Made famous by several television appearances by former pitmaster Ed Mitchell, The Pit serves up several varieties of its whole-hog, pit-cooked barbecue with "everything but the squeal."
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WRAL & Yelp Reviews
based on 626 reviews
Dorothea C. May 13, 2013
This is a hopping place on the edge of downtown Raleigh. The wait to get seated at one of the formal dining tables was about an hour and a half on a Monday... (more)
Shirley B. May 11, 2013
One of the busiest barbecue restaurants I have ever seen. You have to make reservations, and it's still hard to get a table. You need to call hours before... (more)
Tracey M. May 9, 2013
Loved this place! The bbq was really good and the waiter was very helpful to be sure I knew to mix it with the coleslaw - the right way to enjoy Carolina... (more)
olive91988 Oct 19, 2011
The chopped pork BBQ here is the worst I have ever had ANYWHERE. A very nice looking place and perhaps other entrees are really good but the pulled/chopped BBQ you need to steer clear of. Their claim to fame is a pit master made famous by the media and their marketing is stellar attracting young professionals. He must not have been working the day I went there because it was terrible. Completely flavorless. Chain BBQ restarants like Smithfield's has much better Q than this place. BBQ is but a ti
turnpike420 Oct 5, 2011
I rated a 3 because as of late, the chopped has been a bit dry, and overkill with the black pepper. However, the ribs (both Carolina and baby back) and the bristket with what they call their western sauce... those are still awesome!
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