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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
+1 423-894-1217
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chopped pork” (24 reviews)
“baked beans” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (81 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little restaurant. Food was phenomenal. The staff genuinely cared about you, during your visit. Next time, I will get ribs. Definitely worth going out of your way to try.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good ribs!! Just a small joint, 5 tables. (also has a drive through) Fast service. Very Friendly.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably the best BBQ ribs I've ever had. Smoked to perfection (but flavor not too smokey) and tangy vinegar-based sauce. Sauce was not sweet, like some regional BBQ has. Meat was very tender. Sides were good too, especially the green beans and baked beans. Friendly...More

Thank Joe_King_traveler
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has great food and great service. Been there several times and excellent every time, and I'll definitely be back many more.

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent Bbq, third trip here while traveling and wouldn't miss. Banana pudding is the bomb! The coleslaw was finely chopped and delicious.

Thank JoAnn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat, staff really friendly. I recommend it to everyone. Food was excellent. 10/10 good job guys/girls

Thank littledezz
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Mardi Gras, and we were hungry. Fortunately, we found the excellent HPBBQ just before closing time. Despite our getting there just under the wire, the staff cheerfully gave us menu recommendations, served us woefully large platters and gave us...More

Thank boulesprouse
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a true gem! Tiny, family owned place serving the best, most authetic, home made foods ever. Thier specialty are ribs but there is plenty more for meat lovers. The side dishes and desserts are super tasty as well. Welcoming service tops of the...More

Thank KauaiiForLife
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Totally awesome food! Try the fried bologna, fried pickles and onion rings. Employees were very friendly, very tentative to the customers.

Thank Connie M
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Quick stop on our way to FL. Excellent ribs, fries and green beans! The bbq sandwich with slaw was also really tasty with homemade bun. Everyone was friendly and fun! Indoor and outdoor seating available. A must stop and eat.

Thank dmjenson532
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 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. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-894-1217
We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out side. We try to make you fill like you are with friends.
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