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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This little off the beaten path restaurant serves wonderful barbecue with delicious sauce and their barbecue beans are the best! Their smoked turkey sandwiches are great. I have not had anything that was not tasty!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not a fancy place just real good food. Prices are very reasonable with daily specials. Staff is friendly and helpful. If you want a fancy place, go somewhere else. If you want excellent food and value - this is for you. Besides doing a great job at food preparation, they are community focussed having recently supported the local Red Cross... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great restaurant! Highly recommend the dry rub ribs... a little spicy but they are great. BBQ sauces are wonderful. The hot is definitely my favorite..however the mustard base is good as well. Never had a bad meal here by any means.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

When local law enforcement is eating there, you know it's good. The pork wings are a house specialty and a must. Loved the BBQ sauce. The pork BBQ itself was a little dry for my taste but the sauce and coleslaw livened it right up. The entire place is worth the homey country feel and how happily they catered to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've had BBQ from Kentucky to Illinois to Las Vegas to Charleston to Georgia and so on, but not much can touch Phil's. I'm in Kingsport on business and I've always seen it on Trip Advisor and wanted to give it a try. I told them I was a first timer, they explained the menu and told me their suggestions... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Excellent barbecue with sides in a casual setting! Ordering is simple as you walk in. Tables are simple picnic tables. Sauces are outstanding as well. You must try!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a little BBQ place off the beaten path, family owned. The food is delicious! It is very reasonably priced and the portions are great. I have eaten there several times, both for lunch and for dinner. One thing I really like about the pricing is that they offer a 'special' all during the day, not just for lunch.... More 

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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

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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184 reviews 184 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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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Additional Information about Phil's Dream Pit

Address: 634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3226
Phone Number: 423-349-6437
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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