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The Pit Authentic BBQ

4.4
4.4
5430 Reviews
$30 and under
Southern

Empire Eats is proud to present The Pit Authentic BBQ: whole hog pit cooked BBQ featuring all natural, free range pigs raised right here in North Carolina. The Pit is located in Downtown Raleigh’s Historic Depot District and is helping establish North Carolina’s Capital City as a destination for the state’s signature cuisine in an elegant and lively atmosphere. Our Menu… Our team has crafted a menu that features our signature North Carolina BBQ, slow cooked over hickory and coal and inspired seasonal appetizers, entrees, sides and artful desserts. Our commitment to utilize the freshest, locally grown produce and seasonal ingredients allows the menu to continually evolve throughout the year. Private Dining… The Pit has private dining accommodations for parties of almost any size. Contact private events at catering@thepit-raleigh.com

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Southern, Barbecue

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (919) 890-4500

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Melanie Dunia

  • Catering

    For Private Dining and Catering inquiries contact Melissa Shay at (919)829-0833 or Melissa@thepit-raleigh.com.

  • Private party facilities

    We offer private dining areas to accommodate up to 85 guests. We will customize a Family Style Menu suited for your event.

  • Private party contact

    TaNele Walker: (919) 829-0833

  • Neighborhood

    Raleigh

  • Cross street

    Dawson Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    The R-line stops right in front of the restaurant!

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Popular dishes

Menu

Starters

  • Seasonal Skillet Cornbread$4.99

    Served with home-made butter

    • Fried Mac n' Cheese$6.59

      Served with BBQ ranch

      • BBQ Soul Rolls$8.59

        Chopped BBQ, cabbage collards and candied carrots served with Oak Island sauce and pepper jelly

        • Pimento Cheese Balls$6.59

          Served with spicy pepper jelly

          • Chicken Wings$8.59

            Served with celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing

            • Fried Green Tomatoes$6.59

              Served with goat cheese, basil smoked tomato vinaigrette

              • Southern-Style Deviled Eggs$5.59

                Sweet relish and paprika

                • Barbecue Fries$7.99

                  Hand-cut fries with melted pimento cheese, chopped BBQ, scallions and BBQ ranch dressing

                  • Brunswick Stew

                    House-made with local vegetables

                    • Cup$2.99
                    • Bowl$4.99
                  • Pit Sampler$13.99

                    A medley of our favorite appetizers; includes pit-smoked wings, BBQ soul rolls, deviled eggs and fried mac n' cheese

                    Our Famous Plates

                    Served with a choice of two sides

                    • Chopped Barbecue$13.99

                      Pit-cooked overnight, chopped and seasoned Eastern North Carolina style

                      • Pulled Pork$13.99

                        Pit-cooked overnight, pulled from the bone, lightly seasoned and ready to sauce as you would like

                        • Baby Back Ribs

                          Cooked for hours but eaten in minutes

                          • Half Rack$15.59
                          • Whole Rack$22.99
                        • Carolina Style Ribs

                          More bone, more flavor!

                          • Half Rack$15.59
                          • Whole Rack$22.99
                        • Beef Brisket$17.99

                          Smoked slow and low until fork-tender, with our Western NC BBQ sauce

                          • Chopped BBQ Turkey$13.99

                            The other, other white meat

                            • The Pit's Southern Fried Chicken$13.59

                              The best in town!

                              • BBQ Chicken$13.99

                                Pit-cooked chicken on the bone

                                • Big Boy Meat Combo$28.95

                                  Chopped BBQ, beef brisket, BBQ chicken and half rack of Carolina ribs

                                  • Carolina Classic Combo$16.59

                                    Chopped BBQ and two pieces of fried chicken

                                    • Double Combo$18.59

                                      Choose two: chopped pork, pulled pork, chopped turkey, brisket or fried chicken

                                      • Triple Combo$24.99

                                        Choose three: chopped pork, pulled pork, chopped turkey, brisket or fried chicken

                                        • Halifax County Fish & Chips$14.59

                                          Breaded in cornmeal, served with tartar or spicy remoulade sauce

                                          • Crispy Chicken Strips$14.59

                                            Marinated and fried white meat chicken, served with honey mustard or BBQ ranch

                                            • Carving Cart

                                              Chef's selection of pit-cooked local meats, carved table side and served with choice of two sides. Friday & Saturday only

                                              • Market Price

                                            Sides

                                            • Green Beans

                                              • Potato Salad

                                                • Daily Vegetable

                                                  • Fried Okra

                                                    • Sweet Potato Fries

                                                      • BBQ Baked Beans

                                                        • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

                                                          • Mac & Cheese

                                                            • Heirloom Cabbage Collards

                                                              • Hand-Cut Fries

                                                                • Black-Eyed Peas

                                                                  • Cole Slaw

                                                                    • Brunswick Stew

                                                                      • Brussels Sprouts

                                                                        Salads

                                                                        Served with your choice of dressing. Dressings: Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette, Seasonal Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, BBQ Ranch, Balsamic Vinaigrette

                                                                        • Pit's House$8.99

                                                                          Mixed greens, tomatoes, red onions, carrots, cucumbers and croutons

                                                                          • Ahi Tuna Salad$15.99

                                                                            Seared Ahi tuna served over spring mix with radish, julienned carrots and red onions

                                                                            • Seasonal Salad$14.99

                                                                              Spinach, goat cheese, sliced strawberries, candied pecans and grilled chicken

                                                                              Other Specialties

                                                                              • The Pit Bacon Cheeseburger$13.99

                                                                                house-ground brisket patties with cheddar cheese, crispy onions, jowl bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and western BBQ sauce on an artisan roll served with hand cut golden fries

                                                                                • Black Bean Burger$12.99

                                                                                  house-made black bean patty topped with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and black bean aioli on an artisan roll

                                                                                  • BBQ Soy Nuggets$14.99

                                                                                    Seasoned and grilled soy nuggets topped with our famous Western sauce and served with grilled vegetables (not gluten free)

                                                                                    • The Godfather Burger$13.99

                                                                                      House-ground brisket patties with roasted red pepper bruschetta, smoked provolone, lettuce and pesto mayo on an artisan roll

                                                                                      Last updated: February 2, 2022

                                                                                      What 5,430 people are saying

                                                                                      Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                      4.4
                                                                                      4.4 based on recent ratings
                                                                                      • 4.3Food
                                                                                      • 4.6Service
                                                                                      • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                      • 4.3Value

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                                                                                        DeniseB

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                        overall3food2service3ambience3

                                                                                        Someone was Very heavy-handed with the vinegar on chopped BBQ pork. It was barely edible. Should have said something at the time. Never had it like this before.

                                                                                      2. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                        overall1food2service1ambience3

                                                                                        My husband and I have always loved eating at the Pit. Made a reservation this time for our anniversary. Upon arriving they sat us at a table barely big enough to eat on. I asked to sit somewhere else and the hostess said they were completely full. One booth next to us stayed empty for 30 minutes before someone sat there. And there were other empty tables so this was just a lie. If that wasn’t bad enough two young ladies sitting next to us had just finished eating. And the same hostess came to their table and said not to rush you but we have a reservation for your table. I could barely believe how rude this was. To top it all off our meal was the absolute worst we have had there. Sadly the Pit was our favorite restaurant but after this experience I don’t think we will be back again. Customer service and honesty go a long way .

                                                                                      3. j

                                                                                        jacamojoe

                                                                                        Pinehurst

                                                                                        34 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        34 reviews

                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Host was very welcoming, server was accommodating and attentive, food was tasty and hot. We, especially, liked the BBQ pork platter. The kitchen made a mistake on one of the orders, but the error was quickly corrected. Great experience.

                                                                                      4. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        Charlotte

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                        overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                        Really enjoyed our meal here Saturday night - the things that mattered the most were really good - complimentary biscuits and hush puppies to start - fried green tomatoes as appetizer followed by plates of briscuit, baby back ribs and pulled pork - we all got hand cut fries as sides plus slaw, fried okra, collards - ribs were outstanding and everything else was good as well Two issues however - one food and one service - the only food dud was the seasonal corn bread appetizer- it was served in a small cast iron skill which was cool but the cornbread was horrible- very dark color and heavy spiced in some funky way - to me corn bread is a yellow color with corn flavor- this was just weird - service dud was we ordered drinks before we ordered dinner and hadn’t received them by the time we finished eating - i got my iced tea and we had waters all around but the bar clearly had a bad night - Neither of these things change the fact that this is a terrific bbq restaurant - not a bbq joint or chain place but an original place with excellent food at fair prices Highly Recommend

                                                                                      5. D

                                                                                        Deedee8307

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                        The food was good and the service was excellent! Excellent date night.

                                                                                      6. w

                                                                                        what

                                                                                        Portland

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                        overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                                        The service wad great. Ive been to the PIT. Before but the chopped pork was way to vinegary, the potato salad was plain and the worst park was that the collards serving was way too tiny! And they were the best part of the meal!!

                                                                                      7. A

                                                                                        Absgreen

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Loved the BBQ chicken!! Brisket was delish, and our server was wonderful! Can’t wait to come back!

                                                                                      8. DK

                                                                                        DebiK

                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                                        vip
                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                        29 reviews

                                                                                        Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                        overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                                                        BBQ was not quite as good as we'd hoped - rather dry on 3 out of 4 dishes. Baby Back ribs did NOT fall off the bone! Cornbread was overcooked and dry as well; not much taste actually. However, they DID let us sit at the table and talk as long as we wanted, which was very nice!

                                                                                      9. FW

                                                                                        FoodWasntGoodatAll

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                        overall3food1service4ambience3

                                                                                        So much for the hype. Food was terrible, would never go back here again.

                                                                                      10. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        love the service

                                                                                      11. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                        overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                                                        I was very disappointed when I called the day before our reservation. I was told there was absolutely no way they could accommodate one more person in our party because they were so booked for Mother’s Day. When we arrived, there was PLENTY of room. Service was slow.

                                                                                      12. DA

                                                                                        DemorriseA

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                        If you are dinning with 3 or more family and friends, I highly recommend ordering the "Family Feast"

                                                                                      13. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        Tampa

                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Went here for Mother’s Day! Great food options, service was amazing! The portions are really big! The waiter was very accommodating! Highly recommend!

                                                                                      14. s

                                                                                        steve

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                        Fast friendly service.

                                                                                      15. L

                                                                                        Lori

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on May 1, 2022

                                                                                        overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                                                        Parking is horrible food was ok, I feel like chicken was rushed and dry

                                                                                      16. A

                                                                                        Anonymous

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 30, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                        Really nice place. Very good bbq. Excellent cocktails. Okra was bland. Brussel sprouts excellent. Back yard porch coctail delicious. Would go back!

                                                                                      17. LJ

                                                                                        LaJosie

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Excellent Service. Food was exceptionally outstanding. Great place to take family and friends.

                                                                                      18. DH

                                                                                        DanH

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Always the best service and food. An excellent dining experience!!

                                                                                      19. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 28, 2022

                                                                                        overall3food4service4ambience3

                                                                                        The good was good. I didn’t like sitting so close to everyone especially when there was plenty of sitting.

                                                                                      20. S

                                                                                        Sunday

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                                        I'd need to go back to give this a five=star review for food. My order, beef brisket with sweet potato casserole was overcooked, almost burnt. The edges of the meat were black, as were the marshmallows on top of the casserole. On the other hand, the flavors were great and we were there at a very busy time of day. I'll give it another try soon to see if that was a fluke.

                                                                                      21. PE

                                                                                        PatriciaE

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        5 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 23, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                        We had a lovely dinner before heading over to the Duke Energy Center performance That evening. I would highly recommend the restaurant. Our service was excellent the food was very good and it is a nice authentic Raleigh, North Carolina barbecue experience

                                                                                      22. d

                                                                                        denap

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        70 reviews

                                                                                        vip
                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        70 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 21, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        We've been coming to THE PIT since they opened many years ago and have NEVER had a negative thing to say about any aspect of this restaurant - from a reservation, walk-in, wait time, front desk, wait staff, menu, servers, management, parking options - NOTHING! It's a go-to favorite place and the best bbq ribs, pork, chicken, brisket, turkey - you name it, they do it RIGHT 👍! Thank you!

                                                                                      23. MC

                                                                                        MaryC

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 21, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                                        Pulled pork and chicken was on the dry side, not as good as we've had before when we've dined there.

                                                                                      24. RT

                                                                                        RTC722

                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                        33 reviews

                                                                                        vip
                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        33 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 18, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                        Really good BBQ. Nice spot. Service was great. Portions are generous. Just an overall excellent dinning experience.

                                                                                      25. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        San Diego

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 18, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                        Brisket dinner, ok, mac n cheese was dry. Okra was good flavor, entire meal was warm, but not hot. BBQ chicken dinner was dry chicken - coleslaw was great. Brussel sprouts tasted old. BBQ chopped was great, but again, just warm. Sweet potato fries were cold.

                                                                                      26. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        7 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        This experience was perfect! I’m glad we picked The Pit. I met up with my cousin who I hadn’t seen in over 20 years. The service and the food were the best I have received in a very long time. I’m very pleased! The restaurant was clean. The staff was extremely attentive, receptive, and professional. Every single staff I came in contact with provided exceptional customer service. The turkey sampler, turkey barbecue, and the Brussel sprouts were like opening the gates of heaven. I can not get over the experience. Thank you!

                                                                                      27. j

                                                                                        justwanttastyfood

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                        overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                                        We had a different experience this time. I have had eaten here twice before, and everyone enjoyed their plate. But this time, most items were overcooked or dry such as the ribs, crispy chicken tenders, and fried macaroni. Additionally the fried tomatoes were cut thin and very greasy, compared to the last time couple times we had gone. The shrimp skewer was presented with a drizzle of barbeque with no seasoning (Salt or pepper). I hope this was a one-off, as this is the place I like to take family when they are in town to showcase NC barbeque.

                                                                                      28. J

                                                                                        Jbr12

                                                                                        New England

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Everyone was so nice- the fried chicken was so great

                                                                                      29. NC

                                                                                        NCfoodie

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                        The service was excellent and the food outstanding. Great spot.

                                                                                      30. BG

                                                                                        BobG

                                                                                        Charlotte

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Great Great servers. Very Friendly. Amazing food.

                                                                                      31. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 10, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        It suggested by one if my husband’s coworkers and we found it to be very nice. The food touched our roots per say. I loved that the collards were not completely chopped up and those tiny corn balls with that tasty butter was just out of this world. My husband had the famous ribs and Mac and cheese. I would say I would have added more season to those fried green tomatoes also those devilled eggs. Great dining overall though

                                                                                      32. DW

                                                                                        DonnaW

                                                                                        San Francisco

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                        overall3food3service5ambience4

                                                                                        Meatloaf and vegetable medley were undercooked. Shrimp was over salted. Biscuits were a little hard. Other meals (bBQ) were ok. Highlight was the wait staff, they were great.

                                                                                      33. CS

                                                                                        CrystalS

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Nice environment, great tasting food, good service. I will be going back soon!!

                                                                                      34. BJ

                                                                                        BJCrane

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        11 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 8, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                        Easy in seating with reservation. Food actually made it to the table for our drinks

                                                                                      35. MM

                                                                                        MayraM

                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                        18 reviews

                                                                                        vip
                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        18 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 7, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        We had a wonderful experience at the Pit. Both manager and server were excellent in recommending menu items that were all very good. Trio plate, Brussels sprouts and Mac and cheese were yummy and banana pie was worth a repeat!! Great find.

                                                                                      36. GN

                                                                                        GeorgeN

                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Can't say enough about The Pit! Good food and great service.

                                                                                      37. OT

                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                        Great BBQ; come hungry!!

                                                                                      38. S

                                                                                        Sunny1

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                        Great manager, food, and staff!

                                                                                      39. SG

                                                                                        SteveG

                                                                                        New Orleans

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                        Dined on March 28, 2022

                                                                                        overall2food1service4ambience3

                                                                                        A little disappointed in food after all I had heard about it going back 10 years ago. The Brisket wasn’t good at all and none of the food was very hot.

                                                                                      40. SA

                                                                                        SusanA

                                                                                        Philadelphia

                                                                                        21 reviews

                                                                                        vip
                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                        21 reviews

                                                                                        Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                        overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                        Great Southern style food and terrific service. Clean, spacious and nice ambience. The Brunswick stew was delicious.

                                                                                      Safety precautions

                                                                                      • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                        • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                        • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                        • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                                                                        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                        • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                        • Contactless payment available
                                                                                      • Physical distancing

                                                                                        • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                                        • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                                        • Extra space between tables
                                                                                      • Protective equipment

                                                                                        • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                        • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                                      • Screening

                                                                                        • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

                                                                                      FAQs

                                                                                      The Pit Authentic BBQ offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (919) 890-4500.

                                                                                      The Pit Authentic BBQ is rated 4.4 stars by 5430 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                      The Pit Authentic BBQ does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

                                                                                      Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                      328 W. Davie Street Raleigh, NC 27601

                                                                                      Additional information

                                                                                      • Cross street

                                                                                        Dawson Street

                                                                                      • Neighborhood

                                                                                        Raleigh

                                                                                      • Hours of operation

                                                                                        Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

                                                                                      • Cuisines

                                                                                        Southern, Barbecue

                                                                                      • Dining style

                                                                                        Casual Elegant

                                                                                      • Dress code

                                                                                        Casual Dress

                                                                                      • Parking details

                                                                                        Street Parking

                                                                                      • Public transit

                                                                                        The R-line stops right in front of the restaurant!

                                                                                      • Payment options

                                                                                        AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                      • Executive chef

                                                                                        Melanie Dunia

                                                                                      • Additional

                                                                                        Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                      • Phone number

                                                                                        (919) 890-4500

                                                                                      • Catering

                                                                                        For Private Dining and Catering inquiries contact Melissa Shay at (919)829-0833 or Melissa@thepit-raleigh.com.

                                                                                      • Private party facilities

                                                                                        We offer private dining areas to accommodate up to 85 guests. We will customize a Family Style Menu suited for your event.

                                                                                      • Private party contact

                                                                                        TaNele Walker: (919) 829-0833

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