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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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1212 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-1311
11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food at a reasonable price and when you get finished eating you can get a free ice cream cone. Would recommend to anyone that wants a quick meal.

Thank Charles N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

They got a nice menu everything from full dinner platters to a simple sandwich, all filled with their wonderful barbecued meat. Besides the good food I like the family friendly restaurant and atmosphere.

Thank Dave L
San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Am sorry I ate here. All the food was wrapped up in plastic and taken out of the refrigerator & heated up. That's not BBQ! Not fresh at all. Don't get me started on the customer service... Very bad attitude. I should have gone to Burger King across the street. I know they will appreciate my business. I will never... More 

Thank beyardoe2
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I really do like Dickey's BBQ Pit - the ribs are so tender, they fall off the bone. Love their beans,corn bread, ribs and mini ice cream bar.

Thank Leigh S
Cairns, Australia
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158 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The ribs were good and the staff friendly but that's about it. We thought it was pricey for what we got. The BBQ beans were lukewarm and not good. The place itself was untidy, not a rustic feel. It was also so cold we could not wait to get out. The soft serve ice cream was a mushy and had... More 

Thank AJG35
San Francisco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

We went to Dickey since we heard about the chain and were in the area. The food is nothing special. Strange that the food preparer weight each meat portion. We ordered the ribs and brisket and were disappointed because the meat was on the dry side. The bread had a strange flavor from being rolled on with fake butter. The... More 

Thank needmoretimeoff
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

I used to eat at Dickeys when I was growing up in Texas, so I know my crap. The bbq aint the best ever, but it is rootin tootin good for the area and I like getting food from there and eating it completely.

Thank Scrappleking
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

(Usually had went to the Rib Shack for years but so many owner changes over several years with declining quality). So, we tried and have kept coming back to this BBQ chain, Dickey's BBQ Pit located in the San Bruno Towne Center shopping center. Parking can be tough and negotiating roadways challenging with drivers lacking proper skills. Great food and... More 

Thank C Q
White Rock
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

We had the big combo and were lucky enough to take advantage of the special - we ended up with 3 pounds of fabulous brisket and turkey plus 6 sides. Fried okra was a winner. All this for $50. Plenty enough for 2 families with 2 kids each.

Thank Goatman1
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has its roots in Dallas Texas dating back to 1941. It is now a national franchise and has just entered the Bay Area market in San Bruno near the Tanforan Mall. A co-worker, who is a serious barbecue fan and cook, tipped me off about this location which actually opened at the end of 2012. My husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-1311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno

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