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Pitmaster BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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4425 N. US Highway 17, DeLand, FL 32720
+1 386-985-4488
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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456 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered pork platter and sides for the two of us. Plenty to eat. The service is outstanding. This is great for large groups. The have a place outside that looks fantastic. We eat inside. Beautiful place.

Thank Daniel S
London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We dine here whenever we are in Daytona. I had the burger which was nice and side salad from the salad bar which was very generous in quality and selection. My wife had the bbq chicken which was huge and tasty. The servers seem to change every time we come here which is not so nice. The service was good... More 

Thank GezenBey
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110 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

As you can see from my last review I do not expect much from this restaurant. After my last visit I remembered why ! I ordered the " Smoked" prime rib. It was not smoked, I am not even sue that it was prime rib. It tasted like the cook had sawed off a piece of rib roast, and then... More 

1 Thank Gary A
3SamT3, Owner at Pitmaster BBQ, responded to this review

Hello Gary, We apologize that the Prime Rib you ordered did not meet up to par with your expectations. Our Prime Rib is an Angus Roast that we smoke to give it a delicious flavor. We are sorry to hear you were not impressed and did not think it had much flavor. Please know that there is always a manager... More 

Deltona, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ate here for the first time after many times driving past this place. Showed up about 6pm with my wife and two daughters. The place was pretty much empty with the exception of a couple of people sitting at the bar. We found this unusual for a restaurant on a Saturday. We proceeded to sit down and look over our... More 

Thank Jorge S
3SamT3, Owner at Pitmaster BBQ, responded to this review

Hello Jorge, We are sorry that you did not find your experience with us to be worthwhile. We understand that an extended wait for food is never pleasant but to learn that the food was not as tasty as it could have been upon arrival is extremely disheartening to us. We apologize that you did not enjoy the food and... More 

United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The have a nice atmosphere. It is a great place to go. They have a large selection of sauces. The only down side is that they use to much salt for my taste.

Thank smiles1899
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Jackson and Poppy, Thank you for taking the time to sit with us and discuss catering options. We can not thank you enough for your professionalism, support and love to our community. Looking forward to having you cater our event.

Thank JW71177
Deltona, Florida
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218 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We finally got to Deland to check out Pitmasters. My husband had the 'combo for one' plate - $13.99 and a whole lot of food! He rarely orders bbq since he likes to cook it himself. He proclaimed this to be very good. I had 1/4 chicken and 3 ribs. Both dishes came with 2 sides. The coleslaw was okay.... More 

Thank frmrtvlagt
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

it seems the only thing i can fault is the texas toast. we sat down and were promptly waited on. we have been there several times and will be back

Thank Arnold R
Odessa, Florida
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Great combination appetizer with candied jalepenos, cream cheese, fried tortilla chips. Ribs were good, meat loaf too. Staff was very attentive and fun. Would try this place again if in the area.

Thank JCB556
Todd, North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

The dry rub spare ribs were large but mostly fat and bone. Very little lean meat. The baked beans were the consistency of mash potatoes apparently over cooked and not tasty at all. Their fries are the typical from frozen variety with only flavor the amount of salt you add to them. Wife had the baby back with 2 vegetables... More 

Thank Bill S
Poppy T, Owner at Pitmaster BBQ, responded to this review

I am sorry your visit was a disappointment and When I looked and saw you were from the area of NC where I grew up it was even worse. I grew up in Heaton/Elk Park/Boone so I learned to cook there. I am happy to say that your visit is not what we usually hear or we obviously could not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4425 N. US Highway 17, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-985-4488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?