Dickey's Barbecue Pit® News

Founded: 1941

Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue.

In honor of National Cheese Lovers Day on Thursday, Jan. 20, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is inviting guests to try its twist on an American comfort food favorite with their creamy Poblano Queso.
January 20th, 2022 | TRENDING
Dickey’s Restaurant Brands including Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Wing Boss, Big Deal Burger and Trailer Birds are heating things up with a limited-time promotion to celebrate the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.
January 14th, 2022
Dickey’s Restaurant Brands is making it easy to give the perfect gift this holiday season without the crowded malls, long checkout lines or empty shelves!
December 21st, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is putting its one-of-a-kind pitmaster touch onto the newest food craze - the walking taco!
December 15th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to celebrate 80 years of serving Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ with the launch of its limited-edition Holiday Cup.
December 7th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is growing at a rapid pace as the world’s largest barbecue franchise continues its development push in the Northeast.
December 6th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s continues to move strong into the Middle East with the introduction of the newest location in Cairo, Egypt.
November 17th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit international expansion efforts are showing no signs of slowdown as the world’s largest barbecue concept is bringing its slow-smoked meats and savory sides to Edmonton, Alberta Canada!
November 10th, 2021
It’s been 80 years since WWI Veteran Travis Dickey founded the very first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. Ever since that day in 1941, the Texas-style barbecue brand’s commitment to saluting our nation’s heroes has remained steadfast.
November 8th, 2021
Dickey’s announced that the Texas-style barbecue brand is teaming up with Toronto-based Ghost Kitchen Brands to serve its iconic meats and southern sides through the satellite pickup and delivery service.
November 5th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is now offering full bar service and bar menu. The brand launched a completely revised Bar Program.
October 28th, 2021
Entertain right this season with a curated box of heat and serve appetizers, sides, beef brisket burnt ends, brisket chili, and more.
October 22nd, 2021
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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit wants its 80th Anniversary Event to go down in history - literally!
October 21st, 2021
The Texas-style barbecue brand is proud to announce 15 additional locations opening in Singapore.
October 20th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is joining the fight against breast cancer this October with the return of its limited-edition Pink Big Yellow Cup.
October 20th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit's has driven the barbecue concept to expand it’s global footprint in the third quarter.
October 14th, 2021
National Dessert Day is October 14th so it’s time to place your orders and receive free desserts on us to celebrate!
October 11th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating 80 years of serving Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ by inviting fans to meet one of its iconic leaders - Mr. Dickey!
October 4th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is helping families across the country by handling the cooking this holiday season.
October 1st, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Retail Line is being picked up by retailers nationwide making it easier to pick up some of your favorite foods and seasonings at your local grocery store.
October 1st, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit international expansion efforts are showing no signs of slowdown  as the world’s largest barbecue concept is bringing its slow-smoked meats and savory sides to Brazil!
September 28th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit saw historical sales this Labor Day Weekend, reaffirming its status as the go-to destination for Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™!
September 16th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is dedicated to celebrating its anniversary with fans every day this year!
September 7th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is making it easier than ever to host one last backyard summer cookout this Labor Day with its iconic Big Yellow Box.
September 1st, 2021
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Spareribs are a barbecue favorite which are slowly smoked for hours by pit masters around the globe. Now you can enjoy these same delicious spareribs at home.
August 27th, 2021
August 27th, 2021
Back to school means back to busy, which is why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is making it easier for families to enjoy the season with its Family Pack discount and Kids Eat Free Sunday offers!
August 23rd, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit launched its first ever cross brand loyalty promotion and knocked it out of the park!
August 20th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to bring its slow-smoked meats and savory sides to more markets around the globe.
July 26th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to celebrate 80 years of serving Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ with the launch of its limited-edition Clear Summer Cup.
July 20th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is on an impressive sales streak, and July is shaping up to be another successful month after the Texas-style barbecue restaurant experienced a record-breaking sales.
July 15th, 2021
In an effort to construct an international mindset and culture, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has promoted Jim Perkins to Executive Vice President of International Sales and Support.
July 9th, 2021
Barbecue At Home is getting ready to launch a new, elevated website to showcase its craft sausages, curated boxes and unique rubs and seasonings.
July 7th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is going all out this Fourth of July and ensuring it’s the biggest, most smokin’ birthday party of the year for guests nationwide!
July 2nd, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit sold more wings, ribs and brisket amongst family packs, picnic packs and barbecue beans.
June 25th, 2021
The arrival of summer means … (drumroll) … it’s barbecue season y’all! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with Dickey’s Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™
June 21st, 2021
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June 14th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is taking over as the next big deal in the virtual concept space with the launch of its newest delivery-only brand!
June 4th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is kicking off the unofficial start of summer with special discounts on Dickey’s Packs in honor of Memorial Day.
May 27th, 2021
A decadent combination of caramel, chocolate and SNICKERS bar crunch has just joined Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Summer of Family Favorites!
May 20th, 2021
Tokyo is about to get Japan’s first taste of Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ from Dickey’s Barbecue Pit when the world’s largest barbecue franchise opens overseas, May 12!
May 13th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating Mother’s Day by giving away Free barbecue for a year!
May 4th, 2021
Sunny skies have arrived and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating all season long during the Summer of Family Favorites.
April 29th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to spur tremendous growth across the globe with a successful franchise development performance in Q1.
April 20th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating 80 years of serving Legit. Texas. Barbecue® by giving back to our nation’s first responders with the donation of protective gear from The Dickey Foundation.
April 12th, 2021
Fan favorite Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is coming to Waynesville, North Carolina this Saturday, April 10 with a variety of slow-smoked specials to kick off their grand opening with their community.
April 7th, 2021
No one does pit-smoked wings like Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, which is why the world’s largest barbecue concept recently launched Wing Boss, the brand’s first-ever virtual concept starring pit-smoked wings.
April 2nd, 2021
Don’t waste any time in the kitchen this Easter, let Dickey’s Barbecue Pit do the cooking and enjoy its delicious slow-smoked Texas-style barbecue that’s perfect for gatherings of any size!
March 24th, 2021
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Guests can enjoy hosting the best watch party and celebrate their favorite team compete with a limited-edition Barbecue At Home by Dickey’s specialty box.
March 19th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to celebrate 80 years of serving Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ with the launch of its limited-edition Black and White Tribute Cup featuring historic throwback images!
March 3rd, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to be a trailblazer in the restaurant technology field with the addition of new enhancements to its back-of-house online ordering system.
February 24th, 2021
For a limited time, participating Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations across the U.S. are offering slow-smoked or crispy fried fish specials.
February 22nd, 2021
Next month, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is set to exclusively launch their much anticipated Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Sauce by the bottle in Walmart stores across the U.S.
February 12th, 2021
They say “all you need is love” … but Dickey’s Barbecue Pit knows no Valentine’s Day celebration is complete without Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™
February 10th, 2021
Southern California Dickey’s Owner Operator Lonnie Fryar inked a deal this week to bring two more of the 80-year-old barbecue franchises to the outskirts of Los Angeles, CA.
January 21st, 2021
Despite trying times for the industry, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is driving significant international and domestic development to continue expanding across the globe.
January 15th, 2021
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is hosting a year-long, pit-smokin’ celebration for its 80th birthday, and fans are invited to join in on the party!  
January 13th, 2021
Retired military Veteran Mark Klawitter recently inked a development deal with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit to bring authentic, Texas-style barbecue to Dale City, VA. 
January 12th, 2021
This February, world-famous barbecue franchise Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will open their first Singapore location in the city-island-nation’s Central Business District.
January 4th, 2021
Dickey's Barbecue Pit is continuing to develop new locations in their home state as they announce their latest move to develop an expansive location in the Houston, TX suburb of Clear Lake.
December 18th, 2020
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