Dixie Pig Bar-B-Q

Last Activity: Jul 7th, 2013



4495 N Dixie Hwy
Oakland Park, FL 33334
(954) 772-5977
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Last Review: 07/14/10


HoursM-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-7pm
Dress CodeCasual ParkingPrivate Lot
CCYes AlcoholBeer and Wine Only
Entree PricesModerate OutdoorYes
ReservationsNo DeliveryNo

Critic's Review

The Dixie Pig boasts "North Carolina" style BBQ, so if you know what that is you know if you like it. The place is a roadside shack with a covered patio for "dining in". There is no indoor dining here at all.

There menu is extensive; you can get ribs, hamburgers, wings, hot dogs; but they mostly push their smoked pork, beef and chicken sandwiches.

Their menu clearly states that their BBQ is "vinegar based"; I'm not sure if that's meant as a warning, but it really ought to be. I played it safe and ordered a pulled pork sandwich, straight up.


They gave me 2 kinds of BBQ sauce: one was runny and smelled like pure vinegar, and the other was thick and brown and mustardy tasting with a bit of sweetness. I decided on the brown one and raked it on the sandwich.

It really bothers me when they give you 1/8th of a pickle spear. How expensive are pickles anyway? Its a jar pickle too. The cole slaw is the pulverized kind, over marinated, too wet and just lousy. The pork is on a hamburger bun, and its just not good. Its too moist; mushy really. And it just doesn't have a good taste. If they smoked this for 14 hours as they claim; what a waste of time.

Maybe the North Carolina BBQ thing just isn't for me, but I didn't like this at all. Feel free to try it for yourself, but I can't recommend it.

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obviously you are not a fan of eastern style bbq or Que as they call it up north, you either "get it" or you dont
What I "get" is that it doesn't taste good.