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Pig Rig BBQ

950 Yale Ave, Yale Plaza, Wallingford, CT 06492-1858
+1 203-265-0765
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (34 reviews)
“cowboy beans” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (46 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
950 Yale Ave, Yale Plaza, Wallingford, CT 06492-1858
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate ribs everyday I was in Nashville. This place was the best!! And I normally prefer BBQ sauce over rub but this was amazing!! Mac and cheese was awesome too!! Can't wait to go back!!

Thank lh62sc
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Driving home from Boston area to NJ and wanted better food than the customary quick stop. Found this place via TA and the reviews were 100% correct. I ordered the brisket platter which was excellent. My wife ordered the pulled pork sandwich and that was...More

Thank sairb78
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

First all the staff made us feel welcome and asked if we had any questions about the menu. It was the best BBQ we have had in New England. If we drive down 91 again we will make a detour to eat here again!!

Thank yeslovetotravel
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We have Pig Rig for our daughters graduation party. They were really easy to work with. We discussed how many people and they were right on with how much food I should order. Everyone at the party loved the pulled pork, ribs, chicken thighs and...More

Thank danaric
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is a great BBQ place, good food and really great people. I went for lunch several times and enjoyed every bite!

Thank gman203
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Small little place serving really tasty barbecue and sides. Corn bread was good but the item that gets my rave is the mac and cheese with bacon. Pulled pork was spot on, good smoke flavor. was a really good meal and I walked away stuffed.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I Love BBQ ... almost anything meat that is in the BBQ world today! As I travel around I'm always looking for my next 'Burnt Ends' 'high'. If your into BBQ then you understand that reference, everyone else just please follow my advise and ask...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Local owners! The Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese....Awesome! All of the meats are tender and delicious! Over 7 different kinds of B-B-Q Sauce!

Thank MarciaP603
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I usually don’t like the type of restaurants where you order at the counter and then they bring your food to the table. However, the food was so good I had to give it five stars. The brisket was tender and flavorful and the portion...More

Thank Rev1911
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Been in the mood for some good "Q". Heard from a few people that I would like Pig Rig, so I went there for lunch today. Got out of the car and as I walked closer and closer, the smell got better and better. This...More

Thank Townz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$3 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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: 950 Yale Ave, Yale Plaza, Wallingford, CT 06492-1858
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-265-0765
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