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Ontario, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

bbq was just ok, they just used too much salt in everything. Some cool vintage items in the place but that's all that worth it

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Boise, Idaho
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We always like to give local restaurants our business when traveling, and it sounded good from the reviews. We are not food snobs, but it was just okay. If you have had really good bbq, you will be disappointed. The meat was overdone, I believe sauce was commercial, canned green beans. We were really hungry and looking for a great... More 

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Merced, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

20 years ago an old friend and I used to eat here quite frequently. Somehow, I'd forgotten about this Merced Icon. Well, a new friend and I went there just last week...BOY! What a treat! They have a senior menu for only about $8, two great ribs, veggies and your choice of rice, pilaf or potatoes. Everything was just wonderful... More 

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Crab Orchard, Kentucky
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you're looking for a home cooked meal at a reasonable price this is the place! Fast service too! We were immediately seated and our order was taken. Tons of local were in the resturant which is always a plus...it means it must be a good place!

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Mandeville, Louisiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We love to try bbq place and were hoping this one would be good. I ordered the prime rib dinner and it was awesome. My husband had ribs/chicken and he said it was just ok. Service was ok. Had to ask 3 times for a glass of water and when it came to check time we couldn't find the waitress.... More 

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Top Contributor
364 reviews 364 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

For the money, the restaurant serves a lot of food and is an excellent value. We ordered Pork BBQ Ribs off of the senior menu for under $7! It came with 2 HUGE ribs, a baked potato, and string beans. Substitutions are available. The taste of the BBQ sauce on the Ribs was outstanding. The sauce was just the right... More 

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I got there late at night and wanted to share a small dinner. I got the barbecue chicken dinner and good thing I shared it, it was a huge serving. We both ate the plate clean.. the waitress was friendly and helpful. I recommend this place ,, yummy..

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

My family and I loved there breakfast and there were old cars in the parking lot, witch was a added bonus. Good price for the area.

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Merced, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We are regulars here, as are most of the clientele. Daily specials at good prices and plenty of items to choose from. The place is warm and laid back. Katy and the girls will treat you like royalty. You wont go hungry. It is small, so difficult for really large groups, but they will try their best to accommodate you.

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Top Contributor
178 reviews 178 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We have been going to the BBQ Pit for many, many years now. We've seen it go through many changes, new owners, different decor, different servers, etc. Now it is the closest it's been since we originally started going. We have our favorite waitress, Katie. She is an absolute delight. She has hung in there through a lot of the... More 

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Address: Merced, CA
Phone Number: 209-383-2366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
Cuisine: Barbecue

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