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The Pit

) #1,558 of 3,496 Restaurants in Miami $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“frog legs” (13 reviews)
“spare ribs” (4 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that the fries were fantastic. The ribs both baby back and pork we're okay but the nickle and diming were a complete turn-off. Bottle of water $1.75, ice tea refill was .75. Only one credit card per check but they...More

Thank Agentnumber99_99
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lets start with the good. The fries were good. That's it. The bad: Beef ribs were dry and tasted like it was cooked two days before serving. The Coleslaw was tragic. The barbecue sauce - was sludge. Oh and the lemon custard desert - that's...More

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We enjoyed our lunch here. Staff was courteous and attentive and food is very good. Would recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank frankrotagski
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had my last bbq sandwich here over 30 years ago. We used to stop here whenever we were fishing in the area. This is the first time I have been back in the area and was happy to see It still there. The bbq...More

Thank 34cmc1973
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small, delightful, bbq joint. It is not a fancy place but the food is great and the ribs taste like firewood. Yum.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Driving down the keys and made a stop at a local BBQ pit. The place has outdoor and indoor seating. The staff is very helpful and friendly. They are known for their gator bites and frog legs. We tried the gator bites, which taste just...More

Thank Kara79
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Seated outdoors...BBQ chicken good but had to add BBQ...not cooked in it. Felt it cost a bit more than I thought. Waitress asked for drivers license with credit card...weird?

Thank JSHeim
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If your looking for great BBQ at a good price then this is the place to go. You will get delicious food for a great price.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to go to this place a long time, but never made until recently. I had the pulled pork sandwich. It was pretty good maybe not the best I ever had. I also had one on the cob. It was good also. Service was...More

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Wanted to eat gator with family visiting from Europe after our airboat ride. Gator tidbits and ribs were both tasty. The hat was closed so no craft beer. Wouldn't allow us to drink from our water bottles at the outdoor table. Service and food was...More

Thank docox
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: 7866638057
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