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201 Worthington St, Springfield, MA 01103-2304
+1 413-736-6000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burnt ends” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (47 reviews)
“waffle fries” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
201 Worthington St, Springfield, MA 01103-2304
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the best barbecue that I have found in Massachusetts. Brisket was phenomenal, so tender and juicy. Definitely a pub style venue, but great at what they do. Unfortunately, there wasn't any love music on the night we went. But it was still a...More

Thank foodnwine413
Reviewed 6 days ago

Theodore's has been know to have ghost sightings over the years. I find this entirely believable. The Worthington St. location is one of the oldest established urban neighborhoods in America. No doubt there are a lot of old spirits wandering these streets. The restaurant is...More

Thank Leftome321
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always come here when I am in Springfield for work. This place has the best burnt ends ever and really delicious cornbread. Waffle fries are awesome as well. Baby back ribs are ok and the brisket is ok, but man, those burnt ends!!!! I...More

Thank Mike06810
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good, tender, moist, BBQ brisket. All my friends agreed. Very friendly service. Reasonable prices for BBQ. Not fancy but interesting atmosphere. There is a stage in the center for performances.

Thank L B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel gave us a list of restaurants and thankful we found this one. Our server Desiree was helpful and attentive. We ordered 3 app’s, one bbq main (pulled pork) and onion rings. They were all delicious. I wasn’t sure what beer to have and...More

Thank TifFit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Booze, Blues and BBQ- 👍👍👍👍👍... love the Burnt ends.... burgers and pulled pork... excellent BBQ abd a real great dive atmosphere

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we traveled East on the Mass Pike, it was time to select a place to eat. I asked Hubby if he had any suggestions to which he said YES. There’s a BBQ place in Springfield that has a Blues theme. We found it...Theodore’s Booze...More

Thank denisemaurer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place USE to be good, it USE to have fresh meats, it USE to have good size servings of food, it USE to have salads we couldn’t finish.... Every dinner we had were a dissapointment in at least one way. The meats all seems...More

1  Thank H S
KeithWeppler, Owner at Theodore's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am terribly sorry about your recent visit to Theodores. It is truly disturbing. I have no words to describe the pit in my stomach while reading your review. I do appreciate the time it took you to write the review. It is important for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter recently moved to Springfield and we were looking for a nearby place to eat. Theodore's is located right across the street from her building. We went in and after a very short wait, sat down to a delicious Southern-style meal. My husband had...More

1  Thank LINDA J
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a must try if you love bbq ! Food is always on point and the service is great! You will NOT regret the rubbed ribs or the burnt ends!

1  Thank Summer20127
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Jack L
28 March 2018|
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Response from Viktor A | Reviewed this property |
There is parking next to it. It used to be free on weekdays and only charges on Friday and Saturday. It may still be like that.
10 June 2016|
Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice. You can call them at: (413) 736-6000. They are very courteous.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Worthington St, Springfield, MA 01103-2304
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-736-6000
Funky BBQ and Blues joint. Freshly smoked meats. Live music five nights a week. 21 plus after 9pm
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