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6601 S Rice Ave, Bellaire, TX 77401-4012
+1 713-666-0661
10:30 - 08:30
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Sun 11:00 - 04:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 08:30
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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was a tourist. Asked a local for the bbq around. He told me it is all good, go anywhere.Ok, went here. If this is representative of the best in Texas, I'll stick to the bbq in Cali. The ribs were way over done. Meat should not slide off the bone on the first bite. There should be some tooth... More 

Thank carrot_fixer
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Hickory Pit has been here for decades. The best thing about it is... you can bring your own brisket, chickens, turkey etc and for a reasonable price for lb they will smoke it for you. I dont know the current price, but it is a great way to "cater" a party for a crowd.

1 Thank Myra E
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Not my favorite BBQ, but where I go in Bellaire. I work within 2 blocks of all 3 Bellaire BBQ joints. Brisket is good, I like the sauce. Really like the skinny natural cut fries when they're cooked enough. Cole slaw is pretty good (not too much onion). Don't care for the regular sausage(kind of mealy, lacks flavor).

Thank Craig M
Kerrville, Texas
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

There is better BBQ around, for sure, but there's something about the Hickory Pit that keeps me coming back. Perhaps it's that it hasn't changed much in the decades from my youth coming here, maybe the fact you can get a Mexican Coke with real sugar, or the fries, which are superb. The meats are really just OK, and the... More 

Thank Stuart H
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

Hickory Pit in Bellaire (at S. Rice) has been there for years. When I was a kid we had my first communion brisket smoked there. Now, I'm in my 40s and I still take meat there to be cooked. The cost is great (0.65 per pound) and the food is good. I often drop a large pork roast or brisket... More 

1 Thank marshallmackin
South Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2010

If you want good Bar-B-Q, stay away from Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q in Bellaire, TX (Lengthy review, but well worth reading) I had a horrifying experience at Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q on Memorial Day Weekend On Saturday, I took a brisket, 2 chickens and 2 packages of premium beef sausage links. The assistant manager attempted to charge me $1.00 per pound to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
10:30 - 08:30
10:30 - 08:30
10:30 - 08:30
10:30 - 08:30
10:30 - 08:30
10:30 - 08:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6601 S Rice Ave, Bellaire, TX 77401-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bellaire
  • Phone Number: +1 713-666-0661

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