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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

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5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
+1 423-894-1217
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Saint Thomas, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here on a family road trip. The place is small and the food is mighty! The bbq sauce is to die for, and the deep fried pickles rock...we will definitely plan to stop here on future road trips. Tables are hard to come by so try to avoid rush hour:)

Thank KitCat1969
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun little BBQ joint with friendly staff. Great hickory smoked pork and tasty sides. Endless smiles and southern charm.

Thank williamgN1301SJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really good food at very affordable prices. Not to mention, the people there are really nice. Highly recommend!

Thank David R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best BBQ! Spare ribs were delicious, baked beans were to die for! This place makes me wish I lived here so I could enjoy this family owned and operated restaurant every night!

Thank Danielle D
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there three times in 6 days. All the food was excellent. All day Saturday they have Southern Fried Catfish. Worth the visit.

Thank VET1849020
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have known them for years. It's the best b_b_q in town. We go there at least once a week. Vicki and Daryl McCurry

Thank tanggal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled pork was very good. Very good service with very kind people. Stopped here after finding on Trip Advisor while searching for things to do in Ruby Falls. We will definitely stop here again.

Thank Charley N
Atlanta, Georgia
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168 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real BBQ place. Local with people who care about service and make great food. I had two regular BBQ sandwiches - one with slaw and one with out. Both are amazing. The sauce is amazing. It's not too spicy or two ovrer-powering as to distract from the BBQ but it has a good taste. I also has... More 

Thank JeffBreedlove
Orono, Maine
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife found this BBQ place recommended on TripAdvisor, and being at a hotel less than 2 miles away, we just had to try it. The place outperformed the reviews ! The food was pure magic, the decor was pure country, and the folks who work there were a delight. Large portions, simple ingredients, slow cooked to perfection. Believe the... More 

Thank witchscotty
Crestview, Florida
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got chopped chicken platter, honey got chopped pork platter, both come with two sides and toast. The tater tots were crispy, the fried okra was crispy (ask for it extra crispy) the cole slaw was delicious, finely chopped and sweet. I loved it all. You might ask for light barbecue sauce or on the side unless you really like... More 

Thank debdanielson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?