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Phil's Dream Pit

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634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
+1 423-349-6437
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the BBQ is great tasting, business is always good. the staff is friendly. if you are like me you hate to go in a restaurant and eat when it is empty no customers around. it make you feel like " what does everyone else know about the place that I don't?" you do not have to worry about Phil's Dream... More 

Thank doug c
Gray, Tennessee
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262 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was there yesterday I tried the smoked Sausage it was wonderful I also had the beans and hash brown casserole amazing. Thank you for a great meal at a great price.

Thank J T
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome food and several signature sauces make this a must stop for the bar b q fan. Family owned and ran. Stop in a try it!

Thank Steve H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drive past here at least annually and always plan on having lunch at Phil's. The pork BBQ is not fatty, and it's delicious. Portions are large and prices low. There's nothing fancy about the place, but it's clean and comfortable--and BBQ restaurants aren't supposed to be fancy. The staff is friendly too. Highly recommended.

Thank NancyVoyager
Knoxville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to Phil's Dream Pit after looking at reviews on Tripadvisor. I was staying in Kingsport for work and having a good barbeque craving. I placed an order to go and got ribs and house smoked sausage with baked beans and hasbrown casserole. The ribs were tender and smoky. The beans were delicious. Smoked sausage was great!. I will... More 

Thank Travelinurse01
Port Saint John, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We drove almost an hour to give it a try and were very pleased! The sandwiches are huge and the service is VERY fast! Everyone was so friendly. I had the macaroni salad and baked beans, both were some of the best I think I have ever eaten. We will most definitely be back soon. Thanks Phil's Dream Pit!

Thank Emma M
Kingsport, Tennessee
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just give this place a try! Hands down the best BBQ around. Always consistent. Staff are super friendly. You will be glad you stopped! Convenient interstate access.

Thank SaddlePoor
Olney, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way home from a road trip to NC and TN. My better half's name is Phil - so it seemed like a sign. The food was very good - especially the beans and the macaroni salad! But better than any food are the type of people who take the time to walk you through the... More 

Thank Gwen H
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our family has eaten here many times. The BBQ sauce is excellent. The baked beans & slaw are amazing as well. Highly recommended.

Thank Michelle C
Kingsport, Tennessee
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Park in the gravel parking lot 0.1 mi off I-26 Exit 10. Go inside, and Mom gives you advice on the choice of food at the counter. BBQ Ribs and sliced brisket is excellent. The chicken is a dry style, but flavorful. Pop cooks in the back, food is brought out to you. Great beans, slaw, and iced tea. Atmosphere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-349-6437

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