HOME > Chowhound > Southern New England >
Do you create unique foods? Tell us about it

Hilltop BBQ in Manchester

zitronenmadchen Jun 14, 2013 01:03 PM

Does anyone know when it's official opening is going to be? I read somewhere that they were having a soft opening during Pride in Manchester week, which was the 2nd through the 8th, but when I ran by there yesterday, the opening soon sign was still up.

  1. BiscuitBoy Jun 17, 2013 08:03 AM

    I have not personally been (Moodus), though a couple of friends gave it a "meh." More here:


    6 Replies
    1. re: BiscuitBoy
      zitronenmadchen Jun 18, 2013 11:51 AM

      That's too bad, I was kind of excited about a bbq place I could walk to.

      1. re: zitronenmadchen
        kattyeyes Jun 18, 2013 01:25 PM

        If you're in Manchester, take a quick ride to Little Mark's in Vernon. I've never been disappointed there.

        1. re: kattyeyes
          zitronenmadchen Jun 19, 2013 06:35 AM

          I will try that

          1. re: zitronenmadchen
            kattyeyes Jun 19, 2013 12:17 PM

            BTW, and just for fun, I don't recall seeing that avatar before. What a perfect CH presence--a cat peeking from behind the fridge. Love it! :D

        2. re: zitronenmadchen
          junescook Jun 19, 2013 11:42 AM

          I wouldn't dismiss it on hearsay, especially since a) it's new, b) their friends might have had something different than what you wou would have had or the way you would have liked it and 3) it's within walking distance for heaven's sakes, if you get to know the food and the owners, you might be able to add it to your list of places that you can go to when you're feeling tired, lazy or just hankering. Try everything on the menu and then we'll all know.

          1. re: junescook
            zitronenmadchen Jun 29, 2013 11:47 AM

            Well, they're actually opened now so I'll check it out and report back

      2. r
        ratbuddy Jun 17, 2013 07:22 AM

        Which Manchester...?

        1 Reply
        1. re: ratbuddy
          zitronenmadchen Jun 17, 2013 07:28 AM

          Sorry, Connecticut

        Show Hidden Posts