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The Pit

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16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
+1 305-226-2272
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 sandwich was just as good as I remembered. It is not fancy, but if you... More 

Thank 34cmc1973
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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
Jupiter, Florida
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217 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
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 like chicken. Also had the baby back ribs with sweet plantains. The meal came quick... More 

Thank Kara79
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Coral Gables, Florida
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336 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 okay. The food didn't knock my socks off. I'd go again if I'm out that... More 

Thank Cynthia G
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 4.5.

Thank docox
Miami, Florida
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190 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Was in the mood for BBQ, but wanted something different, outdoorsy with a real BBQ place feel, so I decided to go to The Pit. The place has a huge outdoor tiki and nice wooden picnic tables so you can enjoy the outdoors on good weather days. I'll start with the server who was less than amicable. He either had... More 

Thank made1024
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ordered the mixed meat BBQ and it all was awesome. Great BBQ sauce, Coleslaw was the best. We Had country music playing which fit right in with the meal. Staff was great

Thank gisjac
seattle, wa
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157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

From the west coast not the land of the very best barbecue and we had just left the Everglades on our way to Miami and our friend who is local said this is where we stop for lunch, not the best but very good. Had the pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw and beans with the house sauce and it was... More 

Thank fredSeattle_Wa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: +1 305-226-2272

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?