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Barbecue Pit

2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
+1 619-462-5434
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
17 Jan 2018
“A good alternative”
5 Sep 2016
Closed Now
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

I've had loads better and I've wasted good money on some really bad. This is a once in a while good alternative. Better than the local fast food joints. The lunch pulled pork plate was pricey for the portion. The coleslaw and baked beans -...More

Thank AMY L
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for that really good barbecue place. STILL LOOKING. The sauce was pretty good and the meat ok, but nothing that blew my socks off and not a place to come back to. I do expect my eating experience to be clean and maintained. This...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Tonight we went to our favorite BBQ place. How sad dinner was. New person cutting the meat and it was cut so thin you could see though it, very dry with not tease. I ordered to #9 a large ham plate and it was nothing...More

Thank cynthiag864
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant chain has been open since 1947. I've haven't been around that long but can verify its been a family favorite for at least 50 of those years. I personally like it better than Phil's (sorry Phil). The sauce goes great with Ham and...More

Thank RonnH3
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I grew up eating at the Barbecue Pit, it is a family tradition. Over the years it has not changed, why mess with perfection? The sauce is unique and addicting. I have loved it for 30 years and now when I go home I always...More

Thank SheSoJourner
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Nothing fancy, just goid food. Reasonable prices for big plates of food. I like the beef and the ham and my boyfriend usually orders the beef ribs. No waiting, they carve meats right there in front of you. I recommend Barbeque pit.

Thank email4saundra1
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed meals here often and always felt a personal connection to the employees who treat customers like family. The price is right for plate lunch and dinners. Highly recommended.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I can't believe I forgot about this place. Really good beef dinner plate. I love the slaw. Lots of food for your money. High quality. Great service. Nice interior. Plenty of parking. Oh yeah and some of the best desserts you can find. Boysenberry pie,...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I stopped in to load up for the superbowl game with BBQ ham and pork ribs for the gang. Only about 6 people were in line buying mostly the terrific meal plates to eat right in the restaurant. The lady in front of me bought...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This place has been in the San Diego area for many years and has continued in popularity. The food is basic, the service is fast and the prices are reasonable. This is not a fancy place but it is comfortable. It is and feels like...More

Thank Jay A
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24 January 2016|
Response from Walker S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
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: 2388 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020-2103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-462-5434
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