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Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que

5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
+1 423-894-1217
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chopped pork” (20 reviews)
“baked beans” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (71 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely fantastic. The staff is funny and friendly and very accommodating. The food is to die for and "The Smell" is enough to knock you down. Mouthwatering!!!!! 🐖

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Appetizer: fried pickles (spears not chips) BEST I'VE EVER HAD. Entrees: large BBQ pork sandwich with baked beans and potato salad. BBQ sauce is delicious, meat is super smoky and flavorful. Lean meat no fat. Baked beans taste like bushes with added seasonings and onions....More

Thank Jessa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a local spot for supper and came across this place. The ribs were delicious!!!! The bbq stuffed baked potatoes were also very good!!!great service!!!

Thank Tonya T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a BBQ fix, you need to come here! This is darn good BBQ - the beef is to die for. The banana pudding is impressive and the apple pie is GREAT! Take it from me, stop here, eat a lot and grow...More

Thank HunterdonPaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered pork plate - What I received was a tinyl portion of pork covered in a very large portion of bbq sauce. Way too much sauce!! All you could taste was bbq sauce. I ate the sides and it was pretty obvious when they came...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BEST ribs in the area. Delicious. Spicy bit not hot. Excellent smoke flavor through and through. The sides are basic and what you should expect. The inside is old school, so don't expect Franklins. Do expect tender, juicy, delicious ribs. Both baby back and...More

Thank EmanonX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from Utah and were in Chattanooga for a weekend. We wanted some authentic BBQ and this little place was the ticket. I recommend the ribs, fried okra, and the slaw. Even my kids cleaned their plates. Friendly service too!

Thank Shauna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lord!! This bbq was awesome!!! And I've had lots of barbecue. It's a small place but the staff were all very friendly and welcoming. I tried the chopped pork the plate with baked beans. We also got sandwiches with coleslaw to go. Best decision all...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from Illinois and it was suggested we stop by for barbecue. Wonderful staff and delicious ribs and barbecue. Cole slaw was very tasty too!

Thank Terry O
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Really good BBQ and at a fair price. Passing through on road trip and stopped for lunch. Really tasty and great sweet tea as well. Sweet waitress - you could tell she was having a busy day but still made it a point to make...More

Thank Michelle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-3150
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-894-1217
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We are a small family owned business with only 5 tables inside and 2 out side. We try to make you fill like you are with friends.