According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today’s Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of smokehouse savories and drinks at Dickey's Barbecue Pit. The restaurant was recently voted the best barbecue in Fremont by the Fremont Bulletin.
Since 1941, the Dickey family has been churning out Texas-style barbecue and tasty family-style sandwiches, sides, salads, and baked taters. Dickey’s lets customers choose from eight USDA-prime meats—all cooked slowly to smoky perfection over a hot hickory-fire pit every night—including Southern pulled pork, tender turkey breast, and Virginia-style ham. Start by slamming a quick cow workout with some sliced beef brisket on The Big Barbecue Sandwich ($4.75), served with pickles, onions, and Dickey's famous sweet-and-spicy barbecue sauce, which took three years, two fist-fights, and one small kitchen fire to develop. Otherwise, go with The Quarter Plate ($7), a quarter-pound of your favorite meat served with pickles, onions, a roll, corn on the cob and one other homestyle side (which are $1.95 each when purchased separately). Choose from options such as fried okra, green beans with bacon, or mac & cheese. Diners with more than one mouth to feed can play hot potato with a giant stuffed baker ($3.50) before stuffing their head's two other mouths with the picnic pack ($19), which includes a pound of meat, two pint-sized sides, four rolls, and barbecue sauce.
The original Dickey’s debuted in Dallas, coincidentally on the last year the city was dubbed "America's Cleanest-Fingered City." Since this early success, Dickey's has expanded to more than 110 locations in 21 states, working hard to fulfill its goal of serving the tastiest barbecue around.
Valid at Fremont location only.
- A great restaurant: cheap, great food. Really good barbeque and you can't beat the price. – Tim, Urbanspoon
- The brisket, ribs and pork are all great here and the prices are reasonable. For a fast food BBQ I really like this place. The sauce here is also very good. – ken l., Yelp
- Tasty, simple American bbq. – Amanda M., Yelp