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Phil's Dream Pit

634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
+1 423-349-6437
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (41 reviews)
“beans” (48 reviews)
“ribs” (48 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for some real authentic southern bbq, this is the place to go. The pulled pork had an amazing smoked taste. Pick from various bbq sauces. A must try if you’re in the area!

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family owned and operated. They use a real smoker! The ribs are out of this world...very casual. Its defiantly a place to eat and leace with a full belly!

Thank Janice N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not usually big into BBQ however went to Phil’s and was pleasantly surprised. Chicken was amazing..amazing! So soft and tender. The best. Small little place but service quick and the friendliest people you’ll meet. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So my brother lives in the area. We messaged and asked him did he know a good BBQ place. He said ive heard Phil's but I've never been. We agreed to meet up.oh my word. It was delicious. Sweet service. Good food. Loved it. We...More

Thank jayslady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to grab lunch during a road trip. We prefer trying local places over chains. It’s always a bit of a coin toss on how good the food is, but Phil’s hit it out of the park. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was...More

Thank MossBoss08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a family pack. My go to is pork with beans and macaroni salad. The beans, which were the highlight, were a big disappointment. Runny and way too sweet. Not sure what happened but lower quality than they used to be, at least...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Was in town for some training and really wanted some bbq before we left. Great little spot and had our first orders up before the group even finished ordering

Thank William W
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Got carry out for friends to have on the lake. They had never had Phils before and they thought the food was great. Got pork barbecue dry rub ribs Cole slaw potato salad and beans. Portions were large. Definitely one of our “go to” place...More

Thank tnbiker
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a local restaurant with a very casual atmosphere. Inside seating is limited but outside seating is available year 'round. But you can't judge this "book" by its cover. BBQ is very good and you should try the brisket. Sides are also good especially...More

Thank TOM0505
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The bbq is good but the sides leave roo. for improvement. The facility is clean, the staff friendly, and location handy.

Thank Kjm052
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Eastern Star Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663-3268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-349-6437
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