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Leonard's Pit Barbecue

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5465 Fox Plz Dr, Memphis, TN 38115-1501
+1 901-360-1963
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (26 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5465 Fox Plz Dr, Memphis, TN 38115-1501
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family had lunch here for Fathers Day and we all got the buffet. The food is pretty average but the selections are plentiful. Our server was very good and was attentive. It was pretty crowded for lunch that day and the weather was extremely...More

Thank BellaPennyOdie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this place on a Food Network show and thought it would be neat to stop while in town on vacation. I was not disappointed. The BBQ pork was good. Didn't have much on the menu for the vegetarian in our group - I...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good BBQ though felt weird to have a waiter. Also, I ordered off the menu but felt like the thing to do was get the buffet. People were loading their plates high and it looked pretty tasty.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Sauce was very good and we got takeout but brisket and pork were full of fat...We literally threw half of it away since it was fat....Sides were very good collard greens and potatoes.. Daughter got good mac and cheese but threw her meat away( fat)

Thank jpgoose2018
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Their slogan is First In Memphis-Style Barbecue Since 1922. Leonard's is open for lunch only seven days a week - 11 AM until 2:30 PM Monday through Friday and until 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday. They are a no-frills, barbecue spot featuring slow-cooked pork &...More

Thank ChiefGuru
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Glad we stopped in and extra glad we ordered the ribs. Real tasty. Also the first place on our trip that offered then "wet" or "dry". So we tried both and although the dry rubbed ones were good, 4 out of 4 voted for the...More

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

We went to this place looking for some authentic Memphis BBQ, but instead found a buffet. As far as buffets go, the selections were plentiful and tasty. The restaurant has been here for years and the locals seem to like it, but I didn't see...More

1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed November 12, 2017

The BBQ was delicious. In my opinion, it ranks right up there with other famous Memphis area BBQ. I know that bologna is not traditionally a BBQ item, but I had to try the sandwich. It came with a slab of bologna about 1/2" thick,...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

This is essentially a lunch only joint. I say “Joint” because it carries the title proudly. It is not pretentious, just great southern food served at great low prices. The buffer is served Sunday through Friday, only fro 11 am to 2 pm. There is...More

Thank authored
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I fell in love with the dry rub! My husband said I was ignoring the meat and going for the rub. The ribs were so tender and flavorful. Staff was really friendly. The sides were good, but the ribs were the star! !

Thank mmclaughlin22017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5465 Fox Plz Dr, Memphis, TN 38115-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-360-1963
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