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Shigs in Pit

2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
+1 260-387-5903
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (51 reviews)
“pulled pork” (68 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was exceptional and well worth stopping. Wings were perfect and the beef brisket was the best we have had.

Thank Gina L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best BBQ food in Fort Wayne, especially since Red Roc has closed. Best burn butt ever, but today was a bit too burn. They are usually so good I don't need any sauce. Today the burn was so thick it was hard to...More

Thank allrightie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I was unprepared fo this restaurant. One walks in to the read the menu off the wall. Complete dinners, 2 sides, self serve fountain drinks, for around $15 on a Friday night. One orders, pays for the food, and, after filling drink cups, take...More

Thank jgfairman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the first moment we walked in, this experience was awesome! First time so they recommended a platter w ribs and 3 other meat selections plus 2 sides and bread. Plenty of food for three of us and we left fully satisfied! Great customer service,...More

Thank Cynthia M
Shigs in Pit B, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Cynthia!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here last night while passing through Fort Wayne - we were totally blown away by how good this food was. He had the brisket meal with cole slaw & the green chili mac & cheese, I had the pulled pork...More

Thank Melissa J
Shigs in Pit B, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Melissa! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves Shigs and Pit. Food is always great and sauces are the best. Great sides too ~ potatoes and cucumber salad are my favorites.

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed my ribs and brisket combo...ribs were to the perfect 'doneness', so was the brisket...didn't care too much for the jalapeno cheddar sausage...spoon cornbread and baked beans were great...the only disappointment was the powdered lemonade....COME ON MAN!!!! gotta have fresh lemonade!!

Thank Chenza05
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is truly a family restaurant. Nice selection of barbecued meats. The corn casserole is fabulous. We also enjoy eating outside on the picnic tables in the summer.

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great food and multiple sauces. Excellent place for catering a casual but tasty meal. Limited sides but all you need.

Thank kreemmer2016
Shigs in Pit B, Public Relations Manager at Shigs in Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Just go, there's no describing how good this food is, even the sides are spectacular. Just don't wear a white shirt.

Thank betsysipe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-387-5903
  • E-mail
Description
Shigs in Pit started as a competition BBQ team composed of Mad Anthony owners, Todd Grantham and Jeff Neels along with their friend Stefan Kelley, a networks services manager for Logikos. Within a few short years the team amassed Eleven Kansas City Barbecue Society Grand Championships, Five Reserve Grand Championships and numerous other awards for their smoked meats. In 2012, Grantham and Neels (with the blessing of Kelley) along with Mad Anthony Brewing Company partner Blaine Stuckey opened a restaurant and catering business with their award-winning recipes at the corner of Fairfield and Taylor in Fort Wayne. Shigs in Pit Barbeque is a proud sister company to Mad Anthony Brewing Company.
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