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David's Real Pit BBQ

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5121 NW 39th Ave # A, Gainesville, FL 32606-5943
+1 352-373-2002
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

David's WAS the place to go for ribs. Recently the restaurant underwent a physical renovation and doesn't look bad. However, now the ribs are kept warm in plastic wrap and when served as the most expensive item on the menu are terrible. Their ribs used to be wonderful. I drove one hour just to enjoy them. The pork sandwiches are... More 

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Thank David M
Gainesville
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Customer service was lacking hard. I got pulled pork dinner, she got the brisket. Both portions were on the small side. The employees were just roaming around talking loudly about their plans for the night. We were the only customers, made us feel uncomfortable.

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Thank Sam P
Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you are craving BBQ ribs, and you are hungry...very hungry try David' BBQ! I chose the large portion ribs with two side dishes. First thing I loved was the fact I had the choice of getting the ribs dry without sauce, or sauced. (spare ribs, NOT baby back ribs). The smokey flavor was exquisite, and moist. At the table/booth... More 

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Thank cheeseballshw
Gainesville, Florida
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Close to home and quick service! Excellent BBQ and the breakfast menu is awesome! Friendly staff and tasty sauces!

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Thank Robin N
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Davids is a typical southern breakfast, biscuits, gravy, grits, hashbrowns, sausages etc. The prices are great and if you are in the mood for a challenge you can do the buffet for $9.99. Food was excellent. Warning - it can get noisy and its not comfy seating. Also no hot tea :(

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Thank Chand70
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

For a quick lunch this place is good to go. Service is quick even during the lunch rush. You can get it and get out and on with the rest of your day. Not my fave bbq place but it does the trick.

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Thank MSK1979
Gainesville, FL
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359 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We've been taking advantage of the daily specials here for a long time, and the food is always good and hot, and it tastes the same day-in and day-out. Too bad that I'm so hungry to eat and it smells great that I always forget to shoot photos for a review. We usually do take-out at the window. Tonight we... More 

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Thank JFGainesville
Florida
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230 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This has been our personal choice for BBQ even with Sonny's here in Gville. I personally like the shredded pork my wife saves up to have the ribs. I have to say the BEST onion rings freshly made in Gainesville.

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Thank kingofhma
Lake Wales, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Super laid-back BBQ restaurant with a clean and welcoming decor. No waiters/waitresses here, you order at the counter and bring the food to your table. Not a meat I wouldn't try again here. Things that stood out: Smoked turkey, Hot BBQ Sauce, Green Beans, and Ribs. Will be back!

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Thank cbell2152
FL
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Bar-b-que is so personal it is tough to rate for other people. Brisket, Brunswick Stew, Corn Fritters, Collard Greens, Mac'n Cheese, and Pulled Pork are all quite good. Son and Bride wanted a "Shabby Chic" wedding and David's did a bang up job. They put out a tremendous buffet complete with a brisket carving station that was the talk of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 NW 39th Ave # A, Gainesville, FL 32606-5943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-2002
Description
David's Real Pit BBQ is Gainesville, Florida's best BBQ restaurant and catering service. Specializing in serving quality BBQ at a quick, convenient pace. Stop in for our mouth watering breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or have us cater your event, rehearsal dinner or wedding. We are a family friendly establishment so bring the kids.

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