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Bear Pit Bar-b-que Restaurant

10825 Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91345-1410
+1 818-365-2509
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“garlic toast” (11 reviews)
“bbq beans” (6 reviews)
“pork ribs” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
10825 Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91345-1410
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

I love me some BBQ and so do my friends. We rarely venture out to "The Valley" so this was a great opportunity to stop by this old relic. The service and atmosphere were first rate but the BBQ was okay. I don't know if...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The Bear Pit is a great place. It is right off the Sepulveda exit on the 118..right off so you have no excuse. It is Missouri BBQ and one of the best. I usually get the Louisiana Hot Links but everything you get is quality....More

Thank Skyros7
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I have been going to the Bear Pit since It opened in the San Fernando Valley near where I lived. When ever I go back to the old neighborhood, I have to gather my old friends together and take them again. I always get the...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant since we were teenagers. Moved out of the area but back for a visit and absolutely had to stop in for lunch. The barbecue pork sandwich on garlic toast was fantastic. It did not disappoint in anyway. All new...More

1  Thank HappyCouple70
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We went to The Bear Pit for lunch. As expected, the barbeque is very good. It's served not smothered in sauce, so you have to add your own. There is the house sauce on the table and a hot sauce is offered by the server....More

Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

The Bear Pit is a classic, unpretentious, comfortable spot with excellent food and good service. It's one of my all-time favorite restaurants. I grew up going to the one in Glendale, which sadly is gone now. Thankfully, we still have this one! It's good for...More

Thank Melody C
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I stopped at the Bear Pit Bar-B-Q for lunch with a co-worker and we chowed down on the ribs and other Bear Pit favorites. I had the Ham Sandwich and Beef ribs and it really hit the spot. The beef ribs came dry to the...More

Thank Dwayne R
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We had lunch here a year ago when we were in the area and felt it was definitely worth another visit on this trip and we weren't disappointed! Their beef brisket is delicious, as well as their ham! And their ribs are to die for!!...More

Thank WanaBinHawaii
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times. The food is always properly prepared and the staff checks on us periodically. I have no complaints and will eat here again. The bathroom has been remodeled and is nicer than a previous visit.

Thank Checker55
Reviewed October 22, 2016

I grew up in the neighborhood and the BBQ odors wafting from the Bear Pit were quite and only a memory - I never dined there until this year when some of our 40 year old high school reunion attendees decided to catch up here...More

Thank 1SFOSO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10825 Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91345-1410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > North San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: North San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-365-2509
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