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Phil's Dream Pit

634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3226
423-349-6437
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English first
Kingsport, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We live near Phil's and often eat there or take the food home. The ribs and pulled pork are great as is the chicken. My favorite is the beans. They are the best I have ever had with little bits of meat for flavor. They have several sauces to choose from. This is not a restaurant but a BBQ place.... More

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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161 reviews 161 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love Phil's. the BBQ here is really good. he smokes it right there on the premise. The sauces are good and a good variety of sides as well. I high recommend a stop if you are traveling on 26. It is right off the exit. The Hog wings are good too.

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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love Phil's.Some of the best authentic bbq in the area. I personally like the pork wings way better than ribs(and I love me some ribs).Great local atmosphere.Reasonable prices.Friendly service,What more could you ask for?

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I moved to Oklahoma from Kingsport, TN a few years ago. I assumed that my new home would be full of barbecue that would at least rival, if not beat, the wonderful establishments found in east TN. After three years, I haven't found a place that comes close to Phil's. All of the meats are smoked to perfection. The sauce... More

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Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It has always been an issue to get food when passing through upper east Tennessee on Interstate 81. These two medium sized cities are way off the interstate. I just happened to find Phil's on Trip Advisor last week. Now we know where to get good food at a reasonable price without spending 30 minutes driving in and out of... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The best meats were the smoked turkey and dry ribs. Everything else including service is average. Glad we stopped but would not go out of way again.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I took a chance on stopping at this place as I was passing through. And, I am glad I did. Great people. Great barbeque. Great place. I will definitely stop again. The brisket is delicious and the pulled pork was excellent.

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Kingsport
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've tried several things on menu. Most everything is good, the baked beans are my favorite thing on the menu. Nice to try in the fall when you can sit outside and not sweat too bad.

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Concord, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is an annual stop for us during our Bristol event. Always friendly service, home style atmospher and great smoked ribs. If you are a rib person, this is a must stop eat.

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Kingsport, TN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The potato salad and baked beans were great. The waitress was pleasant and helpful. However, the pulled pork was quite dry. They have a number of very good sauces available and if you used enough sauce the meat was eventually moist enough to eat. Overall very good. I'll just choose a different meat selection next time. I would recommend Phil's... More

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