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Poppa's BBQ

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4890 122nd Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33762
+1 727-954-8871
10:30 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BBQ was wonderful. I ordered the full rack of ribs and my wife order the Jumbo Pork combo. i'm still smiling on the inside and outside.

Thank Thomas S
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't expect ambience here. Just expect great barbecue. Ridiculously inexpensive and very tasty. Happy and nice employees.

Thank Rocky P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service!!! All of us, me and the wife and our two kids, enjoyed the food and the hospitality. Went there several times during our vacation in the Tampa bay area! Poppa himself let me take a look at the wood, the smoker and he talked passionately about the bbq!! Really nice experience to get that kind of... More 

Thank Timo M J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Better BBQ than what I had in Texas. The staff is very personable and the customer service is great. We passed through on our way back to Orlando and got there just as they opened. Everything was fresh and tasty. Two big thumbs up!!

Thank Claudia M
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Place is not much to look at: basic blue-collar lunch joint, but food? AMAZING! We went there twice while visiting Clearwater and were pleasantly surprised. Ribs and pulled pork are just fantastic. Cole slaw is OK, beans are great. Self-service with polite and friendly people working there. There may be a few minutes wait, but food is well worth it.... More 

Thank Dive, Ski, Travel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome chopped pork platter. Pork was moist and tender. Beans and cole slaw were average. Had to wait 15 minutes in line to order and got food quickly after that.

Thank hermrc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great food stop before taking friend to PIE. Line out the door when we arrived but it moved fast, food ready quick and it was fantastic. Definitely a go back!

Thank Tammy H
Madeira Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hidden gem behind Gabts cafe. Call ahead with order because it does get packed at lunch time. But well worth the wait. The pulled pork is probably one of the best I ever had. Great local place. Good service

Thank ernierad
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

A good friend suggested eating here and I'm now hooked. Seems like a favorite among the local businesses and great prices. Enjoyed a great Pork BBQ sandwich, see photo, potatoe salad and coleslaw. Yummy!! Very down to earth with easy walk up order at the counter.

Thank KatieAH2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very good BBQ at very good prices! I was craving some burnt ends, wish they had them, but their BBQ hit the spot!! I will definitely be heading back there soon.

Thank Michael W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4890 122nd Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33762
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-954-8871
Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.

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