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Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ

11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
+1 410-527-1167
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (71 reviews)
“pulled pork” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andy Nelson's is the place to go if you are having a party. I was able to purchase a large amount of food for my party and everyone loved it! We had the pulled pork, potato salad, and corn bread! It was a real hit!

Thank wetzie
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wetzie, We're glad to hear that our dishes were such a hit for your gathering. Thank you for your great comments and review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andy Nelson's is a place that you MUST go to if you are in the area. The ambiance is perfect for a BBQ place and the ribs are just amazing! Every time I pass through the Hunt Valley/Timonium area I have to stop here and...More

Thank Timothy K
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Timothy, We're happy to hear that we are a must stop for you when you are in the area. Thank you for your great comments about our BBQ and ambiance. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Never had a bad experience at Andy nelson's Southern Pit BBQ. Always make sure to ask about the daily specials!!!

Thank briano20
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi Brian, We're glad to hear that our dishes and service have always been great for you. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Tried their Rib Platter for lunch (instead of my go to Brisket Sandwich). Very good, dry rub style (4 rib) with 2 sides that you select (i.e. corn bread and coleslaw). On a warm day, you can eat outside at one of the picnics c...More

Thank PHLee7ca
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi Phlee, Thanks for the tips for your fellow Trip Advisors. It's great to hear that our rib platter was delicious. We're happy that you found another great dish here with us.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Delicious ribs, falling off the bone with homemade bbq sauce (or dry rub). We ordered the full rack platter, which was plenty for two with two sides and cornbread. Love the convenience of the drive through and cute picnic area. Staff give great service and...More

Thank kam7816
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi Kam, It's great to hear that our ribs were so tasty and delicious for you. Thank you for all of your kind words about our dishes and sides. It's great that you enjoy our dirve-thru as well.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy pulled pork fighting for a win over smoking great ribs- you decide because we can't! No frills just great food: eat inside or outside in the garage. This is a little gem that you could pass up on the road but say -glad we...More

Thank Mariannefinley
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Mari Ann, We're happy to hear that there is a struggle deciding on which dishes you want to have for your meal. Thank you for your great comments and review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It was recommended to us by a friend for a great lunch spot. We were able to get our order in and sit and eat within minutes. Food was great. I tried the pork pulled sandwich and cornbread. Probably some of the better BBQ I...More

Thank Jason432
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Jason, We're glad to hear that your service was so fantastic and your meal was great. Thank you for yoru great comments and review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great staff and BBQ. We ordered for the office and everything was great. Convenience location for a quick stop for lunch.

Thank Jackie B
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi Jackie, We're glad to hear that your office enjoys our bbq! Thank you for yoru great comments!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Best BBQ, family size portions for family and parties. Loved stopping in with a live band outback and relax after work on Fridays.

Thank EWyummy
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi Ewyummy, Thank you for your kind words and great review. We love hearing that our BBQ is so fantastic for you and your family. We 're glad to hear tha tyou renjoy stopping into check out the bands and relax with us.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Nice menu, quick in and out. You'll love their barbecue. This is quality food prepared by a second generation family that loves what they do! A must try.

Thank Howard L
Andy N, Owner at Andy Nelson's Southern Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Howard, Thank you for your great comments and review. We're thrilled to hear how much you love our Que! We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11007 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cockeysville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-527-1167
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Description
Our Family has nearly a century old tradition of serving "Serious Barbecue." Andy Sr. Learned his labor of love from his dad, 'Guy Nelson' - Chief Barbecue Man for Limestone County, Alabama. In the 50's, Andy & Betty were not only attending Memphis State, raising a family, and sighting the real Elvis, but they were also developing a BBQ style all their own, integrating the spiciness of Memphis BBQ with the Old Nelson Family tradition. Andy's not famous for his championship years with the Baltimore Colts; he's famous for his hickory smoked BBQ. Ask Andy and he'll tell you that one of the secrets is slow cooking. Our BBQ is smoked many hours over Hickory logs until it falls off the bone, then simmered in our own heirloom sauce. Regularly voted "Baltimore's Best BBQ" by the staff and readers of Baltimore Magazine and the City Paper, this is one "Q" you won't want to miss. So let us take you and your guests down the Ol' Mississippi with great "Q" and maybe a little Elvis background music (streamed from Andy's iPod, of course). We recommend adding some of our Extra Fixin's to compliment your meal. We have been providing the Maryland area residents with the Best BBQ in a family atmosphere for over 30 years. We have been delivering quality BBQ to our local community and have never lost sight of what "The Best Q" means to our family and our guests. When it comes to BBQ, we make sure that everything is always made from scratch and everything always tastes perfect. I guarantee it! -Andy Nelson
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