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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed March 15, 2020

Run don't walk to the best BBQ at this hidden gem... you will not be disappointed! Have been coming here for several years and we love everything on the menu. The ribs are outstanding, pulled pork and beef brisket sandwiches definitely hit the spot!!! The...staff is fantastic!!! Do your tummy a favor and head over for some pure yumminess!!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed December 26, 2019

We were looking for something new and a friend recommended this place. The St. Louis Ribs were tender, smoky, and delicious. The sauces weren't overly sweet or too spicy. BBQ Beans were just right, again not too sweet or spicy. Corn Bread with Jalapenos was...a treat. Moist, sweet, with a touch of heat. Really enjoyed our meal. Recommended!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 3, 2019

I had to drive around the block twice to find the restaurant, but it was worth it. I was in Newport Beach for just 1 day, and in the mood for BBQ and this place in Costa Mesa did not disappoint. It was a short...2.5 mile drive from my hotel close to the beach.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Okay so they are next to a Cat Clinic. Funny... they have an outdoor ostio with umbrellas. I ordered the tacos with pork and tri tip. It was great!!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Tucked away on a side street, a nice BBQ and great place for a quiet escape with friends or kids. Recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Hands down best barbecue in town! Gary went out of his way to assist us with a small gathering with friends at our RV site! The food was delicious!! Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This place is a ton of fun! It's a little pricey for what it is, but the food is good and the atmosphere is casual and fun. Kids can run around and you can enjoy good BBQ and beer.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wht a pleasant surprise! Amazing brisket, ribs, chicken....aaaaa everything is amazing! You like bbq??? Go to this place

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great, “fall off the bone” ribs! Why have we never been here before? Great, fast service, good choice of beers, indoor or outdoor seating. We’ll be back soon!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you know your BBQ, then you know Burnt ends are delicious. They aren't actually burnt, they are BBQ candy, LOL! Their wedge salad was plentiful with extra dressing to take home the leftovers. Highly recommend you go hungry, otherwise you will have plenty of...leftovers. PS the french are really good as well!More

Date of visit: November 2017
Brian S, Manager at Beach Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you so much for the lind words. 🙌🙌

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Frequently Asked Questions about Beach Pit BBQ

  • Yes, Beach Pit BBQ offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Beach Pit BBQ offers delivery services.

  • Beach Pit BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5