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16400 SW Eighth St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
+1 305-226-2272
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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173 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Was in the mood for BBQ, but wanted something different, outdoorsy with a real BBQ place feel, so I decided to go to The Pit. The place has a huge outdoor tiki and nice wooden picnic tables so you can enjoy the outdoors on good weather days. I'll start with the server who was less than amicable. He either had... More 

Thank made1024
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ordered the mixed meat BBQ and it all was awesome. Great BBQ sauce, Coleslaw was the best. We Had country music playing which fit right in with the meal. Staff was great

Thank gisjac
seattle, wa
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

From the west coast not the land of the very best barbecue and we had just left the Everglades on our way to Miami and our friend who is local said this is where we stop for lunch, not the best but very good. Had the pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw and beans with the house sauce and it was... More 

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Livermore, Colorado
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1,134 reviews
537 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Been eating there for 20 years. The old owners were great, best rib bits ever and they had good all around Q. The new owners, smaller portions, higher prices,

Thank M Richard M
Miramar, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Love coming here; a bit of old Florida with uniquely diverse South Florida; from Gator & Frog Legs to frijoles. Very family friendly place.

Thank Wayne C
Venice, Florida
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way out of the Everglades. DON'T order BBQ pork tidbits - WAY TOO TOUGH. Before ordering I asked the waitress what was the difference between the tidbits and the ribs and she said it was preference ( Not every descriptive so thought it was rib tidbits off the bone). Anyway, don't order them! You have to chew... More 

Thank WeGo2gether
Miami, Florida
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

First be aware that this placed does not accept credit card they don't tell you so you wont walk away and the front door does not say cash only. It does say all credit card accepted. They conveniently have an ATM machine inside the restaurant (clue #1). They also add the tip in (clue #2). When we went to pay... More 

1 Thank Anaah
Lake Wales, Florida
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161 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We have been here a couple of times. We had the pulled pork, which was good. The corn on the cob is really good! There are quite a few choices on the menu. Good place to stop.

1 Thank Lisa C
Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Had not been to The Pit in 20 years & looking forward to eating there. HUGE mistake & Disappointment! I honestly don't know how they are opened for business? The food is terrible, the place is dirty, the servers are rude and you have to pay CASH! They want to make sure they get your $$ because they know you... More 

1 Thank Maria L
Miami, Florida
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A side of the road very basic establishment, that is very overpriced for food and services rendered. The food is ok, but it's very loud and the people who go, appear to enjoy the very loud latin music and hot atmosphere. Several better places to buy a slab of baby-backs for $24.99 without any side dish. I definitely will not... More 

1 Thank Teavelmia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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 Eighth St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-226-2272

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