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Shigs in Pit

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2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
260-387-5903
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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South Pasadena, FL
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81 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying over by the airport on business but wound up driving over at 5pm on a weekday because of name I saw....the bldg may not look like much on outside as a single girl I was a lil apprehensive because no cars (but soon found out LOTS of take out biz) -my pulled pork had no gristle which... More 

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Thank UpintheairGirl
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone raves about this place. I think it's good but I don't think it's great. Been here about 10 times. Been to many BBQ places that wowed me with the taste. Not here, it's just good nothing more.

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Thank Ruste P
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food at great prices. Casual little restaurant with a great selection of choices,. You cant go wrong.

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Thank Bonnie S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want great BBQ in Ft Wayne, Shigs in Pit is the place to go. Favorites include pulled pork, brisket and burnt ends. For sides, you can't go wrong with the cheesy potatoes and special baked beans. The atmosphere is pretty bare bones and you order at the counter and then take your delicious order to the table but... More 

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1 Thank Mona2020
Shigs in Pit B, Director of Marketing and Design at Shigs in Pit, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kept hearing about the award BBQ from friends at work. So I decided to make the long drive from north side of Fort Wayne to south side of downtown Fort Wayne. Loved the atmosphere and decor. Menus looked good. Got my meal and could tell immediately that the pork was dry. But I decided to try it vs sending it... More 

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Thank jason s
Shigs in Pit B, Director of Marketing and Design at Shigs in Pit, responded to this review

Hi Jason, thank you so much for stopping by. I apologize about the quality of your meat and deeply regret that you were served that quality of meat that you received. We take great pride in the quality of our food and appreciate your feedback. We would love to have you back to give us another try! Thank you for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So so so good! If you love BBQ, this is your spot. Fan Flippin tastic. Great spot for lunch. Love the different sauces at the tables.

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Thank jennie h
Yorktown, Virginia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by some locals who said the BBQ was pretty good. So after spending a few minute mixing up the words in Google search (Shigs and Pigs, Pigs on Shigs) we finally found it and launched our navi map. Shigs is optimally located in the downtown area and in a relatively safe place. Now the restaurant is... More 

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Thank Fireboltaz
Shigs in Pit B, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by Nick! We hope you stop back in to try some of our other sides. We have a Sweet Potato Casserole side right now and have plenty others to choose from. Thank you for your review! More 

Rossville, Indiana
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Maybe my expectations were a bit too high. After reading the reviews I expected more. I came here alone for lunch on a reconnaissance mission, intending to bring my wife back for dinner. I had a pulled pork sandwich and the potato casserole. About half of the pulled pork was tender, moist and flavorful. The other half was hard, dry... More 

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Thank Sewbirds
Annapolis, Maryland
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

When you think of barbecue, you think Memphis, St.Louis, Austin or Eastern NC. Fort Wayne doesn't. Well it should, at least at the corner of Taylor and Fairfield in Fort Wayne, at Shigs in Pit. I tried ribs and brisket burnt ends. Both were tender, with the flavor of a good rub and smoke. The sauces were all good and... More 

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Thank petertr3
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Shigs in pit has the best burnt ends in Fort Wayne as well as great ribs and wonderful sides with a pretty cool atmosphere. I recommend eating there

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-387-5903

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