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Skeeter's Pit BBQ

Intersection Route 11 & Route 15, Just north of US11 x US15 intersection, restaurant is just up the hill from signal, Shamokin Dam, PA
+1 570-743-2727
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (40 reviews)
“corn muffins” (7 reviews)
“coleslaw” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Intersection Route 11 & Route 15, Just north of US11 x US15 intersection, restaurant is just up the hill from signal, Shamokin Dam, PA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed their BBQ on Mothers day weekend. would stop again when in the area. also great view from the deck area.

Thank amishco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking up, we were happy to see the sign for BBQ after spending many hours on the road. We smelled BBQ as we walked from our car. Good sign. Quick to take our order and quick with the food as we sat overlooking the river....More

Thank Dbaltimore3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have driven by on recent trips, but it was never the right timing. Today a beautiful sunny day with the temp of 88 degrees was the perfect break during our 12 hour drive to sit high above the Susquehanna River and have dinner. Ordering...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had pulled pork, fries, baked beans, corn bread. Not the greatest. Small portions. I will order something else next time. My husband had ribs, he said they were just ok. View is very nice of the river. Outdoor seating available,

Thank kmr47
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have driven past this restaurant for years on our way to the mountains and have been saying for years we wanted to stop. We finally did. First of all, I must say that I love all kinds of BBQ, but I am a bit...More

Thank wjs777
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The view is worth going out of your way for this restaurant. Food was great, live music, perfect for families or a dinner date.

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Beautiful view of the Susquehanna River -- and very tasty BBQ. I had the brisket platter -- slaw was just how I like it though that's a personal thing. Brisket was perfect. Baked beans were not nearly as tasty as I like. They have beer...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The staff are very friendly and helpful! Lots on the menu to choose from. Great view and good food! Check this place out. We stop here when we are traveling from NY to VA. Never been disappointed! Clean bathrooms too ;)

Thank Raney C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Skeeters is a great spot for BBQ. You have a great view of the Susquehanna and the food is wonderful. It is the best brisket this side of Texas

Thank Potts44
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Oh.....I LOVE this place! Talk about fun and yummy with the nicest view overlooking The Susquehanna River!!! They have the sweetest staff ever who take your order at the register and then they deliver your meal to your table and check back on you from...More

Thank Donna S
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Lori H
Do you have an indoor table that will accommodate 10-11 people?
19 April 2017|
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Response from kubota35 | Reviewed this property |
not sure if existing tables exist for that amount of patrons, but i'm sure they would move tables to fit everyone together...hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intersection Route 11 & Route 15, Just north of US11 x US15 intersection, restaurant is just up the hill from signal, Shamokin Dam, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Shamokin Dam
  • Phone Number: +1 570-743-2727
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