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2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
619-462-5434
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Oldie but goodie.....

Things have not change here (except the prices) for the last thirty years. And I love that! Best BBQ (wet-style) ever! You want good beef, ribs (both types), chicken, pork, you go to the Barbeque Pit. Sauce is still excellent. Beans are the best. I only wish they still gave you the roll and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Warren W
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Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Things have not change here (except the prices) for the last thirty years. And I love that! Best BBQ (wet-style) ever! You want good beef, ribs (both types), chicken, pork, you go to the Barbeque Pit. Sauce is still excellent. Beans are the best. I only wish they still gave you the roll and butter when you order the #1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Excellent food, family own, love the pull pork sandwich, baked bean, macroni salad. Most folk today took out, line was out the door 6/5/15

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San Diego, California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love good BBQ this was just OK for me. I am not a fan of cold food. To me BBQ should be fresh and warm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This place is great. The same family owns it that started the restaurant eons ago down by the beach. My grandma used to work at the original one in pacific beach and they still use her coleslaw recipe. I get the ham sandwich I've been eating this my whole life. This is a stop every time I come back to... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This place was recommend by a friend.. It really isn't all that, pricy for sure and very out dated. Food was ok the best part was the BBQ sauce !

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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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Lakeside, California
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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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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

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

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Additional Information about Barbecue Pit

Address: 2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
Phone Number: 619-462-5434
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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  • Address: 2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: 619-462-5434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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