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Bradley's Pit Bar-B-Q and Grill

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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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517 New Hwy 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874
4233517190
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Bradley's Pit BBQ & Grill is home to East Tennessee’s 4-Star Award Winning...
Bradley's Pit BBQ & Grill is home to East Tennessee’s 4-Star Award Winning fresh hickory smoked BBQ. A family owned and operated establishment that has been a growing favorite for the locals and tourists traveling up and down Interstate 75. We are located off Exit 60. While you're in town, also visit the antique district of Sweetwater and The Lost Sea. If you’re cravin' the the real stuff…. We have the best around! From the fall off the bones ‘All you can eat’ pork ribs to the tender beef brisket, all barbecue is smoked on premises in an authentic pit. Also available is the smoked chicken, pulled pork and pulled turkey. If you're not in the mood for barbecue, we offer steaks, seafood and country favorites. Don’t forget the homemade sides, all made from family recipes, such as – potato salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad or our famous baked beans. Whether you save room…or have to take it with you, be sure to try one of our several homemade desserts from our most popular blackberry cobbler to the best carrot cake you've ever tried. Stop in and see us! Open 7 days for lunch and dinner! Carryout is also available.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent southern BBQ

This is traditional southern BBQ and it is absolutely delicious. The place is clean and the servers are very friendly. The prices for the daily lunch specials are unbelievably cheap. I highly recommend this place and I will be returning before I leave town!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Craig C
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Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for dinner after our Lost Sea tour, and the food was excellent. In fact, everything was, including the friendliness of our server. The appetizer of Piggy Chips was incredibly good, the pork succulent and the homemade chips very good. There was too much food, really. I had a turkey sandwich, and it was very good. Not quite... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stopped on a drive south from DC to Destin, FL. Super friendly staff and comfortable country style sit down BBQ. Food was fine but not BBQ I would drive out of my way to get. Ordered Brisket platter and pulled pork salad. Brisket was dry. Sauce helped. Cole slaw was good. Perfect crinkle cut fries and tasty Texas toast roused... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

While driving on I75 from North Carolina to Alabama, we stopped at Bradley's for BBQ. The food was exceptional and was delivered quickly. We ordered the beef brisket and shredded pork plates, our sides were fried okra, loaded home fries, french fries and the meal comes with Texas toast. All of the food was very good; specifically the okra was... More 

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Powell, Tennessee
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The potato salad is as bland as can be I do not know why anyone would not know how to make a flavorful potato salad. I ordered the brisket and NO smoke flavor at all and I know why if they will only heed the review. The brisket had been prepared ahead of time and put in a pan with... More 

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Midwest City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were staying in Sweetwater while looking for property in Tellico Village. We did not realize, at first, that there were limited dining places in Sweetwater. After three days of McDonald breakfast, we saw their sign and stopped in. Breakfast was great - southern style - service and cleanliness was excellent. We went back RIBS one night, and had sandwiches... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is traditional southern BBQ and it is absolutely delicious. The place is clean and the servers are very friendly. The prices for the daily lunch specials are unbelievably cheap. I highly recommend this place and I will be returning before I leave town!

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We never miss stopping here..... We purposely plan out our trip so that we can have dinner here. Everything is great! Nice friendly people! Great food! Love the BBQ sauce!! So wish it was closer to home!

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Acworth, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

On the way back from Pennsylvania to Georgia, I decided to stop at Bradley's Pit BBQ. I have passed by many times but this was my first time stopping. I knew it was going to be a good experience when I saw the local firefighters and others having their lunch. I got take out but they have an all you... More 

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Flushing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stopped here for lunch on the way south on I-75. Saw their sign on the exit and decided to try some BBQ. Great choice! It's been some time since we had ribs, so even though the luncheon menu was peppered with unusual and what looked like delicious offerings, we opted to do dinner (offered with two sides). My wife ordered... More 

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Cincinnati
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place is about 1 mile off I-75, an hour north of Chattannooga. Stopped for lunch on a road trip. The best meat is the ribs - fall off the bone, sweet molasses based sauce, a bit fatty, but excellent. Beef brisket is good, smoky. Avoid the pork – very dry, overly smoky. They have three sauces – sweet, vinegar,... More 

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Additional Information about Bradley's Pit Bar-B-Q and Grill

Address: 517 New Hwy 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874
Phone Number: 4233517190
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $7 to $20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 517 New Hwy 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: 4233517190

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

Description

Bradley's Pit BBQ & Grill is home to East Tennessee’s 4-Star Award Winning fresh hickory smoked BBQ. A family owned and operated establishment that has been a growing favorite for the locals and tourists traveling up and down Interstate 75. We are located off Exit 60. While you're in town, also visit the antique district of Sweetwater and The Lost Sea. If you’re cravin' the the real stuff…. We have the best around! From the fall off the bones ‘All you can eat’ pork ribs to the tender beef brisket, all barbecue is smoked on premises in an authentic pit. Also available is the smoked chicken, pulled pork and pulled turkey. If you're not in the mood for barbecue, we offer steaks, seafood and country favorites. Don’t forget the homemade sides, all made from family recipes, such as – potato salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad or our famous baked beans. Whether you save room…or have to take it with you, be sure to try one of our several homemade desserts from our most popular blackberry cobbler to the best carrot cake you've ever tried. Stop in and see us! Open 7 days for lunch and dinner! Carryout is also available.
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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