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Barbecue Pit

920 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3524
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Ranked #12 of 173 restaurants in National City
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2013
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7 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Chula Vista, California
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
1 review
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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