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Barbecue Pit

920 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3524
+1 619-477-2244
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“pork ribs” (2 reviews)
“quick lunch” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
920 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3524
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The menu is great, with many options available. The beef ribs are very good, approaching "Texas" quality [where ribs are always very meaty], the sauce excellent as well. Pork ribs are, excellent as well, accompanied by beans & slaw. We did not further explore the...More

Thank YukonDiver
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in last night as we were told to go here for a good BBQ. Staff was awesome. Food was very good. Very moist and great tasting meat. Sides were also very good. Portions were just right. Was worried about a review saying meat was...More

1  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went for a quick lunch during a day of training. Two of us got the kid's meal (small sandwich, small side, and small drink) and it was more than enough food. The one adult version of the sandwich also ordered simply had more beef...More

Thank HeatherSidney
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We tried the ribs mac cheese coleslaw baked beans & pulled pork sandwich. It's worth the amount & fair prices. Sweet tea is good as well plus customer service was pleasantly great. We will be back when in town again. Thank you staff 👍👍

Thank SanditheJedi
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for delicious BBQ. They serve extra sauce warmed and the sides are delicious; love the coleslaw . Hubby had pork ribs and I had 1/4 chicken. Both done to perfection. This is not a fancy restaurant but clean and comfortable....More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I used to eat at bbq pit in the 70's in the old building. The building is nice and clean but doesnt taste the same. Still good just not great.

Thank lucyupmeyer
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I am a San Diego native and have been coming here for 30 years as a child with my parents. Now I usually come with my Mom and my own Daughter. The last 4xs have been horrible and I won't make it a fith. Today...More

Thank Julianah M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My fathers favorite place for BBQ beef ribs. It's affordable and quick service line. They don't accept credit cards. Country style setting.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Been eating at BBQ Pits in San Diego since the 1950's. The food is simple and just plain good. I wish they had more restaurants around town. Nothing fancy, just really good barbecue and more.

Thank eegnor1
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Seems like you're eating in a school cafeteria. Terrible atmosphere and worse food. They have something called a "BBQ Beef Sandwich", whereby they slice off roast beef full of gristle and cover it in bad BBQ sauce. I couldn't even finish it, and I'm not...More

Thank IMjoeB1335
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA 91950-3524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-477-2244
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