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The Barbecue Pit

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2390 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
+1 619-462-5434
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork ribs” (2 reviews)
“pkwy” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2390 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have the best pork ribs, and the # 10 is my favorite the food is good and a lot of it,lol The employees there are very nice, friendly. they also have pies for deserts if you like, its a place that people can talk...More

Thank ritavalencia2016
Reviewed March 30, 2018

I absolutely love this place. The food is always excellent, the staff is friendly and the price is reasonable. It's a must when we are in town and it's a family favorite. The barbecue beef is outstanding! Try this place - you won't be sorry!

Thank cindydevin
Reviewed January 17, 2018

I've had loads better and I've wasted good money on some really bad. This is a once in a while good alternative. Better than the local fast food joints. The lunch pulled pork plate was pricey for the portion. The coleslaw and baked beans -...More

Thank AMY L
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Looking for that really good barbecue place. STILL LOOKING. The sauce was pretty good and the meat ok, but nothing that blew my socks off and not a place to come back to. I do expect my eating experience to be clean and maintained. This...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Tonight we went to our favorite BBQ place. How sad dinner was. New person cutting the meat and it was cut so thin you could see though it, very dry with not tease. I ordered to #9 a large ham plate and it was nothing...More

Thank cynthiag864
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant chain has been open since 1947. I've haven't been around that long but can verify its been a family favorite for at least 50 of those years. I personally like it better than Phil's (sorry Phil). The sauce goes great with Ham and...More

Thank RonnH3
Reviewed July 22, 2016

I grew up eating at the Barbecue Pit, it is a family tradition. Over the years it has not changed, why mess with perfection? The sauce is unique and addicting. I have loved it for 30 years and now when I go home I always...More

Thank SheSoJourner
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Nothing fancy, just goid food. Reasonable prices for big plates of food. I like the beef and the ham and my boyfriend usually orders the beef ribs. No waiting, they carve meats right there in front of you. I recommend Barbeque pit.

Thank email4saundra1
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed meals here often and always felt a personal connection to the employees who treat customers like family. The price is right for plate lunch and dinners. Highly recommended.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed November 4, 2015

I can't believe I forgot about this place. Really good beef dinner plate. I love the slaw. Lots of food for your money. High quality. Great service. Nice interior. Plenty of parking. Oh yeah and some of the best desserts you can find. Boysenberry pie,...More

Thank Robert C
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Charlotte M
January 23, 2016|
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No, they do not deliver.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-462-5434
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