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Phil's Dream Pit

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner


Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible

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Pulled Pork Sandwich Meal
smoked pork that will melt in your mouth!
Pulled Pork Platter Meal
same as our sandwich but you'll need a fork!
1/2 Chicken Platter Meal
smoked slow and low! very tasty!
Pulled Chicken Meal
Tasty, moist pulled chicken breast
Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews pulled pork beans ribs macaroni salad pork barbecue great bbq bbq place take home kingsport area east tennessee food is excellent johnson city great place to eat sides meat tender phils
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Had the beef brisket. Very tasty and juicy. The beans and slaw were very good also

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank G2310VScharlies
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Easy ordering and quick service (food was delivered to the table before we could get our drinks). I had the two meat combo: brisket, which tasted like TX BBQ (fat was trimmed) and the dry rub ribs to taste a little of TN. The sides...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Josephwdvol
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The food was really good. The beans and BBQ sauce really stood out. One of the best BBQ places in the area. I will go back the next time I visit the Kingsport area.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Recently had supper here with a large group of Dodge Challenger car owners and the food and service was great !!! Got our food quickly and it was delicious!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great food. Great sauces. I generally get takeout and they never disappoint. I think their ribs are awesome as well.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Islandlover2016
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My wife and I were there for lunch today, we had read online the Phil's was voted the best ribs in the Tri-Cites, we were not disappointed. Sweet flavor is what we choose being from the Midwest and I love KC style, unbelievable Home run...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank J T
Reviewed 11 September 2018

So my wife and daughter and I were on a road trip from PA to AL with a few objectives...comfortable beds and great food. Passing through the Bristol/Kingsport area, we decided BBQ was on the agenda for dinner. As we drove up to Phil's, we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank mhsteele
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Best BBQ in the TriCities, in my opinion. The vinegar sauce reminds me of my youth in NC, and the fire BBQ sauce is unique and tasty. You can't beat this place!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LobstaJohnson
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Quick service even with large group. Food was tasty but could have used more smoke flavor for this Deep South foodie. Bit pricey for lunch portions but specials were ok. Tried a slice of brisket from a friend’s plate that was tasty

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eradford
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Loved the pulled pork and Phil offered a sample of his new rib Thai chili rub which was delicious. I also tried a sample of the pork wings. They were so tender and out-of-this-world. I will definitely go back for more pulled pork, ribs and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 335RamblinMan335
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