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Dickey's Barbecue Pit

73 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257-3711
+1 559-783-2227
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
3 Jun 2017
2 Nov 2016
“if you love barbecue this is the place to go”
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
73 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257-3711
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Was a total let down coming from Alabama where they have good BBQ. This is ok but has no smoked flavor in the meat, green beans had a nasty spice in them and cole slaw was alright. Way too pricey for what you get.

Thank gcamp13
Reviewed 3 November 2016

this place is great for catering and for families. I recommend everything here including their barbecue sauces.

Thank 841brooklyn05
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The restaurant is clean and friendly. I got a pulled pork sandwich with fries. The food was average this is another after hour hang out. The free ice cream is the best.

Thank Marisol S
Reviewed 3 July 2016

OK, let me cover myself regarding the Title. The Barbecue didn't taste 'bad', but I am used to 'Texas Barbecue', and this just didn't measure up. The place looks like a barbecue place and was the choice of the person I was working with who...More

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Although the food is good, the portions are very skimpy compared to the price. The restaurant seems to be clean and the staff are nice and friendly, the service is good as well. However; the cost of the food versus the quantity of food is...More

Thank drmitchell4461
Reviewed 12 April 2016

When Dickey's first opened in Porterville, I really enjoyed it. The BBQ meats were excellent, the service was great, and it just had a good feel to it. Now, since the original owners retired and sold, the place just isn't the same. We visited on...More

Thank DGriz
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The pulled pork BBQ sandwich is really good. We also liked the potato salad and beans. I'm making myself hungry just writing this. If you want down home, good food this is the place.

Thank GrandFathe
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I was looking forward to a local crowd and having a beer with ribs after a long tough day of driving mountain roads. No such luck. Apparently, the place has changed hands and no longer has a liquor license. There was a grandmother with a...More

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My husband and I tried this for the first time and it was absolutely delicious! The atmosphere was really great, rustic and comfortable. I ordered the three meat plate and my husband ordered the rib plate. The meats were so tender and flavorful and the...More

Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Love the brisket especially the burnt ends. I lived in Texas for awhile and this is great Q. Free ice cream is great too.

Thank Lynne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257-3711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-783-2227
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