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David's Real Pit BBQ

5121 NW 39th Avenue, #A, Gainesville, FL 32606
+1 352-373-2002
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Ranked #80 of 474 Restaurants in Gainesville
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: David's Real Pit BBQ is Gainesville, Florida's best BBQ restaurant and catering service. Specializing in serving quality BBQ at a quick, convenient pace. Stop in for our mouth watering breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or have us cater your event, rehearsal dinner or wedding. We are a family friendly establishment so bring the kids.
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English first
Gainesville, Florida
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180 reviews 180 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our family really enjoys eating lunch at David's BBQ on 39th Avenue. We choose the Working Person's sandwich special. It includes a sandwich, side and drink for one low price. We like the pork sandwich with coleslaw on it, onion rings or french fries and a sweet tea. The green beans and mac-n-cheese are good too. Yummy! The service is... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Feeling the need for a morning protein boost I stopped in at David’s Real Pit BBQ one morning recently. Stocked with a full menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner the toughest thing about David's is deciding what to order. The breakfast menu has the standbys of pancakes, eggs fixed any way, omelets and of course a variety of meats. I... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

David's has been around for years and for good reason. The BBQ sandwiches are excellent and the sides are great too. I highly recommend the fried onion rings.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had a wonderful time at David's BBQ. The staff were very nice and very helpful even when they were slammed! The food was delicious with an ample amount for everyone! BBQ was great as well!

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Not only did I wait another 15 minutes after calling my order in 20 minutes prior. The Turkey looked and tasted like they literally got it out of the bottom of some barrel where it had sat all day. The ribs were pasty and dry. The "home made coleslaw" was surely right out of a commercial tub. No ones homemade... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not a chain but a locally owned restaurant. Excellent, plain and simple BBQ. No fancy décor, but clean and comfortable

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Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Everyone is Gainesville seems to be all about "Adam's BBQ", well they have nothing on David's! We always stop there when we are in town monthly. David's BBQ offers great food, large portions, and all at a reasonable price. They people are always friendly. I get a "Working Person's Turkey Sandwich on garlic toast with slaw no sauce, my favorite.... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've been going to David's BBQ since it first opened on 23rd ave years ago. Always excellent BBQ. This time I got a 3 combo to go, the pulled pork and ribs were old tasting and dry as was the chicken....first time I've ever tossed my BBQ diner away. Was a little disapointed but am hopeful it was just a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Got a very tasty BBQ burger. It was pretty big. Coleslaw tasted fresh. Loved the garlic bread and chicken I sampled off my son. Fried okra was also quite good and not greasy or mushy. Sweet sweet corn nuggets went down the hatch with a smile. Awesome spot for BBQ so glad we stopped in our Gville visit. Will return... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Good BBQ pork and chicken sandwiches. They have other plates as well with many choices of sides. I love the corn nuggets. This is an order and take your own seat type of place, which is great if you are in a hurry, or just want some good food and don't need to be waited on. Like the laid back... More 

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Additional Information about David's Real Pit BBQ

Address: 5121 NW 39th Avenue, #A, Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone Number: +1 352-373-2002
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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