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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
251-343-0001
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best BBQ in Mobile

This hole in the wall eatery has the best pork in Mobile. The decor in the restaurant features signatures from its patrons and Alabama Football memorabilia. The establishment has been featured on Man vs. Food and has been recognized by many culinary aficionados locally and on the national level... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Jacob G
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Mobile, Alabama
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Mobile, Alabama
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This hole in the wall eatery has the best pork in Mobile. The decor in the restaurant features signatures from its patrons and Alabama Football memorabilia. The establishment has been featured on Man vs. Food and has been recognized by many culinary aficionados locally and on the national level. My favorite dish is the pulled pork with their home made... More 

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Miami, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We live in Miami and this is the second time we come to the Brick Pit. The pulled pork and the ribs are extremely delicious. The potato salad, the beans, their sauces... I can't say enough good things about this place. Totally recommend.

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Fairhope
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

By far the best and most authentic bbq in town. There is no corporate office, just a hole in the wall restaurant with very few choices. I love that they don't offer you a million average items but instead offer a select few items that are all high quality! A must find in Mobile!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Brick Pit is among the top 5 places I take out of towners when they come to Mobile. You just don't get great, old-fashioned, slow cooked BBQ and chicken anymore. But you can get it here. It's family friendly, and delicious. You get bang for your buck! My go to order is a chicken plate with banana pudding. My... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very moist and flavorful smoked pork. The kind you can eat w/o sauce but you won't want to miss their tasty hot and mild tomatoe based sauces. (Not mustardy sauce) Even their spicey sauce was not too hot. Great baked beans. Very good banana pudding as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Woooowww....just woowwww... The best bar b q comes from old shack hands down... None of this foo-foo mess...just great food...we got the rib plates a pulled pork they both were finger licking good.. Service was excellent...we even got our name on the wall!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Without sauce, the pulled pork was horrible and the service wasn't much better! From reading other reviews, maybe I just went on a bad night, but I won't be wasting my time or money again to find out.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food was excellent and the prices good. It is very crowded and the need more space. I felt like I was sitting on top of people.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The best barque you could eat!!! Very reasonable! This is not much of a place, but the food is delicious!!! This restaurant has been featured on national television.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I love this place since i live in Mobile what is almost 8 years. Always bring all my visitors from Germany. The food is extremely good and the place is super unique. If you ever come to Mobile you gotta try it. Its pulled pork platter is to die for.

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Additional Information about Brick Pit

Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
Phone Number: 251-343-0001
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: 251-343-0001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?