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Charcoal Grill

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8535 Old Harford Road, Parkville, MD 21234
410-668-9212
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good pit beef

The pit beef is very good. There isn't anywhere to sit and eat - purely a take-out spot. I always like to drop by here whenever I'm in the Parkville area. The price of the "value" meals are a bit high.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Kimberly K
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Abingdon, Maryland
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Abingdon, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The pit beef is very good. There isn't anywhere to sit and eat - purely a take-out spot. I always like to drop by here whenever I'm in the Parkville area. The price of the "value" meals are a bit high.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Have gone here several times over the years but wasn't very happy with the quality last time. My wife stopped in to pick up dinner and the quality was muchly improved. The time before the amount of meat on the sandwich was not very much. This time we had nice big sandwiches and they were prepared very well. The fries... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you just wish to pick up a quick sandwich or two, this place is convenient and we have always been satisfied. There is a good variety of sandwiches they also have ribs, which are not my favorite, so I have not tried them, but they seem to be pretty popular.

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stop in here all the time and it is a great little place for food to go. Speedy service, and good food. the pit beef, pit turkey and pit ham are all excellent. I like the fries - like ocean city fries... Put a little malt vinegar on them and a big taste-gasm happens!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You will not be disappointed with your visit. The ribs are wonderful, fall off the bone wonderful. The sandwiches are great also (love the sandwich of the month each time). The bay wings excellent. Drive up and enjoy

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Never a bad sandwich. The meat is always fresh and never dried out. Been going there for years and will continue.

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Perry Hall, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Was a long term customer, but after the visit today, won’t go back. I ordered a sandwich, fries and drink; which is their value meal, and paid $9.52. When order came up there was no drink, so I so I mentioned that I had ordered a value meal, she checked it wasn't on receipt, so she got the soda and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I have been coming here as well as Chaps for the past 8 years. It will be a whole before I return. I will take the extra 10 mins to go to Chaps hands down. The service and quality of food has gone down tremendously recently. The last time I ordered, they forgot a hot dog. The manager, Michael, said... More 

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Parkville, Maryland, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I have been going to this Charcoal Grill for years, their pit sauce on the ribs and wings is so good, that I dip my fries and pit-beef sandwiches in it! BUT for about the past 2 years I get very poor service, every person who answers the phone or works the window is very rude. Plenty of times my... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This place is a gem. Great ham and roast beef sandwiches and the most delicious ribs. It does have a few tables but most take it to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8535 Old Harford Road, Parkville, MD 21234
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: 410-668-9212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?