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Leonard's Pit Barbecue

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APPETIZERS
4.75
Homemade Onion Rings
original recipe as featured in southern living magazine.
7.5
Chicken Basket
deep fried chicken tenders with wedge fries. barbecue & mustard dipping sauces.
SALADS
salad dressings - hidden valley ranch, thousand island, blue cheese, honey mustard, oil & vinegar, light italian, light ranch.
Large 7.95
Small 6.95
Deep South Salad
the original bbq salad. fresh lettuce, carrots, red cabbage, tomato wedges, olives and pepperoncinis topped with chopped bbq pork.
5.95
Combination Salad
meatless deep south salad.
SANDWICHES
4.5
Mr Leonard
5.5
Big Leonard
our famous pork shoulder sandwiches are served the memphis way topped with mild bbq sauce and slaw.
4.5
Chicken Breast
boneless, skinless breast with bbq sauce and slaw.
5.5
Bbq Beef Brisket
chunks of brisket simmered in a hickory sauce.
Jumbo 6.5
Bbq Beef Brisket
chunks of brisket simmered in a hickory sauce.
4
Bbq Bologna
a thick slice of pit smoked bologna with mild bbq sauce.
BBQ SPECIALTIES
we use only premium quality fresh pork shoulders and loin back ribs, slow-cooked over hickory and charcoal. our ribs are served either wet, glazed with mild sauce or dry, topped with our own blend of spices.
12
Half Slab Rib Dinner
served with beans and slaw.
19
Full Slab Rib Dinner
served with beans and slaw.
21
Slab Of Ribs For Two
served with beans and slaw for two.
12
Ribs And Bbq
bbq pork loin ribs and bbq pork shoulder served with beans and slaw.
Large 8.95
Small 7.95
Bbq Dinner
bbq pork shoulder piled high on a platter with beans, slaw and wedge fries.
Jumbo 7.95
Small 6.95
Bbq Sandwich Plate
bbq pork shoulder sandwich served with beans and wedge fries.
PASTA AND COMBINATION PLATES
4 oz. extra meat sauce - $1.50.
Large 6
Small 5
Italian Spaghetti
topped with our homemade sauce, served with slaw.
9.5
Italian Ravioli
five meat pies topped with homemade sauce and served with slaw.
Large 8.95
Small 7.95
Bbq And Spaghetti
bbq pork and italian spaghetti served with slaw.
9.5
Bbq And Italian Ravioli
bbq pork and italian ravioli served with slaw.
8.5
Spaghetti And Ravioli
italian spaghetti and ravioli topped with meat sauce, and served with slaw.
11
Spaghetti And Ribs
pork loin ribs and italin spaghetti served with slaw.
12
Ravioli And Ribs
pork loin ribs and italian ravioli served with slaw.
SIDE ORDERS
1.75
Bbq Bean Pot
1.75
Wedge Fries
1.75
Honey Apples
1.75
Curly Fries
1.75
Slaw
1.75
Potato Salad
1.75
Side Salad
1.75
Side Spaghetti
DESSERTS
2.5
Homemade Lemon Icebox Pie
2.5
Southern Pecan Pie
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed November 8, 2008

Leonard's is one of the best restaurants in Memphis. They serve terrific barbecue ribs and their sandwiches are great. They have great fried chicken wings and chicken tenders! The buffet at Leonards is the best in town at a great price. The buffet includes pork,...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2008

Life long memphians know the best barbeque sandwich is Leonards,but they also have the best onion rings and catfish I've ever tasted. Everything is excellent from the potato salad to the iced tea. also, the buffet is really good!

1  Thank debo59
Reviewed October 17, 2008

Both locations (Downtown and Fox Plaza Drive) focus on buffets. The downtown one is unique, it has a sandwich Buffet and a BBQ buffet. Ok, I know the sacred places for ribs are Rendezvous and Interstate's! Leonard's has been around since 1922, so it knows...More

1  Thank PhredJr
Reviewed September 18, 2008

Everything about this place is wonderful! the food, the atmosphere, and the historical element. All of you that make the pilgrimage to Memphis because of Elvis, have to stop here as this was his favorite BBQ place! I agree, with some of the best bbq...More

3  Thank Fouke1
Reviewed August 24, 2008

We stopped off at Leonard’s on a cross country trip and were not disappointed. They have a lunch and dinner buffet that change daily (check web site for buffet specials) that features all you can eat pork shoulder, chicken, sides, and deserts. I had the...More

3  Thank jpdurham79
Reviewed July 5, 2008

This is the one joint I make it a point to come to whenever I’m in Memphis. This trip we actually visited the restaurant at the 103 Main Street location for the Lunch Buffet. There were two choices – pulled pork and salad bar OR...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2008

Sorry... one I can not recommend. Yes it's inexpensive but feel I am in the lunch line at a nursing home. Nothing great about this one.

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Reviewed June 17, 2008

This is THE place to go for Memphis BBQ. They have a buffet and a menu. Prices are $14 Fri - Sat. 4 - 9pm, $11.50 other nights (without ribs). Lunch is $9 M, W, F, and $11.25 Tu Th (with ribs). We went Sat....More

2  Thank tlhjar
Reviewed January 2, 2008

Wow. We found Leonard's through the Roadfood book and it was as expected. We went on a Friday and they had a $9 lunch buffet that included pulled pork, country fried steak, fried catfish, fried chicken wings and tons of country style vegetables. Also, yeast...More

3  Thank trailmix
Reviewed November 26, 2007

This place has the best all you can eat buffet in town. Run don't walk to Leonards. It's an institution.

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