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The Happy pig

200 S Alcaniz St, Pensacola, FL 32502
(850) 912-8480
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Ranked #172 of 555 Restaurants in Pensacola
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Navarre, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

We r locals... This is about our 6th time here and unfortunately it was the first time we were disappointed. Food quality has gone down, seems like they are cutting costs on the menu..cheap Mac n Cheese. Need experienced cooks back in kitchen. Also need to focus back on real BBQ. Train staff better...stop having servers upsell items. He came... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I was in the mood for some bbq and I wanted to try somewhere different so I decided to try this place out. I had the brisket wrap and it had no flavor at all. I also had some broccoli slaw and that tasted great. The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere is nice. I will go back again... More

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Pensacola, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

When we get the hankering for some good pulled pork, The Happy Pig is where we like to go. Great food, prices, and friendly staff.

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Tallahassee, Florida, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We showed up with a party of 10 on Saturday night and were about the only people in this place. The waitress didn’t seem all that pleased to see us, felt a bit like we were putting her out. The food was good. I am not a BBQ aficionado, but the meat and sides were tasty. I ordered the pulled... More

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Pensacola, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

was craving some good bbq and saw that this place got food reviews, I don't see how they can call this a bbq place the food was terrible for the price even if it was cheaper I'd still be disappointed no real flavor fed not cooked in a smoker or on grill will definitely never eat there again

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Asheville
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was good, but nothing I would rave about. BBQ is just that BBQ, was same as anywhere. Was a little disappointed as we had heard good things.

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Kemah, Texas
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192 reviews 192 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am a big fan of pig meat ... this place was recommended by a guy in a bar one block away, so off I went ... it;s a neighborhood sorta place with no frills and a lota good pig meat ... Heather, the girl behind the bar, fixed me up with a serious pig s'wich with a side of... More

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Pensacola, Florida
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I have been loyal customers at The Pig for the last 3 years. Yesterday was the last time we will ever step foot in that restaurant. We were seated at the bar and the owner/manager Mark was at the end of the bar with another gentleman. He was drinking heavily and having a good time with his... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were traveling through Pensacola and got a craving for BBQ. We did a quick google search and saw that this restaurant had a very high rating. I will be very amazed if this review makes it online because it seems as though this restaurant uses some type of a scrubber company to delete bad ratings from their reviews. The... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I hate to write poor reviews but in this case I can't help it. I am a BBQ freak, I have a Lang 48" Deluxe which I use often. This is the worst BBQ I've ever eaten and I've eaten a lot. The meat has zero smoke flavor so I don't know why it's even called BBQ. I know they... More

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