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“We love this place...no yuppies in sight !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Original Hick'ry Pit

The Original Hick'ry Pit
1495 S Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5318
925-935-7450
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Ranked #147 of 248 restaurants in Walnut Creek
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Walnut Creek
2 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“We love this place...no yuppies in sight !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2009

In as much as Walnut Creek and so much of the Bay Area is so gentryfied, it is such a pleasure to enter an eating spot without the usual pretensions....for example, you will be spared : "Hi, I am Bruce, how are we doing this evening..." Or from a waitress : "Hi, my name is Sunshine [now let me try to mispronounce the name of some French soup] " Yes, you will be blissfully spared these horrors at the Hickory Pit. It's just good food .. and the bbq. smells are great ... and we often order the fruit pies for home and parties....they also don't mind us sharing dishes ...and plenty of parking...this is not the place for vegans or vegetarians or for yuppies (if there any left in this recession)... ... It's a welcome throwback to the 1960s when life was simpler .... And to the owners of the H.Pit - please don't renovate or change a thing ...

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“went once, was not pleased or blown away at all.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2008

went once, was not pleased or blown away at all.

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“A staple while growing up in Walnut Creek. Good breakfasts, great ribs.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008

A staple while growing up in Walnut Creek. Good breakfasts, great ribs.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The restaurant from HELL !!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2006

The waitress was lazy and rude. She ignored us even when we waived her down. The ribs could be used as car jacks, and were bland. The mashed potatoes could be used for insulating your house. All the food was dry and unseasoned. The waitress printed our check before we were done so she could go home. The bill was incorrect to their advantage by 5 dollars, they refused to change it even though they admitted it was incorrect. They said the cash register wouldn't allow them to reprint another receipt correcting the error. We had to keep insisting before they got a manager to eventually correct their error.

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