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Brick Pit

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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
+1 251-343-0001
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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New Orleans
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got a single combo lunch plate with ribs and pulled pork. That was enough for 2 or more. Great slow cooked meat, delicious BBQ sauce. All the good things about a BBQ joint! And the staff and owner are super friendly. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Arwen S
Appleton, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best ribs ever and the most friendly accommodating servers and owner ever, too. Graffiti covered walls, but not crude. Extremely welcoming staff, from the cooks to servers to owner. Wish it was close to home so I could get a fix. They obviously start with good meat and have the smoking down to an art. Others in our party... More 

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Thank Lisaben
Mobile, Alabama
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old house-not much to look at. Nice people, very small place, BBQ is only dry smoked meat, not BBQ cooked on like good q. Dry smoked meat is NOT BBQ!!!

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Thank 386donnieb
Niceville, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch rib platter had 3 ribs, only one was good. Pulled meats looked better. Potato salad and cole slaw are very sweet. Just not to my liking. Friendly, local spot. Limited seating.

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Thank Kitty A
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious BBQ. Great service. Nice atmosphere. We were passing through Alabama headed home from Destin and found The Brick Pit on Trip Advisor. Certainly a great find!

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Thank Lucylee1977
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got the pulled pork plate. It only comes with one piece of bread. Wish it came with 2. There was WAY too much sauce on the pulled pork. And the Banana pudding was blan. I do love this place. Pulledpork was good, just needed a little less sauce. And maybe add a little something to the banana pudding.

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Thank Katie T
Walnut Hill, Florida
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95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

First off. This is a restaurant in an old house. The inside walls and ceiling is covered in graffiti. The wait staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. The pulled pork had a good smokey flavor. The beans and tater salad was great. You don't want to miss the Nana pudding!

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Thank firetater
Jasper, Alabama, United States
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is one of those places that goes with the adage, "Don't judge a book by it's cover!" Don't judge this place by it's inside decor either, or you will miss out on some great BBQ! Graffiti may be your decor style, but if not, you will have a TV for some distraction while you enjoy some great food! When... More 

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Thank Wendy D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My son-in-law from the Philadelphia area can't come to .Mobile without a Brick Pit visit, we've tried other barbecue out on him, but none compares to the BP. Very casual atmosphere, where everyone adorns the walls, ceiling, etc. with their name and message.. serves excellent slow smoked barbecue, as rib slabs, big sandwiches and smaller sandwiches, slider size, as well... More 

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Thank Andrea P
Mandeville La
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

They actually smoke the meat on site, you can smell it as you drive up. Best Bar b que I have eaten in Mobile. The sides were all very good, and the workers were all very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-343-0001

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