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.
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