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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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2131 Hog Mountain Rd, Publix Shopping Center, Watkinsville, GA 30677-1957
+1 706-705-1326
11:00 - 21:00
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Anderson, South Carolina
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To tell the truth, I was not expecting much when we arrived. A converted service building located in a mini shopping plaza did not lend itself to an image of good eats. I was wrong. Upon entering, the atmosphere is warm and inviting and filled with a pleasant smokehouse aroma. The menu is plentiful and easy to navigate. Not only... More 

Thank Rick C
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite BBQ stops in the area. The pork is delicious and I love their sides. The spicy pintos are my favorite! If you want quick and delicious BBQ, this is a perfect stop.

Thank Kristy M
Wexford, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Delicious. My grandson just graduated from HS and we had his party catered. Everyone enjoyed the wonderful BBQ.

Thank mamawheats
Athens, Georgia
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245 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Dickey's has few frills, but great BBQ. There are many side choices as well. The fried okra and coleslaw are good. Atmosphere is fairly rustic, but food is quick and tasty.

Thank FredL757
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I love the bar BQ. Everything so far has been good I have ate here for a couple of years now. No Dislikes Only dis like I have is the person who complained in Jersey or somewhere to make them take the pickles off the shelve that were self serve not Dickeys fault. But that one nut job looking for... More 

Thank Red11neck
Atlanta, Georgia
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149 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We love Dickies! Great BBQ and the sides are good as well. The place is always clean the welcoming. My favorite is the picture of Ronald Reagan on the wall-awesome! If you want great BBQ eat at this place!

1 Thank Blaine2424
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is kind of like a fast food BBQ place. You will get your food quickly, but pretty much every veggie is fried. The kid's menu isn't great- chicken nuggets and a BBQ sandwich from what I remember BUT as an alternative to the other fast food in the same parking lot (McDonald's), it's a winner.

Thank 0wlie
Bishop, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

My barbecue guru once told me, "If you can't see the heat, don't eat the meat." Meaning, if the place doesn't cook the meat outdoors, with wood and all the glorious smoke thereof, then don't bother. Lemme just say, I don't see no pit out behind Dickey's "Pit" Barbecue. Once again, the guru spoke wisdom. Those who fail to heed... More 

Thank Joe G
Athens, GA
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013

This is our favorite quick meal. Service is quick, food is tasty and with good portion sizes. Great value for a hungry family.

Thank TBoltFan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

The staff is always friendly. The portion size is adequate. I had the smokehouse salad it was delicious. It's also nice to get free ice cream, it tends to be a little runny even for soft serve.

Thank BTTraveler1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Hog Mountain Rd, Publix Shopping Center, Watkinsville, GA 30677-1957
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Watkinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-705-1326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?