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“Fun, funky place to eat”

Dirty Ernie's Rib Pit
Ranked #8 of 36 Restaurants in Fayetteville
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Local cuisine
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Georgia
Level Contributor
141 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Fun, funky place to eat”
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Dirty Ernie's is probably best known for its ribs. One person in our party had them and said they were excellent. The attraction here is $1 bills signed by customers over the years and posted throughout the restaurant. Flags from various colleges hang on the walls and from the rafters. Peanuts are served when you arrive and feel free to toss the shells on the floor. Overall, the food is average, but it's a fun place to go after a day or hiking, rafting or sightseeing.

Visited August 2012
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English first
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome Ribs”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Havent had ribs this good anywhere in WV! Great Atmosphere! Staff friendly and helpful! Have eaten here several different times and it is always good. We conduct photo workshops in the area and Dirty Ernies is always one of our participants favorite restaurants!!

  • Visited October 2012
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Amherst, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Rib Joint!!”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great access without a long drive from Oak Hill. The Ribs are excellent. The evening was enjoyable with good food, drink and service all with exceptionable value.

Visited November 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food!”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Great food. Prime Rib was superb. My friends got the ribs and they were very good also. People were very nice.

Visited August 2012
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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Delicious food, laid back atmosphere”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

We have been going to dirty Earnies the last few years every time we go rafting. The food is always delicious. This time, I had french onion soup and a steak. Both had amazing flavor, even the steak which I was surprised as to how good it really was. However the cut was not what I expected. I ordered the filet mignon and it came very flat with a good amount of fat on it. Looked more like a sirloin than filet but nonetheless it was tasty. The bread they serve before the meal is soft, warm and soooo good. They also give you a basket of peanuts which is okay but it was uncomfortable being seated in a booth and having your feet crunch into shells that had been dropped on the floor by the people sitting before us. It was very close to where we were staying which made the location very convenient. It is right off of 19, and can be seen right from the highway. A great place after a long day on the river and has a little something for everyone as their menu has a little of everything on it. Highly recommended.

  • Visited October 2012
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