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Phil's Dream Pit

634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
+1 423-349-6437
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (39 reviews)
“beans” (46 reviews)
“ribs” (47 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best combination of pork barbeque, beans and cole slaw in the Tri - Cities area. We have tried most barbeque places in the area and this one is by far and away the BEST!

Thank Z326VBterrym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good BBQ pork and beans. I don't believe they served French fries, which was a little disappointing

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following my nephew's graduation, we headed out to Phil's Dream Pit for authentic Tennessee BBQ. First, the food was good and reasonably priced. I had a daily special which included an entree, side, and drink for less than $8. I chose pulled pork and macaroni...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way back home to Chattanooga and although it was a packed house, service was quick and food was hot and delicious! AND the hashbrown casserole was the BEST we’ve ever tasted!! We’ll most certainly be repeat customers!!

Thank CindyLeigh1958
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Every time I pass through Johnson City I have to stop by my old stand by. Phil's never disappoints and once again it didn't disappoint this time either. I had the pulled port sandwich and my wife had the ribs Both were excellent choices. Phil's...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Cmon what’s it gonna hurt to smile and be courteous? Older woman taking the orders is out of her way rude! Good food, great service which makes it a shame. It would be one thing at a cheap food joint but I’m tired of handing...More

1  Thank qualitycounts77
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We visited Phil's Dream Pit again this weekend. We went there Saturday at lunch and got the feeds 4 deal. You get a meat and three sides for a very reasonable price. It is supposed to feed four people for a meal, but the two...More

Thank contractor2016
Dianna P, Owner at Phil's Dream Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We appreciate your visit last weekend. Glad the food went so far and that you enjoyed it. We appreciate your business,

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Food is better than delicious. I think the ribs were amazing. I enjoyed the garlic bread too. Very Jesusy in there too. You get to leave a prayer card, in the event you need a little touch of Lord with yo ribs.More

Thank Stasicock
Dianna P, Owner at Phil's Dream Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

We appreciate your visiting our restaurant. I don't drink sweet tea, so I really have no say in its creation. I did hear though when we opened that your tea needed to be sweet. We do have a gallon of unsweet on the counter that...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a restaurant that has good food and a very friendly staff. They really seem to appreciate your business. When you go it's evident that they a great job, as they always have a large number of people there for lunch. It's apparent that...More

Thank Jekyll
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My wife and I were there today, I had the three meat plater, I chose the rib, brisket and pork wing. Being from the mid-west I am all about beef. Phil has the best around, tender and very flavorful. Everything was great. My wife had...More

Thank J T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-349-6437
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