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TJ'S Smokehouse

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198 Delaware St, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6626
+1 419-285-0034
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sylvania, Ohio
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was excellent and staff was great. They have 3 bar area. One outside, there is one in a more of a dinning area and the third is in a more dance club feel. The night we were there they had a live band that did a great job

Thank Rick S
Columbus, Ohio
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It was a beautiful day in Put in Bay, so we sat on their patio, which had a relaxed atmosphere. We had a late lunch. I had a burger and my boyfriend had the pulled pork sandwich. It's been two weeks since we visited, and all I can think of is that it was alright. Nothing fancy, nothing fantastic. It... More 

Thank suswil
Edinburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Four of us, all seniors, stopped for lunch. We all thought the BBQ was very good and the Bloody Marys were excellent. Service was very slow, in spite of having few customers. The staff were friendly and helpful. In spite of the very slow service, I would visit TJs on my next visit.

Thank Larry H
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Sandwich and Fries for 2 and slow but kind service nearly $30 the Cuban Brisket was really missing the brisket very scarce for the price. The pickles on bottom made the texas toast bread soggy. The fries were very tasty fresh cut fries the cole slaw was good but confusion on the menu when we asked about what comes with... More 

Thank kh32203
Angola, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The ribs were not good at all. They had no flavor and the fries were a greasy mess. Service was ok but I would rather have a mc rib than come back here. Tender yes, any flavor noooo. Disappointed we love bbq and these did not hit the spot

Thank moeoberlin
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited on a Sunday for early lunch. Restaurant was fairly quiet. Ordered Pulled Pork Entree with their fries and cole slaw. Service was great but food was average all around. Pulled pork was a little greasy along with their corn muffins that cost an extra $4 for two. Doubt I will return to eat. Seems like they could be very... More 

Thank TonyT
Mentor, Ohio
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158 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I stopped here for a snack and drinks. No line, was seated right away. Danny the bartender was very attentive and informative of the menu. The appetizer bacon wrapped meatballs were very good. The briscut cuban was great. A little too much smoke favor but it was still delicious. He also had my fav, pickle shots. Great snacks and great... More 

Thank juliebY4632SQ
Bowling Green, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We went here and orders the baby back ribs...they were amazing. The service was great and would go back again

Thank ECGIbbs
Rockport, Texas
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

During a trip to this island we stopped at this restaurant for lunch, that was not a good choice. The service was OK but the food was not, fries was burned, my wife ordered "pork B B Que" it had no flavor and was like boiled, she can't eat it, my hamburger was no that I expect, bread no toasted... More 

Thank coastalrm47
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great food, affordable drinks, clean, enjoyable atmosphere..... They've got it all. I'll be back! The music wasn't so loud you couldn't talk, but you can hear it anywhere on the giant patio.

Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?