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Chester's Barbecue

943 Poquonnock Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4257
+1 860-449-6868
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (22 reviews)
“brisket” (58 reviews)
“baked beans” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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943 Poquonnock Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4257
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place in a shopping mall has the odors of a good barbecue place when you walk in -- a scent that sticks in your clothing when you leave. But it doesn't reflect the food. The ribs were okay, but nothing to write home about....More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner and it was outstanding. Both my wife and I had a brisket sandwich with a side and sweet tea and the bill was $23. Order at the counter and the meals were brought to our booth in short order....More

Thank cconstantine72
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a standard run of the mill shopping plaza-based BBQ restaurant. The food is good, the atmosphere of the place, is just ok-nothing special. But it is a nice break from other dining options. That said, you need to like BBQ if you want...More

Thank adventurepursuit
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had read about this place and it did not disappoint. When we got there it was in a mall and we doubted ourselves for our choice. Once inside the place was clean and spacious. Service was excellent and friendly. For me portions were not...More

Thank Lew S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The beef brisket is great! some might find it expensive, which maybe true, but its quality food so that is worth it! meat is not cheap! its bbq style!

1  Thank 761eminec
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome barbecue, tenderrrrrr, flavorfulllll. I liked mixing sweet and spicy sauces. I would definitely go again. Warning though bring an extra stomach or share. Pit boss #4 way to much for 2 people, worth every penny.

Thank Chief_Barney
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Can't go wrong with some delicious bbq. Tastes incredible and was ready quick. Super busy when we went!

Thank Ehuntsch
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Came to Chester's because of great recommendation on TripAdvisor, was not disappointed. I had the brisket, and my wife had the turkey sandwich,very Moise and delicious. I have to say I have eaten brisket from Maine to South Carolina and this was the best. Cole...More

1  Thank Bruce V
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went here for the first time with some co-workers. Service was fast, food was great. Plenty of options to choose from to keep everyone happy.

Thank MikeyV476
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Purchased a dinner from Chester's for a at-home retirement party for 20. The beef brisket was amazingly good. Came with 3 huge containers of sauce. Also got bbq chicken, corn bread, beans and slaw. Everyone thought the dinner was excellent. They accommodated our last minute...More

1  Thank Barbara G
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4 August 2015|
Response from GrotonThames | Reviewed this property |
No need for reservations. Just counter service. But you can order ahead on-line, and schedule a time for it to be ready. Then you show up, and bypass the line. I guess that is as good as a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 943 Poquonnock Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4257
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-449-6868
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