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Tony's The Pit Bar-B-Q

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1700 Myrtle Ave, El Paso, TX 79901-1832
+1 915-546-9140
10:00 - 17:00
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Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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El Paso, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

I am always suspicious when a restaurant tries to do too many things - this is certainly not the case at Tony's, they do Bar-B-Q and they do it well, very well. Locals all know this stop, and it is unusual not to run into someone each time you go. The staff likes what they do, it shows, and I... More 

Surprise, Arizona
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We were in town for a tennis tournament. 7 of us descended on Tony's at 11am and found that they almost their entire menu ready to go. It's not in the best part of town as you notice a lot of razor wire in the area. However, it's been my experience that some of the best food can be found... More 

Thank Steven S
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134 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

It had been over ten years since I had the opportunity to come back to Tony's The Pit Bar-B-Que and I remembered why I had enjoyed it so much when I came before. Tony's is an El Paso Old School Pit Bar-B-Que joint and is a must stop when you come to El Paso. I recommend the Brisket Sandwhich and... More 

Thank Daniel G
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Ordered the two meat plate, chicken and beef. Both were good, just a little too much time perfecting the bagging but never been disappointed.

Thank Eduardo A
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I've enjoyed a number of menu items, mostly the brisket sandwich...not sure I like the shredded or sliced the most, but with burnt ends, it's even better. Excellent meat quality and smoked flavor, and something I never saw even 21 years in New Mexico...a touch of green chile added to the sauce. Do this!

Thank David C
Green Valley, Arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Excellent BBQ. Very reasonable price. Hole in the wall location. We are on a NM TX road trip and this is our best dining experience so far. No as in NO frills. Just good food. A beer would have been nice.... Free wifi a plus.

Thank Cynthia E
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Ate here for the first time. Called ahead and ordered a feast for four--brisket, chicken, sausage and pork with chili, potato, and macaroni salad. All delicious. Ladies who helped me were very nice and helpful. Try this place for sure!

Thank nmjensen
Ciudad Juárez, México
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

You can take sandwitch or plate for less of $10 dlls. Friendly and happy employees. Free Wi- Fi. Daily Specials

Thank Edmundo M
El Cajon, California
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104 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

50 plus years and still the best BBQ in El Paso now that Smittys is closed. Family enjoyed everything about our meal

Thank Mike M
Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Looking for a place for lunch and found this in our GPS. Driving to the location the street looked empty and a bit run-down, but the restaurant itself looked fine with several people going in and out. A sign outside said that it has been in business since 1958. We were not disappointed! Tried one beef and one pork sandwich... More 

Thank hpcle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Myrtle Ave, El Paso, TX 79901-1832
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-546-9140

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