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The Pit B-B-Q

3909 Liberty Ave, Vermilion, OH 44089
+1 440-967-7919
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (13 reviews)
“smoked meat” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3909 Liberty Ave, Vermilion, OH 44089
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had an early Sunday dinner at this BBQ joint. We had the sampler platter with three sides. On our platter was pulled pork, beef brisket, wings, sausage, and ribs. All were excellent !!!!! The sides were good, but the side dish that put me...More

Thank jamesereynolds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome smoked meat BBQ. Talked to the owner after we ate and checked out his smoker. Really cool. Great food and very good caterer as well.

Thank Guy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I get to the Vermillion/Huron/Sandusky area about once a month for work, and The Pit B-B-Q has become a regular stop. The restaurant has two separate dining rooms and no outdoor seating. The dining room in front of the kitchen seems to be the 'regular'...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way to New York after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. It was a good 15 minutes off I90 not quite worth a special trip. The beef brisket I had was tender enough to cut with a fork....More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor waitresses had to tell everyone all the thing that they ran out of. We finally said just tell us what you do have. Granted it was an hour before closing on Sunday but... We have driven past this place for about 20 years and...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has good b-b-q food and is a hidden gem in vermilion. It might look like a shack on the outside but its good on the inside.

Thank James C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we have eaten at The Pit a few times. Ribs are very good. Not "over done" like some places. I especially like the sweet potato fries. The people are very nice and really try to accomodate.

1  Thank juliewO2749WC
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We like the combination meal. We get a few different sauces. We LOVE the greens and usually order extra. There is always plenty of food and its always tasty. Worth it!

Thank hapgeorge
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very tasty lunch , I had the brisket club which was the special of the day , the fresh cut fries were also great. We plan on visiting here again

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I have not had BBQ this good since I lived in Oklahoma City. It was darn close to my favorite BBQ of Earls which was in Oklahoma. I would go back again for the pulled pork with habanero sauce!

Thank quern
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3909 Liberty Ave, Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vermilion
  • Phone Number: +1 440-967-7919
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