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“authentic & delicious BBQ!”
Review of The Hickory Pit - CLOSED

The Hickory Pit
Cuisines: Barbecue
Restaurant details
Saugatuck, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“authentic & delicious BBQ!”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Authentic southern BBQ of several types of meat, variety in menu, along with delicious sides. We are happy to welcome this family and their skill in creating delicious food typically only found south of the Mason Dixon line

Visited September 2013
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2 Thank jennyrenny2
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Frankfort, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Decent BBQ in a basic atmosphere”
Reviewed 22 September 2013

There isn't much competition for BBQ in this part of Michigan so how much you enjoy this depends on what you're used to and how much you're craving BBQ. It's a basic place, nothing fancy. The pulled pork and brisket are pretty good. Thankfully the sauce is served in bottles on the table because it held no appeal to me. Could have used a couple different types. This was very tangy. I'm not sure why everyone raves about the cornbread muffins because they were probably the worst I've ever had. Bone dry and flavorless. They do have a kids menu and my daughter's grilled cheese was good.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Sue1685911
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Woodstock, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good BBQ”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

There are really no other BBQ joints in the Saugatuck area to compare this to, so I can only compare to the Chicago area. The wait staff was very friendly and patient with us. My daughter and I really enjoyed the baby back ribs, and the creamy coleslaw was excellent. My wife liked her brisket sandwich.
Atmosphere is very casual, more like a café than a restaurant, but we didn't mind at all.

  • Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Shadow9999
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Iowa City, Iowa
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good bbq”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Stopped in for lunch and ordered the piglet sliders with beef brisket they were delicious! So moist and great flavor - You can choose from ham, pulled pork, brisket or bologna. We would definitely go again prices are good.

  • Visited June 2013
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3 Thank Gladys234
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Morgantown, West Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantasic service!”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

The food (pulled pork) was great and generously sized servings. The staff was sooo nice. Very inviting and helpful with local to-dos.

  • Visited July 2013
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3 Thank EastCoast95
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