today for lunch, around 11:30. Wonderful meal, wonderful service. Better than we expected. Definitely, recommend.

Reviewed May 5, 2018

We stopped at another restaurant in Chillichote and left due to lack of beer options and less than welcoming service. The Old Canal Smokehouse was very welcoming, professional and efficient especially with our large group. The craft beer choices were pretty extensive - at least...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We go here frequently. The food is really good and the service is always top notch. We’ve tried virtually everything on their menu and found nothing that we would not order again. They have both inside and outside seating.

Thank shooter4950
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January 31, 2017|
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 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. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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