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Phil's Dream Pit

634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
+1 423-349-6437
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (37 reviews)
“beans” (46 reviews)
“ribs” (41 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Phil's does an excellent job with everything they do!! Been a regular customer for years now and it's always fantastic!

Thank Tiptonjc
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The sides served at Phils are the best around. I enjoy every side they have available. They all have tremendous flavors! Their beans are unique and fantastic.

Thank fwewers
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Phil's is a great BBQ restaurant. They serve good sized portions of great food for a very reasonable price. We often get the feeds four pack on Friday afternoon and then have leftovers for the weekend. Try the hashbrown casserole!

Thank contractor2016
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I had a pulled pork sandwich, awesome baked beans and a drink for $8 and change including tip. This is one of my favorite barbecue places in the entire area. I plan to buy a cooler to take some home to NC.

Thank NCFambly
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My family got take out a few weeks ago and everything was fantastic. The two barbecue sauces were both excellent, even though they were very different. I liked the spicier one.

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My fiance and myself tried this place out off a tip from a co-worker. First off the staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Once we ordered the food was ready to eat I less than 3min. The food was fresh, well proportioned and really good....More

Thank Donnie S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Have been here several times in the past year, and keep coming back! The food is excellent, we always get a family platter with buns, pulled pork bbq, slaw, beans, and potato salad. Love all of their options and they always know what's best for...More

Thank emneth
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I say “Good Brisket Too!” because like many other places in the southeast Phil’s does a good job at pulled pork. But what sets the Dream Pit apart is they also do Brisket very well. Brisket is starting to catch on nationally and many places...More

Thank giantmetfan
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Pulled off I-87 on a long haul trip to discover this Tennessee gem. Very friendly service, great food and especially amazing ribs.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Phil's is a great place to eat. All staff are very friendly. Service is quick. Their beans are the best.

Thank Susan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-349-6437
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