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Fossie Bar-B-Que

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603 1/2 E Walnut St, Dickson, TN 37055-2505
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Deerfield, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

we ate there about 45 years ago and moved away,we went back to visit this summer and hunted it down not knowing if it was there and it was and the food was just as good as we remember. bought some bulk to take back to michigan and their fried pies are just like granny used to make had to... More 

Thank Mary P
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best BBQ around (except maybe Mcewen's annual Irish Picnic). The prices are reasonable and food delicious. The only down side is the short window they're open.

Thank William W
Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Good barbecue and one of the few places where they don't put a bunch of sweet mess on the sandwich and call it sauce. Real old fashion Barbecue.

Thank Ted A
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Been eating here since Fossie ran the little BBQ place. Many Many years and it is the best BBQ in the USA. It is a drive up order place and now ran by Fossie's descendants. Best food and best people.

Thank Barbra Ann L
Great Falls, Montana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Small, drive thru with 2 picnic tables (no indoor dining area). Fun and funky little BBQ place. I had the pulled pork plate. True Tennessee 'que.

Thank Darryl F
Dickson, Tennessee
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

No doubt this is the best bbq in dickson, but it's really difficult to catch open. By time I get home from work its closed already. Great food, terrible hours.

Thank Chad W
Bon Aqua, Tennessee
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I have been eating here since I was little (40 years) and there is no other like it. If you come through Dickson and do not stop , you should be arrested!

Thank Jason B
Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

It's a small stand with picnic tables. It's pulled pork BBQ is the best. Great smoked flavor, very lean. The hot red sauce is not thick but is the best. Have been stopping here for BBQ since I was a child many years ago. Family owned and very friendly. This is one of those diamonds in the rough. Don't forget... More 

Thank Teresa M
houston, tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

had pork shoulder, slaw, baked beans. all pretty good, yet the beans had liquid smoke which I dont care for. pork was lean, tender, sauce was unusual, thin, tangy, peppery,

Thank feedawg
Dickson, Tennessee
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Doesn't look like much from the outside. Walk up service. Picnic table outside if you would like to sit a while. Best barbecue around. You'll be back.

Thank mcclurkans

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 1/2 E Walnut St, Dickson, TN 37055-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: 615-446-8674

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?