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Skeeter's Pit BBQ

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Intersection Route 11 & Route 15, Just north of US11 x US15 intersection, restaurant is just up the hill from signal, Shamokin Dam, PA
+1 570-743-2727
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have driven past this restaurant for years on our way to the mountains and have been saying for years we wanted to stop. We finally did. First of all, I must say that I love all kinds of BBQ, but I am a bit picky. We stopped by mid-afternoon, which I realize makes it more difficult for a BBQ... More 

Thank wjs777
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is worth going out of your way for this restaurant. Food was great, live music, perfect for families or a dinner date.

Thank Shawn S
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful view of the Susquehanna River -- and very tasty BBQ. I had the brisket platter -- slaw was just how I like it though that's a personal thing. Brisket was perfect. Baked beans were not nearly as tasty as I like. They have beer available which, for a place like this, is a pleasant surprise. Staff was super friendly... More 

Thank Bob G
Spencerport, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and helpful! Lots on the menu to choose from. Great view and good food! Check this place out. We stop here when we are traveling from NY to VA. Never been disappointed! Clean bathrooms too ;)

Thank Raney C
Grantville, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Skeeters is a great spot for BBQ. You have a great view of the Susquehanna and the food is wonderful. It is the best brisket this side of Texas

Thank Potts44
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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190 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Oh.....I LOVE this place! Talk about fun and yummy with the nicest view overlooking The Susquehanna River!!! They have the sweetest staff ever who take your order at the register and then they deliver your meal to your table and check back on you from time to time! It was our first time there and we were soooo impressed by... More 

Thank Donna S
York, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. It was some of the best BBQ we have ever had. Delicious pulled pork and brisket, and the sauce is very good. Their sides are great, too. We both got platters and it is a lot of food! We also really enjoyed the amazing view of the river. It's a great place,... More 

Thank Stacy C
Orange Park, Florida
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place is great! BBQ is not too smokey, sauce does not overpower the taste of the meat. Had the Baby Back Ribs, liked them so much we went back the next day and ordered them to go.

Thank hotrod13
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We've been eating at Skeeters every couple of months (basically, whenever we pass the area) for a couple of years now. We've never had occasion to regret the drive up the hill. The brisket has been uniformly good. Once in a dozen (or so) times the pulled pork was a little dry, but still more than palatable. Their regular sauces... More 

Thank Charles S
Toledo, Ohio
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

food is great, view is to die for, price isn't bad. always go there when home to visit. i love the messy yummy food that always tastes like home.

Thank lily362016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intersection Route 11 & Route 15, Just north of US11 x US15 intersection, restaurant is just up the hill from signal, Shamokin Dam, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shamokin Dam
  • Phone Number: +1 570-743-2727

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