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Local Entrepreneur Brings Dickey’s Pit-Smoked Barbecue to Baytown

Published: 27 Feb 2017

The new location will open Thursday with four weeks of specials and giveaways

(Baytown, TX) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Baytown this Thursday with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for one lucky guest. To win free barbecue for a year, guests must enter the drawing in-store on Saturday, February 25. The first four Thursdays after opening, Dickey’s will offer the first 50 guests a complimentary s taste of Dickey’s Butcher Taco of the Month, the Buffalo & Bleu. On Fridays, the new store will offer 50 percent off meals for uniformed first responders, and guests will have the opportunity to donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges. On Sundays, kids eat free at Dickey’s with every purchase of an adult dine-in meal of $10 or more.


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


“The Dickey family congratulates Hamid Aktar on opening his first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “At Dickey’s, we are passionate about great slow-smoked barbecue and partnering with new Owner/Operators such as Aktar only better the Dickey’s brand as a whole.”


Doors open this Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next four weeks:


Thirsty Thursdays—All guests will receive a free iconic Big Yellow Cub with a reusable travel lid and straw.

·         On opening day, the first 50 guests will receive a complimentary free barbecue sandwich

·         On the next three Thursdays after opening, the first 20 guests will receive a free barbecue sandwich.


Philanthropy Fridays— Uniformed first responders will receive 50 percent off their meal and guests can donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges.


Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday with the purchase of a $10 dine-in meal per adult.


To find the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.


New to the Dickey’s family, Hamid Akhtar will open his doors to the Baytown community this Thursday as a first-time Dickey’s Barbecue Pit owner. After researching franchising opportunities, Dickey’s was the perfect fit for Akhtar because it matched his love for delicious, slow-smoked barbecue. “I am excited to bring Dickey’s Texas-style barbecue to the residents of Baytown,” says Akhtar. “I hope to make Dickey’s an integral part of the Baytown community.” 


Residents of Baytown can find their newest Dickey’s location at 6110 I-10 East Freeway Baytown, TX 77521. The phone number is 281-421-3101.


Find Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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 eight signature meats, seven savory sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. 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. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information on Dickey's awards, visit





Local Entrepreneur Brings Dickey’s Pit-Smoked Barbecue to Baytown
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