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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 #102 of 470 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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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 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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FL
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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Is this a secret menu item? The only reason I know about burnt ends is because the staff told me about it. As I was passing through Gainesville around lunch time, I spotted David's and I'm glad I did. Even though it was a busy weekday and there were plenty of other customers, the staff knew it was my first... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

fantastic food ,service, and prices. the service is great quick and friendly. fountain drinks for free refills,. have booth or table sitting, outside tables with umbrellas fenced in clean and social loving.

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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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