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The Pit

#1,133 of 3,564 Restaurants in Miami
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Barbecue
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
+1 786-663-8057
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“frog legs” (15 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped early one evening and the place was dead. We ordered onion rings as an app, ribs and pulled pork as entrees. The onion rings were acceptable, nothing to write home about. As we waited, I saw big store bought bottles of barbeque sauces...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about The Pit on TripAdvisor and thought it would be a good stop after out air boat tour in the glades. Now keep in mind we wanted to keep with the theme of the day. Gators! Remember gators in Florida are protected so the...More

Thank Angie P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to Shark Valley for a tram and bike tour, we stopped at the Pit for a delicious bbq lunch! Very convenient to Shark Valley, reasonably priced for what you get, and service was outstanding! My son had the gator ribs and LOVED...More

Thank Krlieb
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Traveled from NYC and I was looking for the best gator meat in Miami. The location of the pit is close enough to the Everglades that you might be able to grab your own alligator and cook them. Until then Th Pit has you covered....More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Look up 'out of the way, hole in the wall, family local Barbecue' and you will find The Pit. We found it on recommendation of our airboat captain, and drove right on by. Had to do a U-Turn to get back. Then, very carefully looked...More

Thank JohnRay2
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Some inside seating and a large covered outside seating area with it's own servers. In for lunch on Sunday at 12. 3 adults and 2 children. Big menu with something for everyone. Gator bites, frog legs, pulled pork sandwiches, iced teas all around and small...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A local suggested this place to us, and we are so glad they did. Sonia was our waitress and she was so amazing!! Not only was she a great server, she took time to give us some tips for our upcoming vacation. The baby back...More

Thank satirah
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ. Stop there when heading to the keys for lobstering. Great pork sandwiches especially when you put cole slaw on it. Yum yum in tum tum...🎉🎉

Thank redman852
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that the fries were fantastic. The ribs both baby back and pork we're okay but the nickle and diming were a complete turn-off. Bottle of water $1.75, ice tea refill was .75. Only one credit card per check but they...More

Thank Agentnumber99_99
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lets start with the good. The fries were good. That's it. The bad: Beef ribs were dry and tasted like it was cooked two days before serving. The Coleslaw was tragic. The barbecue sauce - was sludge. Oh and the lemon custard desert - that's...More

Thank Henry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 786-663-8057
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