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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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1201 1st St, Coronado Ferry Landing, Coronado, CA 92118-1462
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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
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

My teenage boys and I had a good meal here, but the experience was spoiled by a barking dog sitting two tables over. An elderly couple was allowed to bring their small dog in and sat in a seat at their table. The dog barked...More

Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Very pleasant experience with a helpful and friendly staff. Food was very good, but still does not rate to the real southern stuff. Baby backs fell off the bone and the Piggy Poppers were the best. Porch outside dining experience, but the weather was just...More

1  Thank FoodForOnTheMove
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Food was excellent. Be careful with the Jalapeño poppers---very hot!! Prices were very reasonable and the service was good. Excellent ribs and pulled pork.

Thank jcarst
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We like getting food to go and walk across the boardwalk to grassy area by beach and just chill with good food and amazing city view. Plenty of options, but pulled pork is the best and load on the sauce.

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Spending a few days in San Diego and found this place in Coronado. It's on the water edge with views over the bay towards San Diego city.Great chilli and large portions and reasonably priced. Really helpful staff and there food recommendations were excellent. An enjoyable...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed at the Marriott Coronado, and this place was a 5 minute walk. The BBQ was very good, the staff was great, and the view was wonderful. It is what it looks like - a casual, simple BBQ joint, and it delivered what it...More

Thank MichBustrav
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice location featuring classic BBQ. Quality is okay. Service was excellent. Friendly. Outdoor seating. Casual. Clean beautiful location.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This was our second trip to Lil' Piggy's BBQ. The ribs were boiled, very over done.(The only thing BBQ'd was the sauces). Mac & Cheese had no flavor, was covered in what appeared to be just nacho sauce and very gummy. The potato salad was...More

Thank drtdaniel
BlueBridge92118, Manager at Lil' Piggy's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hi there! Thanks for coming back to Lil Piggy's for your second time. We get excited to hear good reviews about our tacos and potato salad! We sincerely apologize for the ribs and mac n' cheese not meeting quality BBQ standards. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We are from Kansas City where we know BBQ We were surprised that this restarurant does too! Good little place with LOTS of different beers to choose from too!

Thank Jenell B
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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
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Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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