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Dick Howell Barbeque Pit

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1350 N Pine St, Florence, AL 35630-2150
+1 256-712-5092
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This barbecue is awesome! They do it North Alabama style by adding a layer of coleslaw on top of the meat. It is delicious! It has been around for 3 generations (1960's or earlier), & is now being run by the granddaughter. The location has changed since it's beginnings, but it is still a known landmark. They are famous in... More 

Thank Kimberly A
Florence, Alabama
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261 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Just old fashioned BBQ done right! The pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs (these are fine), whole chickens, & hot slaw have no equal. We stop by often! The family is in its 4th generation of making the finest BBQ! These are some very friendly folks. Search for it & enjoy!

Thank BusterYukon
Florence, Alabama
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have always gone to Dick Howell's for take out BBQ. It is a little bit small inside to have many tables. If you like great BBQ, go here.

Thank Myron B
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Eating here since a small child. I live in Atlanta but get BBQ to take home. The mustard slaw makes the BBQ something special but I use it on hot dogs and sandwiches. Good. friendly service. Sauce on the side. You got to try some.

Thank cathiemcj
New Edinburg, Arkansas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

After reading reviews, we stopped on our way through, and it was well worth the drive through town. The staff was friendly and helpful. We had the barbecue plates, and the food was delicious. We tried both the mild and spicy slaw, as well. Yum!! If you happen to be in the area, this is very good!

Thank j h
Florence, AL, United States
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Family operated and always good! One of the icons in Florence Al known for consistently good food! Whether BBQ pork plates, sandwiches, chicken or their hot dogs; it's always good!

Thank Paula G
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016

You might have to search to find this place, but worth the trouble. Very friendly people and great BBQ! Had the ribs and the chicken--- big portions, with lots of sides and at a reasonable price. The slaw had some heat! Came from out of town and hoped to find a place for real BBQ. We found it :)

Thank Dotillinois
Florence, Alabama
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92 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

My boyfriend and I have picked up barbeque from here several times. We usually get the family pack. It has always been really good! Def better than the chain type places.

Thank xyeta07
Florence, AL, United States
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Love the family working here & carrying on tradition of BBQ. Great food & staff is so friendly every time we have been there.

Thank Paula G
Florence, Alabama, United States
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Outstanding barbeque and great service. I online 1/2 a mile away so I daily smell the smoke. It is so awesome and authunic barbeque with great tradition.

Thank Charles S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 N Pine St, Florence, AL 35630-2150
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 256-712-5092

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