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Bill & Daves Smoking Pit

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1527 11th St, Tell City, IN 47586-1323
(812) 547-9900
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10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tell City, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Smoking Pit has great eat in or carry out Bar B Q. The have a nice dining room and an extra room for special occasions or meetings. The Dining Room features a Buffet with different types of Bar B Q and side items.

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Thank Jerry F
Tell City, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Pretty decent food! Clean enough! Meats are very good, especially the beef that is in an Au jus. I think that the deep fried fish is the most delicious fish I've ever tasted----- ( if it freshly cooked ). The dressing is very good, but the rest of the vegetables on the bar leave a lot to be desired. The... More 

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Thank Randall S
Newburgh, Indiana
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

These guys put out as good a buffet as you will find for under $9.00 Several meats- great BBQ- and home made sides. Also a good salad bar and desserts. Best BBq between Evansville and Louisville.

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Thank Badger12745
pawleys
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are looking for some "home cooking" they have a great selection. I didn't know how hungry I was before going here. Had to skip breakfast and go straight to work then we all went here and I had a hard time not eating too much. Really enjoyed their stuffing and casserole too. Ate that instead of dessert. Has... More 

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Thank sontraveler
Tell City, Indiana, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good Bar B Q, Good Ribs and Good service. Great prices. You can get stuffed for about $!0 Best Bar B Q outside of St Louis or Louisville. They also put out a good catered meal.

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Thank Marty W
California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went here for lunch after a business meeting and was not sure what to expect. But the people were nice, the pulled pork was tasty, the amount of food was amazing and the price was cheap. I'm a bbq snob and have eaten pulled pork in Raleigh, Charleston, Nashville, Austin, and Kansas City (both), and this was pretty good.... More 

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1 Thank jarocha914
Cannelton, Indiana
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

They have good selection of meat that is smoked. They also have some of the best fish on their buffet I've ever tasted!!!! Desserts are pretty good. A little high in price tho

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1 Thank Thenuge1966
Tell City
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Best BBQ in town...great shrimp, best fried chicken around, love the ribs..great salad, and great desert options. staff is fast and friendly..atomosphere isn't bad..love the country feel to it gotta try it out!

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1 Thank YeeYee3
Lowell, Arkansas
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Buffet always available, plus many choices on menu. Dining room recently (2011) enlarged. Friendly, home- town people with a great product to share. Buffet is $11.95 on weekend, offers more choices. Very casual, low-key place. Come here to eat your fill of barbecue.

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Jasper, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2011

Bill & Dave's has a great buffet with the BEST fried chicken and bbq for the BIG eaters. The also have a wonderful tender sirloin steak and shrimp dinner for those who do not go for the buffet ever time. Thanks, Bill & Dave for a great experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 11th St, Tell City, IN 47586-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Tell City
  • Phone Number: (812) 547-9900

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