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Barbecue Pit

920 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3524
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Ranked #7 of 174 Restaurants in National City
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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Tehachapi, California
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293 reviews 293 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Good home style meals. Great ham, Beef and Pork ribs, chicken. Sides are mac salad or cole slaw. Clean, including bathrooms. Nice staff, friendly. One of my favorites in San Diego. Try the beef ribs, they are really good.

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Chula Vista, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My family didn't eat out much when I was a kid but my mother (as a treat) would bring home 1/2 beef and 1/2 ham with sides of cole slaw and beans (and the ever present side of sauce).We wolfed it all down, with no leftovers. My grandfather used to eat there for lunch several times a week for years.... More

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Spring Valley, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This place has been here so long that we remember coming here 30 years ago. We went back recently and they still serve a fine barbecue sandwich for a great deal. Some of the sides and desserts are standard cafeteria fare, but the cream pies are excellent.

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La Jolla, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This place is definitely the best BBQ in San Diego. I know Dick's BBQ has huge lines but to tell you the truth the sauce they use is not very good and there meet just isn't smoked to perfection like it is at this place. This place has been around since the 1940's in San Diego and they used to... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

The aroma is delightful and the barbecue sauce authentic. It makes my trips to San Diego well worth the drive!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2009

Not a BBQ person but the MR loves it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2008

family fav!

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

This is my family's BBQ place. It probably isn't the most authentic BBQ, but it is delicious and thus my favorite

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