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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been quite a while since I was at the Pig Rig as it has been very busy with work. But was in the mood so decided to go back, and it did not disappoint. First, facility has been upgraded since I was last here, and...it looks great. Second, service always perfect. I ordered the Brisket sandwich combo with Mac and cheese and cornbread. The brisket was amazing and the Mac and cheese was perfect. I ate the cornbread, but not as good as in past as it was dry. Regardless of the cornbread, still great and I will return!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed March 26, 2022 via mobile

While staying in the area for the night, I checked out TripAdvisor for a recommendation saw this review and came here. Excellent choice I had this half rack of ribs with the baked beans and cornbread. Everything was tasty and tender. Thanks TripAdvisor. Counter person...was friendly and accommodating.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 1, 2021

We had the ribs and pulled pork sandwich. Both excellent as were the baked beans and mac and cheese. Cornbread also very good but any chance it could be warmed up as I think that is the way to go. Prices very reasonable based on...the large portions and great quality. Service extremely pleasant. They also do take out and noticed a steady stream of pickups while we dined in. Will return to try out other menu items.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed July 2, 2021 via mobile

Another Diamond in hiding in the rough !! If you are Looking for a great fulfilling meal, look for this cute joint tucked away in a small corner Yale Plaza in Wallingford. It is right off 15 !!! The Pulled Pork, Brisket, and Ribs were...very moist, Rib meat came clean off the bone. Sweet potato corn bread was amazing as well. Staff was very Friendly, nice and helpful when we were asking about selections. We agree with some of the other reviews, that the portions were perfect size. Highly recommend this place !More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed February 18, 2021 via mobile

Being from Kansas we were searching for kcstyle bbq for my husband's birthday. We found it at pig rig. We both enjoyed the burnt end plate, cornbread, potato salad. Carrot cake and Grack for dessert. The owner is an awesome person, and a veteran. Will...definitely be back!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

Ribs and chicken smoker done here. We had the sampler and it was ok. Actually we were disappointed . They did have some outside seating . Takeaway was done well with respect to Covid. Ribs had a taste I was not exactly happy with. Others...might like that spice,so be fair and try the place. A lot of people like it a lot .More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 13, 2020 via mobile

Been a few weeks since coming back to the Pig Rig, with the current situation the country is dealing with, takeout is the option. As expected, food is great, even takeout. The team is working hard to keep things going and I am happy to...support. I had the Chicken platter ( chicken thighs, cole slaw and corn bread) and it did not disappoint. The taste is amazing and the sides are perfect. As things improve, I will return to my regular weekly lunch at the Pig Rig and recommend highly.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in again for the weekly fix and never disappoints. Had the brisket sandwich with cole slaw and was perfect. Last time I had the brisket it was fatty, but this time perfect. The coleslaw is amazing too. Not busy in the shop, which is...a concern as this place is great. Might be the location but I hope people find how amazing this place is.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

I'm going to be brief. Two meat combo, ribs and chicken. Amazing!!! Cowboy beans and cornbread. I've been here before, so I knew the food would be amazing, but actually strong and enjoying the meal was a great experience! The atmosphere was nice, seating comfortable,...and the food...wow! Tender ribs that fall off the bone, sauced perfectly, and the chicken was tender and juicy. I don't like dark meat, but it was incredible!!! Cornbread was tasty, not dry and the beans were flavorful with pieces of brisket. I said I would be brief lol, oh well. I would've given 5 stars, but my ribs were a bit cold. The owner said to tell him next time and he would fix it. Highly recommend this place!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 21, 2019 via mobile

Been coming here for a while now and it never disappoints. As we were kicking off the holidays, we originally were going to change it up, but consensus was we could not miss the PigRig. This week I went with the pulled chicken (great as...always) and added the Mac-n-cheese, and glad i did. Normally I have the coleslaw, which is very good, but was looking for something warm. It's so well done and so tasty, amazing it is. Everyone should try this hidden jem.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Had a Groupon to use and my friends and I decided to pick up some delicious bbq for lunch. So I went to pig rig- and got the food to take home - while I was out on errands. I had a hotdog with everything...on it - so good! And we shared the bbq chicken and bbq ribs with sides of Mac n cheese and cowboy beans. Delicious! Along with corn muffins and sweet potato bread. If you haven’t been to Pig Rig- you should try it. They have a great variety of bbq items you will enjoy!! There is plenty of seating in the dining room and lots parking in frontMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019

Service was nice for take-out - helpful with order. Order completed in timely fashion. Barbecue sauces were great.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

I've eaten here 5 times already in just 5 months. It would be more if I lived closer. I have had the ribs, pulled pork sandwich, beef brisket sandwich, cowboy beans (a must) and everything is yummy. Bring your own bottle if you wish. Prices...are very reasonable and portions are generous.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2019

I could go on forever about how delicious the food is at Pig Rig. I've been several times, and it never disappoints. The pulled pork is amazing, and my favorite dish on the menu is the Pig Mac, which piles on the pulled pork and...tops it with mac and cheese. I also love their corn bread and coleslaw. Everyone is always friendly and it's the best BBQ in CT!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed October 17, 2019

Seek out this place if you're looking for BBQ. Ribs were outstanding as well as the beans. Arkansas salesman will be back for sure on next visit.

Date of visit: October 2019
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