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Barney's Hickory Pit

3446 Clayton Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2422
+1 925-680-9761
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
14 Aug 2017
“An old favorite”
6 Sep 2017
“New Management - terrific improvement”
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American, Barbecue
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3446 Clayton Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2422
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This long established eatery has been given a fresh kiss of life. The ribs are meaty and soft (as always) and plentiful enough to satisfy the largest of appetites. Their sandwiches are also a meal in themselves and also are served fully loaded (the Turkey...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

An order of Jr. Ribs is enough for most hungry people. 5 ribs, French fries, a sesame seed bun, BBQ sauce and a pickle. Plenty of food. I've been eating Barney's ribs for many years and have been happy the whole time. Sometimes I have...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is a mainstay in Concord. Locals love it and bring their out of town friends. The aroma outside draws people in. The sauce is awesome! All meats are delicious and the salads are good too. Their blue cheese and ranch dressings are a...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We go here often when we want BBQ ribs. I always order the ribs and fries, that's what they are all about. Very good but I cannot rec, any other choices.

1  Thank JeanMcCarthy
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Love me some BBQ! And this is the place to get it - locals have been coming here for 50 years they know what customers want and serve it up. But times change and they need to step-up their game. Too often I get my...More

1  Thank The_Rabbit_55
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Have been a long time customer for over 20 years. I don't know what happened? The last two times I picked up takeout the order was wrong and the prices for the quality of food is not worth the BBQ I use to have. Did...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Seen this place just down the street from motel we stayed at on the front window it says est 1957 thought if the have been open this long must be good. we must have come in on the cooks day off the food was not...More

1  Thank dan c
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I have been coming to Barney's for the past 15 years. I'm completely appalled by our latest dining experience. My family of 4 and a friend decide to eat here for dinner. Our friend has never been and we assure him it's the most delicious...More

8  Thank ElizabethB0506
Reviewed 25 July 2014

The ribs are the best and the sauce is outstanding. The ribs are smoked and cooked to perfection and the right amount of sauce is added.

1  Thank Swede0001
Reviewed 30 June 2014

One of the (if not the) best BBQ's in the area. I like it better than Dickies, although the onion strings at Dickies are to die for!

Thank KauaiLover2013
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3446 Clayton Rd, Concord, CA 94519-2422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 925-680-9761
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