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Gideon's BBQ Smokehouse

345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
+1 860-633-4227
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible19%
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“brisket” (6 reviews)
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345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Good food for the kids and adults. I had the pulled pork sandwich which was really good. Burnt ends brisket sandwich which gets the thumbs up.

Thank JohnJessica0703
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is more of a fast food smokehouse than anything else. The food came quicker than it came out, the burnt ends were cold as well as Mac and cheese and potatoes. Also being very pricey I was more than disappointed.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Came here with my fiancé and 4 year old. He enjoyed his microwaved hot dog and old dry French fries. She had BBQ chicken, which was also microwaved and/or boiled, but absolutely not smoked or barbecued in any way. The skin was fatty and loose....More

Thank Dinosaurdude
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I was truly impressed with the food. I ordered a half rack of ribs with 2 sides. The sides consisted of Mac n Cheese and Collard Greens. Although the portion size of the side order was not appropriate. The food was amazing. The cost was...More

Thank Ambition5
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The turkey is great. Most of the bbq joints smoke some kind of deli turkey but this is the real deal. Amazing!

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Catered lunch for office and client. Full range of BBQ and all the sauces. Everyone was happy and full. The mac and cheese stole the show. I can not wait to bring my family!

Thank rterry01
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the burnt ends sandwich which was tasty. Brisket was flavorful and tender. Loved the freshcut fries! Smoked wings were crisp outside and juicy inside. Not particularly a fan of dry rub but my husband loved them. Also had the banana bread chocolate chip bread...More

1  Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Gideon's BBQ is a surprising great place for BBQ if you are in a rush for lunch or a quick dinner. Nothing fancy, order at the counter, a roll of paper towels at each table and bottles of different sauces to select from. They have...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped into the BBQ to pick up a surprise family meal. Cost was the first surprise $38 for what they called a family picnic but each order fed 2 people. Over salted meat....Sweet Potato sour and unedible....$38 seriously I really want to rate it...More

1  Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The family tried Gideon's and thought the food was good. Great service, friendly, and a good selection of BBQ. We ordered ribs, turkey, and kids mac-and-cheese. I would go back again

Thank kojikid832
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 New London Tpke, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-633-4227
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