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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

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395 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3444
+1 775-324-7427
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Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being from Texas, and also being the former owner of a BBQ food service operation, I was pleasantly surprised when I tried this place for lunch. I expected to be disappointed, but I wasn't. I had their 2 meat combo plate: brisket with the Jalapeno Cheddar sausage, along with 2 sides, macaroni and cheese, and coleslaw. I must say the... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Having a small party at our house and wanted to serve BBQ. So I went online to check the menu out. Called up the location but they do not serve the food to go as depicted on the menu So that was frustrating, would have been easier to go to the location and order but I was trying to save... More 

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Hemet, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The bbq place was actually decent (I'm not a meat eater)! My recommendations: the quarter plate with cheddar sausage, the 1 meat ribs, and the western sandwich. Our food was so hot and steaming I had to wait for a good 10-15 mins for my first bite! The free soft serve was s wonderful surprise!

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Tallahassee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Vegans, beware: This is a meat-eaters place! Our big piles of meat included very tender and flavorful beef brisket, and equally tender but not as flavorful pulled pork. The coleslaw was remarkably good, but the jalapeño beans needed some seasoning in addition to the nice pepper bite. We also enjoyed trying the various sauces, and favored the hot and spicy.... More 

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Thank Frank W
Sparks, Nevada
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Well on a positive note it is one of the few places you can smoke, eat, drink and gamble on the bar side. The restaurant side looks like a dingy fast food place in the 50's. The brisket is ok, pulled pork did not smell fresh the one time I tried it, and ribs a bit dry. They claim they... More 

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Thank 1950Dan
Reno
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Many years ago I went to many eateries in Reno rating best Mexican, Chinese and BBQ. Dickey won and was my close #1. I wanted BBQ ribs, recently and give my #1 place a try. I ask for the ribs 'dry' no sauce on then so I can get the flavor of the rub and smoke, fried okra and BBQ... More 

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Thank Raymond L
Other
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

Very good place for a quick bite to eat. Standard menu items but all prepared very well and they have tubs of sauce on the side so you can drench your BBQ to your hearts content! We really enjoyed the ribs as they were so tender that my SO could eat them with no problems! Sides were just okay nothing... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Very good Pulled Pork and Beef Brisket! The ribs fall off the bone, and the Green Beans with bacon and Mac & cheese are great. Fast service and clean restaurant. It is a Franchise, so no menu changes--ever. but other than that, really good food

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Thank Tylerryan
Mount Vernon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Great barbecue. We only had small sandwiches, but the brisket sandwich and the barbecue turkey sandwich were both outstanding. The brisket was moist and tender as was the turkey. The sauce selection as great as well. Look forward to my next visit for a whole lunch.

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Thank 1952Kim
North Hills
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

I made a quick trip to Reno and stopped at Dickey's. I ordered the sausage with baked beans and coleslaw. The guy behind the service counter seemed to be more involved with the young lady behind the service counter than he was with my lunch. The sausage was not cooked enough, in fact, it was barely beyond warm and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3444
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-324-7427

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