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Pig Iron Bar-B-Q

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5602 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108-2403
206-768-1009
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Seating

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Did that sign say BBQ? Let's go!

Saw this place driving by and had to stop in...so glad I did. The food was delicious. I had the catfish sandwich, with potato salad as my side dish, and my friend had the pulled pork sandwich with beans. While he enjoyed his sandwich, I LOVED mine, especially the special sauce they drizzled over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Been here a few times and we live nowhere near this joint. Well worth the drive. IMHO this is the best beef brisket in the NW. Great sauces. Pulled pork sandwich was excellent as well.

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Thank seattlepat2015
Tralee, Ireland
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558 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Ordered a chilli bowel with all extras It was ready in 3 minutes Very poor food Staff were nice Beer was good Nice smokin area Only eat there if very hungry

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Thank samboDublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Saw this place driving by and had to stop in...so glad I did. The food was delicious. I had the catfish sandwich, with potato salad as my side dish, and my friend had the pulled pork sandwich with beans. While he enjoyed his sandwich, I LOVED mine, especially the special sauce they drizzled over the catfish. It is called Slather... More 

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Thank epicurious_katie
Portland, Oregon
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168 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I came here with my Mom en route home from Vancouver. We needed a good stop to stretch our legs and fill our bellies. We had seen this establishment on TV and / of course / had to stop on in. Plus it was BBQ after a week up in Canada where we had had copious amounts... More 

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Thank DanielLogan
North Port, Florida
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

The two large ovens should have been a signal we wouldn't be getting real bbq, but we tried it and found it to be mediocre food. We all had different main courses and none were thrilled. I had to change my order because they ran out of turkey..how do you run out of a major menu item? The staff was... More 

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Indio, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing!! Everything is so fresh & the flavors are fantastic! Sweet potato fries with the slaw, jalapeño casserole, ribs....I could go on & on, but those are some of my favorites. If you like BBQ, you'll love this place!

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Thank Brittney D
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

All in all the beef brisket was excellent. Yummy baked beans and potato salad.cocktaols as well served here.. next door they have a bar with live music and billiards.

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Thank gsteve14
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

I've been here a few times, but the quality of food varied... Most of the time, the food is pretty good though. I like the pulled pork sandwich. The pulled chicken sandwich was spicy and I wasn't aware of that so I didn't like that... I heard the fried green tomatoes were good so I'll give that a shot next... More 

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Thank QtripAdv
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

the blue berry cake was great. the service was outstanding.freindly and helpful with local information.

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Thank jet060
Salem
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

The Pig Iron BBQ and adjacent Slim's Last Chance are becoming our new favorite eateries in Seattle. The BBQ from The Pig is amazing and the Chili/Jalapeno Mac-n-cheese from Slim's are and outstanding can't miss!!

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Thank Geoff W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5602 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Georgetown
  • Neighborhood: Georgetown
  • Phone Number: 206-768-1009

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?