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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
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Columbus, Georgia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited on a whim after reading about it in an Alabama BBQ Roadtrip book. The menu is not huge, basically Pulled Pork, Ribs, and Chicken with a few sides to choose from. The ribs were meaty and tender and the pork was juicy. My kids were even kept entertained by the writing on the wall. It was well worth... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Best BBQ in west Mobile. Period. These folks know what they are doing. Order the pulled pork in bulk and get sauce to take home.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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152 reviews 152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I cannot fathom what the attraction is here. I hate to write a totally negative review, but the food is so-so. It must be the history, the "quaint" atmosphere or something I am missing. Almost every barbeque place is better. Sorry.

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Mobile, Alabama
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As with most really good BBQ places, the Brick Pit is not much to look at. However, the food is top notch. I am particularly found of the pulled smoked pork. In fact, I am not certain I have ever tried anything else. Their meats are all slow smoked to perfection. If you like southern BBQ pork, dont pass it... More 

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173 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We had the rib plate dinner, 5 ribs and 2 sides. Ribs are some of the best anywhere. It doesn't get 4 1/2 rating for not having good food. Not fancy or upscale at all but just great food. We were served our meals within 3 minutes of ordering.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Had their signature pulled pork plate, with cole slaw and baked beans. I make it a point to stop here every time I visit Mobile. A local must-stop BBQ. Ribs are also very good

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97 reviews 97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had to try ribs on our visit to the Mobile area and the place with the best reviews was Brick Pit. It is a little place - I think most people carry out, but the ribs were very good as was the chicken and the beans and coleslaw! Lots to look at while you wait - and the wait... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I had supper here on a week day while in Mobile for business. Yes, it's located in an old house. Yes, it's dirty and the bathrooms smell. But isn't that part of the charm of some places? We both had a combo plate of ribs and pulled pork. She had bbq beans and potato salad while I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

I have been coming to mobile for work for twelve years. This is always my first stop when I get into town. The ribs are awesome and this is THE best nana pudding anywhere! The service is quick enough that I'm in and out without wasting half the work day. Brickpit knows barbecue!!!

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Lewisville, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We parked behind the restaurant and were disgusted before we walked in. The parking lot smells rancid and trash was piled up in the back. When we walked through the door we were greater by a musky urine smell. This place is filthy. The menu is limited and not appetizing. Maybe I'm a BBQ snob from Texas, but this place... More 

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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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