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Pig Pit BBQ

) #6 of 30 Restaurants in Cohoes €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
84 Ontario St, Cohoes, NY 12047-3415
+1 518-235-2323
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“pulled pork” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
84 Ontario St, Cohoes, NY 12047-3415
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

My husband and I were in the mood for some genuine BBQ. The Pig Pit delivered! My husband had a full rack of ribs with french fries. They were meaty and flavorful. I opted for a pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw...it was a pulled pork...More

Thank smartcookie1916
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Heard good things about the Pig Pit when I moved to the area. Glad I gave it a try and have been passing the word at the Fitness Center.

Thank kevin5534
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Heading up to Vermont, we had to make a pit stop at the Pig Pit Barbecue. The venue is very small and just what you would expect for a barbecue. Indoor and outdoor seating available. A nor'easter blowing through so the restaurant was empty except...More

Thank SilverSageMag
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If your looking for authentic BBQ this is the place. We've been here several times over the last few months. The ribs are excellent as well as the chicken. The sides are very tasty as well. The restaurant is small and cozy with bench seating....More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small place not fancy but down to eath. Food ia A -1 a hidden gem good food.good prices and excellent staff i have been eating a pig pit fot about 10 years now never disappointed.

Thank stephenwhite421
Reviewed 26 July 2016

So when I tell you that these folks are cookin Real Texas Barbecue, you can believe that! I had the brisket and the pulled pork and it was some kinda good..... I'll be going back over and over, I'm sure.

Thank buckroy
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had the ribs and I'm very glad I did...genuine slow cooked smoke flavor! My wife had the chicken...and really enjoyed it. Loved the fries too. Check it out! Friendly service and good prices.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Wife and I find the chicken and the ribs to be dry and tasteless. Tried both twice and Pig Pit is now off our list.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

For BBQ people, nothing is nearer and dearer to our hearts than a good smoke ring on a slice of brisket, and melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork... Cohoes' Pig Pit offers both (and more) in abundance! Smoked locally in small batches, arrive fairly early, or you may...More

Thank DJZacBarr
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Every time I get the barbaque by chicken it is too dry. Trident the ribs they are ok. The hamburger is great.

Thank patriciacE3011WG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Ontario St, Cohoes, NY 12047-3415
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cohoes
  • Phone Number: +1 518-235-2323
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