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Shigs in Pit

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2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family tried Shigs in Pit after reading the awesome reviews. It was good! Some of the things we all tried that we really liked were the spicy cheese sausage, the burnt ends, the green beans, and the spoon bread. Coleslaw, potato casserole, and chile mac and cheese were all just okay. The restaurant is clean, homey, and a little... More 

Thank shifty_travels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am from Eastern South Carolina and had no idea what to expect. I found the pulled pork moist and flavorful from the meat without a bunch of sauce. I did add the spicy vinegar sauce which was quite good. Green Beans were awesome. Don't hesitate to stop in and try this place. I'll stop again.

Thank Bill H
Yorktown, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the advice of a friend. Took my wife and Mom. Just a small establishment with a big menu. The ribs were fall off the bones good, but the spoon cornbread was unbelievable. Everybody should try the place at least once. Looks like a local favorite for carry out.

Thank Glenn J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shigs and Pit is a great small picnic cozy seating environment to eat at if you like BBQ. I highly recommend the pulled pork. All their food is good but in my opinion the pulled pork is best. They have three types of bbq sauce, tangy(bit on the watery side but ok), spicy(normal consistency of bbq sauce with a definite... More 

Thank Howey76
Fort Wayne, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not nearly as good as expected from an award winning ribs restaurant. The chicken and ribs were both tough and dry. The sides appeared to have been sitting for some time, definitely not made in the last few hours. The service was great and everyone was very friendly.

Thank Christine W
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had this catered for our lunch and I will say this is the best barbecue I have eaten in a long time! Need to visit !

Thank nursedlc
Yoder, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality food and great prices. We have this catered in st times in our workplace. Service is great and I would highly recommend.

Thank Cris M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite local BBQ 'joints', if not my local favorite. One item of which I judge a BBQ join by is the beef brisket. Having had the privilege of eating beef brisket in Texas, I feel I know what the standard should be, and Shigs hit the mark. Soft and moist beef, with just the right amount of... More 

Thank toddopey
South Whitley, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Ribs are tender with very little fat and great flavor, jalapeño and cheddar sausage is out of this world good. Pulled pork is really good and BBQ sauce is top notch. Beat BBQ in northeast Indiana.

Thank beachbum4_1_71_1
Wellington, Florida
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two things I look for while traveling; homemade donuts and authentic barbecue. Shigs in Pit has the BBQ covered. This place is the real thing. Had the pulled pork, and the brisket. Both very good. The spoon-able cornbread was some of the best I've had. I cant wait to go back and try the smoked bologna.

Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5114
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-387-5903

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?