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Beach Pit BBQ

Map & Directions 1676 Tustin Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Barbecue
  • Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 9am-9pm
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Not Necessary
  • Lot Available


OC Weekly's Description

Former baseball player Tim DeCinces focuses his menu on pan-Southern fare such as sausage, pulled pork, chicken, brisket and ribs-no regional styles yet, although the off-the-menu pork taquitos hint at what Southerners can expect as more Mexicans settle in Dixie. The smoked sausage, each about the size of a kielbasa and arriving five to an order, is prepared in a manner that allows the skin to maintain a distinct smoked flavor even as the interior houses a wonderful mix of juice, spices and pork.

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  • ocweeklybestof wrote a review for Beach Pit BBQ
    on 05/06/09

    Skip the local McPlayplace, and instead take your kids to a place where they can get some fresh air and good food. In the "front yard" of the small house that is the Beach Pit BBQ proper, you'll find a white picket fence surrounding an Astroturf paradise, with a molded-plastic playhouse and climbing/sliding tower, plus an assortment of toys (lawn mower, telephone, maybe a... More >>

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  • Volcom Entertainment on 11/19/10

    Fried pickles, frickles...call them what you will, but they are awesome. Other must-haves: jalapeno cheddar cornbread and the mac 'n' cheese.

  • Crystal C. on 11/15/12

    Don't bother! My food was cold! The server/buser was a very sweet mexican man but I won't come here again.

  • alex g. on 05/01/12

    Nothing like smokeless/tasteless BBQ... everything tasted like it was boiled/baked. tri-tip pork ribs pulled pork #fail. Famous Daves is #1

  • Monica C. on 03/16/11

    Cold fries, soggy and cold sandwich. Won't be back! Fail.

  • Mike G. on 01/05/11

    White trash Wednesdays baby!! $2 PBR's $3 wings, $5 sandwiches, and $16 all you can eat ribs!! And the ribs are amazing!!!

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