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Brick Pit

5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
+1 251-343-0001
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pulled pork” (73 reviews)
“potato salad” (34 reviews)
“ribs” (102 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Just finished the large tub of BBQ Sauce over ribs this Memorial Day, and I cant wait to restock the supply!

Thank MandBCooley
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Tried the brisket and the pulled pork. Outstanding. Small and out school type restaurant. Authentic Southern BBQ

Thank JimBmore57
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

One of those hole in the wall places that ranks high in our books and rated high with many magazines. Chicken, ribs and pulled pork were cooked to perfection. And brought the pudding back for a late night snack

2  Thank deirdrefloyd
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were a little skeptical when we first drove up and walked in there was nobody around. But according to the workers they said that they were winding down and the crowd icame in earlier, it was about 830 when we showed up. The food...More

Thank lovetoeat2049
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Shared a pulled pork sandwich and an order of ribs. Both were of high quality and good quantity. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I work at USA less than a mile from the Brick Pit so I've eaten there frequently but not much in the last few years because I'm disappointed about half the time. My biggest beef is the lunch portions are small and expensive. I am...More

Thank beernutz
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A generous portion of pulled pork was good, forget the sides. Bland, no onion or pickles or relish, beans out of a can. Tasted like Sam's club. Sauce leaves a lot to be desired and no brewsky's. Iced tea was great. order at window inside...More

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lucious ribs and pulled pork. Southern style and not over seasoned! Love the coleslaw and portions are generous. Not fancy but you go there for the BBQ and you wont be disappointed.

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting the University of South Alabama for a nursing orientation and wanted some good barbecue. We were leery to visit this place because some reviews said that the barbecue was dry, but this was not our experience. The barbecue was very tender and not dry...More

Thank thedohmfamily
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Hole in the wall, plenty of seating, good coleslaw ever and best BBQ in town. Old shell across from post office, near university blvd. parking is rough, in rear but it works.

Thank Cort S
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Capt John W
25 November 2017|
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Response from thedohmfamily | Reviewed this property |
The BBQ sauce was very good, but not 5-stars great. Now, the banana pudding is a different story. Unfortunately, I came for a rib dinner and not dessert.
14 July 2017|
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Response from Lisaben | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a kids menu, but I would think, based on how friendly And helpful the staff was, that they wouldn't work with you to feed your kids something fun and delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-343-0001
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