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Brick Pit

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$$ - $$$
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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
+1 251-343-0001
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Flagler Beach, Florida
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99 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out of my way while driving cross-country on Route 10 to find this place based on Trip Advisor reviews. Well, the reviews are right. Had the pulled pork/ribs combo. Both are very good, sides are very good as well. Like this place, would go there a lot if I was a local.

Thank Joe M
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been to several BBQ places here mobile visit. This place has the best BBQ in the area. The staff is fun and hilarious. Building is little run down but adds to ambience.

Thank Michael A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stopped here for lunch driving between Montgomery and New Orleans. We stopped on the recommendation of the book Road Food which was our guide to eating across the states. The BBQ pulled pork was the best pulled pork I've ever had. Service was lovely and very quick, though we were there very late for lunch so... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The BBQ here is soo good!! The inside looks pretty sketchy but the food is amazing.. The pulled pork had a great smoke flavor and the bbq sauce was not over powering.

Thank catlee69
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Good BBQ in a quaint old house setting. The food is good and service is fairly quick. They smoke their meats fresh daily.

Thank Barry B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Tried 4 different bbq joints in Mobile and this was probably my favorite. However, the menu is the smallest of all of them so don't go in expecting a lot of options. The ribs here were the best I've tried. I like a lot of sauce and sure got it without asking. This was my boyfriend's 2nd favorite of all... More 

Thank Breana M
Moncton, Canada
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ we've ever had! Funky place, too! We ordered up a sampler plate with chicken, ribs, and pulled pork. It also came with Cole slaw and potato salad. Everything was absolutely incredible! Homemade banana pudding for dessert. It was great too! Bring a sharpie and sign your name on the wall if you can find a spot!

Thank JackTheDog1
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

In town for business I asked my hotel front desk where a good non-chain bbq place was nearby and they recommended the Brick Pit. Got there around 730 and as I was trying to pull in I saw them putting them closed sign up, but when they saw me trying to pull on the sign was flipped back to open.... More 

Thank UberUbu
Mobile, Alabama, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Brick Pit is superb. I like the BBQ sandwich and sauce. They are always crowded for lunch and the crowd moves quickly. Only a couple of blocks from the USA campus and near the post office.

Thank John W
Pensacola, Florida
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I hadnt been here in years so thought i would try it out again. It hasnt changed much, more names on the walls lol. But on a friday night around 7 when we arrived the place was empty which i thought strange. We got the pulled pork dinner and sandwich it was very good. we were also asked if we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-343-0001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?