Dickey's Barbecue Pit celebrates 80th anniversary with McKinney deals

The 80th Anniversary Meal at Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a pulled pork sandwich, choice of a side and a birthday cake marshmallow treat. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)
The 80th Anniversary Meal at Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a pulled pork sandwich, choice of a side and a birthday cake marshmallow treat. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)

The 80th Anniversary Meal at Dickey's Barbecue Pit is a pulled pork sandwich, choice of a side and a birthday cake marshmallow treat. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is celebrating its 80th anniversary every day in September with specials that include a limited edition Big Yellow Cup. The Dallas-based chain opened in 1941 and has two McKinney locations.

Dickey’s is known for its barbecue wings, ribs and brisket, and traditional sides that include coleslaw, and mac and cheese.

Sweet & Smoky Pit-Smoked Wings and Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce are some of the limited-time menu items. Brisket chili has also made a comeback for the anniversary. Barbecue fans can also enjoy the 80th Anniversary Meal: a Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich, choice of a side and a birthday cake marshmallow treat for $8.80.

“We are blessed and honored to be able to say we’ve served our barbecue lovers for 80 years,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., in a news release. “We look forward to continuing to give back to everyone who has gotten us this far, and to serving 'Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™' for another 80 years!” www.dickeys.com

McKinney locations:


600 N. Central Expressway, Mckinney. 972-540-5340.

8628 TX-121, McKinney. 972-727-1300.
By Brooklynn Cooper
Brooklynn Cooper covers public education in Frisco and McKinney. Previously, she reported on southern Dallas for The Dallas Morning News. The Durham, N.C. native and devoted Tar Heel fan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019.


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