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Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que

12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
+1 407-423-1212
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

In Orlando at a conference and decided to hit up this place after a long day of working. Not a whole lot of beers on tap but the ones that were on top really good. Being a vegetarian this wouldn’t have been my first option...More

Thank AmyJune H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Collage son loved the name so we stopped. In short no one was overwhelmed. Pulled pork was ok sides taste like they are out of a box and they all came cold or warm. Staff was supper nice, friendly, and helpful so they get an...More

Thank ThemeParKing
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip to Bubbalou’s, our first trip was many years ago. The ribs were excellent in both taste and texture. They were great even cold.

Thank WmpMarshall
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had driven by a couple of times and it looked interesting. The restaurant decorations are rustic and fun, displaying antique signs and lots of pigs. We tried the sliced pork, brisket and baby back ribs. All were tender and flavorful. There are several sides...More

Thank boudta
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it is not fancy. Yes you have to order and they will bring your food. Yes there are picnic tables. Is it good?-yes. If you want an inexpensive meal with large portions this is the place. I had the pulled pork plate and the...More

1  Thank ladyfish574
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Place is kind of weird, in that you have to order at the counter first, grab a flag, then pick a table. My first few times I sat at the bar and I was able to order there and have it brought to me. Then...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place for listening to a band, simple cocktail and a bite to eat. It's outdoorsy and a local and confocal crowd. Dining inside and out.

Thank lisa w
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome and has so many choices that it's a bit hard to decide what to get. Staff is first rate and all as Sweet as pie. I have eaten the ribs, pulled pork, collared greens, green beans and some very cold beers!...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had great food at the right price. Big selections and the sides, specially the Texas caviar, were yummy !

Thank mamazee48
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying this BBQ Spot for years. Own and operated by locals forever. The Big Pig sandwich is the best sandwich ever.

Thank Fred L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-423-1212
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