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“Best BBQ for the money and it taste WONDERFUL!”

Leonard's Pit Barbecue
Ranked #83 of 1,538 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Takeout
Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

The owners of this place, Dan & Janet, have kept it the success it is for one simple reason.....They love what they do and they want to make you happy!!
Not only can you get the ONLY BBQ buffet around but you can choose to order off the menu.
Don't forget they make their HOMEMADE pies and cakes right there!
My favorites are the catfish, BBQ baked chicken, BBQ spaghetti and London broil. And honestly, they have the best ribs in town!!!
The staff is A+ in my book!! They make you feel like family in town for a visit and want to fatten you up before you head back home. If you leave hungry it's your own fault!
Dan & Janet keep up the GREAT job!!

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Thank Thumper5239
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

I went to lunch at this place today and was pleasantly surprised! Not in the best area of town, but the BBQ was fantastic! The buffet provided a large selections and meats and some wonderful desserts! If you are in the area it is definitely worth trying!

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Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Wethey have spaghetti on their menu however it seems to be just like regular spaghetti. came here based on reviews. We have been having a string of restaurants with poor service and this place really had good service. We had the buffet right before they shut it down, and the servers kept us informed and tried to get its to eat more. We waddled out of there.
Memphis bbq has a vinegar-like sauce.
They are only open until 230. they stop serving or refreshing the buffet at 2 p.m..
they have spaghetti on the menu, however it appears to be the spaghetti is just regular spaghetti.

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Thank DaBiZi
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Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Lunch buffet is heavy, but very good! BBQ, all the trimmings, tons of deserts...always good! I would recommend for lunch with clients or coworkers, or on the weekends with family.

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Thank TJK39
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We love to try different BBQ places here, and while this one is not convenient to our house, someone in East Memphis, or passing on the by-pass could get a good BBQ here. There is a buffet most lunches and some evenings to get fast, filling, and good food. But BBQ is usually fast from the menu, and this place is no exception. The BBQ is good by Memphis standards, but what is different is the Italian dishes on the menu. My wife had the ravioli and it was very good, but served with cole slaw (no salad at BBQ joints!). We also tried their homemade onion rings, which were very good. (Not many good onion rings in Memphis) I had the pork dinner (the small dinner) which came with a large portion of pulled pork covered with sauce, good (maybe homemade) wedge fries, good baked beans, and cole slaw. Had to get a take-out container for the leftovers (from the SMALL dinner!). The cole slaw is mustardy, which my wife did not care for, and very finely chopped. May come back to try the buffet someday when we are in the vicinity and very hungry! In addition to BBQ, it also had wings, catfish, country fried steak.

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Thank Hurley S
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