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Alday's BBQ Express

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1135 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-2419
+1 941-923-2279
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent ribs. Great smoked flavor, the best I've had in awhile. Great for a quick meal after a long day at work. Pick up and go,.

Thank Harriet R
Sarasota, Florida
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214 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

At the corner of Bahia Vista and Beneva beside the Marathon gas station is a great place for take out BBQ. We had ribs and beef brisket. The ribs were outstanding, the brisket a little fatty. The hot BBQ sauce is great, and always has been. Alday's has been around Sarasota in one form or another for many years, and... More 

Thank FlaHockeyFan
Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We love this BBQ my husband loves the ribs the best!!! And I loved the BBQ chicken sandwiches. The service is great and fast.

Thank dursomaryann2
Sarasota, Florida
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156 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

bring cash and the food is incredible,the bun is like it was designed to hold the pork killer sauces better than the restaurant they had on clark..real tasty tons of sauces I am going again tomorrow

Thank dasoverkill
Paducah, Kentucky
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

You can find BBQ anywhere, especially if you are willing to eat from a food truck or trailer. Finding DECENT or GOOD BBQ is much harder. Alday's trailer is a diamond in the rough. There are a couple of restaurants in the area that have comparable BBQ but Alday's Ribs and Brisket are fantastic. I am not a fan of... More 

Thank GoodPersiflage
Sarasota, Florida
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Aldays has been an institution in Sarasota for years. We have eaten in their restaurants many times and we were sorry to see them close. Now they provide great BBQ and sides at a food truck located in a gas station parking lot. Their food is delicious and bountiful. We usually get three meals out of one half chicken dinner.... More 

Thank bigbear65
Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Stopped by Alday's for a quick lunch. They offer pork, chicken, beef barbecue type sandwiches (probably others too...those are the ones I remember). We had the beef brisket sandwich, and it was fantastic! Highly recommend it! They also sell by the pound and several sides to make a complete meal. It's order and go eating, so don't expect a sit-down... More 

Thank jsf2438
Bradenton, Florida
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

They catered our meeting today. Wonderful BBQ chicken, pork, and ribs. Sauce was tastey. Sides were great. I will be adding them to my list of go to places for dinner.

1 Thank Stephanie B
Sarasota, Florida
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

They are in a trailer on the Marathon gas station at beneva & Bahia vista- Only available on weekends- loved by our teenage son. We frequently use it as bribery. Give it a try!

1 Thank KateCMH
Sarasota, Florida
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We used to eat at Aldays when they had a restaurant, and continue to eat their great BBQ chicken and brisket. Their side dishes are tasty and plentiful. One chicken dinner is enough to feed two of us and leave leftovers.

Thank bigbear65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1135 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-2419
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-2279

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