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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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799 E Foothill Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1671
+1 805-996-0005
11:00 - 21:00
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La Canada, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Both their pork and beef sandwiches are tasty...and they are made quickly. This is not a sit-down restaurant...one orders at the counter and then carries the food to their table. they have quite an assortment of sides which makes it interesting. But beware of the name "Big Barbecue Sandwich" because it ain't that big...it's made with a hamburger bun and... More 

Thank Rogerdob
San Luis Obispo, California
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272 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Fine food in a casual location. Stopped in for a quick dinner when we were too tired to cook at home, and it was just right for casual BBQ. Flavorful meats - we had the brisket, pulled pork and Polish sausage with beans, cole slaw and fried okra as our sides. All were pretty good, the okra was chopped into... More 

Thank DrZ63
San Luis Obispo, California
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Stopped at Dickey's for the first time, and got some much needed help from the staff as to what they offered and how to order. Really nice guys who made us feel very welcome! We both had their Tuesday, 3-rib "special" that comes with 2 sides, a roll, onions and pickles, plus an enormous drink. Everything was delicious! There is... More 

1 Thank SLOGuy7662
Arroyo Grande, California
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

First came across this place at the Mid State Fair in Paso Robles earlier this year. WOW! What a treat! They have different flavors of bar-b-que sauce and the meats especially in sandwiches are YUMMY! We since have gone to their main restaurant in San Luis Obispo, Ca. I highly recommend eating there. Make sure you grab a free ice... More 

Thank GuitarManDoug
Redding, California
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

You not only get the softest, most amazing biscuit with every meal... you also get free soft serve ice cream! Their bbq sauce is house made, and amazing! We tried chicken, pork and beef, we loved all three! oh, and turkey too! they have onion strings just like chili's does, they are truly amazing. We always come here when we... More 

1 Thank Julie J
Del Mar, California
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487 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We stopped here while passing through San Luis Obispo for a quick dinner. We had eaten at similar places in other areas and thought we would try it. It is exactly what you would expect. Down to earth local joint with great food. They even have a free ice cream machine to help yourself! We had a pulled pork sandwich... More 

Thank Travelin M
North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Yea, it is a food chain, though I have never eaten at Dickey's before. What drew us into the front door was the tremendously wonderful smell of fresh cookin' BBQ. To our amazement the food tasted as good as it smelled. No kidding, this Dickey's BBQ was superb. Food quality was tops and the servings plentiful. Priced more than reasonable... More 

Thank Artie B

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11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 799 E Foothill Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1671
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-996-0005

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