Biz Buzz: Second Dickey's location opens
by TP staff
Jul 23, 2014 | 3120 views | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Diners with a hankering for slow-cooked barbecue can find it at the new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit that opened July 17 in the Tracy Pavilion shopping center.

Tracy residents Veronica and Miguel Ruiz own the restaurant at 2469 Naglee Road, Ste. 4D.

“It’s our first everything — our first business, our first restaurant,” Veronica Ruiz said.

She left a job in the legal department at Chevron Corp. to manage the restaurant. Her husband still works at Chevron as a security analyst and helps run the restaurant on the weekends.

The three-day grand opening featured discounts and a visit by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit chairman Roland Dickey.

Veronica Ruiz said the restaurant serves meats that are smoked daily, including ribs, pulled pork and brisket.

Dickey’s is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. For more information, call Dickey’s at 642-7752 or visit their Facebook page.

The Ruizes’ restaurant is the second Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tracy. The first, managed by Mike and Nicole Lowery, opened in March in the Red Maple Shopping Center in south Tracy, 2610 S. Tracy Blvd.

• Contact Glenn Moore at or 830-4252.

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July 26, 2014
July 24, 2014
Can Tracy really support two Dickies. I hope they can for the sake of the owners. I think this new one put themselves in a very bad location. Don"t think that was a smart move, but as I said, I hope it works for them. Best of Luck!
July 24, 2014
I hope the service at the new Dickey's is better than the service at the one on Valpico and Tracy Blvd. With all respect to both restaurants, the Dickey's on Valpico could take a few lessons from the Dickey's in Livermore on N. Vasco Rd. on how to keep the service moving more quickly.

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