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Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
1201 1st St, Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado, CA 92118-1462
+1 619-522-0217
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  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (33 reviews)
“corn fritters” (32 reviews)
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1201 1st St, Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado, CA 92118-1462
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stopped in for a no frills average dinner. The food is also overpriced for the portion size. We will not be returning.

1  Thank GreatTraveltime
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We again rode bicycles here from the Del Coronado Hotel. There is a bike rack right outside the restaurant. The BarBQ pork was shredded and tender, but not cooked in the sauce. You add various sauces to taste. Curly-que fries ('pigtails') are a nice addition....More

Thank Ace J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were in San Diego for a week and spent most of one day in Coronado. We tried to get into a couple of restaurants but it was a Saturday and every place was crowded and you needed to wait. We wound up at Lil'...More

Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We came here because there was an hour wait at the Coronado Brewing Company, and was glad we did. I had the Brisket plate which was very tender and delicious, my son had the pork sandwich which he liked and the wife had one of...More

Thank MNLit
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

While in San Diego for business, my co-workers and I decided to go to Coronado Island for lunch. Based upon the reviews, we opted to give Lil Piggy’s Bar-B-Q a try. It was a bit difficult to find this place, as it is in a...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went there based on the rating and great reviews. The pulled pork was great and the corn fritter were to die for. However the brisket was fatty, dry and tuff. Maybe I got a bad piece. I did mention to the waitress and she...More

Thank Greg383
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Tried the pulled pork sandwich, the ribs & the corn fritters. All were very good & generous in size. The only item which wasn't a homerun for me were the bbq beans. (okay but not fantastic) We would definitely go back again.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Brisket was fantastic. Corn fritters were the best I have ever had. Beer selection is huge. Service was great. The whole family was very pleased with orders and that hardly ever happens.

Thank Jeanette F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Easy to find, and about the only BBQ place in Coronado, Lil' Piggy's is casual, easy and fast. About 1 minute from the ferry landing pier (walking slowly!), this is an easy stop on a visit to Coronado

1  Thank MiKeeney
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

First time we tried the fried pickles and it was delicious! We ordered the fried pickles to try and ribs just plain.

Thank Trisha N
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 1st St, Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado, CA 92118-1462
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: +1 619-522-0217
Located on Coronado's Ferry Landing, Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q brings all the flavor of a Memphis Style barbecue straight to San Diego. Inspired by a family tour through the most notable BBQ joints in Memphis, the Carolinas, Kansas City and more-Lil' Piggy's is a locally-owned concept, offering authentic specialties, blues music, spectacular park and bay views, and 100 varieties of beer to choose from.
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