The City of Moreno Valley congratulates Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on its upcoming grand opening in the TownGate Promenade shopping center on Saturday, March 18.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is located at 12620 Day Street, Suite E, at the southeast corner of Campus Parkway and Day Street in Moreno Valley.

Based in Dallas, Texas, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offers slow-smoked barbecue: beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis style ribs, polish sausage, spicy cheddar sausage, smoked turkey, and marinated chicken, with an extensive array of home-style sides.

“The City of Moreno Valley proudly celebrates this latest addition to local restaurant offerings,” said Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez.  “The great barbecue and fun atmosphere will really connect with Moreno Valley diners.”

“Dickey’s offers guests mouth-watering meats that are smoked onsite and award-winning, home-grown fare, including complimentary ice cream for the kid in all of us,” said Michael Tucker, owner of the Moreno Valley Dickey’s.  “We love the Dickey’s restaurant concept and are proud to bring it to this community.”

This opening is the among the latest results from Moreno Valley’s award winning Economic Development program.

Additional restaurants openings include:

  • All American Ice Cream – Moreno Marketplace
  • Armando’s Mexican Restaurant – Moreno Marketplace
  • Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches – TownGate Promenade
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt – Stoneridge Towne Centre
  • Pupuseria Ita’s – Sunnymead Towne Centre
  • Shrimp Factory – Pigeon Pass Plaza
  • Snowopolis – Towngate Center

Watch for announcements coming soon about more restaurant openings in our community.

For more information about the City’s new businesses or to learn more about establishing a new business in Moreno Valley, please visit or contact the Economic Development Department at or at 951.413.3460.

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