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The Pit

#1,262 of 3,485 Restaurants in Miami}
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
+1 786-663-8057
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“bbq sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local suggested this place to us, and we are so glad they did. Sonia was our waitress and she was so amazing!! Not only was she a great server, she took time to give us some tips for our upcoming vacation. The baby back...More

Thank satirah
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ. Stop there when heading to the keys for lobstering. Great pork sandwiches especially when you put cole slaw on it. Yum yum in tum tum...🎉🎉

Thank redman852
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the fries were fantastic. The ribs both baby back and pork we're okay but the nickle and diming were a complete turn-off. Bottle of water $1.75, ice tea refill was .75. Only one credit card per check but they...More

Thank Agentnumber99_99
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lets start with the good. The fries were good. That's it. The bad: Beef ribs were dry and tasted like it was cooked two days before serving. The Coleslaw was tragic. The barbecue sauce - was sludge. Oh and the lemon custard desert - that's...More

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We enjoyed our lunch here. Staff was courteous and attentive and food is very good. Would recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank frankrotagski
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had my last bbq sandwich here over 30 years ago. We used to stop here whenever we were fishing in the area. This is the first time I have been back in the area and was happy to see It still there. The bbq...More

Thank 34cmc1973
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small, delightful, bbq joint. It is not a fancy place but the food is great and the ribs taste like firewood. Yum.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Driving down the keys and made a stop at a local BBQ pit. The place has outdoor and indoor seating. The staff is very helpful and friendly. They are known for their gator bites and frog legs. We tried the gator bites, which taste just...More

Thank Kara79
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Seated outdoors...BBQ chicken good but had to add BBQ...not cooked in it. Felt it cost a bit more than I thought. Waitress asked for drivers license with credit card...weird?

Thank JSHeim
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If your looking for great BBQ at a good price then this is the place to go. You will get delicious food for a great price.

Thank Christine T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 786-663-8057
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