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Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ

) #1 of 70 Restaurants in Cockeysville €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
+1 410-527-1167
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (68 reviews)
“pulled pork” (62 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious ribs, falling off the bone with homemade bbq sauce (or dry rub). We ordered the full rack platter, which was plenty for two with two sides and cornbread. Love the convenience of the drive through and cute picnic area. Staff give great service and...More

Thank kam7816
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy pulled pork fighting for a win over smoking great ribs- you decide because we can't! No frills just great food: eat inside or outside in the garage. This is a little gem that you could pass up on the road but say -glad we...More

Thank Mariannefinley
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mari Ann, We're happy to hear that there is a struggle deciding on which dishes you want to have for your meal. Thank you for your great comments and review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was recommended to us by a friend for a great lunch spot. We were able to get our order in and sit and eat within minutes. Food was great. I tried the pork pulled sandwich and cornbread. Probably some of the better BBQ I...More

Thank Jason432
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jason, We're glad to hear that your service was so fantastic and your meal was great. Thank you for yoru great comments and review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff and BBQ. We ordered for the office and everything was great. Convenience location for a quick stop for lunch.

Thank Jackie B
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jackie, We're glad to hear that your office enjoys our bbq! Thank you for yoru great comments!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best BBQ, family size portions for family and parties. Loved stopping in with a live band outback and relax after work on Fridays.

Thank EWyummy
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ewyummy, Thank you for your kind words and great review. We love hearing that our BBQ is so fantastic for you and your family. We 're glad to hear tha tyou renjoy stopping into check out the bands and relax with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice menu, quick in and out. You'll love their barbecue. This is quality food prepared by a second generation family that loves what they do! A must try.

Thank Howard L
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Howard, Thank you for your great comments and review. We're thrilled to hear how much you love our Que! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Food was great, parking a little crazy. If you are going to try for the first time don't go during lunch hours. It's crazy! Very good food but rushed during lunch time, if you don't know the system you are run over. After lunch time...More

Thank bms9248
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your great review and comments. We're glad to hear that our dishes are delicious and you enjoy dining with us.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Being from the south I've eaten plenty of southern BBQ. This place calls itself southern but i didn't see that. The BBQ was tender and cooked just right. The beans and potato salad were different but not too bad. All in all it was good...More

Thank Anita V
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Anita, We're glad to hear that you enjoy our BBQ. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed some of our most loved dishes. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Dr's appointments in Lutherville today, and the best part, if there is a best part of seeing a Dr., is ANDY NELSON'S for lunch!!!!! Our go to place every time we are in the area. Great, friendly service preps you for their great food!! I...More

Thank Keysin10
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Keysin, We're glad that you're home too! We are thrilled to hear how much you love our pit beef and potato salad. We have to admit that we have a hard time eating BBQ that isn't ours. We are a bit biased though. Thank...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Terrific pork and beef bbq. The sides are a meal in themselves. Baked beans are s southern treat and the mac and cheese is really delicious.

Thank mhardywright
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your great comments and review. We're glad to hear that our BBQ and sides are great for you. It is great to know that our baked beans and mac and cheese are a few of your favorites.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cockeysville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-527-1167
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Description
Our Family has nearly a century old tradition of serving "Serious Barbecue." Andy Sr. Learned his labor of love from his dad, 'Guy Nelson' - Chief Barbecue Man for Limestone County, Alabama. In the 50's, Andy & Betty were not only attending Memphis State, raising a family, and sighting the real Elvis, but they were also developing a BBQ style all their own, integrating the spiciness of Memphis BBQ with the Old Nelson Family tradition. Andy's not famous for his championship years with the Baltimore Colts; he's famous for his hickory smoked BBQ. Ask Andy and he'll tell you that one of the secrets is slow cooking. Our BBQ is smoked many hours over Hickory logs until it falls off the bone, then simmered in our own heirloom sauce. Regularly voted "Baltimore's Best BBQ" by the staff and readers of Baltimore Magazine and the City Paper, this is one "Q" you won't want to miss. So let us take you and your guests down the Ol' Mississippi with great "Q" and maybe a little Elvis background music (streamed from Andy's iPod, of course). We recommend adding some of our Extra Fixin's to compliment your meal. We have been providing the Maryland area residents with the Best BBQ in a family atmosphere for over 30 years. We have been delivering quality BBQ to our local community and have never lost sight of what "The Best Q" means to our family and our guests. When it comes to BBQ, we make sure that everything is always made from scratch and everything always tastes perfect. I guarantee it! -Andy Nelson
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