Satisfy your hunger with our extravagant menu!

Catering from 10 to 1,000 people. Restaurant, tent, patio and deck available for PRIVATE PARTIES. Click HERE for more information.

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We have a full bar that includes one of the largest selections of brews one can imagine.

Lunch Buffet

Saturday  12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Happy Hour

Wednesday – Saturday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday All Day!

$2.50 12oz domestic drafts and 2 for 1 wine and mixers.


Trivia Night


Your tummy can thank us later right along with your wallet.


All-You-Can-Eat Dinner Buffet: $14.29  5 p.m to 8:30 p.m.


Southern Fried Haddock: $11.99 Fish so fresh it should be slapped!



Smoked Prime Rib: Regular (10oz): $19.99 | Big Bull (14 oz): $23.99

*Not responsible for medium-well to well done


49¢ Wings – Also SMOKED wings until they’re gone

Happy Hour all day every Sunday!!


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Wednesday nights we have our Trivia night. Join us on Friday nights for live music starting at 6 p.m. and Saturdays starting at 8 p.m.!


7/2 DVD The Band

7/8 The Two of Us

7/9 Monk Rowe

7/15 Donal O’Shaughnessy

7/16 Cassidy Gerken

7/22 Lou Baldanza

7/23 Blue Prints

7/29 Fank Cannistra

7/30 The Octobermen

Farm to Table

Farm to Table


Check out the new Piggy Pat’s Farm to Table website!


Our Story

Piggy Pat’s BBQ has it’s roots in Vail, CO., Lake City, S.C. and Middleville, N.Y. The first time I ever had southern BBQ was at a pig-pickin’ in Vail, CO. I was living out there during the 70’s and part of the 80’s. This redneck buddy of mine from North Carolina named Ed Browning dug a hole in the ground and cooked a pig all day. Man, I was hooked!

It was right around this same time I met this beautiful nurse from Lake City, S.C. named Brenda Moore. Brenda had a job as nurse to Betty Ford, wife of President Gerald Ford. I had a job as a Vail ski patrolman. Part of my job was to ski with the president as part of a security detail whenever he skied in Vail. So I got to see lots of that pretty nurse. After we got engaged, she took me to Lake City, S.C. to meet her parents, Ernie and Joan Moore , and in the process got me some more of that great southern BBQ.

Now in the south “BBQ” is a noun, e.g. “Ernie went to Country Cousins to get some BBQ”. It’s just understood that BBQ is slow-smoked pork. In the north “BBQ” is a verb, e.g. “In New Hartford, NY my dad would BBQ hotdogs and hamburgers”. That’s grilling… but I digress. After we got married and had 2 children Caitlin and Conor in Colorado, we decided to move back to central N.Y. to raise our children around family.

In 1985 we bought a farm outside Middleville, NY and tried our hand at dairy farming (not one of my best ideas). The cows ate more than they produced and so the bank took them. It was when the bank was going to take the farm that we decided we had to do something quick. We converted one of the outbuildings into a take-out BBQ shack in 1994. Thanks to God and people like Don Spencer (God rest his soul) from Swansee, S.C., Tommy Brown of “Brown’s BBQ” in Kingstree, S.C., Irwin McKnight in Lake City, S.C., family, friends and neighbors, we got opened and were surprisingly successful. I say surprisingly because we weren’t sure if these Yankees up here would even like southern BBQ. They did!

We started out doing lots of catering and people loved to take a ride in the country on weekends to get some good BBQ.

In June of 2001, we opened a full-service restaurant in Washington Mills, a suburb of Utica, N.Y.

Believe it or not, that’s the short version!



Piggy Pats B-B-Q Hours:

Wednesday thru Thursday - 4pm - 9pm
Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday 12pm - 10pm
Sunday 12pm - 8pm
Pickled Pig Pub HAPPY HOURS: Wednesday - Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday All Day!

3955 Edgebrook Pl. Washington Mills, NY 13413 (315)737-4449

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