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Dickey’s Fires Up the Pit at San Diego State University

Published: 02 Oct 2017

(San Diego, CA) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will open their doors on September 28 with four weeks of specials and giveaways including free barbecue for a year for one lucky guest. This location will be opened by current Dickey’s franchisees Michael and Margarita Tucker.


“We are excited to have current franchisees Michael and Margarita Tucker open their sixth Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location on the San Diego State University campus,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “With amazing franchisees such as the Tuckers, the Dickey’s brand will continue to grow and have the opportunity to serve new communities delicious, Texas-style barbecue.”


Dickey’s will offer the following specials and giveaways for the next four weeks:


Thirsty Thursdays: Guests will receive a free Big Yellow Cup with free refills all day.


First Responder Fridays: “You Give, We Give” – Guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, will receive a gift card as a thank you for their donation. All uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.


Giveaway Saturday: Guests can register for a chance to win free barbecue for a year.


Kids Eat Free Sundays: Kids eat free with an adult purchase of $10 or more.


To join Dickey’s Big Yellow Cup Club and receive members-only specials and discounts, click here.

A native Californians, the Tuckers look forward to their new adventure at San Diego State University. The new store will be located on the campus food court and will be the Tucker’s sixth Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve students of San Diego State University,” says Michael Tucker.


The new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit at San Diego State University is located at 5500 Campanile Dr. East Commons #115 San Diego, CA 92182. The phone number is 619-693-5596.

To find the location nearest you, click here.


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To learn more about franchising with Dickeys, visit or call 866-340-6188.


About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest barbecue chain was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in each restaurant. The Dallas-based family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and home style sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. The fast-casual concept has expanded to nearly 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey's won first place on Fast Casual's "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list and in 2017 again won a top 10 on the list. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation's Restaurant News. For more information, visit





Dickey’s Fires Up the Pit at San Diego State University
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