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Granger and Sons BBQ

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8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
+1 863-858-7572
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Orlando, Florida
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191 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quick service - great BBQ! Cash only! Friendly guys behind the counter. Delicious big ribs, tasty baked beans, and awesome potato salad. Sweet tea and a nice fluffy fresh roll finished off the meal. Small and clean eating area (also some tables outside). Especially great is they are pro-America and pro-law enforcement. Nice to see! We'll definitely be back for... More 

Thank orlandogal22
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The food is very good if they have it. You almost need to phone ahead to make sure they have the meat you want to eat. They basically cook only what they think they will sell that day. When it's gone it's gone. They are adding a eat in area.

Thank Charles K
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cash only. Be ready. Family owned. I have loved it for years.. each day a different specialty meat!!

Thank Renee A
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Wow. This is definitely one of Lakeland's hidden treasures. Granger is a family-owned BBQ that does not disappoint However, there are a few tricks to making sure you have a great experience. First, it is CASH ONLY! No credit/debit cards accepted. Secondly, get there early! They only have/cook enough that they think they can sell in one day. If go... More 

Thank Tracy B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

GREAT BBQ PLACE!!!! Simple menu. Side dishes are all home made. We had the small rib plate & pulled pork plate. DEEEELICIOUS! Good value. Great food. Hard to beat that combination. Don't let the exterior fool you. It's all about the food inside.

Thank John W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

the food at best was ok. They had run out of what I wanted to order both visits No air. Not good in summer..

Thank sunspunw
Bartow, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Some of the best BBQ you will find anywhere! We've eaten there several times and are never disappointed. The food is reasonable and plentiful. Oh, make sure you have cash though -- no credit cards accepted. And they're only open for lunch (11-2), except for Friday and Saturday (11-8). I believe they have steaks on Friday evenings. I have yet... More 

Thank Keith W
Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Benn going there for years the pulled pork,steak Kabobs&Ribs,Love there sauce and always a -pleasure to see a Family Owned Business!!!

Thank bbennyluv
Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is not a fancy eating establishment. It doesn't pretend to be either. It has the main thing I go to restaurants for - GREAT FOOD! The place is clean. Granger and Son's does great BBQ at a fair price. They have tables and chairs inside, and a covered patio with tables and chairs outside (if it is cool enough).... More 

Thank Ken M
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

My wife and I went to Granger's for lunch today. We both got the small rib plate with 2 sides, which is still a pretty big lunch. Ribs were tender and lean, with enough bite and chew to be really satisfying. When people talk about "fall off the bone" as if it's the gold standard for ribs, I cringe; if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 16
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-858-7572

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?