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Bradley's Pit Barbecue & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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517 New Highway 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1909
+1 423-351-7190
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was average, wait staff friendly. However the sides came out in what seemed to have been proportioned and heated (bowls were as hot as the food). All in all not a bad place however I don't see how it rated so high

Thank Steve H
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best BBQ around! I had the BBQ pulled pork potato- amazing! Friendly staff- will back again.

Thank April B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a early evening dinner after all day on the road. I like to try independent and family owned restaurants when traveling instead of chain restaurants. The food was good and the server was friendly. Good place for a quick meal.

Thank Dennis G
Columbiana, Alabama
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great dinner after a few hours on the road. Very comfortable, family-style restaurant. Great BBQ and we loved the variety of sauces. Nice dessert choices, as well.

Thank Susan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent BBQ. The pulled pork sandwich was amazing. Loved the homemade chips and cole slaw. Banana pudding also great. My family had chili and stew and loved both.

Thank angmohgao
Sweetwater, Tennessee
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love Bradley's we have been coming here since we were dating, it's convienent to the interstate and just good family friendly atmosphere. The food has always been excellent and service outstanding. We highly recommend it.

Thank Mariellen W
Florence, Kentucky
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66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been stopping here for over 20 years as I pass through this area. For many of those years it has been a good spot to get some southern BBQ. The last time I was there, however I was rather disappointed in the food. I had just plain pulled pork but the small portion seemed dry and stringy. My wife's... More 

Thank flynomore
Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Found this spot wandering around, looked interesting from the road, and was very nice. Staff friendly, food great. A basic but clean restaurant, lots of room, good selection.

Thank Ehazell
Knoxville, Tennessee
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360 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After a great day in Athens at the Pumpkin patch and corn maze we stopped here for dinner on our way home! It was amazing and the service was impeccable! The kids meal selections were great and satisfied all three of our children's tastes! The cheese fries were a great starter....Awesome BBQ, steaks and ribs... House chips were great! The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

On our way home to Virginia found this local treasure. Service is friendly , Kerri was nice and fast had the the "build a piggy " potato with pork with sweet sauce. My potato was cooked perfectly pork was tender and flavorful. Had to save room for the homemade peach cobbler. My boyfriend had the piggy with the homemade chips... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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: 517 New Highway 68, Sweetwater, TN 37874-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 423-351-7190
From our smoked pork and turkey to our sliced beef brisket and all-you-can-eat ribs, Bradley's Pit Barbecue & Grill is proud to be East Tennessee's best for a barbecue experience that will keep you coming back. In addition to our home-cooked menu, we always have something delicious for you to order from our daily specials. Whether it's joining us in our 120-seat dining area and patio or catering for your next special occasion, we look forward to serving you soon.

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