Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants to open location in Wauwatosa

Freeman Staff

March 30, 2015

WAUWATOSA — Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. announced Monday that it will open its 500th location Thursday in Wauwatosa.

Chairman Roland Dickey Sr. will appear at the Wauwatosa opening to celebrate the milestone for the Dallas-based restaurant chain.

“It's hard to believe the one-room barbecue joint my grandfather founded is now a national chain with 500 locations,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, in a statement. “I'm so proud of what our team has accomplished in building our brand to where we are today.”

There will be giveaways and specials from 11 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“We’re thrilled to be the 500th location and have Mr. Dickey at the celebration,” said local owner Sherri Povolo in a statement. “My family loves being part of the Dickey’s Barbecue brand and serving authentic barbecue throughout Wisconsin.”

The Wauwatosa restaurant is located at 3180 N. 124th St. and the phone number is 844.6.DICKEYS.