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The Pit

16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
+1 786-663-8057
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“frog legs” (14 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (10 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rolled by on a Sunday afternoon after a visit to trail glades. This has been my lunch place after leaving the range because of its proximity and authentic bbq, was I in for a surprise. Truth be told, I hadn’t been back for years because...More

Thank Joey B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped on our way back to South Beach after an airboat tour. Great service and food. The chicken sandwich was tender and full of flavor. My husband had the rib tops and they were great. We would defonatly go back.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on our way down from Marco to Miami. We tried the hotdog (poor), froglegs (excellent event hen 3 yr old devoured em) and had 2 racks of baby backs. The baby back portions were a touch on the small side but they...More

Thank Oktaneza
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

To begin, been coming to the pit bbq 🍖 for over 40yrs👀 Ups and downs with food 🥘 Quality/service over the years...Did trip advisor last Oct and gave above average rating for food...Spoke with owner Today and was told same ownership for last 13yrs...When asked...More

Thank redman852
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

On our way back from the Keys, pulling a boat so this was a convenient stop that my boyfriend wanted to eat at. I, on the other hand, wasn’t feeling it. (Can’t wait to tell him “I told you so!” ) 👍🏼☝🏽 (sometimes being right...More

Thank solofishergal
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

1st time to this place, pass by millions of time. Today we stop in for lunch. And they delivered the food was hot and fresh. They even have pony rides for the kids a great place to dine for bbq. waitress was nice and helpful...More

Thank TheRobinsons57
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We were recommended this place by our airboat host and he made a good recommendation. Great food cooked the American way.

Thank robert g
Reviewed March 17, 2018

We stopped early one evening and the place was dead. We ordered onion rings as an app, ribs and pulled pork as entrees. The onion rings were acceptable, nothing to write home about. As we waited, I saw big store bought bottles of barbeque sauces...More

Thank L M
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Heard about The Pit on TripAdvisor and thought it would be a good stop after out air boat tour in the glades. Now keep in mind we wanted to keep with the theme of the day. Gators! Remember gators in Florida are protected so the...More

Thank Angie P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Shark Valley for a tram and bike tour, we stopped at the Pit for a delicious bbq lunch! Very convenient to Shark Valley, reasonably priced for what you get, and service was outstanding! My son had the gator ribs and LOVED...More

Thank Krlieb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 786-663-8057
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