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Champions BBQ

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4400 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4729
+1 727-528-0227
11:00 - 20:00
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St; Petersburg, FL
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was probably the best rib dinner I have ever had, and the price was so reasonable that I felt I was cheating the owners of the restaurant. The only things wrong were the type of service --- you go to the counter and order your meal--- and the small seating available.

1 Thank JakeSt_Petersburg_FL
St. Petersburg, Florida
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This place had the best BBQ in town, not sure what happened but recently closed, heard it was sold and will reopen at later date.

Thank vhughes6839
Homosassa, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My wife and I have been fans of Champions BBQ since they opened a restaurant in Homosassa, Fl. When they moved back to St Pete, we were very sad to leave Homosassa. But we knew St Pete would have more customers. But even though they moved, we would still drive the hour and a half to get some of the... More 

1 Thank GeorgeCarol2016
Lafayette, Indiana
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Good BBQ. The green beans had lots of onions, the coleslaw was creamy.We had the ribs and enjoyed them. The ribs come and you pick your sauce. They have 3 types, one of them a mustard base. The guy at the table next to us was eating there for the second day in a row.

1 Thank RobbyC765
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I've driven by this place countless times and finally stopped in. The food and the service was absolutely incredible!! The gentleman behind the counter asked if I had ever been there before and when I told him no he proceeded to shake my hand, ask me my name, and told me to take one of each of the sauces. I... More 

Thank Jason B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I loved champions BBQ for years. They are located across the street from their old location on 4th street. Other barbecue places specialize in one item or another. The variety of meats at champions is one of their strong points. Smoked corned beef this one of my favorites here. I highly recommend, I always get to go . this is... More 

Thank Dale D
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

It had been a few months since I was here but glad I came back. Got some amazing succulent pulled pork and savory smoked turkey. Large portions and reasonable price. The sides are homey and delicious too. I will be back again very soon.

Thank Mike L
St. Petersburg, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Very good smoked brisket. It is NOT a fatty slab that is served in a nearby establishment. The sides are quite delicious. Hubby liked his pulled pork with the signature sauce.

Thank notyourmomma
Tavernier, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Not fancy or even classy just good bbq. Ate at there location in homosassa years ago which really started me on bbq. Glad to find it again. Real flavor, real good food. Love it.

Thank James E
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The best barbecue I've ever eaten! The pulled pork and ribs were the tenderest meat ever! The Mac and cheese was out of this world...velvety smooth, can't wait to go to the restaurant to try more. It is truly delicious! Made my day!

Thank Lee D

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4400 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4729
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-528-0227
These are the old owners of Fred Flemming's BBQ.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?