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Charcoal Grill

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

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Great pit beef

We always go with the jumbo fries and pit beef sandwich with their homemade bbq sauce. They always have coupons in the local Valupak.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We always go with the jumbo fries and pit beef sandwich with their homemade bbq sauce. They always have coupons in the local Valupak.

Thank kforr11
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

On our first visit for takeout, we tried the sampler and a sandwich with both Pit Beef and Pit Ham. The ribs were very good with the meat extremely tender and falling off the bone, and the pit beef was excellent. The ham was good, too, although it was a very fatty cut. The Buffalo wings left a lot to... More 

Thank RyryE
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.

Thank Kimberly K
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 

Thank blues4545
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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.

Thank Michael D
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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!

Thank DavieBgood
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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

Thank NykkyLewis
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.

Thank Sinbadsmom
Perry Hall, Maryland
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4 reviews
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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 

Thank Jeffer2014
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 

Thank Cadolph82

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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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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