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From Virginia Gazette

(January 2019)

During the government shutdown Pierce's contributed to efforts that provided food and supplies to affected workers.

Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Academy

(October 2017)

Dream Cathers says "Thank you Pierces PITT Bar-B-Que for Sponsoring our Therapy Horse Norman." Click the link to watch the video.

From Virginia Gazette

(August 2017)

After 45 years of service to the Williamsburg area and the state of Virginia, Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que will be recognized with an official commendation, pending the approval of the state senate.

13 News Now

(January 2019)

"We do not consider ourselves fast food," said owner Jay Pierce. "We consider it quick service."

And in its 46th year in business, Pierce's is also a local favorite all across Hampton Roads. That's why the restaurant is about to receive one of the highest honors from the Commonwealth.

Eater, Washington D.C.

 (July 2017)

Hazel executive chef Rob Rubba admits to being obsessed with this nearly 50-year-old meat palace. "The smoke and pit-style cooking is where it's at. Plus the place is a total time warp," he says.

Fashion Beans

(June 2017)

This small, highway-side restaurant opened in Williamsburg in 1971, and its been a BBQ staple in the area ever since. Last year they served more than 450,000 pounds of Boston butt over hickory and oak.

The Travel Channel

(Nov. 27, 2016)

From California to Virginia, we look for restaurants that have the eight greatest chicken dishes in America.

Coastal Virginia Magazine

Check out the video on Coastal Virginia Magazine's Facebook page. Pierce's shows up at the 16 second mark in the video. We are honored to have been so prominently featured, with Jenny and Ryan taking center stage!!

City Beat News

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Garden and Gun

(May 2015)

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 Only In Your State

(March. 21, 2015)

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Coastal Virginia Magazine

(March 2015)

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National Geographic Intelligent Travel

8. Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Operating in the same location since 1971, Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que keeps it simple and doesn't change (case in point: the sign-maker?s misspelling of "Pit" stuck). Their sauce's secret family recipe goes back some 80 years. A classic joint serving up pulled chicken and pork, ribs, hush puppies, collards, corn bread, onion rings, and all your favorite sides.

National Geographic The 10 Best of Everything (3rd Edition)

Glorious Food: 10 Best Barbecue Joints

Operating in the same location since 1971, Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que keeps it simple and doesn't change (case in point: the signmaker's misspelling of "Pit" stuck). Their sauce's secret family recipe goes back some 80 years. A classic joint serving up pulled chicken and pork, ribs, hush puppies, collards, corn bread, onion rings, and all you favorite sides.

Cooking With Paula Deen

(Jan / Feb 2009)

You can smell the hickory and oak wood burning from miles away, drawing in the crowds from all around. They come by word of mouth, they come because Pierce's Pitt is oozing with the comfort of home cooking in a way not seen very often anymore.

The Daily Press

 (April 2007)

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Hampton Roads Magazine

 (2007)

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Southern Living

(2006)

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The Daily Press

(2006)

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Hampton Roads Magazine (2006)

 (2006)

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The Daily Press 

(Nov 4, 2006)

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The Daily Press

 (November 2006)

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 The Virginia-Pilot

(March. 21, 2015)

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