What's Hot
What's Going On


Search thousands of events in our database.


Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.


Search hundreds of clubs in our database.


OW on Twitter
OW on Facebook
Print Email


Dickey's Barbecue Pit - review

Solid new smokehouse offers a budget-friendly BBQ experience

Photo: , License: N/A

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

5414 Deep Lake Road, Oviedo

On a recent road trip, cold, hungry and cranky, I pulled the car off I-75 into a teeny-tiny town in south Georgia. Exiting the highway, the sweet aroma of smoked meats filled our nostrils. Manna.

Dickey's Barbecue Pit was like a Texas-style sign from the gods with its free giant pickles and soft-serve ice cream (two of my favorite all-time foods – separately, not together), a warm BBQ sauce bar and brisket so moist, I couldn't put down my sandwich ($5). “You should open a Central Florida location,” I said to the manager, sipping icy sweet tea from a huge yellow take-home cup. (More free stuff!)

As luck would have it, Dickey's has opened a store in Oviedo. The Orlando area is blessed with some great smokehouses, and Dickey's is a solid addition. Service is prompt and very friendly, and the specials are fab, like a $7 pulled pork combo deal on Mondays. There's a good variety of sides, too: Skip the green beans and go for the baked potato casserole. More into Carolina-style 'cue? Add coleslaw to your sandwich for no extra charge.

You'll leave stuffed as all-get-out once you're finished licking the sauce off your fingers. Just don't forget your free soft-serve and giant pickle on the way out.

We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus