We hope you’re hungry, Alberta because something big is coming – in fact, it’s the BIGGEST.

With over 550 locations all over the U.S. and the world, Dickey’s – the largest barbecue concept on the globe has announced that it will be opening its first Alberta location – and they’ve chosen Edmonton to host.

Best known for serving Texas-style brisket, wings, ribs, pulled pork, saucy sandwiches with a selection of sides like waffle fries, coleslaw, and baked beans – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is an American staple and is sure to amass quite the following on the Northern side of the border.

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“We are thrilled for this Edmonton, Alberta Canada Dickey’s restaurant to open,” said Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Capital Group in a news release. “I cannot wait to introduce the slow-smoked meats and savory sides that will be a great change of pace and new food offering to enjoy.”

Located in Edmonton’s southwest, Alberta’s first location will offer over 2,000 square feet of space with seating for approximately 40 people. In addition to this, they will also have a patio because let’s face it – BBQ just tastes better outside.

As always, we’ll keep you updated as more information comes to light – but until then, work on your appetite, Alberta. You’re going to need it if you want to sink your teeth into the full scope of their menu.


When: Thursday, April 21st

Where: 5125 Mullen Road, Edmonton
Instagram: @dickeysbarbecuepit