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The Barbeque Pit

PERMANENTLY CLOSED

Seattle
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The Barbeque Pit

2509 E Cherry St

Seattle, WA 98122

This place has some serious history: built in 1927, the building was first used as a Model T garage, which is fitting because this local hotspot offers the model of BBQ food should be. In the 1950s the place was converted in a restaurant and has been serving up Southern-style cooking since. before being converted into a restaurant in the 1950s. The neighborhood monument has been praised by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Quincy Jones and Bruce Lee. The BBQ Pit smokes its meat over local wood from the Central District for an authentic home-cooked meal.