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Founded: 1941

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

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing its Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ and southern hospitality to the beautiful community of Sherbrooke, Quebec.
September 27th, 2022
Dickey’s is proud to say aloha to the Hawaiian Islands with their pit-smoked ribs!
September 21st, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has been innovating its Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ for decades with new, exciting flavors.
September 15th, 2022
With summer coming to an end, there is no better way to host one last backyard barbecue cookout for Labor Day- and avoid the cooking and clean up afterwards - than with the menu at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.
August 30th, 2022
What happens when Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ goes to Brazil and competes in the largest barbecue event in the world? It absolutely smokes the competition!
August 24th, 2022
Dickey's Barbecue Pit has signed a franchise agreement with Owner Operators Zainab Abba Aji and Sukhwinder Benipal to bring the brand's Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ up north to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!.
August 16th, 2022
There’s only one way to spend International Friendship Day … sharing barbecue with the besties! And of course, there’s only one place to celebrate the day right!
July 27th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit expands in Pakistan!
July 22nd, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit just made it that much easier to earn your way towards FREE Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ with its latest update to the Dickey’s Mobile App and Big Yellow Cup Rewards program.
July 21st, 2022
The cheesiest day of the year is finally here, and there’s no better place to celebrate than at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.
July 13th, 2022
This Fourth of July, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is giving fans across the country the chance to celebrate America’s birthday in red, white, and barbecue style!
June 30th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s retail line continues its expansion across the country.
June 23rd, 2022
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The summer sun is heating things up and so is Dickey’s Barbecue Pit with the release of its new King’s Hawaiian Spicy Chicken and Cheddar premium sandwich!
June 14th, 2022
Treat your dad this year with a day off from being the grill master and let us take care of Father’s Day with our BBQ menu!
June 13th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit announced today that the world’s largest barbecue concept is set to open its new Hauppauge, N.Y. location on June 2, 2022.
June 1st, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit won big being named #5 of 75 brands overall, with CEO Laura Rea Dickey being recognized as one of the top 25 fast casual executives.
May 25th, 2022
In honor of National Brisket Day on May 28, Dickey’s is delivering two incredible offers just in time for fans to indulge in some slow-smoked, one-of-a-kind brisket:
May 23rd, 2022
National Barbecue Month is upon us, and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is ready to serve you authentic Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™
May 9th, 2022
Treat your mom this year with a day off from the stress of cooking by catering your Mother’s Day meal with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit!
May 2nd, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing to bring Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ to folks in 2022 with 13 more openings!
April 25th, 2022
It has been over eight decades since Dickey’s Barbecue Pit grand opening in its first location in Dallas, Texas.
April 14th, 2022
Easter is the perfect time to gather with family and friends, which is why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is taking the stress out of cooking this year and providing Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ for gatherings of any size.
April 12th, 2022
Dickey’s Restaurant Brands is making it easy to find the perfect Easter basket stuffer for the favorite foodie or barbecue fanatic in your life.
April 8th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. CEO Laura Rea Dickey announced today that the barbecue concept has signed a franchise agreement with operators Anand Desai and Sharmistha Ghosh to bring the brand’s Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ to Toronto!
March 30th, 2022
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The Dickey Foundation - the charitable arm of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit - is dedicated to being an active member of the communities it serves.
March 22nd, 2022
With 80 years of Texas-style barbecue under its belt, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is a blue blood when it comes to college hoops watch parties!
March 7th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing its Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ into The Tulip City!
March 3rd, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is bringing back its fan-favorite fish options for a limited time so guests across the country can enjoy true Texas flavors during Lent!
February 28th, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has something for everyone looking to celebrate National Chili Day!
February 23rd, 2022
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is making it easy to impress your group of hungry football fans during the NFL Title Game with its Legit. Texas. Barbecue™!
February 9th, 2022
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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