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Leonard's Pit Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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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 September 14, 2016

Went to lunch at this BBQ place on our last day in Memphis and was not disappointed. Not only was the service friendly and nice but the dry-rub BBQ was awesome! Definitely a place worth visiting when you're in Memphis.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank pestman
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The bbq is good, but the buffet is even better. Be sure to wear your "fat" pants, because EVERYTHING is good. It's not cheap, but you definitely get your money's worth.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Mandy S
Reviewed September 5, 2016

our service was good......we done the buffet......they had the best white beans that I have ever had.................Lemon pie and the peach cobbler was decilious............

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank EvaB161
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We make a point of searching for DDD locations as we travel the country and were excited to try another new place. We should've known when we walked in, the restaurant is old - it's character is overshadowed by the need to be cleaned. The...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank melissarX957PB
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Well our visit through Memphis for BBQ was a hit!! Leonard's has some award winning ribs in our book!!! Pork was a little under flavoured and brisket was good but the ribs were a huge hit!! Sides were good too! Loved the spaghetti, potatoe salad,...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank CAFOSTER5
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Mostly was a carry out. Did have Tables inside. We were meeting friends, so we wanted a place where we could eat & talk. So it was quiet for us to visit. food was very good. Good service.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank SallyG1247
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Although this place is out of the way and a bit off the beaten path, this local favorite is a must for visitors wanting excellent southern barbecue. Their falling-off-the-bone ribs are to die for. Make sure to top off your meal with their delicious pecan...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank CATHARINE M
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We heard about Leonard's from the TV show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. So we went there for lunch (not the buffet). Our waiter was great and gave us the history of the place and encouraged us to walk around the place and look at the...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank familyman12Chicago
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Looking forward to having some authentic Memphis BBQ..we tried the buffet and it was just ok as far as flavor goes. I will say that they continued to fill the buffet even when it was close to closing time. So the food was hot and...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank worldtraveler1040
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Leonard's BBQ is a perfect example of the amazing BBQ that is Memphis style. The BBQ here is an amazing tangy light and spice filled sauce. They have one of the best BBQ pork sandwich around. With locations around Memphis, you must stop at Leonard's...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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