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All 288 El Cajon Restaurants

Barbecue Pit

2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
619-462-5434
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Nice local place to eat. The environment was very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. Daily specials that are affordable. Food was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is great, I only wish it was opened on Sunday. I stop by at least monthly for their ribs, the pork sandwich was a little small and pricey, but the rib dinner is to die for. enjoy!

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a great place for BBQ'ed BEEF RIBS. It's very hard to find a place that serves Beef Rids in the first place without costing an arm and a leg. Cooked to perfection regardless if it's not coming from a smoker, the favor was just as good. The sauce was just right and is basically a personal choice, I've... More

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El Cajon, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Beef was ho hum taste more like it came from a regular oven and not smoked. Sauce was too sweet. My wife had the ham and it was dry and hard to cut, again she did not care for the sauce either. I did like the Split Pea soup hard to come by these days in a restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Great authentic North Texas BBQ. Been eating here since a kid, nothing changes and that's what I like!

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Ashton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

ive been coming to the various locations of the barbecue pit my entire life in fact my grandmother used to work at the original location near the beach.. we have loved the food here forever. this was the first time i got back to san diego with my husband and his kids and was able to share this tasty food... More

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Many years ago this restaurant had very good food. It's changed. The ribs taste to me like they've been sitting there for a while and the sauce is too sweet for my taste. Nice staff, though

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The barbeque here is very good...it is tasty and filling. I believe it is an old family recipie. It is well worth the trip to El Cajon. And they do excellent catering for large parties during the summer

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Chula Vista, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have been to all of the BBQ pits in San Diego, you can't go wrong with their food. Lots of people like some of the other BBQ joints in San Diego, but for my money the "Pit" is the best. Ham, Beef, Ribs, its all good.

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Alpine, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

If you are in a hurray but want to enjoy a good barbecue this is the place for you. Not a fancy place, just regular tables and chairs but finger licking barbecue!

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