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Reviewed April 16, 2022 via mobile

First time visiting this joint and was not disappointed! I’m always looking for great bbq and glad we stopped in. We ordered the full slab of ribs and pulled chicken. Great portion size so we have leftovers for later! Did the Mac-n-cheese & “apple pie...baked beans”. Bothe we’re phenomenal. Loved the sauces and the apple pie take on the beans! We will be back! Oh yeah—the staff is super friendly!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 3, 2022

My first time there picking up online order and my ribs dry rubbery can’t even bite the damn meat off the bone yuck!!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 18, 2021

In town from South Carolina visiting family and they suggested this little BBQ joint. It was good, but average. Nothing bad to say. They did have Burned Ends, which most of the BBQ places at home don't offer and they were very good. Sherry had...a pulled pork sandwich, and it was a bit dry, but the flavor was good and of course they had an assortment of BBQ's on the table (NO Carolina yellows however). Our sides were Green Chili Mac & Cheese and Corn "Spoon Bread". They were both good, but the Mac & Cheese was best. FYI.... It's VERY spicy, so it's not for the little ones or people that can't handle spicy foods. All in all, it was a decent meal after ten hours of driving. Give it a try.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed May 26, 2021

Ambience is casual - self service will speed things along - there is outside seating when the weather is good. The menu is basic - but the portions are large, the ribs are terrific, the baked beans are really good, and while you may have...to make 3 or 4 selections before having a beer on the list that they actually have - they still have a nice selection and good when it comes.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 21, 2021

I had a great meal with Taylor University from Shigs in Pit! They were able to serve us over 40 individual meals with great quality, I would definitely eat here again! The BBQ was delicious and there are plenty of side options as well.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2020 via mobile

The food and service was amazing. Hands down best corn pudding ever!! The wings were amazing. I can’t wait to go back and try other sauces

Date of visit: July 2020
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MadShigs, General Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2020

Thank you so much for visiting!

Reviewed June 29, 2020

The nachos had large chunks of lettuce (not shredded) lots of bbq and cheese sauce (not melted cheddar) and very little meat to the point you really had to look to find it. The chips weren't even warm before they were topped. Truly a dissapointing...experience. I think logans and smokey bones has better ribs and sauce. The definately have better nachos.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 1, 2020

I ate at the newer Restaurant on Maplecrest in the Fort. I have to say that this is by FAR, the best I have ever had. The string Beans even had Meat in them. The Macaroni & Cheese has a Sweet Tang of a lightly...does of Peppers that will make your Mouth Water. The Cucumber and Tomato Salad is to Die for but; THEM RIBS WERE A KNOCK OUT. You guys have hit pay Dirt here. I decided after all the anti-American crap going on, that we would only spend our Money on Local American Businesses. This was the first of many more trips to that Restaurant for SURE. Reminds me of a Great Mother's Home Cooked Delight. I PROMISE YOU, YOU WILL LOVE THIS PLACE. IT IS NOW MY NEW NUMBER 1 GO TO FOR FOOD IN THE FORT. Come with an empty Stomach because your gonna need a ton of room for all that Great Food. My Hats off to the Best Food in the Fort, Barr None!!!!!! This is a 5 STAR Place and we highly Recommend it to everyone.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

Ordered a slab of bbq ribs to go yesterday. Absolutely terrible..Just no real meat on the bones and rather tasteless.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

If you want to overpay for overcooked brisket and chicken and be treated like you are a bother, then this is the place! We eat here once a year for a fundraiser and remark how awful the experience is every time. The food is marginal...with the meat being overcooked. The nachos were very good. The fries were decent. First, you place your order at the counter where a very bored employee slowly takes your order. When I arrived at the front of the line, I was greeted with a stare. No, "Hi" or "May I take your order?" I placed my order and the employee slid a numbered card to me, then started staring at the next unfortunate customer. Our beer never arrived at the table. You see, you have to take your number to the bar to retrieve your own beer. An overall bad experience and I hope the group that holds their fundraiser here every year moves it somewhere else next year.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

The food is pretty good. Love the Mac and cheese, wings and ribs. Pretty good sauces as well. But they really need to work on their customer service. Seems to be an issue between the cooks and the cashiers. Especially in the evenings for carry...out. Both seem bothered by customers. I wouldn’t write this if it were a one time thing. Has happened the last three times I visited. My husband said the same thing happened last time he was there. So as you can see, we are regular customers. And they are bad about giving you the correct order. Check before you leave! Hey guys - if you’re bothered by my presence, I won’t eat there. It’s not like your food is cheap.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

It wasn’t a “ food truck” but rather a bunch or tables. Either way, they have excellent food. They usually have a special that’s more cost effective but the pulled pork is great with three kinds of sauces you add yourself. My friends loved the...Mac n cheese but I didn’t try it since it was spicy. Definitely worth a try!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

This was my first time visiting. I always get nervous going to a BBQ place. Sometimes the sauce is too tangy, sweet, or spicy which usually leaves me with a weird stomach and hungry. The only reason I came was because someone gave me a...gift card. All of that aside the food was great! Especially the baked beans-yum! I ordered those and a brisket sandwich. It was great and the bun was good too. My friends ordered the 2 meat meal with pulled pork and chopped chicken and the other dry rub wings. She thought the wings were a bit spicy for her but all the other food was fantastic! My meat came naked. On the table they have your choice of flavored sauce- spicy, regular or tangy. I like the tangy best. I will go back. The atmosphere is for sure like BBQ picnic with old school country music. They do serve beer. There is parking in the rear of the restaurant or on the street.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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MadShigs, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

We glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for stopping in.

Reviewed July 29, 2019

We went is as a team. We received our food at very reasonable time. Food was delicious and prices were good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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MadShigs, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

Thank you so much for visiting!

Reviewed July 27, 2019

We are from Ohio over an hour away and this was our first time here today. We barely sat down after ordering before we got our food. The food was phenomenal. Best ribs we have ever had. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: July 2019
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MadShigs, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you so much for your visit! We hope to see you back soon!

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