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The Alligator Pit - CLOSED

31731 Riverside Dr, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-7813
+1 951-245-9335
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
11 Dec 2015
“New name, new kitchen management; BBQ - Wow!”
14 Jun 2013
“A real "pit"”
Restaurant Hours Closed
31731 Riverside Dr, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-7813
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Reviewed December 11, 2015

The old Alligator Pit is now the Elsinore Sports Bar & Grill. The kitchen is run by Black Jack Jackson and the BBQ is over the top! Brisket, ribs, chicken, pulled pork and hot links. The sides include greens, beans, potato salad and cornbread. To...More

Thank Paula A
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Food was just ok. Green beans were obviously frozen as well as the fish. Not fresh. Could have tolerated that but service was TERRIBLE! The waitress was obviously a meth head who sniffled and who's hands shook the whole time as well as had difficulty...More

2  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Food was hot and everything was fresh made and tasty. Making Lake Elsinore our hub for vacation with getting settled late, the Alligator Pit was open till ten. Even though we were the only guests and would be more of hassle we were treated well...More

Thank Desacr8r
Reviewed January 3, 2013

We just moved to the area and I saw this as I was driving down Riverside Dr. We were looking for some good bbq since we moved away from an amazing place! We decided to try out the place. It always looks packed but when...More

Thank Blueeyedlilly
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great menu, reasonable prices, casual atmosphere, and very friendly service. The rib eye steak is AMAZING! If you are looking for a great steak or ribs, this is a wonderful place to try. Looking forward to trying the Sunday brunch soon as well.

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Everything about this place is great. I have had about 80% of the menu now and have loved everything.

Thank yoshichris
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Love this place! Friendliest bar/restaurant I've come across in the area. First time I visited, alone and a little hesitant, I felt welcome and comfortable. A lot of bars and restaurants can feel cold and intimidating to a single person - I have never felt...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed November 9, 2012

This was one of the best meals, by far, that I have had in a long time. In fact we ate here 2 times in the 4 days we visited Lake Elsinore. The food was great. No one in our party of 4 had any...More

Thank Gary R
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31731 Riverside Dr, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-7813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Elsinore
  • Phone Number: +1 951-245-9335
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