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The Brick Pig's House

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5973 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1434
+1 510-923-1789
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 20:00
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Brick Pig is a small BBQ place in South Berkeley that serves great brisket and ribs and some nice sides and cobbler. The couple that run it are very friendly. He works in the front and she cooks in the back.

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Thank Chrisfs
Berkeley, California
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299 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Once upon a time, there was a Texas-style barbeque hole-in-the-wall in Oakland called Doug’s, that to my taste, made the best ribs I have had here in the Bay Area. They closed too many years ago. The search for a place that was almost as good ultimately led to Brick Pig’s House. I liked their ribs, cole slaw dressing, and... More 

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Thank Andreas G
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Barry and Carolyn have the best bbq. That's saying a lot because I don't eat sauce so the meat has to be cooked to perfection. The customer service is amazing. Lots of love and great bbq.

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Thank Leslie F
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

What a meal! Alex and Carolyn not only serve up the best bar-b-que I've ever tasted, they do it with a gracious style and homey feeling like never experienced anywhere else before. Go for the food and the conversation, then leave your note on their "graduates' wall". What a find! Every trip ought to include ribs and brisket. This is... More 

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California
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2011

Authentic BBQ in homey atmosphere. The mom and pop owners are delightful and make you feel like they want the experience to not only enrich your belly but your mind as well. Worth going out of your way to find this place. Alex and Caroline are down home southern...but Oakland bred.

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1 Thank CAWorldExplorer
San Jose, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2008

My son and I read about the Brick Pig's House on Yelp and decided to try it for Saturday lunch. Wow! What a find. It is the best BBQ I've had since growing up in the South as a child. The ribs and brisket were moist with a perfect barbeque sauce. We couldn't decide which we liked best, so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5973 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-923-1789

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?