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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

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5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412
+1 423-894-1217
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out...
We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out side. We try to make you fill like you are with friends.
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  • 176
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent BBQ food

Highly recommend this place! The food was wonderful and the staff was super friendly and helpful. We will certainly be back!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
toddmich
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Franklin, Indiana
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Franklin, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Highly recommend this place! The food was wonderful and the staff was super friendly and helpful. We will certainly be back!!!

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Ate there on our road trip thru Chattanooga. Got the rib plate. Ribs were well seasoned and had appropriate amount of sauce. Beans are good. Coleslaw was meh. Fried pickles were good too. Staff was very friendly and talked with us time we there. Would def go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very good BBQ pork, sides were decent. When it's BBQ it is all about the meat and they got that down pat. Right amount of smoke and spice. Will go again next time I'm in the area for sure. Jim - Detroit Michigan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's a little hard to find but when you get there you will be impressed with what you get. the baked beans were the best I had, the ribs were awesome. The staff was very friendly. I recommend this restaurant.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place took two trips to find. The first time I eventually gave up. Then, on another day I drove past it twice before I finally found it. To be honest, I was kind of angry at that point. The BBQ was good. It might have been great. Not sure. I'm almost didn't eat there because of the frustration I... More 

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Lookout Mountain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We decided to try Hickory Pit based on trip advisor. We are locals and Porker's fans but decided to branch out and try something different. The staff and servers were very friendly and immediately seated us in a very small dining space and took our order quickly. The staff took great care of us during out visit and stopped by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Ribs were tender and the portions were more than enough! The price was good. A nice little hole in the wall.

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Paoli, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Good food at good prices with good service and good atmosphere. It's a small operation, sure, but the quality is top notch.

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New Concord, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Absolutely delicious food and excellent service. There were 8 in our party and everyone lovd what they got. The seating area is small so we were lucky to get a table.

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Little Rock, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We ate here for lunch. Family run, they were so nice to us and our kids. Good food and large portions for what you pay. Someone else said it was a dive, and well, I guess the location sort of is! LOL But heck, places like that are where you find some of the best food, right?

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Additional Information about Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

Address: 5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412
Phone Number: +1 423-894-1217
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-894-1217

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Description

We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out side. We try to make you fill like you are with friends.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 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?