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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
+1 423-894-1217
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chopped pork” (24 reviews)
“baked beans” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (86 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the place through a Google search. Food was excellent! True smoked que! Friendly service and family-dinner-table atmosphere. Will definitely be back when in the Chattanooga area.

Thank randydollene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great BBQ. Friendly, family owned and run. Catfish, ribs, chicken fries, pulled pork. Definitely must try!

Thank aprilwarren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was sweet little cabin. The people were so kind and friendly. The meal came fast and hot. The corn on the cob was sweet buttery and hot. This is a great Bbq place to eat.

Thank Annis A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bbq where locals go. Small place with about 5 tables. We had two servers, one who couldn’t bother with us and the other who was the son of the owner, I believe, who was great. The diners were all so friendly. The ribs were...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in Chattanooga on a quick family getaway, we wanted something that wasn't a chain restaurant - that we couldn't have at home. Hickory Pit was fantastic! Tiny place, so we waited for about 10 minutes for a table. My smoked chicken salad was perfect,...More

Thank Autumn P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really good. Small place but staff made it feel like home. A little hard to find but would go again if in town.

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant. Food was phenomenal. The staff genuinely cared about you, during your visit. Next time, I will get ribs. Definitely worth going out of your way to try.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really good ribs!! Just a small joint, 5 tables. (also has a drive through) Fast service. Very Friendly.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best BBQ ribs I've ever had. Smoked to perfection (but flavor not too smokey) and tangy vinegar-based sauce. Sauce was not sweet, like some regional BBQ has. Meat was very tender. Sides were good too, especially the green beans and baked beans. Friendly...More

Thank Joe_King_traveler
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

This place has great food and great service. Been there several times and excellent every time, and I'll definitely be back many more.

Thank Randy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 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: 5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-894-1217
We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out side. We try to make you fill like you are with friends.
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